chipKIT Network Shield™ Resource Center


The chipKIT Network Shield is retired and no longer for sale in our store.

Welcome to the resource center for the chipKIT™ Network Shield™!

Here you will find all the reference materials that Digilent has created for this shield, as well as links to any external content we have tracked down.

The chipKIT Network Shield is an input/output expansion board designed for use with the chipKIT Max32™. It provides the additional circuitry and connectors to allow the advanced communications features of the PIC32MX795F512L on the Max32 to be utilized.

Revision History

We are currently on Revision F of the Network Shield. You can find the revision of your board by looking on the underside, near the white bar-coded box.

Information, and sample projects involving previous revisions of the Network Shield can be found here.


  • SchematicPDF
  • Reference ManualWiki Page PDF
    • Technical description of the chipKIT Network Shield and all of its features. The Wiki may contain more up-to-date information than the PDF.
  • Sell SheetPDF


  • Download This zip file contains libraries and documentation for using the Network Shield, WiFi Shield, and PmodWiFi with the chipKIT MPIDE. The libraries provide Ethernet (TCP/IP and UDP), USB Host, USB Device, CAN, and WiFi support.
  • Download This file contains an HTTP server example that is built using the chipKIT MPIDE. Pages are stored on an SD card and can be delivered via either WiFi or wired LAN. The server also requires the Network Shield/WiFi Library available via the Digilent Web site (Doc #DSD-0000318).