Connecting the CC2530
To a Raspberry Pi (Zero)
CC2530 can be connected to a Raspberry PI (Zero) via GPIO Pins - no USB2FTDI is needed.
The use of UART by the installed Linux has to be disabled: Detailed explanation here
Enable UART in the Kernel and disable UART use for BlueTooth.
/boot/config.txt add following lines:
Disable the modem system service (on the command line):
sudo systemctl disable hciuart
Remove the console entry by removing any of those entries from
/boot/cmdline.txt if present:
Reboot your Raspberry.
Wiring CC2530 to the Raspberry
CC C2530 -> Raspberry VCC -> 3,3V (Pin1) GND -> GND (Pin6) P02 -> TXD (Pin8 / BCM 14) P03 -> RXD (Pin10 / BCM 15)
Change the Serial Port in your
serial: port: /dev/ttyAMA0 advanced: baudrate: 115200 rtscts: false