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Overview for ARM Cortex-M MCUs

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The popular ARM® Cortex™-M microcontrollers (MCU) are in demand because of its ease of use, small code and high performance capabilities of the core, along with unique features to improve performance and help in debug. Texas Instruments’ four products leverage these advantages as well as incorporating their own distinct features that are idea for applications requiring communications, connectivity and safety.

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Tiva™ C Series ARM Cortex-M4: Based on the Cortex-M4 core, these highly integrated microncontrollers (MCUs) provide a complete system-on-chip (SoC) architecture ideal for system management control, smart grid, connectivity, security, and HMI applications.

C2000™ C28x + ARM Cortex-M3: Combining TI’s class-leading-performance C28x core and control peripherals with an ARM Cortex-M3, C28x + ARM Cortex-M3 MCUs deliver a clearly partitioned architecture that supports real-time control and advanced connectivity in a single device.

Hercules™ TMS470M ARM Cortex-M3: Ideal for safety-related applications for the transportation industry. The TMS470M value-line microcontrollers use the ARM Cortex-M3 CPU running at 80MHz and offer Flash memory options ranging from 256KB to 640KB (including up to 128KB EEPROM emulation capability) and RAM memory ranging from 16KB to 64KB.


Featured Tools & Software for ARM Cortex-M

H52C1 Concerto controlCARD

TMDXCNCDH52C1 C2000 controlCARD is ideal for initial software development and short run builds for system prototypes, test stands, and many other projects that require easy access to high-performance controllers.



The Tiva C Series TM4C123G LaunchPad Evaluation Kit is a low-cost evaluation platform for ARM® Cortex™-M4-based microcontrollers from TI. These new evaluation kits highlight the TM4C123GH6PM MCU with a USB 2.0 device interface and hibernation module.