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    The LaunchPad Evaluation Kits from Texas Instruments are extremely low-cost, expandable evaluation systems for TI microcontrollers.

     

    LaunchPad | BoosterPacks


    A LaunchPad is a complete development platform that consists of a target TI microcontroller, an on-board emulator for programming & debugging, a minimal microcontroller support circuit, on-board LEDs & buttons & a set of expansion headers.

     

     

    LaunchPadDescriptionCore InformationOther Features

    Hercules LaunchPad (40-pin)

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    TheHercules™ LaunchPads ( LAUNCHXL-TMS57004LAUNCHXL-TMS57004  and LAUNCHXL-RM42LAUNCHXL-RM42) are the lowest cost evaluation platforms for Hercules MCUs and provides an entry-level option enabling developers to gain familiarity with TI Hercules MCUs and evaluate the platform’s performance and safety features. The launchpad is based on Hercules TMS570LS04 and RM42L432  respectively, which are dual core ARM Cortex-R4 based MCUs with features like 12-bit ADC, HET with programmable timer pins, eQEP, MibSPI and serial communication interfaces. The low cost evaluation kits of Hercules MCUs are designed for safety-critical applications related to functional safety standards, such as IEC 61508 and ISO 26262.

     

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    Max Speed:100 MHz
    Core Architecture:ARM
    Core Sub-Architecture:Cortex-R4
    Silicon Family:

    TMS570LS04x/03x

    or RM42x

     

    • 384kB Flash with ECC
    • 32kB RAM with ECC
    • 16kB flash with ECC for EEPROM emulation
    • 16ch 12-bit multi-buffered ADC
    • USB powered
    • On board USB multiProductLinkXDS100v2 JTAG debug
    • On board SCI to PC serial communication
    • Two LEDs
    • Reset switches
    • Ambient light sensor
    • 40 pin BoosterPack XL Header

    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad (40-pin)

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    The multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad (MSP-EXP430G2MSP-EXP430G2) is an easy-to-use flash programmer and debugging tool for the multiProductLinkMSP430G2xx Value Line microcontrollers. It features everything you need to start developing on an MSP430 microcontroller device. It has on-board emulation for programming and debugging and features a 14/20-pin DIP socket, on-board buttons and LEDs & BoosterPack-compatible pinouts that support a wide range of plug-in modules for added functionality such as wireless, displays & more.

     

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    Max Speed:16 MHz
    Core Architecture:multiProductLinkMSP430
    Core Sub-Architecture:multiProductLinkMSP430
    Silicon Family:MSP430G2xx
    • Up to 16 kB (Flash)
    • Up to 0.5 kB (SRAM)
    • 8ch, 10-bit ADC (200 ksps)
    • 2x 16-bit Timers (with PWM capability) Comparator
    • Interrupt-capable Input/Output pins
    • Capacitive Touch I/O
    • UART, SPI & I2C
    • On-board emulator for programming/debugging

    C2000 LaunchPad (40-pin)

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    The C2000™ Piccolo LaunchPad (LAUNCHXL-F28027LAUNCHXL-F28027) is an inexpensive evaluation platform designed to help you leap right into the world of real-time control programming on the C2000 Piccolo microcontrollers. The LaunchPad is based on the Piccolo TMS320F28027DASTMS320F28027DAS with unique features such as 64KB of on board flash, 8 PWM channels, eCAP, 12bit ADC, I2C, SPI, UART, and much more.

     

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    Max Speed:60 MHz
    Core Architecture:C2000
    Core Sub-Architecture:C2000
    Silicon Family:multiProductLinkTMS320F28
    • Up to 64 kB (Flash)
    • Up to 12 kB (SRAM)
    • 8ch PWMs (4 hi-res PWM)
    • 12-bit ADC, 12ch (4.6 Msps)
    • Dual Comparator
    • Interrupt-capable Input/Output pins
    • UART, SPI & I2C
    • On-board emulator for programming/debugging

    Stellaris LaunchPad (40-pin)

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    The Stellaris® LM4F120 LaunchPad (EK-LM4F120XLEK-LM4F120XL) Evaluation Board is a low-cost evaluation platform for ARM® Cortex™-M4F-based microcontrollers from Texas Instruments. The design of the Stellaris LaunchPad highlights the LM4F120H5QR microcontroller with a USB 2.0 device interface and hibernation module. The EK-LM4F120XL also features programmable user buttons and an RGB LED for custom applications.

     

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    Max Speed:80 MHz
    Core Architecture:ARM
    Core Sub-Architecture:Cortex-M4F
    Silicon Family:LM4F
    • Up to 256KB Flash
    • Up to 32KB SRAM
    • 2KB EEPROM
    • 12x 32-bit & 12x 16-bit Timers
    • 11ch into 2x12-bit ADCs (1Msps)
    • 2x Analog Comparators
    • UART, I2C, SPI, CAN, USB Dev
    • In-circuit programming/debugging interface

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    BoosterPacks are plug-in modules that connect to the LaunchPad evaluation kits, which allow to explore different applications that TI MCU can enable.

