3 Replies Latest reply on Jun 1, 2015 8:05 AM by user_373995786

    PSoC 4 049-KIT Startup project with press switch to enter programming mode.

    user_373995786

       Hello,

         

      I have seen the following video describing a very useful method of using the switch in the 049-kit to enter into programming mode the 049-KIT but didn’t found the example project to download, and currently there are several people in my circle of friends that will start using 049-KIT for DIY projects I decided to implement the method and give them the project so they can start from there. I share here the project.     

       

         

      http://video.cypress.com/video-library/video/PSoC-Software/PSoC-Creator-101-CY8CKIT-049-Prototyping-Kit-Reset-and-Return-to-Bootloader-Project/4028453454001     

       

         

      I have made the implementation in PSoC Creator 3.2 .     

       

         

      Best regards,     

       

         

      João Nuno Carvalho     

       

        • 1. Re: PSoC 4 049-KIT Startup project with press switch to enter programming mode.
          user_14586677

          Nice contribution to the community.

             

           

             

          Regards, Dana.

          • 2. Re: PSoC 4 049-KIT Startup project with press switch to enter programming mode.
            user_1377889

            The project you are talking about is the originally pre-programmed bootloader which is the normal way to program the prototyping kit. This bootloader is secured and cannot be overwritten exept with an external programmer as MiniProg2 or KitProg.

               

            Besides:

               

            I do not recommend the use of the CY8CKIT-049-42xx as a PSoC starter.

               

            Instead I suggest to use a CY8CKIT-044 Pioneer kit. The main reason is the debugging feature which the -049 board lacks. As a beginner it really helps setting breakpoints inspecting / setting variables or checking the call-stack. When a project is ready and tested on the -044 board it can be programmed into a -049 board and used as a cheap prototype.

               

             

               

            Bob

            • 3. Re: PSoC 4 049-KIT Startup project with press switch to enter programming mode.
              user_373995786

               Hello I’m fully aware of the fact that you will not have the debugger and that it is a great help, in my case I invested in PSoC 4 technology for DIY and bought a Pioneer, a MiniProg3 and 21  049-KIT’s. And in my case with the MiniProg3 I have the debugger for the 4 dollars board.

                 

              Currently I have 8 friends that will be trying PSoC 4 049-KIT and the majority come from Arduino, only one has bought a pioneer, the fact that there is a KIT at the 4 dollars price tag is one of the reasons that they are willing to try it, because it’s difficult to advise friends to change platform, even if there are many technical advantages.     

               

                 

               

                 

              Thank you,     

               

                 

              Best regards,     

               

                 

              João Nuno Carvalho