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Infineon Technologies CY8CKIT-041S-MAX PSoC™ 4100S Max Pioneer Kit

An affordable hardware platform enabling the evaluation and development of applications using the PSoC 4100S Max device.


ProductDevelopment Board
MCUPSoC 4100S Max
CAPSENSE™5th Generation
CoreARM® Cortex®-M0+
Clock Speed48
FeaturesArduino UNO R3 Compatibility, KitProg3 Programmer/Debugger, USB Device Interface
ApplicationsCapacitive Sensing, Industrial Automation, IoT Devices, Medical Devices, Educational Purposes


The kit includes a PSoC 4100S Max microcontroller with an Arm Cortex-M0+ core, onboard debugging, and programming capabilities. It also features analog and digital blocks, ADC, a CAN-FD interface, industry-leading capacitive-sensing with CAPSENSE, and 84 GPIOs. The kit provides extensive software development tools and libraries, enabling developers to create designs based on the PSoC 4100S Max microcontroller.  A wide range of code examples in ModusToolbox IDE are available to evaluate the PSoC 4100S Max pioneer board. These examples help users to start with already-built ones or create innovative designs.

CY8CKIT-041S-MAX PSoC 4100S Max Pioneer Kit Features  

CY8CKIT-041S-MAX PSoC 4100S Max Pioneer Kit features the PSoC 4100S Max MCU with 48MHz Arm Cortex-M0+ core, 384KB of Flash, and 32KB of SRAM. The kit has programmable analog blocks, including a 12-bit SAR ADC, cryptography accelerators, and programmable digital blocks. The PSoC 4100S Max MCU has flexible automatic routing, enabling users to connect different peripherals and sensors without manually routing the signals. 

KitProg3 includes programming and debugging along with USB-UART and USB-I2C capabilities. This can be useful for debugging and troubleshooting problems in applications. A PSoC 5LP device is used to implement the KitProg3 functionality. This onboard debugger makes programming and debugging the PSoC 4100S Max MCU swift for users. The capacitive sensing expansion board allows users to create touch-sensitive interfaces. The kit also contains an embedded thermistor for temperature measurement. 
Micro-B connector enables users to connect the equipment to a PC or other device via USB. This kit has capacitive sensing interfaces, including buttons, sliders, touchpads, proximity sensors, crystal oscillators, and other passives. The crystal oscillators provide accurate timing for the kit. The kit has numerous GPIO pins, allowing users to connect peripherals and sensors simultaneously. Users can connect multiple pins to the signals, enhancing applications' productivity. 

The CY8CKIT-041S-MAX PSoC 4100S Max Pioneer Kit is a valuable tool for developers who want to evaluate the features of the PSoC 4100S Max MCU. It is designed to facilitate rapid prototyping and development of embedded systems, leveraging the flexibility and configurability of the PSoC architecture. The kit is compatible with the Arduino UNO R3 and has extensive documentation. Users can enhance their productivity with these connectivity and compatibility features.

Getting Started with Max Pioneer Kit Reference Board

Here are the steps on how to use the reference board:

1. Connect the board to your PC using a USB cable.

2. Click on New Application from Quick Panel in ModusToolbox IDE, to import the desired code example into a new workspace.  

3. In the Choose Board Support Package (BSP) window, select the CY8CKIT-041S-MAX.

4.  Select the desired application in the list, and click Create. 

5. To build and program a PSoC 4100S Max MCU application in the Project Explorer, select <App_Name> project.

6. Compile and run your code.

7. Debug your code. If there are any errors in your code, use the debugger to debug them.


The CY8CKIT-041S-MAX PSoC 4100S Max Pioneer Kit is best used for applications including industrial automation, consumer, smart home, and home automation. It is also utilized for large home appliances, including robots, washing machines, refrigerators, air conditioners, smart thermostats, and printers. PSoC 4100S Max is paired with CAPSENSE touch-sensing technology blocks to offer HMI and touch-sensing solutions for differentiated design. The kit can also create infotainment, driver assistance, and telematics. 


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