PSoC Creator adds support for PSoC 63-based EZ-Bluetooth Low Energy™ Bluetooth module | Cypress Semiconductor
PSoC Creator adds support for PSoC 63-based EZ-Bluetooth Low Energy™ Bluetooth module
Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Get your Bluetooth modules!
We just added support for the CYBLE-416045-02 EZ-BLE module. That’s a big name for a really small device! Here’s a life-size picture.
OK, I may be exaggerating slightly. It’s actually 14mm x 18.5mm, which is about half an inch across in real units (inches are one of the few things Brits and Americans agree on). And that’s because it’s got so much good stuff on it! You get a super low-power PSoC 6 device with all the peripherals and up to 36 GPIO, trace antenna, crystal oscillators for the Bluetooth Low Energy clocking, and all the passives for a fully certified and qualified, turnkey Bluetooth solution. You cannot go wrong with this beauty.
“What about the software?” I hear you ask! I am glad you did, because it is all ready to go and here’s how to get it.
Puts on the “being serious now” hat…
Support for the new module requires the following minimum versions of Cypress software. Check your installed versions and click on these links if you need to update.
- PSoC Creator 4.2 (cypress.com/products/psoc-creator-integrated-design-environment-ide)
- PSoC Programmer 3.27.3 (cypress.com/products/psoc-programming-solutions)
- PDL 3.0.4 (cypress.com/documentation/software-and-drivers/peripheral-driver-library-pdl)
To install the new devices into PSoC Creator and make PDL 3.0.4 the default library for new projects, follow these steps.
1. Open PSoC Creator and select Tools -> Find new devices.
If your device pack is up to date the message “No new devices are available” pops up.
Otherwise you are prompted to install the device pack update.
2. Close and restart PSoC Creator.
3. From the Tools menu, select Options… (Tools -> Options…).
4. In the Project Management page update the PDL v3 (PSoC6 devices) location with the PDL 3.0.4 folder, as shown.
You are now ready to create a new project with CYBLE-416045-02!
If you have existing projects that you wish to re-target to the new module then you must update the PDL version in that project after choosing the new part number.
1. From the Project menu, select Build Settings… (Project-> Build Settings…).
2. In the Peripheral Driver Library page update the custom location with the PDL 3.0.4 folder, as shown.
Note that the custom radio button is required because the project was created with the then-current default PDL version. The custom field over-writes that location in the project. When you create new projects you will always get the new PDL, of course, because of the setting in the Tools->Options dialog.