Thunderboard Sense 2

Sense Makes Everything

SLTB004A

Silicon Labs' Thunderboard Sense 2 is an excellent starting point to get familiar with the EFR32™ Mighty Gecko 32-bit Wireless SoC. The kit contains sensors and peripherals demonstrating some of the SoC's many capabilities and can serve as a starting point for application development. The Thunderboard Sense 2 features a whopping 7 sensors, four RGB LEDs, an integrated SEGGER J-Link debugger, and MSD programming, which makes it a very full-featured platform for IoT development.

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Thunderboard Sense 2 Platform Features

  • EFR32MG12P Mighty Gecko Wireless SoC
    • ARM® Cortex™-M4, up to 40MHz
    • 256kB RAM
    • 1024kB Flash
    • Integrated 2.4GHz radio transceiver
    • Integrated DC/DC converter
    • Integrated CRYPTO engine supporting: AES-128; AES-256; ECC; SHA-1; SHA-2
  • Thunderboard Sense 2 features
    • 20 pin breakout pads for easy access to I/O pins
    • Compact form factor
    • Power sources (USB and CR2032 battery)

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  • On-board peripherals
    • 2 user buttons
    • 1 user LED (red/green)
    • 4 user RGB LEDs (individually controllable)
    • Si7021 relative humidity and temperature sensor
    • Si1133 UV index and ambient light sensor
    • BMP280 barometric pressure sensor
    • Si7210 Hall effect sensor
    • CCS811 Indoor air quality gas sensor
    • ICM-20648 6-axis inertial sensor (accelerometer and gyroscope)
    • ICS-43434 MEMS microphone

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Information

Updating board firmware

For information on how to update the interface firmware on your board, please see this guide. The interface firmware delivered with the boards is already mbed-compatible, so an upgrade is not strictly required, though it is recommended to check for updates from time to time.

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Learn more about Silicon Labs' Thunderboard Sense 2

Synopsis

Transmission rate: Millions of bits per second
Computational power: Millions of operations per second
Storage: Millions of bytes
Sensors: 11 degrees of freedom

Billions of possible creations.

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