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CY8CKIT042 BLE vs not BLE

Summary: 5 Replies, Latest post by Bob Marlowe on 01 Nov 2016 01:06 AM PDT
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Hi, I already have a CY8CKIT042 (not BLE) and some CY8CKIT049.

If I buy a CY8CKIT-143 PSoC 4 BLE 256KB Module, will I be able to program it with a kit I already have? 

Can I do something like what described in this article: 

Using the CY8CKIT-049 to Program Another PSoC® 4 - KBA93541

Thank you very much.

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Welcome in the forum, Stefano.

Safest is to buy a CY8CKIT-043 Prototyping kit and using the snap-off programmer for programming and debugging your PSoC target.

 

Bob

Thank you Bob, I see you are a top contributor, means you know a lot about PSOC. I like your idea, I hope to be good enough. Have you already tried? I saw in cypress website that says: "If the EZ-BLE PRoC Module and a switch (SW4) is added to the board,  KitProg can program and debug that module as well", but I never see any picture or example of this. I'll try anyway. Thx

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The miniprog3 is pretty useful if you are wanting something to program a large number of cypress chips

Thank you e.pratt, I wanted to choose a cheaper solution, I'm an hobbyst I'll not plan to program a large number of chips, but knowing me I think before or later I'll buy miniprog3 anyway. ;-) Do you use it? 

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There are modules you cannot program using the kitprog but with the miniprog3 only: All PSoCs that haven't got (due to small pin count) an XRes pin need to use a method named "Power Cycling" which cannot be performed by the kitprog.

 

Bob

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