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» Key Features
16-bit ultra low power MCUs 32-bit real-time digital control MCUs 32-bit ARM® Cortex-M4F 32-bit ARM® Cortex-R4 lock-step CPUs

Up to 128 KB Flash

Up to 8 KB RAM

Up to 64 KB Flash

Up to 12 KB RAM

Up to 256 KB Flash

Up to 32 KB RAM

Up to 384 KB Flash

Up to 32 KB RAM

Up to 25 MHz Up to 60 MHz Up to 80 MHz Up to 100 MHz
» Key Integration
12 Bit SAR ADC High-res PWM Highly integrated with various serial communication peripherals such as I²C, SPI, UART, USB, CAN and more Integrated safety features such as ECC on flash and SRAMs, hardware BIST for CPU and SRAMs, and on-chip clock and voltage monitoring
Cap Touch IO 4.6 MSPS ADCs 2 12-bit 1-MSPS ADCs, 3 Analog comparators, and an integrated temperature sensor Programmable High-End timer (N2HET) and Enhanced Quadrature Encoder Pulse (eQEP) modules
Serial Communications such as I²C, SPI, UART and USB Differentiated InstaSPIN™ software Advanced flash technology with a minimum of 100,000 program/erase cycles ADC and communication peripherals such MibSPI, SCI/UART, CAN and more
» Applications
Energy Harvesting Alternative Energy Automation & Process Control Automation & Process Control
Portable Consumer Digital Power Consumer & Portable Electronics Automotive & Transportation
Medical White Goods Human Machine Interface Medical
Security Industrial Industrial  
Smart Grid Motor Control Lighting  
Sensors   Sensor Hub  

MSP LaunchPads

LaunchPads

TI MSP-EXP432P401R

TI MSP-EXP430FR4133

TI MSPBNDL

TI MSPEXP430F5529

TI MSPEXP430G2

  Low-power ARM Cortex Integrated LCD Driver Integrated 64kB FRAM Integrated Full-Speed The Original LaunchPad

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Key Features

40 pin BoosterPack header that also supports 20 pin BoosterPacks, plus 38 additional break-out pins for easy breadboarding / prototyping 20 pin BoosterPack header for easy breadboarding / prototyping 20 pin BoosterPack header for easy breadboarding / prototyping 20 and 40 pin BoosterPack header for easy breadboarding / prototyping 20 pin BoosterPack header for easy breadboarding / prototyping
Integrated 14-bit 1MSPS low power ADC, 256KB Flash, 64KB RAM, and 32-bit 48MHz ARM Cortex M4F for high performance applications 16KB of unified non-volatile FRAM Integrated 64KB FRAM with 8MBps in-system writes Integrated Full-speed USB 2.0 (HID/MSC/CDC) for creating PC-connected applications Great general purpose LaunchPad
EnergyTrace+ Technology combined with 95uA/MHz active power, and 850nA RTC enables lowest ARM power Low-power 256-segment LCD driver with charge pump for sustained contrast EnergyTrace++ Technology combined with 500nA RTC is ideal for applications requiring the absolute lowest energy consumption Low power operation is great for battery-operated applications Low power operation is great for battery-operated applications

Key integration

Low-power, high performance 48MHz ARM Cortex M4F Unified memory capability Unified memory capability Integrated Full-speed USB 2.0 Dip compatible with other value line devices
14-bit differential, 1MSPS SAR ADC 10-bit SAR ADC 12-bit differential SAR ADC 12 Bit SAR ADC 10 Bit SAR ADC
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES256) Accelerator IR Modulation Logic Advanced Encryption Standard (AES256) accelerator 40 pin BoosterPack Connector 20 pin BoosterPack Connector
40 pin BoosterPack Connector with support for 20 pin BoosterPacks        

