CY8CKIT-042-BLE KitProg firmware and the CY5670/CY5677 CySmart USB Dongle KitProg and device firmware shows out of date. How should I update the firmware on these boards?
To update the KitProg firmware on CY8CKIT-042-BLE Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Pioneer Kit baseboard and CY5670 CySmart USB Dongle (BLE Dongle), and the PRoC BLE device firmware on the BLE dongle, do the following:
Figure 1. Driver Installation
Open PSoC Programmer and click to select the BLE Pioneer Kit Baseboard KitProg. Note If you have multiple Cypress kits with KitProg firmware connected, unplug other kits to ensure that you select the right kit.
When you connect to the BLE Pioneer Kit Baseboard, you may see the warning about programmer being out of date, as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2.CY8CKIT-042-BLE Pioneer Kit - Programmer Out-of-Date
A similar warning is displayed in the PSoC Programmer window, as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3. CY8CKIT-042-BLE Pioneer Kit - Programmer Out-of-Date
Figure 4. Upgrade Firmware
Figure 5. CY8CKIT-042-BLE Pioneer Kit KitProg Firmware Upgrade
You have successfully completed the KitProg firmware upgrade on the BLE Pioneer Kit.
Figure 6. CySmart USB Dongle
Open PSoC Programmer and click to select “KitProg/BLE…” Note CySmart USB Dongle name starts with KitProg/BLE…If you have multiple CySmart USB Dongles connected to your computer, then unplug other dongles to ensure that you select the right dongle. When you connect to the CySmart USB Dongle, you may see the following warning about programmer being out of date, as shown in Figure 7.
Figure 7. BLE Dongle - Programmer Out-of-Date
Figure 8. PRoC BLE Firmware Update
You have now successfully upgraded the BLE firmware on your CySmart BLE Dongle.