Serial Peripheral Interface - NXP Kinetis KL25, MAX7219

NXP Kinetis KL25 Hardware / Software Interfacing of MAX7219
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Hardware & Software Interfacing of Microcontroller & MAX7219 LED Module


  • NXP MCU Expresso IDE, FRDM-KL25, MAX7219 Dot Matrix LED Module


This course presents brief overview about Serial Peripheral Interface and describes about Kinetis KL25 SPI Module Register set and initialization sequence. Then it describes about the MAX7219, 8 digit LED display interface. Then practical hardware and software implementation of interfacing details along with demo program. It describes about the hardware pin interfacing of Kinetis KL25 like PTD0 ( SS ), PTD1 ( SCK ), PTD2 ( MOSI ) and PTD3 ( MISO ).

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner Embedded System Developer


System Software Developer
Hariharan Veerappan
  • 3.3 Instructor Rating
  • 241 Reviews
  • 6,266 Students
  • 8 Courses

Having 14+ years of experience in complete end-to-end embedded software design & development includes,

• Embedded Linux Software System Design & Development

• Development of Embedded Linux / Android Device Drivers

• Protocol Stack & Telecommunication Standards Implementation

• Embedded Firmware Design, Development and testing

• Device driver development for Windows XP, WinCE, Windows 7 platform

• BSP, Device Driver, Application development based on VxWorks platform

• Professional Trainer of Embedded Linux, Device Drivers, Firmware Programming. 

Embedded Systems

Networks Processors                 : Broadcom Apollo, Trident 2, MPC8360E, MPC8568E, AR7100.

Multi Media Processors              : Nvidia TK1, NXP i.MX series, S3C2440A, PNX8532, ST5189.

Intel Processors            : Baytrail, Sky Lake, Apollo Lake, Haswell, Celeron

Programming Language             : C, C++, and ARM Assembly.

Micro Controller                         : Kinetis, STM32, nRF52xxx, TI Tiva Series, ATMEL AVR, LPC2136.

ARM Bus Interfaces                   : AMBA, AXI, AHB, AHB Lite, APB,

Operating Systems                    : Embedded Linux, Windows, QNX, VxWorks

RTOS                                       : ThreadX, FreeRTOS, mBED, uCLinux, mynewt.

Micro Code                               : Trident, Wintegra, Freescale Quicc Engine.


BSP Porting & Development

High Speed Inteconnect             : PCI, PCIe 3.0, USB 3.0, SDIO.

Memory Interfaces                     : DDR3, DDR2, Mobile DDR, PSRAM

Audio / Voice Interfaces             : I2S, AC97, TDM.

Low speed interconnect             : SPI, USART, I2C.

Ethernet PHY interface              : MII, RMII, RGMII, XAUI.

Display Interface                        : HDMI, DVI, LVDS, Parallel LCD.

Camera Interface                       : MIPI-CSI2, Parallel CSI, USB.

Bootloader                                 : U-Boot, Grub, Red-Boot

Android                                     : 7.0 & below



Open Source

Linux Kernel                              : Linux 4.x, 3.x 2.6.x, 2.4.

Linux Device Drivers                  : Character, PCI, Ethernet, Network, Display, Video V4L2 device drivers.

Boot Loaders                             : U-Boot  ( I.MX, MPC8360, S3C2440 ), Red Boot ( I.MX31, I.MX27 )

Open Source Framework            : Android, Machina IoT, Asterisk, Freeswitch, OPIE Framework, Linux Streams.

Software Version Control            : Git, SVN, CVS, IBM Clear Case.


Telecom Domain

Line Interfaces                          : FXS, FXO, T1 / E1, OC3 / STM-1.

Telecom Signaling standards      : ISDN-PRI, FXS and FXO.

SS7 Line Interfaces                   : Low Speed Line ( MTP2 ), High Speed Line ( ATM ).

SS7 Signaling Standards            : MTP, ISUP, SCCP, TCAP, SAAL, SSCOP, SSCF.

SS7 IP Signaling standard          : SCTP, M2UA, M3UA, BSSMAP, DTAP.

L3 Protocols  Known                  : TCP/IP, SIP, RTP, RTCP,  MGCP, VLAN.          

GSM Network Interface              : GSM A Interface ( BSC – MSC ).

Video Telephony                        : H-324M, MPEG4 H.264, H.263


Software Stack Development

USB Device                              : USB 3 Vision, USB Video Class, USB HID.

PCIe Device                              : PCIe Data Acquisition Device, Ethernet, Video Capture, Vision

Telecomm                                 : PTPv2 (IEEE1588), SyncE, MTP2 Stack with Freescale QE, Y.1731

Networking                                : VLAN, MPLS, UDP, MEF8, OSPF.

Bluetooth                                  : HCI-H5 (Three-Wire UART), BLE.

Radio Interface                          : Digital Mobile Radio, ZigBee, 6LowPAN.

Internet of Things                      : Smart Lighting, Smart Home


Application Development

Linux GUI Frameworks               : Qt, GTK, GTKMM, JAVA

Windows GUI Frameworks: VC++, C#, VB.Net

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