User Manual EZR32WG 434MHz Wireless Starter Kit

User Manual EZR32WG 434MHz Wireless Starter Kit
UG201: EZR32WG 434 MHz 10 dBm
Wireless Starter Kit User's Guide
A Wireless Starter Kit with the BRD4502D Radio Board is an excellent starting point to get familiar with the EZR32™ Wonder
Gecko Wireless Microcontroller, and it provides all necessary tools
for developing a Silicon Labs wireless application.
BRD4502D is a plug-in board for the Wireless Starter Kit Mainboard. It is a complete reference design for the EZR32WG Wireless MCU, with matching network for 10 dBm output power, and an SMA connector for the 434 MHz band. The radio board also features
a USB Micro-B connector with device mode support and a super capacitor to be used as
a backup power source.
The Wireless Starter Kit Mainboard contains an on-board J-Link debugger with a Packet
Trace Interface and a Virtual COM port, enabling application development and debugging the attached radio board as well as external hardware. The Mainboard also contains sensors and peripherals for easy demonstration of some of the EZR32's many capabilities.
This document describes how to use the BRD4502D Radio Board together with a Wireless Starter Kit Mainboard.
BRD4502D RADIO BOARD FEATURES
• EZR32 Wonder Gecko Wireless MCU with
256 kB Flash, and 32 kB RAM.
(EZR32WG330F256R55G)
• 10 dBm output power
• SMA connector for 434 MHz RF
• USB 2.0 Full Speed (12 Mbps) Device
Mode
• Backup power domain capacitor
WIRELESS STK MAINBOARD FEATURES
• Advanced Energy Monitor
• Packet Trace Interface
• Virtual COM Port
• SEGGER J-Link on-board debugger
• External device debugging
• Ethernet and USB connectivity
• Silicon Labs Si7021 Relative Humidity and
Temperature sensor
• Low Power 128x128 pixel Memory LCD
• User LEDs / Pushbuttons
• 20-pin 2.54 mm EXP header
• Breakout pads for Wireless MCU I/O
• CR2032 coin cell battery support
SOFTWARE SUPPORT
• Simplicity Studio™
• Energy Profiler
ORDERING INFORMATION
• SLWSTK6221A
• SLWRB4502D
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1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1.1 Radio Boards .
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1.3 Getting Started
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3.1 J-Link USB Connector .
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3.4 Expansion Header . . . . .
3.4.1 Expansion Header Pin-out
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3.6 Simplicity Connector.
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3.7 Debug Adapter
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4.3 EZR32 Reset .
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5.1 USB Micro-B Connector
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5.4 Si7021 Relative Humidity and Temperature Sensor .
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5.5 Virtual COM Port . . . .
5.5.1 Host Interfaces . .
5.5.2 Serial Configuration .
5.5.3 Hardware Handshake
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6.1 Admin Console . . . .
6.1.1 Connecting . . . .
6.1.2 Built-in Help . . .
6.1.3 Command Examples
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7. Advanced Energy Monitor
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7.3 AEM Accuracy and Performance
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8.1 Host Interfaces . . . . . .
8.1.1 USB Interface . . . . .
8.1.2 Ethernet Interface . . .
8.1.3 Serial Number Identification
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8.3 Debugging During Battery Operation .
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11.1 SLWSTK6221A Revision History .
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Introduction
1. Introduction
The EZR32WG Wonder Gecko Wireless MCU itself is featured on a Radio Board that forms a complete reference design, including the
RF section and other components.
The Radio Board plugs directly into a Wireless Starter Kit Mainboard. The Mainboard features several tools for easy evaluation and
development of wireless applications. An on-board J-Link debugger enables programming and debugging on the target device over
USB or Ethernet. The Advanced Energy Monitor (AEM) offers real-time current and voltage monitoring. A virtual COM port interface
(VCOM) provides an easy-to-use serial port connection over USB or Ethernet. The Packet Trace Interface (PTI) offers invaluable debug
information about transmitted and received packets in wireless links.
All debug functionality, including AEM, VCOM and PTI, can also be used towards external target hardware instead of the attached radio
board.
To further enhance its usability, the Mainboard contains sensors and peripherals demonstrating some of the many capabilities of the
EZR32WG.
1.1 Radio Boards
A Wireless Starter Kit consists of one or more mainboards and radio boards that plug into the mainboard. Different radio boards are
available. Each featuring different Silicon Labs devices with different operating frequency bands.
Since the mainboard is designed to work with all different radio boards, the actual pin mapping from a device pin to a mainboard feature
is done on the radio board. This means that each radio board has its own pin mapping to the Wireless Starter Kit features such as
buttons, LEDs, the display, the EXP header and the breakout pads. Because this pin mapping is different for every radio board, it is
important that the correct document be consulted which shows the kit features in context of the radio board plugged in.
This document explains how to use the Wireless Starter Kit when the EZR32WG 434 MHz 10 dBm Radio Board (BRD4502D) is combined with a Mainboard. The combination of these two boards is hereby referred to as a Wireless Starter Kit (Wireless STK).
1.2 Ordering Information
BRD4502D can be obtained as part of the SLWSTK6221A Wireless Starter Kit, or as a separate radio board SLWRB4502D.
Table 1.1. Ordering Information
Part Number
Description
SLWSTK6221A EZR32WG 434 MHz Wireless Starter Kit
Contents
2x BRD4001A Wireless Starter Kit Mainboard
2x BRD4502D EZR32WG 434 MHz 10 dBm Radio Board
2x 434 MHz dipole antenna (Linx ANT-433-CW-QW-SMA)
2x USB Type A to Micro-B cable
2x USB Type A to Mini-B cable
SLWRB4502D
EZR32WG 434 MHz 10 dBm Radio Board 1x BRD4502D EZR32WG 434 MHz 10 dBm Radio Board
1x 434 MHz dipole antenna (Linx ANT-433-CW-QW-SMA)
1.3 Getting Started
Detailed instructions for how to get started can be found on the Silicon Labs web pages:
http://www.silabs.com/ezr32
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2. Hardware Overview
2.1 Hardware Layout
The layout of the EZR32WG 434 MHz 10 dBm Wireless Starter Kit is shown in the figure below.