Specs

32 MHz 16 MHz 16 MHz 25 MHz 16 MHz
256KB Flash 16 KB FRAM 64kB FRAM 128 KB Flash 16 KB Flash
64KB RAM 2KB RAM 2kB RAM 8KB RAM 512B RAM
4 16-bit Timers, and 2 32-bit Timers 2 16-bit Timers 5 16-bit Timers 4 16-bit timers 2 16-bit timers
Up to 4 I2C with multi-slave, 8 SPI or 4 UART 1 I2C, 2 SPI, 1 UART Up to 2 I2C, 4 SPI, 2 UART Up to 2 I2C with multi-slave, 4 SPI or 2 UART Up to 1 I 2C, 2 SPI, 1 UART

Part Number

MSP-EXP432P401R MSP-EXP430FR4133 MSP-EXP430FR5969 MSP-EXP430F5529LP MSP-EXP430G2

Featured Microcontroller

MSP430FR4133 MSP430FR5969 MSP430F5529 MSP430G2553

Links

Tool Folder Tool Folder Tool Folder Tool Folder Tool Folder
Hardware and Software Hardware and Software Hardware and Software Hardware and Software Hardware and Software
User’s Guide User’s Guide User’s Guide User’s Guide User’s Guide

C2000 LaunchPads

LaunchPads

TI launchxlf28027

TI launchxlf28027f

TI launchxlf28069m

  Real-Time Control Real-Time Control Real-Time Control

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Key integration

Features a C2000 microcontroller designed for real-time motor control applications Features a C2000 microcontroller enabled for InstaSPIN™-FOC solution for easy control of three phase motors. Features a C2000 microcontroller enabled for InstaSPIN™-MOTION and InstaSPIN™-FOC for easy control of three phase motors.
40 pin BoosterPack Connector 40 pin BoosterPack Connector Dual 40-pin BoosterPack Connector

Specs

60 MHz 60 MHz 90 MHz
64 KB Flash 64 KB Flash 256 KB Flash
12KB RAM with ECC 12KB RAM with ECC 96KB RAM
4 High Resolution PWM channels (HRPWM) 4 High Resolution PWM channels (HRPWM) 16 PWM Channels, 8 High Resolution (HRPWM)
SPI, I²C, UART SPI, I²C, UART SPI, I²C, UART, CAN

Part Number

LAUNCHXL-F28027 LAUNCHXL-F28027F LAUNCHXL-F28069M

Featured Microcontroller

TMS320F28027PTT TMS320F28027FPTT TMS320F28069MPZT

Links

Tool Folder Tool Folder Tool Folder
Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide

Connected LaunchPads

LaunchPads

TI cc3200

TI ektm4c123gxl_2

TI ektm4c1294xl

TI cc3200modlaunchxl

  CC3200 SimpleLink Wi-Fi Tiva C Series LaunchPad Tiva C Series Connected SimpleLink Wi-Fi Module

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Key integration

Integrated ARM® Cortex®-M4 MCU with peripherals On-board in-circuit debug interface (ICDI) First LaunchPad offering out-of-the-box internet connectivity FCC, IC, CE and TELEC certified Wi-Fi(R) network processor with integrated TCP/IP stack, HTTP server, and many other internet protocols
Wi-Fi® network processor with integrated TCP/IP stack, HTTP server, and many other internet protocols USB 2.0 device interface Low-cost, feature-rich platform for cloud-enabled applications Integrated ARM(R) Cortex(R)-M4 MCU with peripherals
Embedded crypto engine with 256-bit encryption, secure boot, WPA personal and enterprise security Hibernation module Supports multiple endpoints and communication stacks for embedded gateways and controls Embedded crypto engine with 256-bit encryption, secure boot, WPA personal and enterprise security

