Start Date: 5/19/14 06:00 PM
End Date: 6/9/14 06:00 PM
Kits Offered: 12
by  amaze1  on Aug 17, 2014
Unboxing Fig.01 The CapSense CY3280-MBR3 Evaluation Kit come in the usual white plastic box as many other Cypress products. As stated on front of the box MBR means Mechanical Button Replacement, the ultimate well renowned Cypress CapSense solution featuring water tolerance and proximity sensing, allowing you to design sophisticated touch user interfaces suitable for somewhat hostile environments like kitchen and bathroom (...). On the rear a brief text explain as the CY8CMBR3xxx device family can do that being a register configurable device. With the help of EZ-Click software tool you can easily set every single parameter of the chip that leverage the Cypress SmartSense autotuning algorithm which eliminate the need for manual tuning. A yellow label remembers the presence of...
by  Nitin_Bhaskar  on Aug 7, 2014
I have not used any capacitive touch system earlier, but my experience with capsense MBR3 was quite good. The package in which I received was damaged but nothing bad had happened to the capsense MBR3 board. The capsense MBR3 board is well designed to demo the capability of Capsense MBR3. Arduino compatibility is the best part!!! The Box contained following things, User manual USB cable Capsense MBR3 kit Acrylic overlay Water dropper The software support for this product is quite good. EZ-Click software provides easy exploring options to the user. It comes with few examples, LED toggle, Proximity and water tolerance. The interface provided by the software is self explanatory, plus a very good user manual is available from Cypress website. The PC interface to the MBR3 is via ...
by  ipv1  on Aug 2, 2014
Introduction A lot of projects and products involve a user interface which is buttons and switches and knobs. The cost of industry grade panel push buttons is really high and it gets worse as the buttons become environment proof. With that said, Capacitive Touch sensing has come in to replace mechanical buttons and the Cypress CapSense MBR3 does exactly that. The solution is a single chip auto calibration system which does most things for you. Most Capacitive Touch sensing solutions offered need a lot of technical expertise but Cypress claims that their solution is just easier to use. I will be reviewing the developer side of the solution as opposed to the kit itself. All the necessary documentation and my programs as well as demos are available at github here(link) What's not...