In this tutorial we will see how to setup a keil project to generate .bin file for LPC1768
Keil Setup Steps
Step1: Open the Keil software and select the New Microvision project from Project Menu as shown below.
Step2: Browse to your project folder and provide the project name and click on save.
Step3: Once the project is saved a new pop up “Select Device for Target” opens, Select the controller(NXP:LPC2148) and click on OK.
Step4: As LPC2148 needs the startup code, click on Yes option to include the Startup file.
Step5: Create a new file to write the program.
Step6: Type the code or Copy paste the below code snippet.
Step7: After typing the code save the file as main.c.
Step8: Add the recently saved file to the project.
Step9: Add the main.c to the project.
Step10: Build the project and fix the compiler errors/warnings if any.
Step11: Code is compiled with no errors. The .bin file is still not generated.
Setup Bin File Generation
Step12: Click on Target Options to select the option for generating .bin file.
Step13: Set IROM1 start address as 0x2000. Bootloader will be stored from 0x0000-0x2000 so application should start from 0x2000
Step14:Enable the linker setting to use the IROM1 address as configured in above step.
Step15: Write the command to generate the .bin file from .axf file
Command: fromelf --bin KeilSetup.axf --output KeilSetup.bin
Step16: .Bin file is generated after a rebuild. Check the project folder for the generated .bin file.
Uploading the Bin file
After generating the .bin file check this tutorial for Uploading Bin files..
Download the complete project folder from the below link:
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