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Introduction to Digital System Design | Cypress Semiconductor

Introduction to Digital System Design

Workshop Sponsor: Arrow

Workshop Date: March 30th, 2016

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10900 Nesbitt Avenue South

Bloomington, MN 55437

Workshop Start / End Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

​Food Provided: Breakfast & Lunch

Workshop Contact Person: Kevin Anderle

PSoC® 5LP is an ARM® Cortex®-M3 PSoC device that integrates high-performance programmable analog front ends, programmable digital peripherals and CapSense® technology for touch-sensing and includes advanced peripherals like 24-bit Digital Filter Block, 24-channel DMA, CAN etc.


Workshop Objectives:


By the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Understand PSoC Programmable Digital Blocks
  • Learn how to use the PSoC Creator integrated development environment (IDE) to implement:
    • - Hierarchical-based custom digital Components
    • - State machine-based custom digital Components
    • - System designs using custom digital Components


Workshop Agenda:

Time Topic
0:00 (15 min) Set Up and Install Software
0:15 (10 min) PSoC Terms
0:25 (15 min) Demo: Custom Component Design
0:40 (30 min) Lab #1: Kit Overview and Hierarchical Component Design
1:10 (20 min) Universal Digital Block (UDB) Architecture
1:30 (10 min) Session Break
1:40 (30 min) Lab #2: UDB Datapath Design
2:10 (30 min) Lab #3: State Machine Design
2:40 (30 min) Lab #4: Time-Controlled State Machine Design
3:10 (45 min) Lab #5: Traffic Light Controller Design
3:55 (5 min) Wrap-up
4:00 End of workshop



Required Software (preinstall before the Workshop):

PSoC Creator 3.3

Required Hardware:

Windows-based laptop with at least 2 free USB ports.

The following Hardware will be provided for attendees to use in lab and take home:

Sparkfun FreeSoC2 PSoC 5LP Development Kit (DEV-13229)
PSoC Traffic Light Shield


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