Radio Board Breakout Pads
Plug-in Radio Board
On-board USB and
Ethernet J-Link
Debugger
Si7021 Humidity and
Temperature Sensor
USB-serial-port
Packet-trace
Advanced Energy
Monitoring
EXP-header for
expansion boards
Battery or
USB power
Ultra-low power 128x128
pixel memory LCD,
buttons and LEDs
ARM Coresight 19-pin
trace/debug header
Serial-port, packet trace and Advanced
Energy Monitoring header
Figure 2.1. Kit Hardware Layout
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2.2 Block Diagram
An overview of the EZR32WG 434 MHz 10 dBm Wireless Starter Kit is shown in the figure below.
Board
Controller
UART
Debug
Multiplexer
AEM
Packet Trace
Debug
IN
Debug
Connector
MCU
O
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T
Simplicity
Connector
USB Mini-B
Connector
Packet Trace
AEM
UART
RJ-45 Ethernet
Connector
EXP
Header
ETM Trace
Debug
Packet Trace
GPIO
128 x 128 pixel
Memory LCD
GPIO
EZR32WG
Wireless MCU
Si7021
I2C
Temperature
& Humidity
Sensor
RF
User Buttons
& LEDs
AEM
UART
ETM Trace
SMA
Connector
USB Micro-B
Connector
Figure 2.2. Kit Block Diagram
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3. Connectors
This chapter gives you an overview of the Wireless STK Mainboard connectivity. The placement of the connectors can be seen in the
figure below.
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5 4
P4 P4
3 2
P4 P4
1 0
P4 P4
9 8
P3 P3
7 6
P3 P3
5 4
P3 P3
3 2
P3 P3
1 0
P3 P3
9 8
P2 P2
7 6
P2 P2
5 4
P2 P2
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N D
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5V
Ethernet
Connector
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In/Out Debug
Header
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N D
G GN
3 2
P2 P2
1 0
P2 P2
9 8
P1 P1
7 6
P1 P1
5 4
P1 P1
3 2
P1 P1
1 0
P1 P1
P9 P8
P7 P6
P5 P4
P3 P2
P1 P0
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Figure 3.1. Mainboard Connector Layout
3.1 J-Link USB Connector
The J-Link USB connector is situated on the left side of the Wireless Starter Kit mainboard. Most of the kit's development features are
supported through this USB interface when connected to a host computer, including:
• Debugging and programming of the target device using the on-board J-Link debugger
• Communication with the target device over the virtual COM port using USB-CDC
• Accurate current profiling using the Advanced Energy Monitor
In addition to providing access to development features of the kit, this USB connector is also the main power source for the kit. USB 5V
from this connector powers the board controller and the Advanced Energy Monitor. It is recommended that the USB host be able to
supply at least 500 mA to this connector, although the actual current required will vary depending on the application.
3.2 Ethernet Connector
The Ethernet connector provides access to all of the Wireless Starter Kit's development features over TCP/IP. The Ethernet interface
provides some additional development features to the user. Supported features include:
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Debugging and programming of the target device using the on-board J-Link debugger
Communication with the target device over the virtual COM port using TCP/IP socket 4901
"VUART" communication with the target device over the debug SWD/SWO interface using TCP/IP socket 4900
Accurate current profiling using the Advanced Energy Monitor
Packet Trace interface supports real-time radio packet and network analysis
The "Admin Console", a telnet console that gives access to advanced configuration options, using TCP/IP socket 4902
Please note that the Wireless Starter Kit cannot be powered using the Ethernet connector, so in order to use this interface, the USB
connector must be used to provide power to the board.
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3.3 Breakout Pads
Most pins of the EZR32 are routed from the radio board to breakout pads at the top and bottom edges of the Wireless STK Mainboard.
A 2.54 mm pitch pin header can be soldered on for easy access to the pins. The figure below shows you how the pins of the EZR32
maps to the pin numbers printed on the breakout pads. To see the available functions on each, please refer to the data sheet for
EZR32WG330F256R55G.
J101
VMCU
GND
P1 / PD0 / DISP_SI
P3 / PD1
P5 / PD2 / DISP_SCLK
P7 / PD3
P9 / PD4
P11 / PD5
P13 / PD6 / SENSOR_I2C_SDA
P15 / PA14 / DISP_ENABLE
P17 / PF6 / LED0
P19 / PF2 / DEBUG_TDO_SWO
P21 / PF1 / DEBUG_TMS_SWDIO
P23 / PE2 / BUTTON1
GND
VRF
VMCU
GND
PC6 / P0
PC7 / P2
PE0 / P4
PE1 / P6
PB11 / P8
PF3 / P10
SENSOR_I2C_SCL / PD7 / P12
DISP_SCS / PA13 / P14
VCOM_ENABLE / PA12 / P16
LED1 / PF7 / P18
DEBUG_TCK_SWCLK / PF0 / P20
DISP_EXTCOMIN / PF4 / P22
GND
VRF
J102
5V
GND
BUTTON0 / PE2 / P24
NC / P26
NC / P28
PTI_DATA / PA0 / P30
RADIO_RF_GPIO2 / P32
VCOM_RX / PB4 / P34
VCOM_RTS / PB6 / P36
VCOM_TX / PB3 / P38
USB_VBUSEN / PF5 / P40
DEBUG_TRACED0 / PD6 / P42
DEBUG_TRACED2 / PD4 / P44
NC
GND
3V3
5V
GND
P25 / NC
P27 / NC
P29 / NC
P31 / PA1 / PTI_SYNC
P33 / RADIO_RF_GPIO3
P35 / PB5 / VCOM_CTS
P37 / PF8 / SENSOR_ENABLE
P39 / NC
P41 / PD7 / DEBUG_TRACECLK
P43 / PD3 / DEBUG_TRACED1
P45 / PD5 / DEBUG_TRACED3
NC
GND
3V3
Figure 3.2. Radio Board Pin Mapping on Breakout Pads
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3.4 Expansion Header
On the right hand side of the Wireless STK Mainboard an angled 20-pin expansion header is provided to allow connection of peripherals or plugin boards. The connector contains a number of I/O pins that can be used with most of the EZR32 Wonder Gecko's features.
