High Voltage Motor Control and PFC Developer's Kit


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CAUTION: This equipment operates at high voltages and currents which can result in hazardous electrical shock. Please make sure you understand and follow all necessary safety precautions prior to purchasing and operating.

TMDSHVMTRPFCKIT is a DIMM100 controlCARD based motherboard evaluation module.  The High Voltage Motor Control and PFC Developer’s Kit provides a great reference platform to learn and experiment with digital control of high voltage motors with Texas Instruments’ C2000™ 32-bit microcontroller family. This kit is a superb, all-around motor inverter design tool, showcasing control of the most common types of high voltage, three phase motors—including AC induction (ACI), brushless DC (BLDC), and permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSM). Digital motor control methods are demonstrated, including trapezoidal, variable frequency (V/F), and field oriented control (FOC), using sensored or sensorless back-EMF techniques. Users learn design and digital control of a full inverter design from AC input—with Power Factor Correction (PFC)—all the way through the motor drive stages and motor control.

To view all available motor control tools, visit the C2000 Tools and Software page


Hardware Features

  • Three phase inverter baseboard with interface to accept DIMM100 controlCARDs
  • XDS100v1 USB to JTAG emulation (with additional UART)
  • 3-phase motor inverter stage rated for 1KW loads
  • Two phase interleaved power factor correction stage rated to 750W (no software examples)
  • 85-132 VAC / 170-250 VAC input
  • Isolated CAN communications interface
  • Isolated UART communications interface
  • Isolated USB JTAG emulation
  • Four PWM DACs for observation and debug of system variables through an oscilloscope
  • Over-current protection for PFC stages and inverter stage via MCU PWM trip functionality
  • Includes the following controlCARDs


Software Features

  • Free download of Code Composer Studio IDE
  • Free download of controlSUITE
    • Includes full software source for all motor and control types, example projects, and hardware design files
    • Library for latest software observer (eSMO) and high frequency injection initial position detection techniques are also available


Get Started

  • Install controlSUITE
  • Launch controlSUITE and navigate the left-hand menu to Development Tools > Motor > High Voltage Motor Control and PFC Developer’s Kit v2.1 > Documentation > Quick Start Guide CCSv5, and follow the instructions in the guide.
  • Use your own motors or recommended versions sold by TI
  • MathWorks Support
    • Learn more about MathWorks support for the High Voltage Motor Control and PFC Developer’s kit.
  • PSIM® Companion Simulations
    • The High Voltage Motor Control and PFC Developer’s kit has been modelled in PSIM®. These companion examples implement FOC or trapezoidal control in with either a sensored or sensorless algorithm that match the controlSUITE projects. Embedded code can be auto-generated from the schematic and imported directly into CCS.

What's Included

  • Piccolo TMDSCNCD28035 controlCARD
  • Delfino TMDSCNCD28335 controlCARD
  • High Voltage Motor Control Development Board
  • Universal AC Cables
  • USB cable
  • DC Power adapter

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Part Number Buy from Texas Instruments or Third Party Status Host   Current Version   Version Date  

High Voltage PFC and Motor Control Developers Kit


ACTIVE PC   1.1   12/7/2009  

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Technical Documents
Datasheet (1)
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PDF 2071 15 Dec 2017
Application notes (11)
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PDF 1800 14 Sep 2015 48
PDF 1826 29 Oct 2013 35
PDF 1880 29 Oct 2013 61
PDF 242 01 Jul 2013 16
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PDF 1689 01 Jul 2013 15
PDF 1780 01 Jul 2013 11
PDF 1879 01 Jul 2013 44
PDF 1875 01 Jul 2013 9
PDF 1741 01 Jul 2013 11
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PDF 744 17 Mar 2010 30

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