Hercules TMS570LC43x LaunchPad Development Kit

(ACTIVE) LAUNCHXL2-570LC43

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Description

The Hercules™ TMS570LC43x LaunchPad™ Development Kit is a low-cost evaluation platform based on the highest performance Hercules MCU TMS570LC4357 – lockstep cached 300MHz ARM® Cortex®-R5F based TMS570 series automotive-grade MCU designed to aid in the development of ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 functional safety applications.

This LaunchPad features connectivity options such as IEEE 1588 precision time Ethernet PHY DP83630 and has the capability in addition to the standard BoosterPack headers, for further expansion to an FPGA or an external SRAM using high density connectors for MCU’s parallel interfaces - EMIF, RTP and DMM.

The TMS570LC43x MCUs include many diagnostic features such ECC protection for CPU caches & other memories and a rich set of peripherals such as two 12-bit ADCs, programmable High-End timers, motor control peripherals (eQEP, eCAP, ePWM), Ethernet, FlexRay, MibSPI, EMIF and many serial communication interfaces.

This LaunchPad is pre-programmed with a Hercules safety MCU demo enabling users to easily learn about the key safety, data acquisition and control features of the Hercules MCU platform.

Find additional information on LaunchPad Development Kits, supported BoosterPacks and available resources at ti.com/launchpad. Visit the LAUNCHXL2-570LC43 Wiki for software downloads including Ethernet connectivity using lwIP  and other resources. Explore different applications on your LaunchPad Development Kit with BoosterPack plug-in modules.

Features
  • USB powered and capability for external 5v supply
  • On board USB XDS_ICDIc2 JTAG debug
  • IEEE 1588 precision time Ethernet PHY DP83630
  • On board SCI to PC serial communication
  • User programmable push buttons
  • Reset switches
  • LEDs and Analog input
  • Two 40 pin BoosterPack XL Headers (one populated)
  • High density connectors for parallel ports (EMIF, RTP, DMM) for further expansion
  • Footprint for prototyping headers (not populated) to bring out all MCU Pins
  • External high-speed emulation via 14-pin TI-JTAG header (not populated)

What's Included

  • TMS570LC43x LaunchPad Evaluation board
  • USB micro cable
  • Quick Start Guide


Functional safety training series

This 4-part training series will provide you information to help ease the development of your IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 functional safety applications.

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LAUNCHXL2-570LC43:
Hercules TMS570LC43x LaunchPad Development Kit

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ACTIVE PC  Microsoft Windows  v1.0  10-JUN-2015 
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Technical Documents
Datasheet (1)
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PDF 10383 24 Jun 2016
User guides (1)
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PDF 13840 22 May 2014 1,306
White papers (1)
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PDF 847 12 May 2015 2,319
More literature (1)
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PDF 4759 09 Jun 2015 1,562

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 (MCU), Sitara Processors & SimpleLink devices  UNIFLASH  Flash Programming Tools 
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
Hardware Abstraction Layer Code Generator for Hercules MCUs  HALCOGEN  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
Hercules Safety MCU Demos  HERCULES_SAFETY_MCU_DEMOS  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
High End Timer (HET)  HET_IDE  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
DP83630  Precision PHYTER - IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol Transceiver  Interface 
TMS570LC4357  High Performance 32-bit ARM Cortex-R5 based Microcontroller  Safety 

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