Additionally, the VMCU, 3V3 and 5V power rails are also exported.
The connector follows a standard which ensures that commonly used peripherals such as an SPI, a UART and an I2C bus are available
on fixed locations in the connector. The rest of the pins are used for general purpose IO. This allows the definition of expansion boards
that can plug into a number of different Silicon Labs Starter Kits.
The figure below shows the pin assignment of the expansion header. Because of limitations in the number of available GPIO pins,
some of the expansion header pins are shared with kit features.
3V3
5V
I2C_SDA / PD6
UART_RX / PD5
UART_TX / PD4
SPI_CS / PD3
SPI_CLK / PD2
SPI_MISO / PD1
SPI_MOSI / PD0
VMCU
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16
14
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6
4
2
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13
11
9
7
5
3
1
Board ID SDA
Board ID SCL
PD7 / I2C_SCL
PF3 / GPIO
PB11 / GPIO
PE1 / GPIO
PE0 / GPIO
PC7 / GPIO
PC6 / GPIO
GND
EZR32 I/O Pin
Reserved (Board Identification)
Figure 3.3. Expansion Header
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3.4.1 Expansion Header Pin-out
Many pins on the EZR32 are shared between the Expansion Header and other functions on the Wireless STK Mainboard. Table
3.1 Expansion Header Pinout on page 10 includes an overview of the mainboard features that share pins with the Expansion Header.
Table 3.1. Expansion Header Pinout
Pin
Connection
EXP Header function
20
3V3
Board controller supply
18
5V
Board USB voltage
16
PD6
I2C_SDA
14
PD5
UART_RX
LEUART0_RX #0
12
PD4
UART_TX
LEUART0_TX #0
10
PD3
SPI_CS
USART1_CS #1
8
PD2
SPI_SCLK
6
PD1
SPI_MISO
4
PD0
SPI_MOSI
2
VMCU
EZR32 voltage domain, included in AEM measurements.
19
BOARD_ID_SDA
Connected to Board Controller for identification of add-on boards.
17
BOARD_ID_SCL
Connected to Board Controller for identification of add-on boards.
15
PD7
I2C_SCL
13
Not connected
11
PB11
GPIO
9
PE1
GPIO
7
PE0
GPIO
5
PC7
GPIO
3
PC6
GPIO
1
GND
Ground
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Peripheral mapping
SENSOR_I2C_SDA
I2C0_SDA #1
DISP_SCLK
USART1_CLK #1
USART1_RX #1
DISP_MOSI
SENSOR_I2C_SCL
USART1_TX #1
I2C0_SCL #1
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3.5 Debug Connector
The Debug Connector serves multiple purposes based on the "debug mode" setting which can be configured in Simplicity Studio. When
the debug mode is set to "Debug IN", the debug connector can be used to connect an external debugger to the EZR32 on the radio
board. When set to "Debug OUT", this connector allows the kit to be used as a debugger towards an external target. When set to "Debug MCU" (default), the connector is isolated from both the on-board debugger and the radio board target device.
Because this connector is electronically switched between the different operating modes, it can only be used when the Board Controller
is powered (i.e. J-Link USB cable connected). If debug access to the target device is required when the Board Controller is unpowered,
connect directly to the appropriate breakout pins.
The pinout of the connector follows that of the standard ARM Cortex Debug+ETM 19-pin connector. The pinout is described in detail
below. Even though the connector has support for both JTAG and ETM Trace, it does not necessarily mean that the kit or the on-board
target device supports this.
VTARGET
GND
GND
NC
Cable Detect
NC
NC
GND
GND
GND
1
3
5
7
9
11
13
15
17
19
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
TMS / SWDIO / C2D
TCK / SWCLK / C2CK
TDO / SWO
TDI / C2Dps
RESET / C2CKps
TRACECLK
TRACED0
TRACED1
TRACED2
TRACED3
Figure 3.4. Debug Connector
Note: The pinout matches the pinout of an ARM Cortex Debug+ETM connector, but these are not fully compatible as pin 7 is physically
removed from the Cortex Debug+ETM connector. Some cables have a small plug that prevent them from being used when this pin is
present. If this is the case, remove the plug, or use a standard 2x10 1.27 mm straight cable instead.
Table 3.2. Debug Connector Pin Descriptions
Pin number(s)
Function
Description
1
VTARGET
Target reference voltage. Used for shifting logical signal levels between target and
debugger.
2
TMS / SDWIO / C2D
JTAG test mode select, Serial Wire data or C2 data
4
TCK / SWCLK / C2CK
JTAG test clock, Serial Wire clock or C2 clock
6
TDO/SWO
JTAG test data out or Serial Wire Output
8
TDI / C2Dps
JTAG test data in, or C2D "pin sharing" function
10
RESET / C2CKps
Target device reset, or C2CK "pin sharing" function
12
TRACECLK
PD7 (ETM_TCLK#0)
14
TRACED0
PD6 (ETM_TD0#0)
16
TRACED1
PD3 (ETM_TD1#0)
18
TRACED2
PD4 (ETM_TD2#0)
20
TRACED3
PD5 (ETM_TD3#0)
9
Cable detect
Connect to ground
11, 13
NC
Not connected
3, 5, 15, 17, 19
GND
Ground
Note: Although the on-board debugger and the Debug Connector supports JTAG, the EZR32WG-series of devices do not support
JTAG.
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3.6 Simplicity Connector
The Simplicity Connector enables the advanced debugging features, such as the AEM, the Virtual COM port and the Packet Trace Interface, to be used towards an external target. The pinout is illustrated in the figure below.