Specs

80 MHz 80 MHz 120 MHz 80 MHz
  256KB Flash 1MB Flash  
256KB RAM 32KB RAM 256KB SRAM 256KB RAM
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n standards 2KB EEPROM 6KB EEPROM Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n standards
Station, Access Point, Wi-Fi Direct roles On-chip ROM with drivers and boot loaders 10x I2C, 8x UART, 4x Quad-SSI Station, Access Point, Wi-Fi Direct roles
Up to 256-bit encryption, personal and enterprise security 2x 12ch 12-bit ADCs (1MSPS) 2x 12-bit ADCs (2MSPS) Up to 256-bit encrytion, personal and enterprise security
40 channel 12-bit ADC 16x Motion PWM channels Advance motion control PWM module 40 channel 12-bit ADC
16-bit Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) 24x Timer/Capture/Compare/PWMs 2 quadrature encoder inputs 16-bit Pulse Width Modulation (PWM)
8-bit fast parallel camera 3x Analog comparators 3 on-chip analog comparators 8-bit fast parallel camera
3x SPI/SSI, 4x I²C, 8x UART 3x SPI/SSI, 4x I2c, 8x UART External peripheral & memory interface I2S audio, SDMMC,SPI, UART, I2C
  USB Host/Device/OTG 10/100 Ethernet MAC+PHY  

Part Number

EK-TM4C123GXL EK-TM4C1294XL CC3200-LAUNCHXL CC3200MODLAUNCHXL

Featured Microcontroller

TM4C123GH6PM TM4C1294NCPDT CC3200 CC3200MOD

Links

Tool Folder Tool Folder Tool Folder Tool Folder
Quick Start Guide User’s Guide User’s Guide User’s Guide
Out-of-box Experience Video Board Overview Video Board Overview Video Out-of-box Experience Video

Hercules LaunchPads

LaunchPads

TI LAUNCHXL-TMS57004

TI LAUNCHXL-RM42

TI LAUNCHXL2-TMS57012

TI LAUNCHXL2-RM46

  Hercules TMS570LSO4x Series MCU Hercules RM42x Series MCU Hercules TMS570LS12 Series MCU Hercules RM46 Series MCU

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Key Features

Features a Hercules TMS570LSO4x series MCU designed for safety-critical transportation applications Features a Hercules RM42x series MCU designed for safety-critical industrial and medical applications Features a Hercules TMS570LS12x series MCU designed for safety-critical transportation applications Features a Hercules RM46x series MCU designed for safety-critical industrial and medical applications
40 pin BoosterPack Connector 40 pin BoosterPack Connector Up to two 40 pin BoosterPack Connectors Up to two 40 pin BoosterPack Connectors
Footprint for an additional header (not populated) to bring out all MCU pins Footprint for an additional header (not populated) to bring out all MCU pins Footprint for an additional headers (not populated) to bring out all MCU pins Footprint for an additional headers (not populated) to bring out all MCU pins

Specs

80 MHz 100 MHz 180 MHz 220 MHz
384 KB ECC Flash 384 KB ECC Flash 1.25 MB ECC Flash 1.25 MB ECC Flash
32 KB ECC RAM 32 KB ECC RAM 192 KB ECC RAM 192 KB ECC RAM
16KB ECC Flash for EEPROM emulation 16KB ECC Flash for EEPROM emulation 64 KB ECC Flash for EEPROM emulation 64 KB ECC Flash for EEPROM emulation
19 pin programmable High-End Timer (N2HET) 19 pin programmable High-End Timer (N2HET) Two programmable High-End Timer Modules (N2HET) Two programmable High-End Timer Modules (N2HET)
16ch 12-bit multi-buffered ADC 16ch 12-bit multi-buffered ADC Two 12-bit multi-buffered ADC Two 12-bit multi-buffered ADC
Multi-buffered SPI Multi-buffered SPI Three Multi-buffered SPI, Two SPI Modules Three Multi-buffered SPI, Two SPI Modules
LIN/SCI (UART) LIN/SCI (UART) LIN/SCI (UART) LIN/SCI (UART)
eQEP - Enhanced Quadrature Encoder Pulse Module eQEP - Enhanced Quadrature Encoder Pulse Module Enhanced Timing Peripherals for Motor Control (7 ePWM, 6 eCAP, 2 eQEP modules) Enhanced Timing Peripherals for Motor Control (7 ePWM, 6 eCAP, 2 eQEP modules)
GIO pins GIO pins GIO and Interrupt capable pins GIO and Interrupt pins
Two CAN Controller (DCAN) modules Two CAN Controller (DCAN) modules Three CAN Controller (DCAN) Modules Three CAN Controller (DCAN) Modules
      10/100 Mbps Ethernet MAC
      USB: 2-port USB Host, One Full-Speed Device Port

