TMS570LS12x/11x Hercules Development Kit
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The TMS570LS12x Hercules Development Kit is ideal for getting started on development with the Hercules TMS570LS12x/11x safety microcontrollers. The kit is comprised of a development board, a DC power supply, a mini-B USB cable, an Ethernet cable and software installation DVDs that includes Code Composer Studio IDE, HALCoGen, nowFlash, demo software and code examples. The development board features an on board XDS100v2 JTAG emulator along with access to the MCU’s communication interfaces and all peripheral pins.

  • 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

What's Included

  • TMS570LS12x/11x Development board
  • CCStudio v4.x IDE: C/C++
  • Compiler/Linker/Debugger
  • HALCoGen Peripheral Driver Generation Tool
  • CCS and nowFlash Flash Programming Tools
  • HET IDE/Simulator/Assembler
  • GUI Demos with Project/Code Examples
  • Type A to mini B USB cable for using on board XDS100V2 JTAG emulator
  • Flashlight for light sensor demo
  • 5V Power Supply with universal plug adapters

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

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A number of Hercules EVMs are available making it easy to begin developing optimized software and hardware solutions. Select the best Hercules EVM for you.

Technical Documents
Datasheet (2)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 9789 28 Feb 2015
PDF 8859 28 Feb 2015
Errata (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 309 31 May 2016
User guides (2)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 13158 01 Mar 2018
PDF 532 10 Oct 2013
Design files (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
ZIP 4883 07 Aug 2013

Development Tools (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Hardware Abstraction Layer Code Generator for Hercules MCUs  HALCOGEN  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
High End Timer (HET)  HET_IDE  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

TI Devices (3)

Part Number Name Product Family
TMS570LS0714  16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Arm Cortex-R4F, Auto Q-100  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
TMS570LS0714-S  High Performance 32-bit ARM Cortex-R5 based Microcontroller  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
TMS570LS0914  16/32 Bit RISC Flash MCU, Arm Cortex-R4F, Auto Q-100  Microcontrollers (MCU) 

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