     

    BoosterPackDescriptionSupported LaunchPadBoard Information

    Capacitive Touch BoosterPack

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    The Capacitive Touch BoosterPack (430BOOST-SENSE1) is a plug in board for the multiProductLinkMSP430 Value Line LaunchPad development kit. This BoosterPack features several capacitive touch elements including a scroll wheel, button and proximity sensor. Also, on- board are 9 LEDs that provide instant feedback as users interact with the capacitive touch elements. In addition, a timer-based UART enables communication to a PC for feedback via GUI or hyperterminal. This BoosterPack also includes a pre-programmed MSP430G2452IN20 Value Line device.

     

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    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad
    Manufacturer:Texas Instruments
    Category:Input/Output
    Name:Capacitive Touch BoosterPack
    Part No.:430BOOST-SENSE1430BOOST-SENSE1
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

    C5000™ Audio Capacitive Touch BoosterPack

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    The Audio Capacitive Touch BoosterPack (ACTBP) is a plug in board for the multiProductLinkMSP430 Value Line LaunchPad development kit (MSP-EXP430G2). The kit offers a complete reference design for capacitive touch solutions, using the capacitive touch I/O ports of select MSP430 Value Line microcontrollers. This reference design allows designers to easily control the C5000™ ultra-low-power DSP using TI’s MSP430 microcontroller for crystal clear playback and record of MP3 audio/voice files.

     

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    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad
    Manufacturer:Texas Instruments
    Category:Audio
    Name:Audio Capacitive Touch BoosterPack
    Part No.:430BOOST-C55AUDIO1430BOOST-C55AUDIO1
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

    CC110L RF BoosterPack

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    The CC110L RF BoosterPack is a low-power wireless transceiver extension kit for use with the Texas Instruments MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad development kit. Based on the CC110L device, the on-board Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR) A110LR09A radio module with integrated antenna operates in the European 868-870MHz and US 902-928MHz ISM bands. The included software application, called AIR BoosterStack, demonstrates an example sensor network as well as network status reporting.

     

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    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad
    Manufacturer:Texas Instruments
    Category:Wireless
    Name:CC110L RF BoosterPack
    Part No.:430BOOST-CC110L430BOOST-CC110L
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

    Infrared Contactless Temperature Sensor BoosterPack

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    The TMP006AIYZFTTMP006AIYZFT BoosterPack is a simple adapter board that allows the TMP006EVM circuit board to be used with the MSP430 LaunchPad. TMP006AIYZFTTMP006AIYZFTEVM is designed to allow full evaluation of the TMP006AIYZFTTMP006AIYZFT device. The EVM features the TMP006 device with the required specific PCB layout and some simple support circuitry. The GUI for the EVM implements the full object temperature calculations allowing the user to measure object temperatures with the TMP006 BoosterPack.

     

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    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad
    Manufacturer:Texas Instruments
    Category:Sensors
    Name:Infrared Contactless Temperature Sensor BoosterPack
    Part No.:430BOOST-TMP006430BOOST-TMP006
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

    ITO Glass Capacitive Touch BoosterPack

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    The KT35S430-S1 ITO Capacitive Touch BoosterPack is an extension module for the MSP-EXP430G2 multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad Value Line Development Kit. The ITO Capacitive Sense BoosterPack features the new MSP430G2xxx devices with transparent ITO glass sensor. The BoosterPack includes a converter board and an ITO glass capacitive touch sensor. The user experience application demonstrates capacitive sense as standalone feature by showing the user interaction directly with the onboard LEDs.

     

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    Stellaris LaunchPad

    Manufacturer:Kentec Electronics
    Category:Input/Output
    Name:ITO Glass Capacitive Touch BoosterPack
    Part No.:KT35S430-S1KT35S430-S1
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

    Bi-Color Display BoosterPack


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    The KTBCD430-D1 Bi-stable Cholesteric Display BoosterPack is an extension module for the MSP-EXP430G2 multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad Value Line Development Kit. The BCD (Bi-stable Cholesteric Display) module is connected to the MSP430 LaunchPad via SPI interface. The LCD features 128 x 64 dot matrix, 180 degree viewing angle, high contrast, and reflective and sunlight readabel. The demo software show the application of BCD module like power on, display characters, display images, reflash, power off, etc.

     

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    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad

    Manufacturer:Kentec Electronics
    Category:Display
    Name:Bi-Color Display BoosterPack
    Part No.:KTBCD430-D1KTBCD430-D1
    BoosterPack Pincount:NA

    SPI Digital Potentiometer

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    The TPL0501EVM is designed to operate with the Texas Instruments LaunchPad (MSP-EXP430G2). The TPL0501EVM comes with a pre-programmed MSP430G2553 microcontroller which is to be inserted in the DIP socket on the LaunchPad. The TPL0501 is a single channel, linear-taper digital potentiometer with 256 wiper positions. The EVM is operated by connecting the LaunchPad to a PC that has Windows™ (with .NET) via the USB Port.

