QSMP on QSBASE1

This guide will help new users to quickly setup our QSMP on QSBASE1 Linux Development Kit.

Detailed information about the QSMP solder-in module itself are available on our website.

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Unboxing

When opening the package of the Development Kit you should find the following components inside:

  1. The evaluation board “QSBASE1” with the QSMP module soldered on.
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  1. A micro USB cable which is used for power-connection and flashing.
  2. A TTL to USB Serial Converter cable.
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  1. Our catalog and the QSMP datasheet.
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Wiring

Connect the QSBASE1 board as shown in the image below.

  1. Connect the TTL to USB Serial Converter cable to the DEBUG UART port on the board, notice the black wire on Pin 1. The other side is connected to your computer.
  2. Connect the micro USB to the board. The other side is also connected with your host computer.
  3. (Optional) connect a network cable.
  4. Verify the Bootmode-jumper is not in Download-Mode. For help see Enabling Bootmode.
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Booting, First steps

After connecting the micro USB your board will boot. Notice the linux heartbeat shown by the LED.

Your module is pre-programmed with a headless systemd-based Linux. To get terminal access read the next section(s).

TTL to USB Terminal Connection

See our FAQ: TTL Converter Terminal Connection.

Next Steps

Re-installing the OS

The pre-compiled Image files to flash the QSMP module are located in our Download Area. They contain a headless and a Desktop environment.

Download the Images and proceed with the STM32CubeProgrammer.

Customizing the OS

If you want to use our Yocto Layer, or want to create your own customized Linux distribution, have a look at our Yocto Guide.

Display support

Your QSBASE1 Development Kit will also support parallel displays and the GPU integrated on the QSMP-1570 module.

Tip

The GLYN TFT Family Concept ist fully supported by QSBASE1 Development Kit. https://www.glyn.com/Products/Displays/TFT-Family-Concept