Get Started with the MPC5775B/E-EVB
1.1 Get the OpenSDA serial driver
Install the OpenSDA serial driver if necessary, in order to make the COM port available as an OpenSDA port. It can be checked under “COM & LPT Ports” as
OpenSDA – CDC Serial Port in the Device Manager.
1.2 Get your Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
MPC5775B/E-EVB performs better when using S32 Design Studio for Power Architecture® IDE
NOTE: Check the S32 Design Studio page for the latest version.
PLUG IT IN
2.1 Plug the USB serial cable
Connect the micro USB cable to J116 micro USB port.
If the driver is available:
You will be able to see the OpenSDA – CDC Serial Port
If the driver is not available:
Go to the Device Manager and right-click the COM port detected and select Update Driver Software.
Select Browse > My Computer for driver software and select the downloaded OpenSDA driver.
2.2 Setup Tera Term Console
Open Tera Term on Windows® PC.
Select the serial port to which the micro USB of the development board is connected and click OK. Go to Setup > Serial Port and select
19200 as the baud rate.
2.3 Connect the MPC5775B/E low-cost development board
Connect power supply to power socket and micro USB cable to micro USB port on the development board.
Make sure the status LEDs D14, D15, D16, and D32 for voltage levels 3.3 V, 5 V, 1.25 V and 12 V supply respectively are glowing green on the board.
2.4 Reset the MPC5775B/E low-cost development board
After resetting the board by pressing the Reset button (SW1)
You will be able to see the welcome message on the terminal:
LOAD AND RUN
3.1 Load example in S32 Design Studio for Power Architecture® IDE
Open S32 Design Studio IDE and make or select a workspace, then click OK
Go to New > S32DS Design Project from Example from the File menu
Scroll down to the SDK PARTM v3.0.0 Example Projects and select MPC5777C
Then select Hello_world_mpc5777c and click Finish
3.2 Generate code using Processor Expert
Click on the Generate Processor Expert Code icon:
3.3 Debug the code by using the Debug Configuration wizard
Click on Run > Debug Configuration…
Select the Debugger tab and then select the OpenSDA Embedded Debug – USB Port interface
The “Port“ should automatically be selected if the EVB is connected to the computer.
Click Apply, then click Debug, and finally click Yes.
3.4 Load the code
Click the Resume icon to observe the blinking LED D20.
NOTE: You can use the C/C++ prospective view to back to program window.
Click the Terminate icon to end the program execution.