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SK-FM4-120PMC-TFT HMI Reference Design, TFT Direct Drive

Last Updated: 
Nov 17, 2020

The evaluation board is a versatile solution to develop HMI – human machine interface applications, based on Cypress‘s FM4 microcontrollers of the MB9B560R series. It covers TFT direct drive, capacitive touch sensors and various communication interfaces, including USB and CAN.

Beside the evaluation board hardware, the package includes a 3.5” QVGA TFT display, software examples and the PC GUI “TFT Wizard”.


  • FM4 MB9BF568RPMC Microcontroller
  • 1MB Flash, 128KB RAM on-chip
  • 1MBit x 16-Bit (2MByte) on-board SRAM
  • 4MBit x 16-Bit (8MByte) on-board Flash
  • 4 MHz main crystal, 144/160MHz Main Clock (via internal PLL)
  • 8-9V unregulated external DC power supply
  • On-board 5.0V and 3.3V voltage regulator
  • Power-LED, Reset button, Reset LED
  • EDT 40-pin FPC connector (TFT connector)
  • Fujitsu/Spansion 40-pin TFT connector
  • 22/5 pins available for user interaction
  • 2x Multi-connector (I2C, UART or SPI)
  • 6 capacitive touch buttons (assembly option for 6 mechanical buttons)
  • 1 push button (user button)
  • In-Circuit Flash programming (UART, USB, JTAG)
  • RS232 interface (SUB-D9 connector)
  • USB to serial converter (Type-B connector)
  • USB to JTAG converter (CMSIS-DAP)
  • CAN interface (SUB-D9 connector)
  • USB Host (Type-A) and Device (Type-B) connectors
  • JTAG interface (20-pin)
  • TFT ET0350G0DM6, 3.5” 320x240 pixel QVGA
  • RoHS compliant, CE conform
SK-FM4-120PMC-TFT evaluation board, including display

SK-FM4-120PMC-TFT evaluation board, including display


TFT Wizard, PC GUI

TFT Wizard, PC GUI



The following software is for demonstration purposes only. It is not fully tested, nor validated in order to fulfill its task under all circumstances. Therefore, this software or any part of it must only be used in an evaluation laboratory environment.

Use only the template-project as starting point for your application. Only the template-project will be updated in case of any change of the header files, startup code etc.!

Tool specific Software Examples
Template project for the MB9BF560R Series. (v1.6)
Software Examples
Support Software
CMSIS-DAP USB drivers (V1.4)
For the on-board JTAG adaptor "CMSIS-DAP" is a new firmware available fixing communication errors on high data transfers via UART. Please refer the readme_cmsisdap_firmwareupdate.pdf within the package how to update. (V2.5)
​Serial Port Viewer, Flash MCU USB direct programmer, Flash MCU programmer and USB Wizard Download
​USB drivers for virtual COM port, CMSIS-DAP debugging and Direct Flash programming Download
​Flash MCU Programmer Download
​FLASH USB DIRECT Programmer Download
​Pin and Code Wizard Download
Serial Port Viewer and Terminal

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