TI LaunchPad

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  • Get started with microcontroller LaunchPad Evaluation Kits from Texas Instruments.
  • Choose from a variety of low-cost kits & BoosterPack plug-in modules.
  • Scalable software tools provide multiple points of entry for programming your LaunchPad.
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Key Features

Features a Hercules TMS570 series MCU designed for safety-critical transportation applications Features a Hercules RM4 series MCU designed for safety-critical industrial and medical applications
40 pin BoosterPack Connector 40 pin BoosterPack Connector
Footprint for an additional header (not populated) to bring out all MCU pins Footprint for an additional header (not populated) to bring out all MCU pins

Specs

80 MHz 100 MHz
384 KB ECC Flash 384 KB ECC Flash
32 KB ECC RAM 32 KB ECC RAM
16KB ECC Flash for EEPROM emulation 16KB ECC Flash for EEPROM emulation
19 pin programmable High-End Timer (N2HET) 19 pin programmable High-End Timer (N2HET)
16ch 12-bit multi-buffered ADC 16ch 12-bit multi-buffered ADC
Multi-buffered SPI Multi-buffered SPI
LIN/SCI (UART) LIN/SCI (UART)
eQEP - Enhanced Quadrature Encoder Pulse Module eQEP - Enhanced Quadrature Encoder Pulse Module
GIO pins GIO pins
Two CAN Controller (DCAN) modules Two CAN Controller (DCAN) modules

Part Number

LAUNCHXL-TMS57004 LAUNCHXL-RM42

Featured Microcontroller

TMS570LS0432 RM42L432

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Software

Code Composer Studio by Texas Instruments

Code Composer Studio

Code Composer Studio (CCS) is TI's software development environment for writing and debugging your code that supports all LaunchPad kits! Code Composer Studio supports all of TI's embedded processing portfolio providing a consistent development experience. CCS provides a complete, professional environment with full debug capability. Free evaluation versions are available.

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HALCoGen

HALCoGen

HALCoGen provides a graphical user interface that allows the user to configure peripherals, interrupts, clocks, and other microcontroller parameters. Once the device is configured, the user can generate peripheral initialization and driver code, which can be imported into CCS or other IDEs.

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IAR Systems and Mentor Graphics

Third Party Software

The LaunchPad ecosystem is also supported by a growing ecosystem of third party and community-driven software tools.

To see the available software solutions for each LaunchPad, explore the tabs above to learn more about any specific LaunchPad.

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BoosterPacks

BoosterPacks are modular plug-in boards that fit on top of the LaunchPad baseboards. These modules introduce new functionality to the LaunchPad evaluation kits including wireless, capacitive touch, LED lighting and more!

BoosterPacks include everything you need to create compelling new applications based on the LaunchPad evaluation kits, including a plugin module, software and documentation.

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