SLWSTK6062B

MSRP $276.00

EFR32FG 490 MHz 2.4 GHz and Sub-GHz Starter Kit

The EFR32FG Wireless SoC Starter Kit is enabled through the Silicon Labs Flex SDK which contains the Connect Stack and the Radio Abstraction Interface Layer (RAIL) to simplify proprietary wireless protocol development. Extensive documentation and sample applications, including the popular range test, as well as functionality for lab evaluation, wake-on-radio, bi-directional packet transmission, and reception, are also provided as source code within the Flex SDK sample applications.

Using the Simplicity Studio suite of tools, developers can take advantage of the graphical user interface to quickly generate wireless applications, perform energy profiling, and various system optimizations. Connect Stack is an IEEE 802.15.4 based networking stack designed for creating easily customizable broad-based proprietary wireless applications and supports both sub-GHz and 2.4 GHz frequency bands.

MSRP $276.00

 

Kit Contents:

  • (2) BRD4258A EFR32FG14 2400/490 MHz 19 dBm Radio Boards
  • (2) BRD4001A Wireless Starter Kit Mainboard
  • (2) 490 MHz antennas with SMA connector
  • (2) AA Battery holders
  • (2) USB A to USB mini-B cables
  • (1) BRD8010A WSTK Debug Adapter
  • EFR32 Flex Gecko Get Started Card

Kit Features:

  • Included device: EFR32FG14P233F256GM48
  • Modular design supports different radio boards
  • Expansion header allows easy expansion
  • Integrated debug and packet trace
  • Packet Trace supports both Ethernet and USB connections
  • Coin cell holder and AA battery holder
  • Supports AEM (Advanced Energy Monitor) for battery measurement and Energy Profiler

Simplicity Studio Features:

  • Auto-detection for lab evaluation, software development and sample applications including range test
  • Radio configurator GUI
  • Application Builder
  • Hardware Configurator
  • Network Analyzer
  • Energy Profiler

*To evaluate devices other than the EFR32FG14P233F256GM48, a compatible radio board is required.

Step 1: Download and Install Simplicity Studio

Get up and running quickly with precompiled demos, application notes, and examples. Use advanced tools including energy profiling to optimize your MCU application. Choose your software package below.

Step 2: Plug-in Your Kit and Use Simplicity Studio to Install the Flex SDK

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.

Step 3: Read the Flex SDK Quick Start Guide

Download the Quick Start Guide and follow the instructions to lean how to get started.

Step 4: Start Using Flex SDK in Simplicity Studio

  • Unified software package for proprietary wireless development
  • Includes RAIL (Radio Abstraction Interface Layer) and Connect Networking Stack
  • Ready to use examples for PHY testing and simple point to point communication
  • Predefined profiles and configurable settings for most common frequency bands and PHY parameters
  • Wireless M-Bus PHY level transmission and reception examples
  • Connect Networking Stack examples for multiple device types, modes and network topologies
  • Extensive documentation and application notes to jumpstart your proprietary wireless project
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