Documentation

On this page you can find documentation that will help you make the most of the MediaTek LinkIt™ development platform for RTOS and its supported HDKs.

Please refer to the platform license agreement before accessing and using these documents.

Chipset Information

TitleDescriptionLatest Update
MT7687 Product BriefSummary guide to the features of MT7687F. 2016/09/14
MT7687 DatasheetDetailed information on the features of MT7687F. 2016/12/08
MT7697 Product BriefSummary guide to the features of MT7697.2016/11/04

MT7697 Datasheet

Detailed information on the features of MT7697.2016/05/10
MT7697D Product Brief Summary guide to the features of MT7697D.2016/11/04
MT7697D Datasheet Detailed information on the features of MT7697D.2016/05/10
MT76x7 Technical Reference ManualThis document guides you through the control flows and register usage of MT7687F, MT7697 and MT7697D.2016/12/26

HDK Information

TitleDescriptionLatest Update
LinkIt 7687 HDK User’s GuideThis guide describes the hardware features of the LinkIt 7687 development board, its pin layout and how to configure its various features.2016/06/30
LinkIt 7687 HDK Product BriefThis product brief provides a summary of the LinkIt 7687 development board’s features.2016/06/30

LinkIt 7697 HDK User's Guide

This guide describes the hardware features of the LinkIt 7697 development board, its pin layout and how to configure its various features.2017/05/05

LinkIt 7697 HDK Product Brief

This product brief provides a summary of the LinkIt 7697 development board’s features.2017/05/05
LinkIt 7687 Development Board Power Consumption Measurement GuideThis guide describes the necessary jumper settings and pins to use to measure power consumption on the board.2016/05/02
LinkIt 7687 Development Board Hardware Reference DesignThis package includes the PCB layout and schematic for the LinkIt 7687 development board. The files are in  Mentor Graphics PADS  format for which there is a  free viewer . A PDF of the schematic is also provided.2016/01/18
MT76x7 Stamp Module Layout Guide

This document provides design guidelines for a 4-layer PCB board of the MT7687F stamp module.

2016/11/04

Tool Documents

TitleDescriptionLatest Update

MT76x7 Flash Tool User’s Guide

This guide describes how to setup the Flash tool, format the storage, download and upload images, clone an image and operate eFuse.2017/05/05
MediaTek Easy PinMux User’s GuideThis guide explains how to use the Easy PinMux tool to configure the pin multiplexer (PinMux) and related driver settings and output C header and source files for use in device software.2016/11/04

Reference Designs

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Thermometer Demo

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Wi-Fi Smart Switch

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Wi-Fi location demo reference design

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Wi-Fi remote control reference design

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SoftAP_wifi_config_demo_reference_design

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SDK API References

TitleDescriptionLatest Update
API Reference for the MediaTek MT7687This API reference provide details about using the functions of the hardware abstraction layers, peripheral drivers, FreeRTOS, Wi-Fi and LwIP modules.2017/01/13
API Reference for the MediaTek MT7697This API reference provide details about using the functions of the hardware abstraction layers, peripheral drivers, FreeRTOS, Wi-Fi, BLE, and LwIP modules.2017/01/13
Internet Middleware API ReferenceThis API reference provides details of functions designed to reduce development effort when enabling device communication over an IP channel.2017/01/13

Software Development Documents

TitleDescriptionLatest Update
MediaTek LinkIt™ Development Platform for RTOS Get Started GuideThis guide provides details on how to set up and use the SDK within ARM Keil μVision and IAR or from the command line tool. For each option the guide covers setup, building projects, running projects and configuring debug. Information on advanced use of the network and peripheral driver functions is also provided.2017/01/13
LinkIt SDK Build Environment ManualThis document provides a guide to the MediaTek LinkIt™ software development kit (SDK) v3 build environment and describes how to build projects using the default GCC cross compiler on Linux and Windows.2017/01/13
Open Source Components GuideThis guide provides information on the various open source components used in the platform, including FreeRTOS, lwIP, mbed TLS, mbed HTTP Client, Mini-XML, cJSON, lwIP-contrib SMTP, MediaTek minimal DHCPD, Paho Embedded MQTT C/C++ client, axTLS HTTPD and nghttp2. This new version includes CMSIS, is a vendor -independent hardware abstraction layer for the Cortex -M processor series, and LZMA, an algorithm for performing lossless data compression.2017/01/13
Wi-Fi Developer's GuideThis guide provides details on how to use the functions of the Wi-Fi module including Wi-Fi station mode, AP mode, scanning, Smart Connection and Rx filter.2017/01/13
Wi-Fi API Migration Developer's GuideThe Wi-Fi profile APIs are deprecated starting from MediaTek LinkIt™ SDK v4.1.0. This guide offers a smooth transition from old deprecated APIs to the new APIs.2016/11/04
Power Mode Developer's GuideThis document describes the MCU system’s power mode configuration and power consumption measurement features, focusing on the power modes provided by MediaTek LinkIt development platform for RTOS.2017/01/13
System Log Developer's GuideThis guide provides information on how to use the log feature to debug devices during development.2017/01/13
Memory Layout Developer's GuideThis guide provides guidance on using the Serial Flash, SYSRAM and Tightly Coupled Memory (TCM) in your device software.2016/11/04
Firmware Update Developer's GuideThis guide describes how to create a FOTA update for hardware based on the MediaTek MT7687 SOC. The guide covers tool packaging, use of the FOTA CLI, compile options, buffer partition configuration and the download and update agent's workflows.2016/11/04
Bluetooth Developer's GuideThis guide describes the support for Bluetooth provided in the platform. It describes the library and supporting examples, offers detail on the BR/EDR and Bluetooth LE profiles, and covers custom application development and use of the debugging logs.2017/01/09