     

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    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad
    Manufacturer:Texas Instruments
    Category:Analog
    Name:SPI Digital Potentiometer
    Part No.:TPL0501EVMTPL0501EVM
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

    Universal Energy Harvesting Kit

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    The CBC-EVAL-09 Energy harvesting EVAL kits can provide uninterrupted power to the multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad development kit. The Energy harvesting EVAL kits is a universal energy harvesting (EH) evaluation kit that combines any one of multiple EH transducers with the EnerChip EP CBC915-ACA Energy Processor and the EnerChip CBC51100 100µAh solid state battery module that has two 50µAh EnerChip solid state batteries connected in parallel. The purpose of this evaluation platform is to enable designers to quickly develop Energy Harvesting applications.

     

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    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad
    Manufacturer:Cymbet Corporation
    Category:Power
    Name:Universal Energy Harvesting Kit
    Part No.:CBC-EVAL-09CBC-EVAL-09
    BoosterPack Pincount:NA

    Solar Energy Harvesting Kit

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    The CBC-EVAL-10 Energy harvesting EVAL kits can provide uninterrupted power to the multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad development kit. It is a demonstration kit that provides designers a platform to easily develop Energy Harvesting (EH) solutions using the EnerChip CBC3150 configured to operate in an energy harvesting mode. The kit combines a small solar panel, power management circuit, energy storage, regulated output voltage, and input/output pins for connection to commercially available microcontroller (MCU) and radio boards.

     

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    multiProductLinkMSP430 LaunchPad
    Manufacturer:Cymbet Corporation
    Category:Power
    Name:Solar Energy Harvesting Kit
    Part No.:CBC-EVAL-10CBC-EVAL-10
    BoosterPack Pincount:NA

    multiProductLinkCC2530 ZigBee BoosterPack

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    The A2530E24A-LPZ is an AIR Module BoosterPack kit for the multiProductLinkMSP430 Value Line or Stellaris®LaunchPad development kit. This kit eases the development of products intended to wirelessly communicate in compliance with the ZigBee Standard. The three BoosterPacks within the kit feature an A2530E24AZ1 AIR module (based on TI’s CC2530 low-power-RF chip) and are loaded with the Anaren AIR-ZNP firmware, based on TI’s Z-Stack™ for ZigBee.

     

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    Stellaris LaunchPad

    Manufacturer:Anaren
    Category:Wireless
    Name:ZigBee BoosterPack
    Part No.:A2530E24A-LPZA2530E24A-LPZ
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

    multiProductLinkCC2530 ZigBee BoosterPack

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    The A2530R24A-LPZ is an AIR Module BoosterPack kit for the multiProductLinkMSP430 Value Line or Stellaris®LaunchPad development kit. This kit eases the development of products intended to wirelessly communicate in compliance with the ZigBee Standard. The three BoosterPacks within the kit feature an A2530R24AZ1 AIR module (based on TI’s CC2530 low-power-RF chip) and are loaded with the Anaren AIR-ZNP firmware, based on TI’s Z-Stack™ for ZigBee.

     

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    Stellaris LaunchPad

    Manufacturer:Anaren
    Category:Wireless
    Name:ZigBee BoosterPack
    Part No.:A2530R24A-LPZA2530R24A-LPZ
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

    LCD BoosterPack

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    The EB-LM4F120-L35 is a LCD boosterpack for the Stellaris LaunchPad. The boosterpack include a 3.5 inch QVGA TFT LCD Touch Screen and with build in LED backlight driver circuit. The 60pin FPC LCD connector also can be interfaced to larger size LCD module from Kentec Display. The EB-LM4F120-L35 LCD boosterpack features 320x240 resolution and 8-bit parallel Interface.

     

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    Stellaris LaunchPad
    Manufacturer:Kentec Electronics
    Category:Display
    Name:LCD BoosterPack
    Part No.:EB-LM4F120-L35EB-LM4F120-L35
    BoosterPack Pincount:NA

    RGB LED BoosterPack

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    The C2000 LED BoosterPack demonstrates the control of 3 boost converters to drive 3 LED (Red, Green, and Blue) strings. A variety of user interface options are provided included capacitive touch control using an multiProductLinkMSP430 and the MSP430 Cap Touch BoosterPack (430BOOST-SENSE1) as well as a PC GUI application. This boosterpack is ideal for those wishing to learn about real time digital control techniques and LED lighting. This kit requires a C2000 LaunchPad to function as intended.

     

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    C2000 LaunchPad

    Manufacturer:Texas Instruments
    Category:Input/Output
    Name:RGB LED BoosterPack
    Part No.:BOOSTXL-C2KLEDBOOSTXL-C2KLED
    BoosterPack Pincount:20 pins

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