Hercules RM42x LaunchPad Evaluation Kit

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Description

The Hercules RM42 LaunchPad is an inexpensive evaluation platform designed to help users evaluate and get started on development with Hercules microcontroller platform. The launchpad is based on Hercules RM42L432, which is a dual core lock-step ARM Cortex-R4 based MCU with features like 12-bit ADC, N2HET with programmable timer pins, eQEP, MibSPI and serial communication interfaces.

The LaunchPad comes pre-programmed with Hercules Safety MCU Demo enabling users to easily learn about the key safety, data acquisition and control features of the Hercules MCU platform.

The LauchPad features on-board emulation for programming and debugging, on-board buttons, LEDs and ambient light sensor & the standard 40 pin BoosterPack-compatible expansion header to support a wide range of plug-in modules for added functionality such as displays & more.

Find more info about LaunchPad, the supported BoosterPacks & available resources at our LaunchPad portal page! Also be sure to visit our LaunchPad wiki http://processors.wiki.ti.com/index.php/Hercules_LaunchPad.

Explore more about the launchpad ecosystem and different applications on your LaunchPad with BoosterPack plug-in modules here.

Features
  • USB powered
  • On board USB XDS100v2 JTAG debug
  • On board SCI to PC serial communication
  • Two LEDs
  • Reset switches
  • Ambient light sensor
  • 40 pin BoosterPack XL Header
  • Footprint for an expansion header (not populated) to bring out all MCU Pins
  • External high-speed emulation via 14-pin TI-JTAG header (not populated)

What's Included

  • RM42L432 LaunchPad Evaluation board
  • USB micro cable
  • Quick Start Guide


Start developing on the Hercules platform quickly and easily

A number of Hercules EVMs are available making it easy to begin developing optimized software and hardware solutions. Select the best Hercules EVM for you.

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LAUNCHXL-RM42:
Hercules RM42x LaunchPad Evaluation Kit

$19.99(USD)




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Datasheet (1)
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PDF 8347 20 Sep 2013
User Guides (1)
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PDF 7133 19 Sep 2013 669
Selection Guides (1)
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PDF 4812 23 Apr 2014 5,828
More Literature (4)
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PDF 226 14 May 2014 2,807
PDF 1116 16 Apr 2014 2,314
PDF 299 14 Aug 2013 1,463
PDF 435 24 Jul 2013 564

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
Hercules™ Safety MCU Cortex™-R4 CMSIS DSP Library  HERCULES-DSPLIB  Software Libraries 

Development Tools (7)

Name Part Number Tool Type
FMzPLL Configuration Tool  FMZPLL_CALCULATOR  Calculation Tools 
ECC generation tool  NOWECC  Flash Programming Tools 
Uniflash Standalone Flash Tool for TI Microcontrollers (MCUs) and Sitara Processors  UNIFLASH  Flash Programming Tools 
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
HAL Code Generator tool  HALCOGEN  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
HET IDE  HET_IDE  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
Hercules Safety MCU Demos  HERCULES_SAFETY_MCU_DEMOS  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
TMDXRM42HDK Hercules Development Kit  TMDXRM42HDK  Development Kits 
Hercules TMS570LS04x/03x LaunchPad Evaluation Kit  LAUNCHXL-TMS57004  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (18)

Part Number Name Product Family
RM42L432  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  ARM Cortex-R 
RM46L430  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM46L440  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM46L450  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM46L830  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM46L840  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM46L850  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  ARM Cortex-R 
RM46L852  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L530  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L540  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L550  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L730  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L740  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L750  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L930  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L940  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM48L950  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  ARM Cortex-R 
RM48L952  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
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