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CY8CKIT-036 PSoC® Thermal Management Expansion Board Kit

The PSoC Thermal Management Expansion Board Kit enables you to evaluate System Thermal Management functions and capabilities of the PSoC architecture.


The Thermal Management Expansion Board Kit (EBK) supports:


  • Fan control of up to four 4-wire fans (both firmware or hardware based)
  • Temperature sensing of a combination of six different analog and digital sensors
  • EEPROM based data logging capabilities
  • I2C/SMbus/PMbus host interface
  • Thermal zone management: the relationship between temperatures and fan speeds
  • Algorithms to detect thermal and cooling failures or warnings

The PSoC Thermal Management Expansion Board Kit is part of the PSoC Development Kit ecosystem and requires a host development board in order to use it. It is designed to work with the PSoC 1, PSoC 3, PSoC 4 and PSoC 5LP Development Kits. Please refer the table below for the corresponding software and technical documents to get started

Cypress’s PSoC Thermal Management solution provides you with the flexibility to directly control the greatest number of fans and interface to the largest set of digital or analog temperature sensors while at the same time enabling you to offload thermal management tasks typically performed in the host application processor. With this easy-to-use flexibility, you make the call regarding how much or how little you want controlled by the PSoC solution given your specific application.



Thermal Management Kit

You can evaluate the example projects described in this guide or design and customize your own System Thermal Management solution using User Modules in Cypress's PSoC Designer® software (included) or by altering example projects provided with this kit.


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Fan Controller User Module in PSoC Designer

With the flexibility of the PSoC architecture, you can easily create your own custom Thermal Management solution on chip with the exact functionality you need, in the way you want it – no more, no less.


Kit Contents:


  • PSoC® Thermal Management Expansion Board
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Power DC Adaptor 12V/2A

For PSoC training, please visit http://www.cypress.com/go/training.



Spec No: None; Sunset Owner: KJV; Secondary Owner: KJV; Sunset Date: 06/15/20