A Rust HAL for the nRF family of devices
HAL for the nRF51, nRF52 and nRF91 families of microcontrollers
Please refer to the changelog to see what changed in the last releases.
Every nRF chip has its own crate, listed below:| |
nrf52810-hal| | |
nrf52811-hal| | |
nrf52832-hal| | |
nrf52833-hal| | |
nrf52840-hal| | |
nrf9160-hal| | |
* These devices do not have a separate development kit and share the NRF52 DK
Be sure to copy and edit the
Cargo.toml. The file will require editing dependent on the target you wish to work with and contains some further instructions. Similarly, check out the
.vscode/settings.jsonfile when used in the context of Visual Studio Code. By default, all of these files are configured to work with the nRF52840 target.
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Here follows a brief description of each demo for quick reference. For a more in-depth explanation on how the peripherals work please refer to the device reference manuals linked above, the readme for each demo and the comments in the demo code itself.
| Demo | Category | Description | |-------------------------------------------------------|-------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------------| | blinky-button-demo | Hello World | Blinky button demo | | ccm-demo | Encryption | Cipher block chaining - message authentication code (CCM) mode demo | | comp-demo | Analog Pins | Voltage comparator peripheral demo | | ecb-demo | Encryption | AES electronic codebook mode encryption demo | | gpiote-demo | Digital Pins | General-Purpose Input Output Tasks and Events module demo | | i2s-controller-demo| Audio | Inter-IC Sound interface "controller mode (aka master mode)" demo | | i2s-peripheral-demo| Audio | Inter-IC Sound interface "peripheral mode (aka slave mode)" demo | | lpcomp-demo | Analog Pins | Low power voltage comparator demo | | ppi-demo | Channels | Programmable peripheral interconnect (PPI) demo | | pwm-demo | Digital Pins | Pulse width modulation demo | | qdec-demo | Sensor Decoding | Quadrature sensor decoder (QDEC) demo | | rtic-demo | Framework | The Real-Time Interrupt-driven Concurrency framework demo | | spi-demo | Digital Pins | Serial peripheral interface master (SPIM) with EasyDMA demo | | spis-demo | Digital Pins | Serial peripheral interface slave (SPIS) demo | | twi-ssd1306 | Digital Pins | I2C compatible Two-Wire Interface with the SSD1306 OLED Display demo | | twim-demo | Digital Pins | I2C compatible Two-Wire Interface Master mode demo | | twis-demo | Digital Pins | I2C compatible Two-Wire Interface Slave mode demo | | wdt-demo | Timer | Watchdog timer demo |
Each demo readme should contain instructions on how to run it. However, the information below describes the technologies used and can be used to troubleshoot your system setup. Run the demos from within their respective project directories. E.g. to run
ccm-demo, you must be in the
Since the demos are stand-alone projects you would NOT typically run them withcargo run --example xyz-demolike some cargo projects are configured to do.
Install the cross compilation toolchain to target your device. You would typically pass the target as a parameter to cargo or explicitly set it in your cargo config file. If you get compilation errors about
eh_personalitythen you have not set the target correctly. Here is an example of the target for a nRF52840 chip:
console $ rustup target add thumbv7em-none-eabihfInstall the tools to flash the device.
console $ cargo install cargo-embed
Cargo.tomlfile to use the correct features. Features allow for conditional compilation which is essential for a library like this that supports multiple different devices. Under the
[features]section add the following line
default = ["52840"]for the nRF52840-DK device or whatever other feature is applicable for your device. This is optional but it will allow you to simply call
cargo buildinstead of
cargo run --features 52840and
cargo build --features 52840respectively. Note that some demo projects do not have features so this step may not be necessary. If you get a whole bunch of compilation errors or plugins like rust-analyzer are not working then check that you have set the chip features correctly.