Last updated on: November 16, 2020


Follow Nordic’s installation guide to install Zephyr, the nRF Connect SDK and related libraries, as follows:‍

  1. Install or update the nRF Connect for Desktop tool
  2. On the "Add/remove apps" tab, please install the Toolchain Manager app
  3. Launch the Toolchain Manager app and follow the instructions for installing the latest stable version of the nRF Connect SDK. This will install Zephyr RTOS as well as all necessary development tools and Nordic's SDK and libraries.

Icarus on the Zephyr Realtime Operating System (using nRF Connect SDK)

The board definition files and MCUboot support are already merged into the official repositories, so just choose boards/arm/actinius_icarus from your Zephyr folder when setting up your project and start developing!

nRF Connect SDK v1.4.0

The release version v1.4.0 of the nRF Connect SDK contains an issue which breaks builds targeting the Icarus. Please update directly to a version equal or higher to v1.4.1 (once available) or alternatively replace the board files in ncs/zephyr/boards/arm/actinius_icarus with the board files in

Importing an nRF Project in SES
Importing an nRF Project in SES