M5Stack FIRE Kit is a upgrade from the Gray kits,except the 9-Axis IMU sensor. It provides more hardware resources : 16M Flash + 4M PSRAM , enhanced Base (M5GO Base and M5GO CHG Base), larger battery, etc.
With a IMU posture sensor, you can include posture detection in your work : accelerated speed, angulation, and trajectory deection. You can make relative products like sports data collector, 3D remote gesture controller and more.
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 ,scokets, 2.4G antenna etc, such as ESP32, power management IC , a LCD screen and some other interface components. The middle part is called M5GO base (link) provides a lithium battery, M-BUS(link) socket , LED bar and two more GROVE Port. (配图说明). The bottom part is a charge table,can be connect to the M5GO base via POGO pins.
Ever wanted to explore the fastest way of IoT prototyping, M5Stack development board is the perfect solution. Not like others, M5Stack development board is highly productlized, covered with industrial grade case, and ESP32-based development board. ESP32 is a hybid Wi-Fi & Bluetooth chip contains a dual-core and 4MB of SPI Flash . Together with 30+ M5Stack stackable modules( M5Modules-link ) , 40+ extendable units( M5Units-link ), and different levels of program language, you can create and verify your IoT product in a very short time. Supported development platforms and program languages: Arduino, Blockly language with UIFlow(link), Micropython. Regardless of what level program skill you have, M5Stack would guide you in every step of the way to realize your idea as well as to the final productilization.
If you ever played with ESP8266, you would realize that ESP32 is a perfect upgrade from ESP8266. In comparison, ESP32 is full-feathered with more GPIO, plenty of analog inputs and two analog outputs, multiple extra perpherials( like a spare UART ). Official development platform ESP-IDF have planted with FreeRTOS. With dual-core and real time OS you can get more organized code and much high speed processor.
- 5V DC power supply
- USB Type-C
- 16 MByte flash + 520K RAM + 4M PSRAM
- Speaker, 3 Buttons, LCD(320*240), 1 Reset
- 2.4G Antenna: Proant 440
- TF card slot (16G Maximum size)
- Battery Socket & 150 mAh Lipo Battery
- Extendable Pins & Holes
- Grove Port
- M-Bus Socket & Pins
- Development Platform UIFlow, MicroPython, Arduino
- 240 MHz dual core Tensilica LX6 microcontroller with 600 DMIPS
- Integrated 520 KB SRAM
- Integrated 802.11b/g/n HT40 Wi-Fi transceiver, baseband, stack and LWIP
- Integrated dual mode Bluetooth (classic and BLE)
- Hall sensor
- 10x capactive touch interface
- 32 kHz crystal oscillator
- PWM/timer input/output available on every GPIO pin
- SDIO master/salve 50MHz
- SD-card interface support
- 1x M5Stack Fire Controller
- 1x M5GO Base( LEGO compatible)
- 1x M5GO CHG Base
- 10x Femal-male Dupont
- Type-C USB cable
- User Manual
Peripherals Pin Map
LCD & TF card
LCD ：320x240 TF card Maximum size 16GB
ESP32 Chip GPIO23 GPIO19 GPIO18 GPIO14 GPIO27 GPIO33 GPIO32 GPIO4 ILI9341 MOSI / CLK CS DC RST BL TF Card MOSI MISO CLK CS
Button & Speaker
ESP32 Chip GPIO39 GPIO38 GPIO37 GPIO25 Button Pin BUTTON A BUTTON B BUTTON 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 Chip GPIO22 GPIO21 5V GND GROVE A SCL SDA 5V GND IP5306 SCL SDA 5V GND
M5GO Base Port
GROVE Port B
ESP32 Chip GPIO36 GPIO26 5V GND GROVE B GPIO36 GPIO26 5V GND
GROVE Port C
ESP32 Chip GPIO16 GPIO17 5V GND GROVE C RXD TXD 5V GND
LED Bar & Micphone & Speaker
ESP32 Chip GPIO15 GPIO34 GPIO25 LED Bar SIG Pin MIC MIC Pin Speaker Speaker Pin
Resources Parameter ESP32 240MHz dual core, 600 DMIPS, 520KB SRAM, Wi-Fi, dual mode Bluetooth Flash Memory 16MB Power Input 5V @ 500mA Port TypeC x 1, GROVE(I2C+I/0+UART) x 1 LCD Screen 2 inch, 320x240 Colorful TFT LCD, ILI9341 Speaker 1W-0928 Battery 600mAh @ 3.7V Operating Temperature 32°F to 104°F ( 0°C to 40°C ) Size 54 x 54 x 12.5 mm Case Material Plastic ( PC )
Comparision Between Different Development Kits
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