AWR1243 76-to-81GHz High-Performance Automotive Radar Sensor Evaluation Module


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AWR1243BOOST is an easy-to-use evaluation board for the AWR1243 high-performance mmWave front end. The evaluation platform enables raw capture of ADC data from the front end for RF performance evaluation.

A 5-V 2.5-A supply brick with a 2.1-mm barrel plug (center positive) is not included. TI recommends purchasing an external power supply that complies with applicable regional safety standards.

  • Onboard antenna to enable field testing
  • XDS110-based JTAG with serial port interface for flash programming
  • UART-to-USB interface for control, configuration, and data visualization
  • TI Launchpad interface to seamlessly connect to TI MCUs
  • Powers from a single 5-V supply

What's Included

  • Micro USB cable (#3025010-03)
  • Mounting brackets with Bumpon™ (#36-625-ND, SJ-5012)
  • M3-size screws (#9027A146)
  • M3-size nuts (#90631A007 )
  • Jumpers (#3M9580-ND)

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AWR1243 76-to-81GHz High-Performance Automotive Radar Sensor Evaluation Module


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Technical Documents
Datasheet (1)
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PDF 862 05 May 2017
User guides (1)
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PDF 5566 25 May 2017 908
White papers (5)
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PDF 2765 06 Oct 2017 542
PDF 1078 17 Apr 2017 795
PDF 773 17 Apr 2017 396
PDF 1000 17 Apr 2017 2,001
PDF 1117 17 Apr 2017 1,191
Design files (2)
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ZIP 7003 10 Mar 2017 126
ZIP 348 10 Mar 2017 78
More literature (1)
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PDF 77 31 May 2017 22

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
mmWave Device Firmware Package (DFP)  MMWAVE-DFP  Software Development Kits (SDK) 

Development Tools (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
mmWave Studio  MMWAVE-STUDIO  Calculation Tools 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules  ( 4 )

Name Part Number Tool Type
AWR1443 Single-Chip 76-to-81GHz Automotive Radar Sensor Evaluation Module  AWR1443BOOST  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
AWR1642 Single-Chip 76-to-81GHz Automotive Radar Sensor Integrating DSP and MCU Evaluation Module  AWR1642BOOST  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
Real-Time Data-Capture Adapter for Radar Sensing Evaluation Module  DCA1000EVM  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
mmWave Development Pack (DevPack)  MMWAVE-DEVPACK  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (9)

Part Number Name Product Family
AWR1243  76-to-81GHz High-Performance Automotive MMIC  mmWave sensors 
LM4040  Precision Micropower Shunt Voltage Reference  Voltage references 
LP87524B-Q1  4-A + 2.5-A + Two 1.5-A Buck Converters with Integrated Switches for nanoRadar  Power management 
SN65HVDA540  5-V CAN Transceiver With I/O Level Shifting and Supply Optimization  Interface 
TM4C1294NCPDT  IoT enabled High performance 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4F based MCU  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
TPD4E004  4-Channel ESD Protection Array for High-Speed Data Interfaces  Circuit protection 
TPS796  Ultralow-Noise, High PSRR, Fast, RF, 1-A Low-Dropout Linear Regulators  Power management 
TPS7A8101-Q1  Automotive Low-Noise, Wide-Bandwidth, High PSRR, Low-Dropout 1-A Linear Regulator  Power management 
TPS7A88  Dual 1A Low-Noise (3.8μVRMS) LDO Voltage Regulator  Power management 

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