AWR1443 single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor evaluation module
AWR1443BOOST
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The AWR1443 BoosterPack™ plug-in module is an easy-to-use 77GHz mmWave sensor evaluation board for the single-chip AWR1443 mmWave sensing device, with direct connectivity to the TI MCU LaunchPad™ development-kit ecosystem.

AWR1443BOOST contains everything required to start developing on a low-power Arm® Cortex® R4F processor. The evaluation board includes onboard emulation for programming and debugging, onboard buttons, and LEDs for quick integration of a simple-user interface.

This kit is supported by mmWave tools and software, including mmWave Studio (MMWAVE-STUDIO) and the mmWave software development kit (MMWAVE-SDK).

The standard 20-pin BoosterPack headers make the evaluation board compatible with a wide variety of MCU LaunchPad development kits and enable easy prototyping.

Additional boards may be used to enable additional functionality. For example, DCA1000EVM enables access to sensor’s raw data via LVDS interface.

A 5-V, >2.5-A supply brick with a 2.1-mm barrel jack (center positive) is not included. TI recommends purchasing an external power supply that complies with applicable regional safety standards.

Get started

Step 1: Buy this EVM (AWR1443BOOST)
Step 2: Get started with OOB application by connecting the EVM to mmWave Visualizer
Step 3: Download the MMWAVE-AUTOMOTIVE-TOOLBOX-CLOUD and further evaluate additional mmWave examples and applications
Step 4: Download the MMWAVE-SDK and start developing your application code

Features
  • Onboard antenna enables field testing
  • XDS110-based JTAG with serial-port interface for flash programming
  • UART-to-USB interface for control, configuration, and data visualization
  • TI LaunchPad development-kit interface to seamlessly connect to TI MCUs
  • CAN connector enables direct interface to car units

What's Included

  • Micro USB cable (#3025010-03)
  • Mounting brackets with Bumpon™ (#36-625-ND, SJ61A1)
  • M3-size screws (#9027A146)
  • M3-size nuts (#90631A007 )
  • Jumpers (#SPC02SYAN)

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AWR1443BOOST:
AWR1443 single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor evaluation module

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Technical documentation
Datasheet (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 2103 14 Aug 2019
User guides (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 7524 19 May 2020
White papers (5)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1088 27 Aug 2020
PDF 2765 06 Oct 2017
PDF 1078 17 Apr 2017
PDF 655 17 Apr 2017
PDF 773 17 Apr 2017
Design files (4)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
ZIP 22712 03 Jan 2019
ZIP 3168 03 Jan 2019
ZIP 6834 13 Mar 2017
ZIP 350 10 Mar 2017
More literature (1)
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PDF 108 02 Jan 2019

Software development (5)

Name Part Number Software Type
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  IDEs, configuration, compilers & debuggers 
System configuration tool  SYSCONFIG  IDEs, configuration, compilers & debuggers 
mmWave studio  MMWAVE-STUDIO  IDEs, configuration, compilers & debuggers 
UniFlash stand-alone flash tool for microcontrollers, Sitara™; processors and SimpleLink™  UNIFLASH  Programming tools 
mmWave software development kit (SDK)  MMWAVE-SDK  Software development kits (SDK) 

Hardware development (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Real-time data-capture adapter for radar sensing evaluation module  DCA1000EVM  Evaluation boards 

TI Devices (8)

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AWR1443  Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating MCU and hardware accelerator  mmWave radar sensors 
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LP87524B-Q1  Multiphase 4MHz, 4A/1.8V + 2.5A/2.3V + 1.5A/3.3V + 1.5A/1.2V buck converters for AWR and IWR MMICs  Power management 
TCAN1042HGV-Q1  Automotive Fault Protected CAN Transceiver With Flexible Data-Rate  Interface 
TPS796  1-A, low-dropout voltage regulator with enable  Power management 
TPS7A8101-Q1  Automotive 1-A, high-PSRR, adjustable low-dropout voltage regulator with enable  Power management 
TPS7A88  1-A, low-noise, high-PSRR, dual-channel adjustable ultra-low-dropout voltage regulator  Power management 
TS3A5018  3.3-V, 2:1 (SPDT), 4-channel general-purpose analog switch  Switches & multiplexers 

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