In this tutorial we will see how to setup a keil project to generate .hex file for LPC1768

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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: Select the controller(NXP:LPC1768) and click on OK.
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Step5: As LPC1768 needs the startup code, click on Yes option to include the LPC17xx Startup file.
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Step6: Create a new file to write the program.
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Step7: Type the code or Copy paste the below code snippet.
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Step8: After typing the code save the file as main.c.
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Step9: Add the recently saved file to the project.
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Step10: Add the main.c along with system_LPC17xx.c.
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Step11: Build the project and fix the compiler errors/warnings if any.
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Step12: Code is compiled with no errors. The .hex file is still not generated.
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Enable Hex File Generation

Step13: Click on Target Options to select the option for generating .hex file.
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Step14: Set IROM1 start address as 0x0000.
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Step15: Enable the option to generate the .hex file
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Step16: .Hex file is generated after a rebuild.
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Step17: Check the project folder for the generated .hex file.
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Uploading the Hex file

After generating the .hex file check this tutorial for uploading Hex and Bin files.


Download the complete project folder from the below link: https://codeload.github.com/ExploreEmbedded/Explore-Cortex-M3-LPC1768-Stick-DVB-14001/zip/master

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