SimpleLink™ Sub-1 GHz CC13x0 Software Development Kit


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SimpleLink™ CC13x0 Software Development Kit


ACTIVE  20-Dec-2017 

Sensor and Actuator Plugin for SimpleLink™ MCU SDKs


ACTIVE v1.20.00.02  02-FEB-2018 

TI 15.4-Stack Gateway Linux Software Development Kit

ACTIVE 2.02.00  28-Jun-2017 


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The SimpleLink Sub-1 GHz CC13x0 software development kit (SDK) provides a comprehensive Sub-1 GHz software package for the Sub-1 GHz CC1310 and Dual-band CC1350 wireless MCUs and includes the following:

  • TI 15.4-Stack - IEEE 802.15.4e/g-based star topology networking solution for Sub-1 GHz ISM bands (868MHz, 915MHz, and 433MHz),
  • Support for proprietary solutions - proprietary RF examples for Sub-1 GHz based on the RF driver and EasyLink Abstraction Layer.
  • Bluetooth Low Energy – Stack including support for all Bluetooth core specification 4.2 features as well as a BLE micro-stack to support customers using the Dual-Band CC1350 wireless MCU.

The SimpleLink CC13x0 SDK is part of TI’s SimpleLink MCU platform, offering a single development environment that delivers flexible hardware, software and tool options for customers developing wired and wireless applications. For more information about the SimpleLink MCU Platform, visit

This release is available royalty-free to customers using TI’s SimpleLink Sub-1 GHz CC1310 and Dual-band CC1350 wireless MCUs.


TI 15.4 Stack

  • WiSun-based frequency hopping with excellent performance for interference mitigation
  • FCC/ETSI certification-ready with worldwide region support for 915, 863, and 433 MHz bands
  • Medium access with CSMA/CA and LBT
  • Network and device management – joining, commissioning, service discovery
  • Synchronous (beacon) and asynchronous (non-beacon) to support various traffic profiles maintaining low power operations
  • Multiple years battery-life on coin-cell for sensor-based applications
  • Flexible PHY options:
    • 802.15.4g @ 50kbps
    • Long range mode @ 5kbps
    • Synchronous mode @ 200kbps
  • Sub-1 GHz over-the-air firmware upgrade @ 50kbps
  • Pre-shared key AES security
  • Sensor, collector and gateway applications, including compatibility with the SimpleLink Sub-1 GHz Sensor-to-cloud and a Linux gateway example application
  • Support for range extension with the CC1190 PA/LNA
  • Large network support for up to 150 nodes
  • Dual protocol support for BLE non-connectable advertisements and BLE over-the-air update

Proprietary SW RF Examples

  • TI-RTOS RF driver providing a standardized way to use the CC13x0 RF core
  • Easy to write low power applications using the EasyLink RF abstraction layer and examples
  • Reduced API set for applications, exposing simplified access to the RF core
  • AT command interface for RF core access
  • Support for non-RTOS examples in packet Tx/Rx, PER-meter and EasyLink Rx/Tx
  • Support for any characterized PHY from SmartRF Studio settings through direct import onto the examples

RF driver examples:

  • Packet Tx/Rx
  • Tx/Rx bi-directional echo
  • Listen Before Talk
  • Carrier Wave
  • Wake-on radio Tx/Rx
  • Packet Error rate-meter

EasyLink examples:

  • EasyLink Rx/Tx
  • EasyLink Network processor
  • EasyLink Tx Listen Before Talk
  • WSN sensor/concentrator
  • WSN Over-the-air-upgrade with on-chip native flash

BLE and Multi-Protocol

  • BLE core stack 4.2, version 2.3.2
    • SimpleBLEPeripheral
    • NetworkProcessor
  • OAD support
  • BLE micro-stack
  • 15.4 Stack sensor + BLE advertiser using BLE micro-stack service
  • WSN sensor + BLE advertiser using BLE micro-stack service
  • Seamless OAD upgrade between BLE, 15.4-Stack and EasyLink

SimpleLink Platform

The TI SimpleLink MCU platform enables unprecedented scalability. Invest once in the SimpleLink software development kit (SDK) and use it throughout your entire portfolio with 100 percent code portability.

  • TI Drivers offers standardized set of functional APIs for integrated peripherals
  • Integrated TI-RTOS, a robust, intelligent kernel for complete, out-of-box development
  • POSIX-compatible APIs offer flexible OS/kernels support
  • Encryption-enabled security features
  • IoT stacks and plugins to add functionality to your design

Technical Documents
User guides (1)
Title Date Type
SimpleLink™ CC13x0 SDK Documentation Overview 18 Jan 2018
Application notes (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 561 28 Feb 2017 512
White papers (5)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1243 23 Oct 2017 4,559
PDF 873 16 Oct 2017 6,725
PDF 2974 19 Jul 2017 1,014
PDF 728 11 May 2017 3,148
PDF 1198 18 Jul 2016 871
More literature (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 175 26 May 2017 1,704

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
TI 15.4-Stack Gateway Linux Software Development Kit  TI-15.4-STACK-GATEWAY-LINUX-SDK  Software Development Kits (SDK) 

Development Tools (5)

Name Part Number Tool Type
SmartRF Studio  SMARTRFTM-STUDIO  Calculation Tools 
XDS200 USB Debug Probe  TMDSEMU200-U  Debug Probes/Analyzers 
SmartRF Flash Programmer  FLASH-PROGRAMMER  Flash Programming Tools 
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Wireless Connectivity  CCSTUDIO-WCS  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
Sensor Controller Studio  SENSOR-CONTROLLER-STUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (3)

Name Part Number Tool Type
SimpleLink™ Dual-Band CC1350 Wireless MCU LaunchPad Development Kit  LAUNCHXL-CC1350  Development Kits 
Simplelink CC1350 SensorTag Bluetooth and Sub-1GHz Long Range Wireless Development Kit  CC1350STK  Development Kits 
SimpleLink™ Sub-1 GHz CC1310 wireless MCU LaunchPad™ development kit  LAUNCHXL-CC1310  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

Reference Designs (2)

TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
CC1310  SimpleLink™ Sub-1 GHz Ultra-Low Power Wireless Microcontroller  Sub-1 GHz 
CC1350  SimpleLink™ Ultra-Low Power Dual Band Wireless Microcontroller  Multi-Standard 

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