Hercules TMS570 MCUs

Hercules TMS570 Series for Safety

The Hercules™ TMS570 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 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 Videos

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