How to Design with PSoC 6 MCU - KBA223067

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This article provides the complete list of PSoC 6 MCU resources that helps you get started with the device and design your applications with them. If you’re new to PSoC, Cypress provides a wealth of data at to help you to select the right PSoC device and quickly and effectively integrate it into your design.


The following is an abbreviated list of PSoC 6 MCU resources:


  • Overview: PSoC Portfolio, PSoC Roadmap, PSoC 6 MCU Webpage
  • Product Selectors: See PSoC 6 MCU Product Selector Guide to choose a part that suits your application. In addition, PSoC Creator includes a similar device selection tool to select devices for PSoC Creator projects.
  • Datasheets describe and provide electrical specifications for each device family.
  • Application Notes and Code Examples cover a broad range of topics, from basic to advanced level. Many of the application notes include code examples. Moreover, code examples can be opened from PSoC Creator.
  • Technical Reference Manuals (TRMs) provide detailed descriptions of the architecture and registers in each device family.
  • CapSense Design Guide: Learn how to design capacitive touch-sensing applications with PSoC devices.
  • Development Tools
    • PSoC Creator is a free Integrated Design Environment (IDE). It enables you to design hardware and firmware systems concurrently with PSoC devices

    • CY8CKIT-062-BLE PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit is an easy-to-use and inexpensive development platform for PSoC 63 MCU with BLE. This kit includes connectors for Arduino™ compatible shields and Digilent® Pmod™ daughter cards.

    • CY8CKIT-062 WiFi-BT Pioneer Kit is a low-cost hardware platform that enables design and debug of the PSoC 62 MCU and the Murata LBEE5KL1DX Module (CYW4343W WiFi + Bluetooth Combo Chip). This kit includes connectors for Arduino™ compatible shields and Digilent® Pmod™ daughter cards.
    • CySmart BLE Host Emulation Tool for Windows, iOS, and Android is an easy-to-use app that enables you to test and debug your BLE Peripheral applications
  • Additional Resources: Visit PSoC 6 MCU Webpage for additional resources such as IBIS, BSDL models, CAD Library Files, and Programming Specifications.
  • Training Videos: Visit for a wide variety of video training resources on PSoC devices and PSoC Creator
  • Technical Support