VMCU
3V3
5V
GND
GND
GND
GND
GND
Board ID SCL
Board ID SDA
1
3
5
7
9
11
13
15
17
19
2 VCOM_TX
4 VCOM_RX
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
VCOM_CTS
VCOM_RTS
PTI0_SYNC
PTI0_DATA
PTI0_CLK
PTI1_SYNC
PTI1_DATA
PTI1_CLK
Figure 3.5. Simplicity Connector
Note: Current drawn from the VMCU voltage pin is included in the AEM measurements, while the 3V3 and 5V voltage pins are not. To
monitor the current consumption of an external target with the AEM, unplug the Radio Board from the Wireless STK Mainboard to avoid
that the Radio Board current consumption is added to the measurements.
Table 3.3. Simplicity Connector Pin Descriptions
Pin number(s)
Function
Description
1
VMCU
3.3 V power rail, monitored by the AEM
3
3V3
3.3 V power rail
5
5V
5 V power rail
2
VCOM_TX
Virtual COM Tx
4
VCOM_RX
Virtual COM Rx
6
VCOM_CTS
Virtual COM CTS
8
VCOM_RTS
Virtual COM RTS
10
PTI0_SYNC
Packet Trace 0 Sync
12
PTI0_DATA
Packet Trace 0 Data
14
PTI0_CLK
Packet Trace 0 Clock
16
PTI1_SYNC
Packet Trace 1 Sync
18
PTI1_DATA
Packet Trace 1 Data
20
PTI1_CLK
Packet Trace 1 Clock
17
EXT_ID_SCL
Board ID SCL
19
EXT_ID_SDA
Board ID SDA
7, 9, 11, 13, 15
GND
Ground
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3.7 Debug Adapter
BRD8010A STK/WSTK Debug Adapter is an adapter board which plugs directly into the Debug Connector and the Simplicity Connector
on the mainboard and combines selected functionality from these two to a smaller footprint 10-pin connector which is more suitable for
space constrained designs.
For versatility, the Debug Adapter features three different 10-pin debug connectors:
• Silicon Labs Mini Simplicity Connector
• ARM Cortex 10-pin Debug Connector
• Silicon Labs ISA3 Packet Trace
The ARM Cortex 10-pin Debug Connector follows the standard Cortex pin-out defined by ARM and allows the Starter Kit to be used to
debug hardware designs that use this connector.
The ISA3 connector follows the same pin-out as the Packet Trace connector found on the Silicon Labs Ember Debug Adapter (ISA3).
This allows the Starter Kit to be used to debug hardware designs that use this connector.
The Mini Simplicity Connector is designed to offer advanced debug features from the Starter Kit on a 10-pin connector:
• Serial Wire Debug (SWD) with SWO
• Packet Trace Interface (PTI)
• Virtual COM Port (VCOM)
• AEM Monitored voltage rail
Note: Packet Trace is only available on Wireless STK Mainboards. MCU Starter Kits do not support Packet Trace.
VAEM
RST
VCOM_TX
SWDIO
PTI_FRAME
1
3
5
7
9
2
4
6
8
10
GND
VCOM_RX
SWO
SWCLK
PTI_DATA
Figure 3.6. Mini Simplicity Connector
Table 3.4. Mini Simplicity Connector Pin Descriptions
Pin number
Function
Description
1
VAEM
Target voltage on the debugged application. Supplied and monitored by the AEM
when power selection switch is in the "AEM" position.
2
GND
Ground
3
RST
Reset
4
VCOM_RX
Virtual COM Rx
5
VCOM_TX
Virtual COM Tx
6
SWO
Serial Wire Output
7
SWDIO
Serial Wire Data
8
SWCLK
Serial Wire Clock
9
PTI_FRAME
Packet Trace Frame Signal
10
PTI_DATA
Packet Trace Data Signal
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4. Power Supply and Reset
4.1 Radio Board Power Selection
The EZR32 on a Wireless Starter Kit can be powered by one of these sources:
• the debug USB cable;
• a 3V coin cell battery; or
• a USB regulator on the Radio Board (for devices with USB support only).
B
AT
U
SB
AE
M
The power source for the radio board is selected with the slide switch in the lower left corner of the Wireless STK Mainboard. shows
how the different power sources can be selected with the slide switch.
5V
USB Mini-B
Connector
LDO
3.3 V
Advanced
Energy
Monitor
AEM
VMCU
USB
BAT
3 V Lithium Battery
(CR2032)
USB_VREGO
. V)
(3.3
EZR32
USB_VREGI
(5 V)
USB Micro-B
Connector
Figure 4.1. Power Switch
With the switch in the AEM position, a low noise 3.3 V LDO on the WSTK Mainboard is used to power the Radio Board. This LDO is
again powered from the debug USB cable. The Advanced Energy Monitor is now also connected in series, allowing accurate high
speed current measurements and energy debugging/profiling.
With the switch in the USB position, the integrated linear regulator in the EZR32 is used to power the radio board. This allows a USB
device application where the Wireless MCU operates as a bus powered device.
Finally, with the switch in the BAT position, a 20 mm coin cell battery in the CR2032 socket can be used to power the device. With the
switch in this position no current measurements are active. This is the recommended switch position when powering the radio board
with an external power source.
Note: The current sourcing capabilities of a coin cell battery might be too low to supply certain wireless applications.
Note: The Advanced Energy Monitor can only measure the current consumption of the EZR32 when the power selection switch is in
the AEM position.
4.2 Board Controller Power
The board controller is responsible for important features such as the debugger and the Advanced Energy Monitor, and is powered
exclusively through the USB port in the top left corner of the board. This part of the kit resides on a separate power domain, so a different power source can be selected for the target device while retaining debugging functionality. This power domain is also isolated to
prevent current leakage from the target power domain when power to the Board Controller is removed.
The board controller power domain is not influenced by the position of the power switch.
