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Hercules RM42x Development Kit



  • 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

Texas Instruments  TMDXRM42HDK

The Hercules™ RM42x Development Kit is based on the IEC 61508 SIL 3 certified RM42L32 and is ideal for getting started on development with the RM42 series of the Hercules RM family of 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, and a mini-B USB cable.

Recommended software and tools from TI can be found at the links below:

  • Code Composer Studio™ IDE – Integrated development environment (debugger/compiler)
  • HALCoGen – Hardware Abstraction Layer (peripheral drivers) Code Generator with examples
  • Hercules Safety MCU Demos – show key features of Hercules MCUs and do initial board checkout
  • HET IDE – High End Timer debugger with simulator and code examples