Simplicity Studio Features
The EFR32xG21 radio boards have the dynamic multiprotocol range test pre-installed. The test will work standalone between 2 radio boards, or will allow you to connect to a phone via BLE to configure and run the test between 2 radio boards.
Step 1: Download EFR Connect App for iPhone from Apple App Store or for Android from the Google Play Store
Step 2: Install the Wireless Gecko radio board onto the WSTK main board and connect it to power via the included USB cable and power on the board.
Step 3: Open the EFR Connect mobile application and select the Range Test form the Demo view.
Step 4: The screen will show the devices as DMPxxxx. Press PB0 switch on the development board to show the device name. You can press PB0 again to toggle the back to the configuration screen.
Step 5: Select the Select the first device to connect and then select TX Mode. Scroll down to and select on the Repeat button and then press Start TX.
Step 6: Select the Back arrow in the upper left of the app and then select the 2nd device to connect and select RX Mode. Select the Start RX. You will see the receive statistics on both the Range Test application and the development board. The test will stop after 1000 packets are received.
Get up and running quickly with precompiled demos, application notes and examples. Use advanced tools including energy profiling and network analysis to optimize your wireless systems. Choose your software package below.
After plugging in your kit, launch Simplicity Studio and Open Package Manager in the left upper corner (green downward arrow under the menu bar). Select the desired stacks and download them. Visit the package manager regularly for updates.
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