In this tutorial we will see how to setup a keil5 project to generate .bin file for Explore M3(LPC1768)
Check this link to setup keil4 from generating .bin file. Keil5 Setup00.png

Keil5 software can be downloaded form Keil website. Along with Keil5 you need to install Legacy support for ARM Cortex-M devices. Once the software's are installed, follow the below steps to setup Keil project.

Keil Setup Steps

Step1: Open the Keil software and select the New Microvision project from Project Menu as shown below.
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Step2: Browse to your project folder and provide the project name and click on save.
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Step3: Once the project is saved a new pop up “Select Device for Target” opens, Select the controller(NXP:LPC1768) and click on OK.
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Step4:As LPC1768 needs the startup code, click on Yes option to include the LPC17xx Startup file.
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Step5: Create a new file to write the program.
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Step6: Type the code or Copy paste the below code snippet and save the file as main.c
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Step7: Now we need to add the files to the project.
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Step8: Rename the Source Group to Source.
Create a new group called Header to include header files. Keil5 Setup08.png

Step9: Select Source and click on Add Files to add the source files. Keil5 Setup09.png

Step10: Add the recently saved file to the project.
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Step11: Add the library source files from 00-libfiles folder. Keil5 Setup11.png

Step12: All the .c files are visible under source group.
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Step13: Similarly select Header and click on Add Files to add the header files.
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Step14: Add the library header files from 00-libfiles folder. Keil5 Setup14.png

Step15: The .h files are visible under header group.
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Step16: The IDE is not able to locate the library files as shown in line 37.
Click on Options for Target to add the libfile path and also to configure the ROM,RAM address. Keil5 Setup16.png

Step16: The IDE is not able to locate the library files as shown in line 37.
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Step17: Select C/C++ options to add the libfile path.
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Step18: Setup the Compiler Include Path.
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Step19a: Browse and select the folder containing libfiles.
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Step19b:Relative path is added to include paths.
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Setup Bin File Generation

Step20: Set IROM1 start address as 0x2000. Bootloader will be stored from 0x0000-0x2000 so application should start from 0x2000
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Step21: Write the command to generate the .bin file from .axf file
Command: fromelf --bin Objects\KeilSetup.axf --output KeilSetup.bin
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Step22: Now enable the linker option to use the IROM1 address from target settings
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Step23: .Bin file is generated after a rebuild.

Check the project folder for the generated .Bin(ER_ROM1) file.

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Uploading the Bin file

After generating the .bin file check this tutorial for Uploading .bin files..


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