Part Number

LAUNCHXL-TMS57004 LAUNCHXL-RM42 LAUNCHXL2-TMS57012 LAUNCHXL2-RM46

Featured Microcontroller

RM42L432 RM46L852

Links

Tool Folder Tool Folder Tool Folder Tool Folder
HW Design Files HW Design Files HW Design Files HW Design Files
Out-of-box software Out-of-box software Out-of-box software Out-of-box software
Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide

Join the LaunchPad Ecosystem

BoosterPack plug-in modules can really help your LaunchPad-based projects soar. These innovative tools plug in to the header pins on the LaunchPad and allow to you to explore different applications that your favorite TI MCU can enable.

There is a broad range of application-specific BoosterPacks available from both Texas Instruments and third parties, including capacitive touch, wireless sensing, LED lighting control and much, much more. BoosterPacks are available in 20- and 40-pin variants and multiple BoosterPacks can plug into a single LaunchPad to greatly enhance the functionality of your design. Browse the BoosterPacks below to find the one that's right for you.

Select a BoosterPack

Part Number Description Manufacturer Buy Now
296-37769-ND BOOSTER PACK CC3100 WI-FI & LOT Texas Instruments Buy Now
296-35617-ND BOOSTERPACK EVM Texas Instruments Buy Now
296-34798-ND BOOSTER PACK LED C2000 Texas Instruments Buy Now
296-30144-ND RF BOOSTERPACK CC110L Texas Instruments Buy Now
296-28358-ND CAP TOUCH BOOSTER FOR LAUNCH PAD Texas Instruments Buy Now
296-36889-ND RF BOOSTERPACK RF EVM ADAPTER  Texas Instruments Buy Now
TPL0401EVM-ND I²C DIGITAL POTENTIOMETER Texas Instruments Buy Now
TPL0501EVM-ND SPI DIGITAL POTENTIOMETER Texas Instruments Buy Now
296-35887-ND BOOSTER PACK ADP BOARD TMP006   Texas Instruments Buy Now
296-30374-ND KIT EVAL AUD BOOSTER PACK C5000 Texas Instruments Buy Now
296-35762-ND BOOSTER PACK SENSOR Texas Instruments Buy Now
813-1039-ND BOARD ADD-ON BOOSTERPACK NFC DLP Design Buy Now
1249-1000-ND BOARD EVAL BLUETOOTH CC2541 Emmoco Inc Buy Now
BP-EDUC-01-ND EDUCATIONAL BOOSTERPACK MSP430 Circuitco Electronics LLC Buy Now
1188-1033-ND MSP430 LAUNCHPAD ADD-ON BOARD Olimex LTD Buy Now
1188-1078-ND MSP430 TI LAUNCHPAD ADD-ON BOARD Olimex LTD Buy Now
1173-1131-ND CC2530 ZIGBEE BOOSTERPACK Anaren Buy Now
1173-1128-ND CC2530 ZIGBEE BOOSTERPACK W/ RANGE EXTENDER Anaren Buy Now
859-1003-ND INDUCTIVE CHARGING EVAL KIT   Cymbet Corporation Buy Now
859-1012-ND ENERCHIP CC SEH EVAL KIT   Cymbet Corporation Buy Now
859-1013-ND ENERCHIP EP ENERGY HARVEST EVAL   Cymbet Corporation Buy Now

 

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