CC2540 Development Kit


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The CC2540 development kit provides a complete hardware performance test platform and generic software development environment for single-mode Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) applications. The kit includes two CC2540-based RF evaluation modules, one CC2540-based USB dongle, general purpose development boards (SmartRF05EB) for software and hardware prototyping, cables, antennas and documentation to get you up and running with the CC2540 quickly and easily.

The CC2540 evaluation modules can be plugged into the SmartRF05EB boards, which are included in the development kit. The evaluation modules can be used as reference modules for prototyping and for verifying the performance of the CC2540 RF IC.

SmartRF Studio and SmartRF Packet Sniffer can be used with the hardware in the kit for testing and debugging purposes. The evaluation boards has an in-circuit debug probe, so no additional hardware tools are required for debugging of software running on the CC2540.

Kit contents:
  • 2 SmartRF05 Evaluation Boards (SmartRF05EB)
  • 2 CC2540 Evaluation Modules (CC2540EM)
  • 2 Pulse Antennas
  • 1 CC2540 USB Dongle
  • Cables

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CC2540 Development Kit


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Technical Documents
User guides (2)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 2799 10 Jan 2012 2,721
PDF 3726 03 Feb 2010 3,068
White papers (2)
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PDF 393 27 Jun 2014 11,742
PDF 322 25 Mar 2014 4,183
More literature (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 677 17 Aug 2011 1,066

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
Bluetooth Low Energy Software Stack  BLE-STACK  Software Libraries 

Development Tools (3)

Name Part Number Tool Type
SmartRF Protocol Packet Sniffer  PACKET-SNIFFER  Calculation Tools 
SmartRF Studio  SMARTRFTM-STUDIO  Calculation Tools 
SmartRF Flash Programmer  FLASH-PROGRAMMER  Flash Programming Tools 

TI Devices (3)

Part Number Name Product Family
CC2540  SimpleLink Bluetooth Smart Wireless MCU with USB  Wireless Connectivity 
CC2540T  Extended Industrial Temperature Bluetooth Smart Wireless MCU  Wireless Connectivity 
CC2541  SimpleLink Bluetooth Smart and Proprietary Wireless MCU  Wireless Connectivity 


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