TMDXRM42HDK Hercules Development Kit


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The RM42 Hercules Development Kit is ideal for getting started on development with the RM42 series of the Hercules family of safety microcontrollers. The development board features an on board XDS100v2 JTAG emulator, two CAN transceivers, and access to all peripheral pins. The kit is comprised of a development board, a DC power supply, a mini-B USB cable and a software installation DVDs that includes Code Composer Studio IDE, HALCoGen, nowFlash, demo software and code examples.

  • On-board USB XDS100v2 JTAG debug
  • On-board SCI-to-PC serial communication
  • External high-speed emulation via JTAG
  • Access to signal pin test points
  • LEDs, temp sensor and light sensor
  • 2 CAN transceivers

What's Included

  • RM42L432 Development Board
  • CCStudio IDE: C/C++ Compiler/Linker/Debugger
  • HALCoGen Peripheral Driver Generation Tool
  • CCS and nowFlash Flash Programming Tools
  • GUI Demos with Project/Code Examples
  • Type A to mini B USB cable for using on board XDS100V2 JTAG emulator
  • Flashlight for light sensor demo
  • 5V Power Supply with universal plug adapters

Start developing on the Hercules platform quickly and easily

A number of Hercules EVMs are available making it easy to begin developing optimized software and hardware solutions. Select the best Hercules EVM for you.

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TMDXRM42HDK Hercules Development Kit


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ACTIVE B   PC   XP, Vista, Windows 7   Development Kit RM42L  
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Technical Documents
User guides (1)
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PDF 585 14 Sep 2012 230
White papers (2)
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PDF 847 12 May 2015 699
PDF 1199 04 Oct 2012 755
Design files (1)
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ZIP 2972 07 Aug 2013 32
More literature (1)
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PDF 220 14 May 2014 1,623

Software (2)

Name Part Number Software Type
Hercules SafeTI™ Diagnostic Library  SAFETI_DIAG_LIB  Software Libraries 
Hercules™ Safety MCU Cortex™-R4 CMSIS DSP Library  HERCULES-DSPLIB  Software Libraries 

Development Tools (4)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Uniflash Standalone Flash Tool for TI Microcontrollers (MCU), Sitara Processors & SimpleLink devices  UNIFLASH  Flash Programming Tools 
HAL Code Generator Tool  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
RM41L232  16- and 32-BIT RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 
RM42L432  16- and 32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Safety 


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