PSoC 4 BLE Pioneer Kit Overview

The $49 BLE Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-042-BLE) contains:

  • BLE Pioneer Kit baseboard
  • PRoC and PSoC Modules
  • BLE-USB bridge with PRoC BLE
  • CySmart mobile apps for both iOS and Android mobile operating systems to test and debug BLE systems

BLE Pioneer Kit Baseboard

  • Is compatible with Arduino™ and Digilent® Pmod™ hardware ecosystems
  • Features onboard CapSense slider, RGB LED, push buttons and Cypress F-RAM
  • Includes PSoC 5 for program and debug
  • Supports 1.9 V, 3.3 V, 5 V and coin cell battery operation


  • Two FCC-certified BLE modules that plug into the BLE Pioneer Kit Baseboard
  • Feature an onboard antenna and provide access to all GPIOs
  • Support BLE-UART bridge via an onboard four-pin header

BLE-USB bridge with PRoC BLE

  • Enables the use of a PC to develop and debug BLE peripherals
  • Features an onboard LED, push button and PSoC 5 for program and debug Example projects
  • Demonstrate how to use PSoC Creator to implement common BLE Profiles, such as Heart Rate Monitor (HRM), Glucose Meter and Human Interface Device (HID)