The kit has been carefully designed to keep the board controller and the target power domains isolated from each other as one of them
powers down. This ensures that the target EZR32 device will continue to operate in the USB and BAT modes.
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4.3 EZR32 Reset
The EZR32 Wireless MCU can be reset by a few different sources:
• A user pressing the RESET button.
• The on-board debugger pulling the #RESET pin low.
• An external debugger pulling the #RESET pin low.
In addition to the reset sources mentioned above, a reset to the EZR32 will also be issued during Board Controller boot-up. This means
that removing power to the Board Controller (unplugging the J-Link USB cable) will not generate a reset, but plugging the cable back in
will, as the Board Controller boots up.
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5. Peripherals
The starter kit has a set of peripherals that showcase some of the features of the EZR32.
Be aware that most EZR32 I/O routed to peripherals are also routed to the breakout pads. This must be taken into consideration when
using the breakout pads for your application.
5.1 USB Micro-B Connector
The BRD4502D radio board is equipped with a USB Micro-B connector that is connected directly to the EZR32 Wonder Gecko. Figure
5.1 Radio Board USB Connector on page 16 shows how the USB lines are connected to the EZR32.
D-
USB_DM (PF10)
D+
USB_DP (PF11)
USB
USBMicro-B
micro B
Connector
Connector
VBUS
USB_VBUS
USB_VREGI
USB_VREGO
EZR32
1 uF
4.7 uF
Figure 5.1. Radio Board USB Connector
Note: The Radio Board supports operation in USB Device mode only, even if EZR32WG devices also support USB Host mode.
5.2 Push Buttons and LEDs
The kit has two user push buttons marked PB0 and PB1. They are connected directly to the EZR32, and are debounced by RC filters
with a time constant of 1 ms. The buttons are connected to pins PE3 and PE2.
The kit also features two yellow LEDs marked LED0 and LED1, that are controlled by GPIO pins on the EZR32. The LEDs are connected to pins PF6 and PF7 in an active-high configuration.
PF6 (GPIO)
UIF_LED0
PF7 (GPIO)
UIF_LED1
PE3 (GPIO)
UIF_PB0
PE2 (GPIO)
UIF_PB1
User Buttons
& LEDs
EZR32
Figure 5.2. Buttons and LEDs
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5.3 Memory LCD-TFT Display
A 1.28-inch SHARP Memory LCD-TFT is available on the kit to enable interactive applications to be developed. The display has a high
resolution of 128 by 128 pixels, and consumes very little power. It is a reflective monochrome display, so each pixel can only be light or
dark, and no backlight is needed in normal daylight conditions. Data sent to the display is stored in the pixels on the glass, which means
no continous refreshing is required to maintain a static image.
The display interface consists of an SPI-compatible serial interface and some extra control signals. Pixels are not individually addressable, instead data is sent to the display one line (128 bits) at a time.
The Memory LCD-TFT display is shared with the kit Board Controller, allowing the Board Controller application to display useful information when the user application is not using the display. The user application always controls ownership of the display with the
DISP_ENABLE signal:
• DISP_ENABLE = LOW: The Board Controller has control of the display
• DISP_ENABLE = HIGH: The user application (EZR32) has control of the display
Power to the display is sourced from the target application power domain when the EZR32 controls the display, and from the Board
Controller's power domain when the DISP_ENABLE line is low. Data is clocked in on DISP_SI when DISP_CS is high, and the clock is
sent on DISP_SCLK. The maximum supported clock speed is 1.1 MHz.
DISP_EXTCOMIN is the "COM Inversion" line. It must be pulsed periodically to prevent static build-up in the display itself. Please refer
to the display application information for details on driving the display:
http://www.sharpmemorylcd.com/1-28-inch-memory-lcd.html
PD2 (US1_CLK#1)
PD0 (US1_TX#1)
PA13 (GPIO)
PF4 (GPIO)
PA14 (GPIO)
0: Board Controller controls display
1: EZR32 controls display
EZR32
Figure 5.3. 128x128 Pixel Memory LCD
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5.4 Si7021 Relative Humidity and Temperature Sensor
The Si7021 I2C relative humidity and temperature sensor is a monolithic CMOS IC integrating humidity and temperature sensor elements, an analog-to-digital converter, signal processing, calibration data, and an I2C Interface. The patented use of industry-standard,
low-K polymeric dielectrics for sensing humidity enables the construction of low-power, monolithic CMOS Sensor ICs with low drift and
hysteresis, and excellent long term stability.
The humidity and temperature sensors are factory-calibrated and the calibration data is stored in the on-chip non-volatile memory. This
ensures that the sensors are fully interchangeable, with no recalibration or software changes required.
The Si7021 is available in a 3x3 mm DFN package and is reflow solderable. It can be used as a hardware- and software-compatible
drop-in upgrade for existing RH/ temperature sensors in 3x3 mm DFN-6 packages, featuring precision sensing over a wider range and
lower power consumption. The optional factory-installed cover offers a low profile, convenient means of protecting the sensor during
assembly (e.g., reflow soldering) and throughout the life of the product, excluding liquids (hydrophobic/oleophobic) and particulates.
The Si7021 offers an accurate, low-power, factory-calibrated digital solution ideal for measuring humidity, dew-point, and temperature,
in applications ranging from HVAC/R and asset tracking to industrial and consumer platforms.
The I2C bus used for the Si7021 is shared with the Expansion Header. The temperature sensor is normally isolated from the I2C line. To
use the sensor, PF8 must be set high. When enabled, the sensor's current consumption is included in the AEM measurements.
VMCU
VDD
Si7021
SENSOR_I2C_SCL
SCL
PD6 (I2C0_SDA#1)
SENSOR_I2C_SDA
SDA
PF8 (GPIO)
SENSOR_ENABLE
PD7 (I2C0_SCL#1)
Temperature
& Humidity
Sensor
0: I2C lines are isolated, sensor is not powered
1: Sensor is powered and connected
EZR32
Figure 5.4. Si7021 Relative Humidity and Temperature Sensor
Please refer to the Silicon Labs web pages for more information: http://www.silabs.com/humidity-sensors
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5.5 Virtual COM Port
An asynchronous serial connection to the board controller is provided for application data transfer between a host PC and the target
EZR32. This eliminates the need for an external serial port adapter.
