Piccolo-based Solar Explorer Development Kit

(ACTIVE) TMDSSOLARPEXPKIT

Description & Features

Technical Documents

Support & Community

Order Now



Description

The Piccolo F28035 based solar explorer kit is intended to give designers the opportunity to evaluate different power stages used in solar applications in a safe, low voltage environment. This kit also offers designers of single panel off-grid applications such as lighting or motor control systems a robust development platform to start from by utilizing the 36VDC intermediate bus. All of the primary application power stages are controlled with a single C2000 MCU, including a single switch boost stage for maximum power point tracking, a SEPIC battery charging stage, and a grid-tie-capable DC/AC inverter stage capable of outputting 24VAC. Integrated USB JTAG emulation eliminates the need for external JTAG development hardware. A built in panel emulation circuit also allows designers to evaluate different shading situations without the need for expensive external hardware. A quickstart graphical user interface is included, as well as fully documented, open source hardware and software libraries.

Features
  • 20VDC/ 50W Non Isolated Design
  • Built-in panel emulator
  • Single switch DC/DC Boost for Maximum Power Point Tracking
  • DC/DC SEPIC for MPPT and Battery Charging
  • 36VDC Intermediary bus
  • 24VAC Output Inverter stage
  • Isolated USB JTAG built-in

What's Included

  • Solar Explorer base board
  • F28035 ControlCARD
  • USB Cables
  • Quick start guide and graphical user interface


Take your C2000 design to the next level

Access the vast collection of hardware, software libraries, and application specific tools with C2000 MCUs to further the learning and development of your own custom solutions.

Order Now
Part Number Buy from Texas Instruments or Third Party Buy from authorized distributors Status

TMDSSOLARPEXPKIT:
Piccolo-based Solar Explorer Development Kit

$375.00(USD)




Pricing may vary.



ACTIVE
Contact a Distributor  

TI's Standard Terms and Conditions for Evaluation Modules apply.

Technical Documents
Application Notes (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1033 23 Jul 2013 2,422
More Literature (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 1345 23 May 2014 3,325

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (4)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Concerto-based Solar Explorer Development Kit  TMDSSOLARCEXPKIT  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
High Voltage Isolated Solar MPPT Developers Kit  TMDSHVMPPTKIT  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
High Voltage Single Phase Inverter Development Kit  TMDSHV1PHINVKIT  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
Solar Micro Inverter Development Kit  TMDSSOLARUINVKIT  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (1)

Part Number Name Product Family
TMS320F28035  Piccolo Microcontroller  Real-time Control 
Support and Community

Wikis

Visit the TI Wiki

TI E2E™ community

TI E2E Community

As a member of my.TI you can join the TI E2E™ Community where you can ask questions, share ideas and collaborate with fellow engineers and TI experts

Contents are provided "AS IS" by the respective TI and Community contributors and do not constitute TI specifications. See Terms of use.

Training & events

Name Type Available During
Georgia Tech MOOC: Control of Mobile Robots
Learn how to make mobile robots move in effective, safe, predictable, and collaborative ways using modern control theory.
On-Line Training   On Demand  


See more training & events

Customer Tags Help

Most Popular Tags for TMDSSOLARPEXPKIT:

View All Tags