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1. Click connect button

2. After connected successfully, pick a firmware

3. Click the burn button

4. After burning successfully, Unplug the device and restart.

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FIRE

SKU:K007

Tutorial&Quick-Start

Choose the development platform you want to use, view the corresponding tutorial&quick-Start.

UIFlow Arduino Micropython

Description

M5Stack FIRE Kit, as one of the M5Stack developing kit series, is an upgrade from the Gray kits. Providing 9-Axis IMU sensor(6-Axis posture acceleration measurement + 3-Axis magnetic measurement), it equips with more hardware resources : 16M Flash + 8M PSRAM , enhanced Base (M5GO Base and M5GO CHG Base), larger battery, etc. For those developers who ask for hardware performance, Fire will be a good choice.

With a IMU posture sensor, there are a lot of situations which you can apply this kit to: detecting acceleration, angulation, and trajectory. You can make relative products like sports data collector, 3D remote gesture controller and more base on the above functions.

FIRE is M5 Core device. Its modular, stackable, scalable, and portable device is powered with an ESP-32 core, which makes it open source, low cost, full-function, and easy for developers to handle new product development on all stages include circuit design, PCB design, software, mold design and production.

M5Stack Fire comes with three separable parts. The top part ,just like Basic and Gray Kit, has all kinds of processors, chips ,sockets, 2.4G antenna, ESP32, power management IC , a LCD screen and some other interface components. The middle part is called M5GO base which provides a lithium battery, M-BUS socket , LED bar and three more GROVE Ports. The bottom part is a charge table, which can be connected to the M5GO base via POGO pins.

Supportive development platforms and programming languages: Arduino, Blockly language with UIFlow , Micropython. Regardless of what level programming skill you have, M5Stack would guide you in every step of the way to realize your idea as well as to the final productlization.

If you ever played with ESP8266, you would realize that ESP32 is a perfect upgrade out of ESP8266. In comparison, ESP32 has more GPIOs, more analog inputs and two analog outputs, multiple extra peripherals( like a spare UART ). Official developing platform ESP-IDF has transplanted with FreeRTOS. With dual-core and real time OS you can get more organized code and much high speed processor.

Notice:
The GPIO 16 / 17 in Fire is connected to the PSRAM by default, so when you connect or stack other function modules, you need to avoid conflicts with these two pins to prevent the device from working improperly and causing instability.

Power on/off:
Power on: click the red power button on the left
Power off: Quickly double-click the red power button on the left
Note: By default, when USB is powered, it cannot be shut down**

Product Features

Include

  • 1x FIRE
  • 1x M5GO CHG Base
  • 2x LEGO block
  • 5x LEGO connector
  • 1x M3 HEX KEY
  • 1x Type-C USB(100cm)
  • 1x User Manual

Applications

  • Internet of things terminal controller
  • Stem education product
  • DIY creation

Specification

Resources Parameter
ESP32 240MHz dual core, 600 DMIPS, 520KB SRAM, Wi-Fi, dual mode Bluetooth
Flash Memory 16MB
PSRAM 8MB
Power Input 5V @ 500mA
Port TypeC x 1, GROVE(I2C+I/0+UART) x 1
IPS Screen 2 inch, 320x240 Colorful TFT LCD, ILI9342C, max brightness 853nit
Speaker 1W-0928
Button Custom button x 3
MEMS BMM150 + MPU6886
Battery 500 mAh @ 3.7V
Antenna 2.4G 3D Antenna
Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C
Net weight 62.3g
Gross weight 162g
Product Size 54mm x 54mm x 30.5mm
Package Size 105mm x 65mm x 40mm
Case Material Plastic ( PC )

Driver Installation

Click the link below to download the driver that matches the operating system. There are currently two driver chip versions (CP210X/CH9102). Please download the corresponding driver compressed package according to the version you are using. After decompressing the compressed package, select the installation package corresponding to the number of operating systems to install. (If you are not sure of the USB chip used by your device, you can install both drivers at the same time. During the installation process of CH9102_VCP_SER_MacOS, an error may occur, but the installation is actually completed, just ignore it.)

Driver name Applicable driver chip Download link
CP210x_VCP_Windows CP2104 Download
CP210x_VCP_MacOS CP2104 Download
CP210x_VCP_Linux CP2104 Download
CH9102_VCP_SER_Windows CH9102 Download
CH9102_VCP_SER_MacOS CH9102 Download

EasyLoader

EasyLoader is a concise and fast program writer, which has a built-in case program related to the product. It can be burned to the main control by simple steps to perform a series of function verification.

Download Windows Version Easyloader

Description:
Load UIFlow firmware, built-in demo program supports testing of accelerometer, LED BAR, microphone, buttons and some peripheral sensors. The firmware can be used for UIFlow graphical programming.

Peripherals Pin Map

LCD & TF card

LCD :320x240 TF card Maximum size 16GB

ESP32 ChipGPIO23GPIO19GPIO18GPIO14GPIO27GPIO33GPIO32GPIO4
ILI9342CMOSI/MISO/CLKCSDCRSTBL
TF CardMOSIMISOCLK CS

Button & Speaker

ESP32 ChipGPIO39GPIO38GPIO37GPIO25
Button PinBUTTON ABUTTON BBUTTON C/
Speaker Speaker Pin

GROVE Port A & IP5306

We've use the customized I2C version of IP5306, on power management.

