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The ultra-mobile near-infrared (NIR) spectrometer reference design utilizes Texas Instruments' DLP technology in conjunction with a single-element InGaAs detector to deliver high performance measurements in a portable form factor that is more affordable than architectures using an expensive InGaAs (...)

Key Features

  • Acquire spectrum transmittance data across a 900 to 1700 nm wavelength range in less than 1 second with >6,000:1 signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
  • Single element InGaAs detector design delivers high light throughput combined with a more affordable price point compared to InGaAs arrays
  • Blue-tooth Low Energy (...)

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Many products are now becoming connected through the Internet of Things (IoT), including test equipment such as digital multimeters (DMM).  Enabled by Texas Instruments’ SimpleLink™ ultra-low power wireless microcontroller (MCU) platform, the TIDA-01012 reference design demonstrates (...)

Key Features

  • 4 1/2 digit, 50K count resolution
  • Wireless MCU enabling bluetooth low energy (BLE) for IoT wireless
  • Automatic wake-up enabled by CapTIvate capacitive touch technology
  • Low power design and power management systems
  • BLE mobile app pairing enabled by NFC dynamic interface
  • Firmware-based true RMS measurements (...)

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The TIDA-00363 TI design provides a solution for EMC-compliant resolver-to-digital converter (RDC) with single-chip PGA411-Q1 with 12-bit angle resolution. PGA411-Q1's integrated boost-converter and exciter amplifier reduces system cost and board space compared to traditional RDC solutions. On-chip (...)

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  • Single-chip resolver-to-digital converter (RDC) with typical accuracy better than ±0.2 degree
  • Exceeds IEC61800-3 EMC immunity
    • ±8kV ESD CD per IEC61000-4-2
    • ±4kV EFT per IEC61000-4-4
    • ±2kV Surge per IEC61000-4-5
  • Integrated exciter amplifier with 150mA output current and programmable (1-017V) boost power supply (...)

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The touch remote control enabled with CapTIvate™ technology demonstrates a capacitive-touch solution based on a single MSP430™ microcontroller (MCU) with CapTIvate technology. This design uses self- and mutual-capacitance technology to enable a multifunctional, capacitive-touch panel (...)

Key Features

  • CapTIvate Capacitive Touch Functions with Eight-Touch Buttons, One Touch Slider for Volume Control, One Gesture Pad for Slide and Tap Gestures and One Proximity Sensor for Grip Detection
  • Two LEDs to Indicate Power Status and Touch Operation
  • Wake-On Grip Detection With Ultra-Low-Power Standby Mode
  • PC (...)

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Wideband radio frequency (RF) receivers allow greatly increased flexibility in radio designs. The wide instantaneous bandwidth allows flexible tuning without changing hardware and the ability to capture multiple channels at widely separated frequencies.

This reference design describes a wideband RF (...)

Key Features

  • 2 GHz Bandwidth RF Sampling Solution
  • Supports DC Coupled Input
  • Supports Single Ended or Differential Input
  • Complete clocking solution
  • Complete power solution

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This reference design demonstrates how to interface an MSP430 MCU featuring CapTIvate™ technology with an MSP432 MCU host microcontroller using the CapTIvate Software Library communications module. The design integrates capacitive touch technology with haptics, an MSP432 MCU as host, driving a (...)

Key Features

  • Ultra-low-power MSP430 microcontroller featuring CapTIvate touch technology and FRAM
  • Mutual capacitance HMI with 17 buttons, 2 sliders, 1 wheel, a proximity/guard channel and haptics
  • MSP432 MCU, a low-power, high-performance 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4F host 
  • 320 x 240 pixel SPI controlled TFT QVGA display  
  • (...)

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The TIDA-01353 reference design is a discrete MOSFET based three-phase ECM control module for driving brushless (BLDC) motors rated up to 375W in HVAC blower applications using a sensorless trapezoidal control method. The cycle-by-cycle overcurrent protection feature protects the power stage from (...)

Key Features

  • On-board temperature sensing
  • Opto-coupling for circuit isolation
  • Low cost, high efficiency sensorless ECM motor controller
  • Current sensing using single shunt reistor on DC bus
  • Sensorless trapezoidal control using the TI InstaSPIN-BLDC back-EMF integration method

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This TI Design reference design describes an implementation of emulating EEPROM using Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM) technology on MSP430™ ultra-low-power microcontrollers (MCUs) combined with the additional sensing capabilities that can be enabled when using an MCU. The reference (...)

Key Features

  • Offers flexible electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) partition allocation
  • Supports an I2C interface (100 kHz or 400 kHz) or serial peripheral interface (SPI) (up to 1 Mbps)
  • Supports stand-alone EEPROM application
  • Supports custom sensing solutions leveraging multislave addressing (...)

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The main focus of the TIDA-01235 reference design is to provide a high density, low cost, and good accuracy thermocouple analog front end. The protection strategies involved in the design protect the analog front end from coupling transients. This design meets the requirements of automotive-exhaust (...)

Key Features

  • Compatible with Type N thermocouple probes
  • Design specifications for  –40°C to 1300°C (temperature range of thermocouple)
  • Accuracy of of < ±1°C over temperature range –40°C to 1300°C
  • Implements cold junction compensation (CJC) using LMT01-Q1 based
  • Protection against coupling transients, surge transients (...)

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This reference design consists of a micropower “Potentistat” type electrochemical sensor circuit for battery operated portable or long-life portable or fixed remote location devices. Using a nanopower amplifier and reference circuit allows the circuit to function continuously and (...)

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  •  Potentiometric type amplifier adaptable for many electrochemical cell applications
  •  Accommodates biased and unbiased sensors
  •  Adaptable to many two and three terminal electrochemical cell applications
  •  Micropower (<1uA) total amplifier circuit supply current for long battery life
  •  Booster-Pack (...)

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