the Keil compiler installed, download and
install the 12.1.0 version of the Nordic nRF5
You can find the 12.1.0 version of the
SDK (and all the other versions) at
You need the SDK because it provides
all the base drivers for the nRF52832
microcontroller. The Thingy firmware
package — which you also need to
download and install — brings the Thingy
device drivers to the party.
Screenshot 7 is a view of the Thingy
project layout within the Keil environment.
As you can see, the Thingy firmware
elements are laid out in a very logical
If you wish to recompile the Thingy
project files, you will need to understand
how to set up the paths in the Keil
Interesting use #1027:
PENGUIN WEIGH STATION
When Daedalus Technology Group needed to design a penguin weigh station to deploy to
Antarctica, they came to Technologic Systems. Everything going to Cape Crozier has to be
lightweight, rugged and reliable and the TS-7250-V2 met all of those demands.
For more information on this project go to: www.embeddedARM.com/penguin
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■ SCREENSHOT 8. I’ve gone through the process of
changing over all these path statements for other projects.
I’m glad that won’t be necessary this time around.
58 October 2017