In this tutorial we will see how to setup a keil project to generate .bin 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 .bin file is still not generated.
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Setup Bin File Generation

Step13: Click on Target Options to select the option for generating .bin file.
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Step14: Set IROM1 start address as 0x2000. Bootloader will be stored from 0x0000-0x2000 so application starts from 0x2000
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Step15: Write the command to generate the .bin file from .axf file
Command: fromelf --bin LedBlink.axf --output LedBlink.bin
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Step16: Now enable the linker option to use the IROM1 address from target settings
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Step17: .Bin file is generated after a rebuild.
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Step18: Check the project folder for the generated .Bin<ER_ROM1> file.
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Uploading the Hex file

After generating the .hex file check the tutoial LPC1768 Tutorials for uploading the .hex file using flash magic.


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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