PGA460 ultrasonic proximity-sensing evaluation module
This product has been released to the market and is available for purchase. For some products, newer alternatives may be available.

Description & Features

Technical documentation

Support & Training

Order Now

Key Document
Download - PDF Icon


The PGA460PSM evaluation module (EVM) is a small-form-factor solution showcasing double-sided printed circuit board (PCB) spacing and the supporting component requirements for the PGA460 ultrasonic sensor signal conditioner. This hardware variant can only be operated in monostatic transducer mode. Monostatic transducer mode utilizes a single transducer to both transmit and receive the ultrasonic echo.

Because the PGA460 operates exclusively as slave device, a master controller or processor device is required to configure and run the PGA460. The user's guide for this EVM focuses on the master device, and only uses the MSP-EXP430F5529LP as an example master device for demonstration purposes when paired with the BOOSTXL-PGA460 evaluation module GUI software.

TI recommends that users first evaluate the performance of the PGA460 using the PGA460-Q1 EVM GUI software and MSP-EXP430F5529LP to become familiar with the device features, then advance to the small-form-factor reference design (TIDA-060024) once transducer selection and optimization has been finalized.

  • Compatible with ultrasonic transducers operating at a center frequency between 30 kHz to 80 kHz and 180 kHz to 480 kHz
  • Able to generate maximum sound-pressure level using transformer-driven methods
  • Access to all communication interfaces offered by PGA460, including:
    • USART
    • TCI
    • One-wire UART
  • Fully functional EVM includes GUI, quick-start demo procedure, USB interface and firmware, and detailed user's guide

Order Now
Part Number Buy from Texas Instruments or Third Party Buy from Authorized Distributor Status

PGA460 ultrasonic proximity-sensing evaluation module


Pricing may vary.


PGA460PSM-EVM + MSP-EXP430F5529LP bundle

Not Available ACTIVE
Contact a Distributor  

TI's Standard Terms and Conditions for Evaluation Items apply.

Technical documentation
Datasheet (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1734 07 Jan 2019
User guides (3)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 784 15 Jul 2019
PDF 1156 09 Oct 2018
PDF 12092 19 Mar 2018
More literature (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 36 06 Mar 2019

Software development (2)

Hardware development (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
PGA460-Q1 ultrasonic sensor signal conditioning evaluation module with transducers  BOOSTXL-PGA460  Evaluation boards 

Reference Designs (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Ultrasonic proximity-sensing module (PSM) reference design  TIDA-060024  Reference design 

TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
PGA460  Ultrasonic signal processor and transducer driver  Specialty sensors 
PGA460-Q1  Automotive ultrasonic signal processor and transducer driver  Specialty sensors 

Support & training

Search our extensive online knowledge base where millions of technical questions and answers are available 24/7.

Search answers from TI experts

Content is provided 'AS IS' by the respective TI and Community contributors and does not constitute TI specifications.
See terms of use.

If you have questions about quality, packaging, or ordering TI products visit our Support page.

Technical articles