Isolation & Level Shift
PB3 (USART2_TX#1)
PB4 (USART2_RX#1)
PB5 (GPIO)
PB6 (GPIO)
PA12 (GPIO)
VCOM_TX
VCOM_RX
VCOM_CTS
Board
Controller
USB
or
ETH
Host
PC
VCOM_RTS
VCOM_ENABLE
EZR32
Figure 5.5. Virtual COM Port Interface
The Virtual COM port consists of a physical UART between the target device and the board controller, and a logical function in the
board controller that makes the serial port available to the host PC over USB or Ethernet. The UART interface consists of four pins and
an enable signal.
Table 5.1. Virtual COM Port Interface Pins
Signal
Description
VCOM_TX
Transmit data from the EZR32 to the board controller
VCOM_RX
Receive data from the board controller to the EZR32
VCOM_CTS
Clear to Send hardware flow control input, asserted by the board controller when it is ready to receive more data
VCOM_RTS
Request to Send hardware flow control output, asserted by the EZR32 when it is ready to receive more data
VCOM_ENABLE Enables the VCOM interface, allowing data to pass through to the board controller.
The parameters of the serial port, such as baud rate or flow control, can be configured using the admin console. The default settings
depends on which radio board is used with the Wireless STK Mainboard.
Note: The VCOM port is only available when the board controller is powered, which requires the J-Link USB cable to be inserted.
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5.5.1 Host Interfaces
Data sent to the board controller through the VCOM interface is available in two different ways to the user. At the same time, data can
be sent to the target device using these interfaces:
• Virtual COM port using a standard USB-CDC driver.
• TCP/IP, by connecting to the Wireless STK on TCP/IP port 4901 with a Telnet client.
When connecting via USB, the device should automatically show up as a COM port. Some examples of device names that can be assosiated with the kit:
• JLink CDC UART Port (COM5) on Windows hosts
• /dev/cu.usbmodem1411 on macOS
• /dev/ttyACM0 on Linux
Note that these are only examples of what the device might show up as, and the actual assignment depends on the operating system,
and how many devices are or have been connected previously. Data sent by the target device into the VCOM interface can be read
from this port, and data written to this port is transmitted to the traget device.
Connecting to the Wireless STK on port 4901 gives access to the same data over TCP/IP. Data written into the VCOM interface by the
target device can be read from the socket, and data written into the socket is transmitted to the target device.
Note: Only one of these interfaces can be used at the same time, with the TCP/IP socket taking priority. This means that if a socket is
connected to port 4901, no data can be sent or received on the USB COM port.
5.5.2 Serial Configuration
By default, the VCOM serial port is configured to use 115200 8N1, with flow control disabled/ignored. (115.2 Kbit/s, 8 databits, 1 stop
bit). The configuration can be changed using the Admin Console:
WSTK> serial vcom config
Usage: serial vcom config [--nostore] [handshake <rts/cts/rtscts/disable/auto>] [speed <9600,921600>]
Using this command, the baud rate can be configured between 9600 and 921600 bit/s, and hardware handshake can be enabled or
disabled on either or both flow control pins.
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5.5.3 Hardware Handshake
The VCOM peripheral supports basic RTS/CTS flow control.
VCOM_CTS (target clear to send) is a signal that is output from the board controller and input to the target device. The board controller
de-asserts this pin whenever its input buffer is full and it is unable to accept more data from the target device. If hardware handshake is
enabled in the target firmware, its UART peripheral will halt when data is not being consumed by the host. This implements end-to-end
flow control for data moving from the target device to the host.
VCOM_CTS is connected to the RTS pin on the board controller, and is enabled by setting handshake to either RTS or RTSCTS using
the "serial vcom config" command.
VCOM_RTS (target request to send) is a signal that is output form the target device and input to the board controller. The board controller will halt transmission of data towards the target if the target device de-asserts this signal. This gives the target firmware a means to
hold off incoming data until it can be processed. Please note that de-asserting RTS will not abort the byte currently being transmitted,
so the target firmware must be able to accept at least one more character after RTS is de-asserted.
VCOM_RTS is connected to the CTS pin of the board controller, and is enabled by setting handshake to either CTS or RTSCTS using
the "serial vcom config" command in the Admin Console. If CTS flow control is disabled, the state of VCOM_RTS will be ignored and
data will be transmitted to the target device anyway.
Table 5.2. Hardware Handshake Configuration
Mode
Description
disabled
RTS (VCOM_CTS) is not driven by the board controller and CTS (VCOM_RTS) is ignored
rts
RTS (VCOM_CTS) is driven by the board controller to halt target from transmitting when input buffer is full. CTS
(VCOM_RTS) is ignored.
cts
RTS (VCOM_CTS) is not driven by the board controller. Data is transmitted to the target device if CTS
(VCOM_RTS) is asserted, and halted when de-asserted.
rtscts
RTS (VCOM_CTS) is driven by the board controller to halt target when buffers are full. Data is transmitted to the
target device if CTS (VCOM_RTS) is asserted, and halted when de-asserted.
Note: Please note that enabling CTS flow control without configuring the VCOM_RTS pin can result in no data being transmitted from
the host to the target device.
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6. Board Controller
The Wireless STK Mainboard contains a dedicated microcontroller for some of the advanced kit features provided. This microcontroller
is referred to as the "Board Controller", and is not programmable by the user. The board controller acts as an interface between the
host PC and the target device on the radio board, as well as handling some house-keeping functions on the board.
Some of the kit features actively managed by the board controller are:
•
•
•
•
The On-board Debugger, which can flash and debug both on-board and external targets.
The Advanced Energy Monitor, which provides real-time energy profiling of the user application.
The Packet Trace Interface, which is used in conjunction with PC software to provide detailed insight into an active radio network.