Its I2C address is 0x75. Click here to check its datasheet

ESP32 ChipGPIO22GPIO215VGND
GROVE ASCLSDA5VGND
IP5306SCLSDA5VGND

IP5306 charging/discharging,Voltage parameter

charging discharging
0.00 ~ 3.40V -> 0% 4.20 ~ 4.07V -> 100%
3.40 ~ 3.61V -> 25% 4.07 ~ 3.81V -> 75%
3.61 ~ 3.88V -> 50% 3.81 ~ 3.55V -> 50%
3.88 ~ 4.12V -> 75% 3.55 ~ 3.33V -> 25%
4.12 ~ / -> 100% 3.33 ~ 0.00V -> 0%

6-Axis MotionTracking Sensor MPU6886

MPU6886 I2C address 0x68

ESP32 ChipGPIO22GPIO215VGND
MPU6886SCLSDA5VGND

3-Axis Geomagnetic Sensor BMM150

BMM150 I2C address 0x10

ESP32 ChipGPIO22GPIO215VGND
BMM150SCLSDA5VGND

M5GO Base Port

GROVE Port B

ESP32 ChipGPIO36GPIO265VGND
GROVE BGPIO36GPIO265VGND

GROVE Port C

ESP32 ChipGPIO16GPIO175VGND
GROVE CRXDTXD5VGND

LED Bar & Micphone & Speaker

ESP32 ChipGPIO15GPIO34GPIO25
HardwaresSIG PinMIC Pin Speaker Pin

M5PORT DEFINE

PORT PIN Note:
PORT-A(Red) G21/22 I2C
PORT-B(Black) G26/36 DAC/ADC
PORT-C(Blue) G16/17 UART

ESP32 ADC/DAC

ADC1 ADC2 DAC1 DAC2
8 channels 10 channels 2 channels 2 channels
G32-39 G0/2/4/12-15/25-27 G25 G26

M-BUS

M_BUS

When using the RGB LED of gpio15, it is recommended to initialize,pinMode(15, OUTPUT_OPEN_DRAIN); For more information about Pin assignment and Pin Remapping, Please refer to ESP32 Datasheet

Schematic

Learn

Modern times make modern solutions possible. Therefore, the step to a digital snow globe is not that far.
We aim to build a robot that is effective in sanitizing surfaces without putting cleaners in harm's way.
An IoT office assistant with "free, busy and lunch" indicators, Pomodoro timers and quick meetings with IFTTT and your calendar integration.
An audio spectrum visualiser using the M5Stack internal mic or FC-04 sound sensor with the M5Stack core. Translated from a guide by macsbug
M5Stack recently released an updated LoRaWAN module. This tutorial teaches you how to connect it to The Things Network using UIFlow.
Out of the M5Stack family only the M5StickC has an inbuilt RTC. Here's how to add one to your other M5Stack devices
Simple setup of a Seeed Studio Grove ultrasonic sensor (not HC-SR04) in Arduino.
An FM radio (RDA5807) powered by UIFlow. 📻
A DIY project conduct with a thermal printer and M5Camera.
A minimal library book management system emulation program.
After I recently discovered how to play WAV files on the M5Stack, I thought it would be perfect to make a flashcard system.
This allows the display to be rotated to 0, 90, 180, and 270 degrees at any time with no added overhead.
Controlling DJI Tello drone with gestures via the M5Stack FIRE module and Edge Impulse.
Gate/door fingerprint security system with body temperature checks for the anti-COVID measure.
The PID Control Learning Platform is based on an M5Stack Fire & BaseX with TOF and Accel Units, and some Lego NXT parts.
The model will help learn / associate the items/phrases commonly used by a user (autistic/semi-verbal); so that they can communicate.
We aim to build a robot that is effective in sanitizing surfaces without putting cleaners in harm's way.
We have devised with an innovation that dispenses hand sanitiser, measures the temperature of user, shows the count of people in vicinity.
This year's Christmas, I decorated the tree with M5Stack devices.
Hand Hygienics aims to reduce spread of Covid-19 through contact.
Control a DJI Tello drone via Telegram from anywhere in the world
An automatic system to perform the tasks of Safe Entry. It consist an adjustable Thermometer, RFID / QR Code Check in and Counting.

Example

Arduino

  • Click here to get Arduino code

Video

m5stack instroduce

Version Change

Release Date Product Change Note:
2018.6 Initial public release /
2019.7 MPU9250 changed to SH200Q+BMM150, TN screen changed to IPS screen before use . pls upgrade your M5Stack lib to the latest version (after 0.2.8) to solve screen reverse color problem.
2019.8 SH200Q changed to MPU6886 /
2019.11 Battery capacity changed from 600mAh to 500mAh /
2020.4 PSRAM Size changed from 4MB to 8MB /

Note: 2018.2A PCB version of the device does not support C2C (TypeC to TypeC) connection and PD power supply.