Forum: ARM programming with GCC/GNU tools Infineon XMC Design Contest 2014

von Andreas S. (andreas) (Admin)

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Present your project with an Infineon XMC microcontroller (ARM Cortex-based) on EmbDev.net, and win a 3D Printer or one of 9 Developer Kits by Infineon!


1st place: 3D Printer Kit PRotos v2 with many extras, worth €1200

PRotos v2
  • Printing area 23x23x12 cm
  • Carbon printing bed
  • Heated printing bed
  • Stand alone controller with LCD and SD card slot
  • 750g PLA filament

2nd-10th place: Infineon XMC4000 Kit (choose between Automation Kit or Motor Control Kit), worth €299

XMC4500 Automation Kit
  • XMC4500 CPU Board
  • Automation I/O Card
  • Human Machine Interface Card
  • Ethernet/CAN/RS485 Interface Card
  • JLink Lite Cortex-M Debugger
XMC4400 Motor Control Kit
  • XMC4400 CPU board
  • Motor interface board
  • BLDC motor Nanotec DB42S03

No XMC hardware?

Cheap evaluation boards are available at many distributors, including Mouser, Farnell, Digikey.

How to participate

  1. Create an account on EmbDev.net
  2. Create an article with your project description (Instructions)
  3. Add “[[Category:Infineon_XMC_Design_Contest_2014]]” to the article text

Terms and Conditions

  • You have not published your project anywhere else.
  • Your project is based on a microcontroller from the XMC1000 or XMC4000 family.
  • The project description is complete.
  • Text and images are published with a Creative Commons license, source code with an open source licence.
  • The article is finished by July 20, 2014.
  • Prizes can be shipped within the EU, Switzerland and the USA. If you live anywhere else, please contact us to make sure delivery of prizes to your country is possible.


Evaluation is done by a jury consisting of moderators of the EmbDev.net and Mikrocontroller.net forums and Infineon engineers. Criteria are originality of the project, realization, and presentation of the project in the article.


Please ask here.

There is also a topic on EmbDev.net's German partner site Mikrocontroller.net.

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von Pedro Amaral (Guest)

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Must the projects be produced individually or can they be done in teams?


von Andreas S. (andreas) (Admin)

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teams are fine, of course you have to share the prize if you win.


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