Unpack the STM32MP157x-DK2 board

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1 Overview[edit]

This first step explains how to unpack the STM32MP157x-DK2 Discovery kit and the additional equipment you need.
The following block diagram provides high-level information on how to connect them together.

STM32MP1 connection block diagram

2 Out-of-the-box kit[edit]

STM32MP157x-DK2 back view
STM32MP157x-DK2 front view

3 Required equipment[edit]

The following table lists the equipment required to start playing with your STM32MP157x-DK2 board.
Some of them are delivered within the STM32MP157x-DK2 Discovery kit. The others need to be purchased separately.

STM32MP157x-DK2 Discovery kit Flexible development platform for STM32MP15 microprocessor devices Delivered
MicroSD card To be populated with the OpenSTLinux Distribution (Linux software),
and providing extra storage capacity.
A 2-Gbyte minimum microSD card is required.
Delivered
USB Type-C™ to USB Type-C™ cable Used to connect the STM32MP157x-DK2 Discovery kit to the power supply Delivered
Micro USB Type-B to USB Type-A cable Used to connect the STM32MP157x-DK2 Discovery kit to the PC
through the USB micro-B (ST-LINK/V2-1)
Not delivered
USB Type-C™ to USB Type-A cable Used to connect the STM32MP157x-DK2 Discovery kit to a USB OTG device. Not delivered
5V/3A power supply The power supply should be able to output 5V / 3A (15W) Not delivered
Laptop A Linux PC running Ubuntu 18.04 or 20.04 is required. Not delivered
Ethernet cable (optional) Used to connect the STM32MP157x-DK2 Discovery kit through ssh Not delivered


4 Connection[edit]

  • Connect your laptop to the board ST-LINK/V2-1 port through the micro USB Type-B to USB Type-A cable.
  • Connect the USB Type-C™ to USB Type-C™ cable to the 5V/3A power supply.
  • Connect your laptop to the board USB Type-COTG port through the USB Type-C™ to USB Type-A cable.
  • Optionally connect your Ethernet network to the board Ethernet port through the Ethernet cable.
STM32MP157x-DK2 Discovery kit connection
(The LCD display has been removed in the above view to better see the connectors)



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