Platform Nordic nRF51: The Nordic nRF51 Series is a family of highly flexible, multi-protocol, system-on-chip (SoC) devices for ultra-low power wireless applications. nRF51 Series devices support a range of protocol stacks including Bluetooth Smart (previously called Bluetooth low energy), ANT and proprietary 2.4GHz protocols such as Gazell.
[env:bbcmicrobit] platform = nordicnrf51 board = bbcmicrobit
You can override default BBC micro:bit settings per build environment using
board_*** option, where
*** is a JSON object path from
board manifest bbcmicrobit.json. For example,
[env:bbcmicrobit] platform = nordicnrf51 board = bbcmicrobit ; change microcontroller board_build.mcu = nrf51822 ; change MCU frequency board_build.f_cpu = 16000000L
BBC micro:bit supports the next uploading protocols:
Default protocol is
You can change upload protocol using upload_protocol option:
[env:bbcmicrobit] platform = nordicnrf51 board = bbcmicrobit upload_protocol = cmsis-dap
PIO Unified Debugger - “1-click” solution for debugging with a zero configuration.
You will need to install debug tool drivers depending on your system. Please click on compatible debug tool below for the further instructions and configuration information.
BBC micro:bit has on-board debug probe and IS READY for debugging. You don’t need to use/buy external debug probe.
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