Hercules TMS570LS12x/11x Development Kit


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The TMS570LS12 Hercules™ Development Kit is based on the IEC 61508 SIL 3 and ISO 26262 ASIL D certified TMS570LS1227 and is ideal for getting started on development with TMS570LS12x/11x series of the Hercules TMS570 microcontroller family. The development board features RJ45 10/100 Ethernet, two CAN transceivers, an on board XDS100v2 JTAG emulator, and access to all peripheral IO pins. The kit is comprised of a development board, a mini-B USB cable, and an Ethernet cable.

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

  • Code Composer Studio™ IDE – Integrated development environment (debugger/compiler)
  • HALCoGen – Hardwar 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

  • 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
  • CAN transceivers
  • RJ-45 10/100 Ethernet interface

  • TMS570LS1227 Development board
  • Type A to mini B USB cable for using on board XDS100V2 JTAG emulator
  • Flashlight for light sensor demo

Not Included: 12V power supply not included.

Required Specs:
  • Voltage – Input: Universal AC input (90-260VAC)
  • Voltage – Output: +12VDC
  • Current – Output (max): 1.5A
  • Polarization: Center Positive
  • Output connector: Barrel Plug, 2.1mm I.D. x 5.5mm O.D.
  • Example part numbers: (note: example part numbers are provided as a convenience and without warrantee)
  • Manufacturer: XP Power Manufacture part number: VER18US120-JA (universal blade assortment included)
  • Arm Cortex-R MCUs
    TMS570LS0714 16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Arm Cortex-R4F, Auto Q-100 TMS570LS0714-S High Performance 32-bit ARM Cortex-R5 based Microcontroller TMS570LS0914 16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Arm Cortex-R4F, Auto Q-100 TMS570LS1114 16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Cortex R4F, Auto Q100 TMS570LS1115 16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Cortex R4F, Auto Q100, Flexray TMS570LS1224 16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Cortex R4F, Auto Q100 TMS570LS1225 16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Cortex R4F, Auto Q100, Flexray TMS570LS1227 16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Cortex R4F, Auto Q100, Flexray, EMAC
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    * Data sheet TMS570LS1227 16- and 32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller datasheet (Rev. B) 28 Feb 2015
    * User guide TMS570LS12x Hercules Development Kit (HDK) User's Guide (Rev. A) 10 Oct 2013
    Certificate TMDS570LS12HDK EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) 02 Jan 2019
    User guide TMS570LS12x/11x 16/32-Bit RISC Flash Microcontroller Technical Reference Manual (Rev. C) 01 Mar 2018
    Functional safety information Foundational Software for Functional Safety 12 May 2015
    Data sheet TMS570LS1225 16- and 32-BIT RISC Flash Microcontroller datasheet (Rev. B) 28 Feb 2015

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    HERCULES-DSPLIB Hercules™ Safety MCU Cortex™-R4 CMSIS DSP Library SAFETI_DIAG_LIB SafeTI Hercules Diagnostic Library
    HALCOGEN Hardware Abstraction Layer Code Generator for Hercules MCUs HET_IDE High End Timer (HET) SAFETI-HALCOGEN-CSP SafeTI Compliance Support Package for HALCoGen (Hardware Abstraction Layer Code Generator)
    NOWECC ECC generation tool UNIFLASH UniFlash flash programming tool

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