Hercules RM57Lx Development Kit


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The RM57L Hercules Development Kit is ideal for getting started on development with the Hercules RM57L843 high-performance safety microcontrollers. The kit is comprised of a development board, a DC power supply, a mini-B USB cable, an Ethernet cable and a software installation DVD that includes Code Composer Studio IDE.

Hercules Safety MCU Demos, HALCoGen, the diagnostics library, HET IDE, Math Library and demo software are all available for download in the software and development tools tables below. The development board features an on-board XDS100v2 JTAG emulator along with access to the MCU’s communication interfaces and all peripheral pins.

  • 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
  • CAN transceivers
  • RJ-45 10/100 Ethernet interface

What's Included

  • Quickstart Guide
  • TMDXRM57LC Development board
  • CCStudio v6.x IDE: C/C++
  • Compiler/Linker/Debugger
  • UniFlash and CCS programming tools
  • Type A to mini B USB cable for using on board XDS100V2 JTAG emulator
  • Flashlight for light sensor demo
Not Included 12V power supply not included. Required Specs: Voltage – Input: Universal AC input (90-260VAC) Voltage – Output: +12VDC Current – Output (max): 1.5A Polarization: Center Positive Output connector: Barrel Plug, 2.1mm I.D. x 5.5mm O.D. Example part numbers: (note: example part numbers are provided as a convenience and without warrantee) Manufacturer: XP Power Manufacture part number: VER18US120-JA (universal blade assortment included)

Functional safety training series

This 4-part training series will provide you information to help ease the development of your IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 functional safety applications.

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Technical Documents
Datasheet (1)
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PDF 9333 24 Jun 2016
Application notes (1)
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PDF 3357 21 May 2014 0
User guides (3)
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PDF 13116 01 Mar 2018 0
PDF 1040 19 Oct 2016 0
PDF 429 22 Jul 2014 0
White papers (1)
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PDF 847 12 May 2015 0
Design files (4)
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ZIP 757 20 Aug 2015 0
ZIP 6 20 May 2014 0
ZIP 33 20 May 2014 0
ZIP 3051 20 May 2014 0

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
SafeTI Hercules Diagnostic Library  SAFETI_DIAG_LIB  Software Libraries 

Development Tools (5)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Uniflash Standalone Flash Tool for TI Microcontrollers (MCU), Sitara Processors & SimpleLink devices  UNIFLASH  Flash Programming Tools 
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
Hardware Abstraction Layer Code Generator for Hercules MCUs  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 (1)

Part Number Name Product Family
RM57L843  16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller  Microcontrollers (MCU) 

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