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Last activity 2017-12-05 12:57:44 +0200 by wilhelmsen

Is PPK(nrf Power Profiler Kit) a rubbish tool?

I cannot suffer this tool anymore. As u can see in the pic below, it provides a cursor mode to measure the currents of X1/X2. However, users always need to know the average current between X1 and X2, while ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-11-29 05:43:19 +0200 by Mohammad Afaneh flag of United States

Any tutorial on how to read the measurements reported by the PPK?

I've gone through the user manual for the Nordic Power Profiler Kit, but I can't find any basic information on how to understand the plots and the measurements reported under the Average and Trigger windows. For example, are ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-11-13 11:47:35 +0200 by nahro

Current measurements on nrf52840 pdk with PPK

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Hi, I am new in this field and i am trying to do current measurement on the nrf52840 PDK using PPK, in sleep mode(sd_power_system_off) i get average 40 micro amp which suppose to be 0,6! while ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-10-20 09:38:27 +0100 by wilhelmsen

Power Profiler Kit tremendous delay, what's going on?

Hello, I'm trying to measure the current profile with the PPK (HW Rev:1.1.0, SW: 1.1.0) but I see a lot of strange behaviors.

My firmware initializes everything and the waits a button event. When ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-10-17 09:04:50 +0200 by Martin Børs-Lind flag of Norway

Power consumption reading a large fifo - Easydma list vs Cpu reading

I am reading a large FIFO buffer from a sensor and there are at least two ways to do it - by simply reading the FIFO using the CPU and SPI in chunks of 255 byte blocks, or using EasyDma list ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-10-13 04:05:55 +0100 by ShannonPahl

PPK + DK, peripheral current not showing up in PPK [closed]

I've connected some sensors using I2C and SPI to a DK and their power consumption is not being reflected in the PPK. Without any BLE acitivity, the current is almost zero whereas I'd expect atleast a constant 150uA ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-08-10 14:07:59 +0100 by wilhelmsen

PPK Software

I was just wondering if theres plans to migrate the PPK software to be an app in the NRFConnect tool. I love the NRFConnect tool and I wasnt able to get the PPK software running on a mac. I ended ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-08-01 09:25:56 +0100 by wilhelmsen

PPK software - latest version

I am using a PPK with v1.0.0, but elsewhere in DevZone I see references to later versions of the software. Where can I download the later versions from? Have I missed a link?

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Last activity 2017-07-31 13:16:55 +0200 by Bjørn Spockeli flag of Norway

PPK Question [closed]

Hello,

We encounter the problem after upgraded the PPK software. There are different results when using PPK v1.0.0 and v1.1.0.

  1. Using PPK v1.0.0 image description

  2. Using PPK v1.1.0 image description

(The highlighted spikes are active by ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-06-01 10:54:06 +0100 by Sigurd flag of Norway

PPK Current Measurement

Hi,

Just wanted to confirm what the average current measured by the PPK represents. So for example if I have AVG in average window as 2.5mA, is that only the BLE (i.e. transmission) current or all of the ... (more)

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Last activity 2017-01-05 17:12:59 +0100 by ThierryC

PPK little negative offset which is breaking AVG value

I use PPK wit ha stardard setup with all switches set to DK. Everything works fine, excepted that I have a little offset and the IDLE state is negative... which make the AVG value to be wrong (negative). See following ... (more)

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Last activity 2016-12-12 21:34:06 +0100 by Werner Johansson flag of Sweden

Power Profiling Kit printing "Range not Detected" after running for a few minutes

After a few minutes of running, the Power Profiling kit will start printing out "Range not detected" messages in the console. It appears to be related with the "Average" window length. Increasing the average window length (I had it set ... (more)

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