Reference design to demonstrate CAN FD communication on Hercules™ microcontrollers
TIDEP-01014
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


See the Important Notice and Disclaimer covering reference designs and other TI resources.

Key Document

Description

This reference design showcases controller area network, flexible data-rate communication (CAN FD) on Hercules™ TMS570 microcontrollers using the TCAN4550 CAN FD controller. The interface between the TMS570 and the TCAN parts is done through a serial peripheral interface (SPI). This example can be used to implement CAN FD communication on any Hercules™ microcontroller that does not natively support CAN FD.

Features
  • Demonstrates CAN FD communication on TMS570 microcontroller
  • TMS570LS1224 microcontroller connected to TCAN4550 controller to emulate a CAN FD network node
  • Included application code demonstrates CAN FD communication between two nodes
  • This reference design is tested and includes firmware, demo and a Getting Started guide

See the Important Notice and Disclaimer covering reference designs and other TI resources.


  



Schematic/Block Diagram

Quickly understand overall system functionality.

Download Schematic

Test Data

Get results faster with test and simulation data that's been verified.

Download Test Data

Design Files

Download ready-to-use system files to speed your design process. Get Viewer.

Download Design Files


TI Devices (2)

Order samples, get tools and find more information on the TI products in this reference design.

Part Number Name Product Family Sample & Buy Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TCAN4550-Q1  Automotive system basis chip (SBC) with integrated CAN FD controller & transceiver  Interface  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TMS570LS1224  16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Cortex R4F, Auto Q100  Microcontrollers (MCUs)  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules

CAD/CAE symbols

Part # Package | Pins CAD File (.bxl) STEP Model (.stp)
TCAN4550-Q1 Download Download
TMS570LS1224 Download Download
Download -

Texas Instruments and Accelerated Designs, Inc. have collaborated together to provide TI customers with schematic symbols and PCB layout footprints for TI products.

Step 1: Download and install the free download.

Step 2: Download the Symbol and Footprint from the CAD.bxl file table.


Technical documentation

See the Important Notice and Disclaimer covering reference designs and other TI resources.

User guide (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 3335 24 Jul 2019
Design files (6)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
ZIP 1125 25 Jul 2019
ZIP 1723 25 Jul 2019
ZIP 1380 25 Jul 2019
ZIP 633 25 Jul 2019
ZIP 161 25 Jul 2019
ZIP 284 25 Jul 2019
Related Tools & Software

Hardware development (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Hercules TMS570LS12x LaunchPad Development Kit  LAUNCHXL2-TMS57012  Development kit 
SPI to CAN FD SBC + LIN transceiver BoosterPack™ plug-in module  BOOSTXL-CANFD-LIN  Evaluation board 

Support & training

TI E2E™ forums with technical support from TI engineers

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