Hercules TMS570 MCUs

Hercules TMS570 MCU Series for Safety

The Hercules™ TMS570 microcontroller (MCU) family enables customers to easily develop safety-critical products for transportation applications.

Developed to meet the requirements of ISO 26262 ASIL D and IEC 61508 SIL 3 safety standards and qualified to the AEC-Q100 automotive specification this ARM® Cortex®-R based family offers several options of performance, memory and connectivity. Lockstep CPU architecture, hardware BIST, MPU, ECC and on-chip clock and voltage monitoring are some of the key functional safety features available to meet the needs of automotive, railway and aerospace applications.

Hercules TMS570 MCU Product Brochure


Key Features

  • Up to 300MHz, ARM Cortex-R CPU
  • Lock-Step CPUs with error detection logic
  • 256KB to 4MB of Embedded Flash
  • 12-bit ADC with up to 41 channels
  • Ethernet, FlexRay, CAN, LIN
  • Timers for PWM and input capture
  • Package options: 100QFP, 144 QFP and 337 BGA

Key Benefits

  • Architected for safety critical transportation applications
  • ARM Cortex-R CPU (options with Floating Point)
  • Automotive qualified across full temperature range
  • Flexible real-time control peripherals
  • Robust communication interfaces
  • Development network and support

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Featured Applications

  • Braking systems (ABS and ESC)
  • Electric power steering (EPS)
  • HEV/EV inverter systems
  • Battery management systems
  • Active driver assistance systems
  • Aerospace and avionics
  • Railway communications
  • Off road vehicles

SafeTI™ Design Packages

SafeTI design packages help designers meet industry standard functional safety requirements.


Hercules TMS570LC43x LaunchPad development kit

Hercules TMS570LC43x LaunchPad Development Kit

Get started today evaluating & developing the Hercules™ TMS570LC4357 MCU with the Hercules TMS570LC43x LaunchPad development kit.


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  • NEW! TMS570LC4357
    ARM Cortex-R5 Lockstep
    4MB Flash, 512KB RAM
    337BGA Package
  • TMS570LS3137
    ARM Cortex-R4F Lockstep
    3MB Flash, 256KB RAM
    144QFP, 337BGA Package
  • TMS570LS1227
    ARM Cortex-R4F Lockstep
    1.25MB Flash, 192KB RAM
    144QFP, 337BGA Package
  • TMS570LS0432
    ARM Cortex-R4 Lockstep
    384KB Flash, 32KB RAM
    100QFP Package

Hercules TMS570 MCU Videos

Safety MCUs are designed for safety-critical applications, providing advanced, integrated safety features while delivering scalable performance, connectivity and memory options.