BSP Release 1.6.0

The Board Support Package version 1.6.0 for the ZKit and ZIO platforms is available for download! Read on to find out more about this release.

What’s New?

The following new manuals and guides for the add-on boards were added to the BSP release.

  • XBee USB Manual

  • XBee Serial Manual

  • XBee USB Install Manual

  • XBee USB Quick Start Guide

  • Temp. Sensor Manual

  • Relay Board Manual

  • DC Motor Board Manual

  • Audio Board Manual

  • Audio Board Schematic

  • Seven Segment Board Manual

  • Stepper Motor Board Manual

The following new package was added to the BSP

  • xbfwup - XBee Firmware Update Tool

The following minor fixes were made to the BSP

  • Configuration of USB device changed to self-powered from bus-powered.

  • USB max. power configuration changed from 100mA to 500mA.

  • USB trace has been disabled.

  • USB device LED has been enabled.

  • LED driver has been modified, to allow user control of 1 LED after boot-up.

  • RPM has been fixed to remove dependency on SDCC.


The release has been tested in the following platforms.

  • Windows XP

  • Windows 7

  • Debian Wheezy

  • Fedora 18

  • Fedora 19

  • Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) (Precise Pangolin)

  • Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

  • Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)