The Virtual COM Port and Virtual UART interfaces, which provide ways to transfer application data between the host PC and the
target processor.
• The Admin Console, which provides configuration of the various board features.
Silicon Labs publishes updates to the board controller firmware in form of firmware upgrade packages. These updates may enable new
features or fix issues. See 9.1 Firmware Upgrades for details on firmware upgrade.
6.1 Admin Console
The admin console is a command line interface to the board controller on the kit. It provides functionality for configuring the kit behavior
and retreiving configuration and operational parameters.
6.1.1 Connecting
The Wireless Starter Kit must be connected to Ethernet using the Ethernet connector in the top left corner of the mainboard for the
admin console to be available. See Ethernet Interface for details on the Ethernet connectivity.
Connect to the Admin Console by opening a telnet connection to the kit's IP address, port number 4902.
When successfully connected, a WSTK> prompt is displayed.
6.1.2 Built-in Help
The admin console has a built in help system which is accessed by the help command. The help command will print a list of all top
level commands:
WSTK> help
*************** Root commands ****************
aem
AEM commands
[ calibrate, current, dump, ... ]
boardid
Commands for board ID probe.
[ list, probe ]
dbg
Debug interface status and control
[ info, mode,]
dch
Datachannel control and info commands
[ info ]
discovery
Discovery service commands.
net
Network commands.
[ dnslookup, geoprobe, ip ]
pti
Packet trace interface status and control
[ config, disable, dump, ... ]
quit
Exit from shell
sys
System commands
[ nickname, reset, scratch, ... ]
target
Target commands.
[ button, flashwrite, go, ... ]
time
Time Service commands
[ client, server ]
user
User management functions
[ login,]
The help command can be used in conjunction with any top level command to get a list of sub-commands with description. For example, pti help will print a list of all available sub-commands of pti:
WSTK> pti help
*************** pti commands ****************
config
Configure packet trace
disable
Disable packet trace
dump
Dump PTI packets to the console as they come
enable
Enable packet trace
info
Packet trace state information
This means that running pti enable will enable packet trace.
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6.1.3 Command Examples
PTI Configuration
pti config 0 efruart 1600000
Configures PTI to use the "EFRUART" mode at 1.6 Mb/s.
Serial Port Configuration
serial config vcom handshake enable
Enables hardware handshake on the VCOM UART connection.
6.2 Virtual UART
The Virtual UART interface provides a high performance application data interface that does not require any additional I/O pins apart
from the debug interface. It is based on SEGGER's Real Time Transfer (RTT) technology, and uses Serial Wire Output (SWO) to get
appliaction data from the device, and a shared memory interface to send data to the target application.
The Wireless Starter Kit makes the Virtual UART interface available on TCP/IP port 4900.
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Advanced Energy Monitor
7. Advanced Energy Monitor
7.1 Introduction
Any embedded developer seeking to make his embedded code spend as little energy as the underlying architecture supports, needs
tools to easily and quickly discover inefficiencies in the running application.
This is what the Simplicity Energy Profiler is designed to do. It will in real-time graph and log current as a function of time while correlating this to the actual target application code running on the EZR32. There are multiple features in the profiler software that allows for
easy analysis, such as markers and statistics on selected regions of the current graph or aggregate energy usage by different parts of
the application.
7.2 Theory of Operation
The Advanced Energy Monitor (AEM) circuitry on the board is capable of measuring current signals in the range of 0.1 µA to 95 mA,
which is a dynamic range of alomst 120 dB. It can do this while maintaining approximately 10 kHz of current signal bandwidth. This is
accomplished through a combination of a highly capable current sense amplifier, multiple gain stages and signal processing within the
kit's board controller before the current sense signal is read by a host computer for display and/or storage.
The current sense amplifier measures the voltage drop over a small series resistor, and the gain stage further amplifies this voltage with
two different gain settings to obtain two current ranges. The transition between these two ranges occurs around 250 µA.
The current signal is combined with the target processor's Program Counter (PC) sampling by utilizing a feature of the ARM CoreSight
debug architecture. The ITM (Instrumentation Trace Macrocell) block can be programmed to sample the MCU's PC at periodic intervals
(50 kHz) and output these over SWO pin ARM devices. When these two data streams are fused and correlated with the running application's memory map, an accurate statistical profile can be built, that shows the energy profile of the running application in real-time.
At kit power-up or on a power-cycle, and automatic AEM calibration is performed. This calibration compensates for any offset errors in
the current sense amplifiers.
LDO
EZR32
Peripherals
AEM
Processing
Figure 7.1. Advanced Energy Monitor
Note: The 3.3 V regulator feedback point is after the 2.35 Ω sense resistor to ensure that the VMCU voltage is kept constant when the
output current changes. Maximum recommended output current is 300 mA.
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7.3 AEM Accuracy and Performance
The AEM is capable of measuring currents in the range of 0.1 µA to 95 mA. For currents above 250 µA, the AEM is accurate within 0.1
mA. When measuring currents below 250 µA, the accuracy increases to 1 µA. Even though the absolute accuracy is 1 µA in the sub
250 µA range, the AEM is able to detect changes in the current consumption as small as 100 nA.
The AEM current sampling rate is 10 kHz.
Note: The AEM circuitry only works when the kit is powered and the power switch is in the AEM position.
7.4 Usage
The AEM data is collected by the board controller and can be displayed by the Energy Profiler, available through Simplicity Studio. By
using the Energy Profiler, current consumption and voltage can be measured and linked to the actual code running on the EZR32 in
realtime.
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On-Board Debugger
8. On-Board Debugger
The Wireless STK Mainboard contains an integrated debugger, which can be used to download code and debug the EZR32. In addition
to programming a target on a plug-in radio board, the debugger can also be used to program and debug external Silicon Labs EFM32,
EFM8, EZR32 and EFR32 devices connected through the debug connector.
