PaLFI, Passive Low Frequency Evaluation Kit TMS37157

(ACTIVE) EZ430-TMS37157

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The PaLFI Evaluation kit contains all components required to evaluate and operate the TMS37157. The kit comes with an eZ430 MSP430F1612 USB development stick, and an MSP430 Target board including an MSP430F2274 plus the TMS37157 PaLFI. A battery board for active operation in addition to an RFID Base station reader/writer provide the infrastructure for various evaluation set ups.

The TMS37157 combines a Low Frequency Transponder Interface with an SPI Interface and power management for a microcontroller. It is the ideal device for any configuration-, data logger-, sensor- or remote control application. The Transponder memory is accessible both via an SPI and wireless LF HDX RFID interface. The use of the low frequency band ensures ultra stable communication within a very well defined reading zone and harsh environments.

  • Easy to set up
  • Contains all necessary components:
    • eZ430 USB stick
    • PaLFI TMS37157 Target board
    • Battery board
    • RFID base station
    • USB cable

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PaLFI, Passive Low Frequency Evaluation Kit TMS37157



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Technical Documents
Application notes (5)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 2409 19 Apr 2013 453
Multiple Files   19 Dec 2011 1,191
PDF 1957 21 Sep 2011 154
PDF 199 21 Sep 2011 165
PDF 1003 15 Jul 2010 129
User guides (1)
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PDF 4315 25 May 2011 398
Selection guides (1)
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PDF 5481 23 Mar 2016 6,862
More literature (1)
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PDF 51 15 Mar 2010 96

Software (6)

Development Tools (3)

Name Part Number Tool Type
SmartRF Studio  SMARTRFTM-STUDIO  Calculation Tools 
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
IAR Embedded Workbench  IAR-KICKSTART  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

TI Devices (4)

Part Number Name Product Family
MSP430F1612  16-bit Ultra-Low-Power MCU, 55kB Flash, 5120B RAM, 12-Bit ADC, Dual DAC, 2 USART, I2C, HW Mult, DMA  MSP430 Ultra-Low-Power MCUs 
MSP430F2274  16-bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 32KB Flash, 1K RAM  MSP430 Ultra-Low-Power MCUs 
TMS3705  LF Reader IC  Wireless Connectivity 
TMS37157  Passive Low Frequency Interface Device (PaLFI) With EEPROM and 134.2 kHz Transponder Interface  Wireless Connectivity 

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