Pin Mapping Differences Between the EZ-BLE™ PRoC™ Evaluation Board (CYBLE-012011-EVAL) and the BLE Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-042-BLE) – KBA09921

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    Question:

    What are the differences between the pins exposed on J1 and J2 headers of the EZ-BLE PRoC Evaluation Board (CYBLE-012011-EVAL) and the pins expected by the J10 and J11 headers on the BLE Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-042-BLE)?

     

    Answer:

    Yes, there are differences between the pins exposed. The EZ-BLE PRoC Evaluation Board quick start guide explains how to use the board with the BLE Pioneer Kit and the differences in pin mapping. This is also explained below.

     

    Figure 1 shows the J10 and J11 headers on the BLE Pioneer Kit.

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    Figure 1: J10 and J11 headers on BLE Pioneer Kit

     

     

     

    The EZ-BLE PROC Evaluation Board can be plugged on to these headers as shown in Figure 2.

     

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    Figure 2: EZ-BLE PRoC Evaluation Board plugged on BLE Pioneer Kit

     

     

     

    Figure 3 shows the pinout and details of the EZ-BLE PRoC Evaluation Board (CYBLE-012011-EVAL), which is a fan-out board for EZ-BLE PRoC Modules (CYBLE-012011-00 and CYBLE-012012-10).

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    Figure 3: EZ-BLE PRoC Evaluation Board (CYBLE-012011-EVAL) Pinout

     

    The EZ-BLE PRoC Module exposes a subset of the GPIOs that are expected on the BLE Pioneer Kit. Therefore, the evaluation board for the module has several pins that do not map to any port of the module. In addition, some pins exposed on the J1 and J2 headers of the evaluation board differ from the pins expected on the J10 and J11 headers of the BLE Pioneer Kit. A table showing the complete pin mapping and highlighting differences is shown below. The table specifies NC (No Connect) for the pins that are not available on the evaluation board.

     

     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

    CY8CKIT-042-BLE
        J11 Header
    CYBLE-012011-EVAL
        J2 Header
    CY8CKIT-042-BLE
        J10 Header
    CYBLE-012011-EVAL
        J1 Header
    VDDDVDD*VDDAVDD*
    VREFVREFVDDRVDDR
    XRESXRESGNDGND
    GNDGNDGNDGND
    P0_0NCP2_0P2_0
    P0_1NCP2_1P0_5**
    P0_2NCP2_2P2_2
    P0_3NCP2_3P2_3
    P0_4NCP2_4P2_4
    P0_5NCP2_5P0_4**
    P0_6P0_6P2_6P2_6
    P0_7P0_7P2_7P3_5**
    P1_0P1_0P3_0NC
    P1_1NCP3_1NC
    P1_2NCP3_2P3_2
    P1_3NCP3_3P3_3
    P1_4P1_4P3_4P3_4
    P1_5P1_5P3_5P3_5
    P1_6P1_6P3_6P3_6
    P1_7P1_7P3_7P3_7
    P4_0NC***
    P4_1NC
    P5_0P5_0
    P5_1P5_1

     

    *EZ-BLE PRoC Module shorts the digital and analog power rails of PRoC BLE (highlighted rows in blue)

    **Pins differ from the pins expected on the BLE (highlighted rows in yellow)

    ***The EZ-BLE PRoC Module has the P4_0 pin however this is connected to the Cmod capacitor on the EZ-BLE PRoC Evaluation Board and is not exposed on the J1 header.

     

    Note: The EZ-BLE PRoC Module is supported on PSoC® CreatorTM 3.3 SP1 and later versions. While the GPIOs available on the EZ-BLE PRoC Module and consequently on the EZ-BLE PRoC Evaluation Board are limited, every functionality available on a PRoC BLE silicon is available on the EZ-BLE PRoC Module. The only exception is the CapSense® Gestures Component that handles one- and two-finger gestures. This Component is not available on the EZ-BLE PRoC Module.

     

    Applicable Kits:

                                                                              

    EZ-BLE PRoC Evaluation BoardPRoC BLE ModulesPSoC 4 BLE Modules
    CYBLE-012011-EVALCY5671CY5674CY8CKIT-142CY8CKIT-141
    YESNONONONO

     

    Headers (on CYBLE-012011-EVAL): Usage description

                                                                

    HeadersUsage description
    J3It is used to short VDDD and VDDR.
        Note: J3 can be ignored for usage if customers insert CYBLE-012011-EVAL into CY8CKIT-042-BLE since VDDD and VDDR are short in CY8CKIT-042-BLE. However, if customers use the CYBLE-012011-EVAL separately, customer need to short J3 based on application requirement.
    J5P5.0 and P5.1 are available for debug purposes (no jumper usage intended here).
    J6It is used to short P3.5 of CYBLE-012011-00/CYBLE-012012-00 module to either/both of P3.5 and P2.7 of CY8CKIT-042-BLE.