The debugger supports three different debug interfaces for Silicon Labs devices:
• Serial Wire Debug, is supported by all EFM32, EFR32 and EZR32 devices
• JTAG, is supported by EFR32 and some EFM32 devices
• C2 Debug, is supported by EFM8 devices
In order for debugging to work properly, make sure that the selected debug interface is supported by the target device. The debug connector on the board supports all three of these modes.
8.1 Host Interfaces
The Wireless Starter Kit supports connecting to the on-board debugger using either Ethernet or USB.
Many tools support connecting to a debugger using either USB or Ethernet. When connected over USB, the kit is identified by its J-Link
serial number. When connected over Ethernet, the kit is normally identified by its IP address. Some tools also support using the serial
number when connecting over Ethernet, this typically require the computer and the kit to be on the same subnet for the discovery protocol (using UDP broadcast packets) to work.
8.1.1 USB Interface
The USB interface is available whenever the USB Mini-B connector on the left hand side of the mainboard is connected to a computer.
8.1.2 Ethernet Interface
The Ethernet interface is available when the mainboard Ethernet connector in the top left corner is connected to a network. Normally,
the kit will receive an IP address from a local DHCP server, and the IP address is printed on the LCD display. If your network does not
have a DHCP server, you need to connect to the kit via USB and set the IP address manually using Simplicity Studio, Simplicity
Commander or J-Link Configurator.
For the Ethernet connectivity to work, the kit must still be powered through the USB Mini-B connector. See 4.2 Board Controller Power
for details.
8.1.3 Serial Number Identification
All Silicon Labs kits have a unique J-Link serial number which identifies the kit to PC applications. This number is 9 digits, and is normally on the form 44xxxxxxx.
The J-Link serial number is normally printed at the bottom of the kit LCD display.
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On-Board Debugger
8.2 Debug Modes
Programming external devices is done by connecting to a target board through the provided Debug IN/OUT Connector, and by setting
the debug mode to [Out]. The same connector can also be used to connect an external debugger to the EZR32 Wireless MCU on the
kit, by setting debug mode to [In].
Selecting the active debug mode is done in Simplicity Studio.
Debug MCU: In this mode the on-board debugger is connected to the EZR32 on the kit.
Host
Computer
USB
Board
Controller
RADIO BOARD
External
Hardware
DEBUG HEADER
Figure 8.1. Debug MCU
Debug OUT: In this mode, the on-board debugger can be used to debug a supported Silicon Labs device mounted on a custom board.
Host
Computer
USB
Board
Controller
RADIO BOARD
External
Hardware
DEBUG HEADER
Figure 8.2. Debug OUT
Debug IN: In this mode, the on-board debugger is disconnected, and an external debugger can be connected to debug the EZR32 on
the kit.
Host
Computer
USB
Board
Controller
RADIO BOARD
External Debug Probe
DEBUG HEADER
Figure 8.3. Debug IN
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Note: For "Debug IN" to work, the kit board controller must be powered through the Debug USB connector.
8.3 Debugging During Battery Operation
When the EZR32 is powered by battery and the J-Link USB is still connected, the on-board debug functionality is available. If the USB
power is disconnected, the Debug In mode will stop working.
If debug access is required when the target is running off another energy source, such as a battery, and the board controller is powered
down, the user should make direct connections to the GPIO used for debugging. This can be done by connecting to the appropriate
pins of the breakout pads. Some Silicon Labs kits provide a dedicated pin header for this purpose.
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Kit Configuration and Upgrades
9. Kit Configuration and Upgrades
The kit configuration dialog in Simplicity Studio allows you to change the J-Link adapter debug mode, upgrade its firmware and change
other configuration settings.
In the main window of the Simplicity Studio's Launcher perspective, the debug mode and firmware version of the selected J-Link adapter is shown. Click the 'Change' link next to any of them to open the kit configuration dialog.
Figure 9.1. Simplicity Studio Kit Information
Figure 9.2. Kit Configuration Dialog
9.1 Firmware Upgrades
Upgrading the kit firmware is done through Simplicity Studio. Simplicity Studio will automatically check for new updates on startup.
You can also use the kit configuration dialog for manual upgrades. Click the [Browse] button in the [Update Adapter] section to select
the correct file ending in ".emz". Then, click the [Install Package] button.
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Schematics, Assembly Drawings, and BOM
10. Schematics, Assembly Drawings, and BOM
Schematics, assembly drawings, and bill of materials (BOM) are available through Simplicity Studio when the kit documentation package has been installed.
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Kit Revision History
11. Kit Revision History
The kit revision can be found printed on the kit packaging label, as outlined in the figure below.
EZR32WG 434 MHz Wireless Starter Kit
SLWSTK6221A
23-02-15
124802042
A01
Figure 11.1. Kit Label
11.1 SLWSTK6221A Revision History
Kit Revision
Released
Description
D00
28 September, 2016
Removed coin cell battery from kit due to shipping restrictions.
C00
20 September, 2016
Removed BRD8010A Debug Adapter.
B00
9 February, 2016
Added BRD8010A Debug Adapter.
A02
20 March, 2015
Updated BRD4502D to revision A01.
A01
2 February, 2015
Initial kit release.
11.2 SLWRB4502D Revision History
Kit Revision
Released
Description
A00
1 February, 2016
Initial release.
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Document Revision History
12. Document Revision History
Revision 2.01
6 December, 2017
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•
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Updated kit contents for SLWSTK6221A and SLWRB4502D in Ordering Information section.
Added SLWSTK6221A Rev C00 and D00 in SLWSTK6221A Revision History section.
Added SLWRB4502D Revision History section.
Removed Kit Errata section. Information on radio board errors are found in Radio Board reference manual.
Revision 2.00
23 May, 2016
• Major document update.
• Fixed several errors in pin-out tables and figures.
Revision 1.20
19 March, 2015
• Kit Errata added.
Revision 1.10
23 February, 2015
• Minor text revision.
Revision 1.00
19 February, 2015
• Major updates.
Revision 0.10
23 December, 2014
• Initial document version.
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