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Development Tools & Evaluation Modules
Evaluation Module for TPS92070 Dimmable Quasi-Resonant LED Lighting Controller- TPS92070EVM-648
The TPS92070EVM-648 is designed to demonstrate the TPS92070 Dimmable Quasi-Resonant LED Lighting Controller in a typical LED driver application. The TPS92070EVM-648 uses 180Vac to 240Vac input to drive five high brightness LEDs with a drive current of 370mA.
C2000 Multi-DC/DC Color LED Kit- TMDSRGBLEDKIT
The C2000 Multi-DC/DC Color LED Kit includes all of the hardware and software to start experimenting and developing a digitally controlled multi-DC/DC LED lighting system. This kit is based on the Piccolo microcontroller and the controlCARD development platform. One Piccolo MCU is able to directly control eight separate DC/DC power stages as well as up to eight LED strings of various LED types and string lengths. The development board takes 12-24V DC input and employs six Boost and two SEPIC DC/DC power stage topologies to drive LED strings. The six separate Boost stages drive two RGB LED strings, controlling the red, green, and blue color components of each RGB LED string. The two SEPIC stages drive two white LED strings. Alternatively, up to eight separate white LED strings could be driven via the eight separate power stages. An included graphical user interface allows users to quickly begin the evaluation process by providing simplified control to adjust power stage current levels for experimentation with brightness and color mixing. Furthermore, through controlSUITETM, the kit includes closed loop, open source software examples for the control of the DC/DC power stages and LED lighting stages. The kit hardware is also completely open source, with the gerbers, schematics, and BOMs all available for free. For more information, please see the quick start guide for the kit.
C2000 Power Line Modem Developer's Kit- TMDSPLCKIT-V2
The C2000 Power Line Modem Developer's Kit enables easy development of software based Power Line Communication (PLC) modems. The kit includes two PLC modems based on the C2000 F28335 controlCARD and TI's advanced PLC analog front end. The included PLC SUITE software supports several communication techniques, including OFDM and SFSK. The kit includes onboard USB JTAG emulation and Code Composer Studio.
C2000 Piccolo DC-DC LED Developer's Kit- TMDSDCDCLEDKIT
The LED DC/DC Developer's Kit includes all of the hardware and software to start experimenting and developing a digitally controlled LED DC/DC system. The kit is based on the Piccolo microcontroller and the controlCARD development platform. One Piccolo MCU is able to directly control the DC/DC power stage as well as eight LED strings. The development board takes 12-48V DC of input and uses a SEPIC DC/DC topology to buck or boost the input voltage to a desired level. This voltage is then fed to four LED driving stages, each capable of driving two LED strings at up to 30 watts each. The kit includes closed loop, open source software for both the DC/DC stage and the LED lighting stage. The kit hardware is also completely open source, with the gerbers, schematics, and BOMs all available for free. For more information please see the quick start guide for the kit.
110VAC input TRIAC Dimmable 6W Light Bulb Replacement Evaluation Module- TPS92010EVM-592
This EVM uses the TPS92010 high efficiency offline LED lighting driver controller. The power topology is a quasi resonant mode flyback. This makes for a cost competitive solution. This TPS92010 EVM implements a constant current, high efficiency, low ripple AC-DC LED lighting driver. The high efficiency is maintained even during deep dimming. Current sensing is done directly via a resistor and op-amp. This in turn drives an opto-coupler which sets the PWM pulses via the TPS92010 to control the output current at a constant level. The design also incorporates a circuit to ensure compatibility with a large number of commonly available TRIAC based dimmers. This circuit monitors the line voltage for TRIAC operation. When the TRIAC is operating the line voltage is chopped. This information is used by the circuit to reduce the constant output current level thus dimming the LED's. It also applies a current path at the input to ensure the TRIAC triggers correctly and maintains triggered condition.
Universal AC input, 110W Multiple String LED Driver Evaluation Module- UCC28810EVM-003
The UCC28810EVM-003 is an 110-W offline AC-to-DC LED current driver with power factor correction. This design utilizes a three stage approach with a universal input boost PFC stage, a low-side buck stage providing a controlled current source and a half-bridge DC transformer stage to provide isolation to four LED strings.
120VAC TRIAC Dimmable 7-11W Light Bulb Replacement with Natural PFC Evaluation Module- TPS92210EVM-647
The TPS92210EVM-647 evaluation module is a fully assembled and tested circuit for evaluating the TPS92210 Natural PFC LED Lighting Driver Controller. The evaluation module demonstrates the TPS92210 in a single stage PFC 120VAC light bulb replacement design that is TRIAC dimmable.
8-18Vdc in, 14-25W LED driver Evaluation Module- TPS40211EVM-352
The TPS40211EVM-352 evaluation module (EVM) is a fixed frequency, (300 kHz), non-synchronous boost converter providing fixed 700-mA output at 20 V to 35 V from a 8-V to 18-V input source. The EVM is designed to start up from a single supply, so no additional bias voltage is required for start-up. The module uses the TPS40211 Non-Synchronous Current Mode Control Boost Controller with integral N-channel FET driver.
TPS40211EVM-352 is designed to use a loosely regulated 12-V (8 V to 18 V) source to produce a regulated current driver at 700 mA for constant current loads such as high-brightness LEDs. TPS40211EVM-352 is designed to demonstrate the TPS40211 in a typical LED Driver for 6 to 10 LEDs while providing a number of test points to evaluate the performance of the TPS40211 in a given application. The EVM can be modified to other input voltages or output currents by changing some of the components.
12-42Vdc input, 500mA linear LED driver Evaluation Module- TL4242EVM-543
The TL4242EVM demonstrates the TL4242 IC configured to supply programmable constant current ≤500mA to LEDs on the output.
5-12Vdc input, 500mA up to 40V constant current LED driver for High Brightness LEDs Evaluation Module- TPS61500EVM-369
The TPS61500EVM-369 can be used to evaluate up to 8 series connected high-brightness WLEDs.
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