It's amazing what you can accomplish with this well-proven microcontroller and its simple PBASIC 1 language. All vital components (processor, clock source, memory, power regulator) are provided on the BS1's tiny PCB; just connect power and go. The BASIC Stamp 1 (BS1-IC) is an ideal fit for applications that don't require the speed, I/O, and memory of the BASIC Stamp 2 series of microcontrollers. Projects needing a small, permanent soldering area for circuitry may benefit from combining the BS1-IC with the BASIC Stamp 1 Carrier Board or simply using the BASIC Stamp 1 Project Board which contains a BS1 microcontroller on board.
BASIC Stamp 1 Module Features
- Processor Speed: 4 MHz
- Program Execution Speed: ~2,000 instructions/sec.
- RAM Size: 16 Bytes (2 I/O, 14 Variable)
- EEPROM (Program) Size: 256 Bytes ~80 instructions
- Number of I/O Pins: 8
- Current Draw @ 5V DC: 1mA Run, 25 μA Sleep
- Source/Sink Current per I/O: 20 mA / 25 mA
- Source/Sink Current per unit: 40 mA / 50 mA
- 32 PBASIC Commands
- Package: 14-pin SIP
- Power Requirements: 5.5V to 15V DC (Vin), or 5V DC (Vdd)
- Dimensions: 1.41 × 0.40 × 0.15 inches (35.8 × 10.2 × 3.81 mm)
- Operating Temperature: -40 to +185 °F (-40 to +85 °C)
BASIC Stamp Overview A BASIC Stamp microcontroller is a single-board computer that runs the PBASIC language interpreter in its firmware. Your code is stored in an EEPROM, which can also be used for data storage. The PBASIC language has easy-to-use commands for basic I/O, like turning devices on or off, interfacing with sensors, etc. More advanced commands let BASIC Stamp modules interface with other integrated circuits, communicate with each other, and operate in networks.
BASIC Stamp 1 Module Resources