TI development kit combines MCU and Bluetooth
7/25/2011 7:04 PM EDT
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) announced the Stellaris 2.4 GHz CC2560 Bluetooth Wireless Kit (DK-EM2-2560B), aimed at jumpstarting Bluetooth-enabled designs. The kit includes TI's CC2560 Bluetooth solution and proven Bluetooth stack within StellarisWare software. The performance and integration of Stellaris MCUs pair with TI's leading Bluetooth solution to help developers address the demand for more streaming audio, remote control and data transfer in industrial and consumer applications.
The Stellaris 2.4 GHz CC2560 Bluetooth Wireless Kit is modular and can be combined with the same Stellaris DK-LM3S9B96 Development Kit that serves as a baseboard for other Stellaris wireless solutions. The kit is designed to be coupled with the DK- LM3S9B96 development board.The company reports that designers are able to evaluate the working Bluetooth solution within 10 minutes or less using the included quick-start application.
- StellarisWare software, including peripheral driver library and example source code
- Bluetopia Bluetooth stack – developed by Stonestreet One and licensed, delivered and supported by TI – which includes the Serial Port Profile (SPP), Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) and Audio Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) with sample applications
Price and availability
- Stellaris DK-LM3S9B96-EM2 Expansion Board
- PAN1323 Bluetooth v2.1 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) Module
- TI eZ430 USB emulator with Bluetooth target board and plastic cover
- Battery board
- Two AAA batteries
- Earbud headphones
- StellarisWare CD
The Stellaris 2.4 GHz CC2560 Bluetooth Wireless Kit (DK-EM2-2560B) is priced at $199 US, and available to order today. The DK-LM3S9B96 is sold separately for $425 U.S., and available to order today.
Product web page
For a video demonstration, visit www.ti.com/bt-kt-pr-v