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Texas Instruments' 16- and 32-bit fixed- and floating-point processors include ARM-based Tiva™ C Series Cortex™-M4 microcontrollers family and Cortex-A8 processor-based microprocessors (Sitara ARM MPUs), DaVinci™ video processors, OMAP™ mobile applications processors, digital signal processors (DSP) and microcontrollers (MCUs).
Texas Instruments Microcontroller, Microprocessor, and DSP Products
16-bit Ultra Low Power MCU
The MSP430 16-bit microcontroller platform of ultra-low power RISC mixed-signal microprocessors from TI provides the ultimate solution for a wide range of low power and portable applications.
32-bit Real Time MCU
C2000 devices are 32 bit microcontrollers with high performance integrated peripherals designed for real-time control applications making C2000 devices the perfect single-chip control solution.
Tiva™ C Series ARM® MCUs
The Tiva™ C Series ARM® MCUs provide a broad portfolio of connected Cortex-M4 microcontrollers. Designers who migrate to the Tiva C Series MCUs benefit from a balance between the floating-point performance needed to create highly responsive mixed-signal applications and the low power architecture required to enable increasingly aggressive power budgets. Tiva C Series MCUs are supported by TivaWare™ for C Series software, designed specifically for those customers who want to get started easily, write production-ready code quickly, and minimize their overall cost of software ownership. TivaWare for C Series software gives developers a huge jump start by providing a free, royalty-free software package that includes a peripheral driver library, graphics library, USB library, code examples, and much more.
Sitara ARM Cortex™ A8 and ARM9 Microprocessors
Sitara ARM Processors - TI's Sitara ARM9 and ARM Cortex-A8 processors provide the right combination of performance, power and peripherals to meet any application need. Drive down system cost, simplify design and expand connectivity of your current design all while maintaining software compatibility within TI's 120 option ARM9 processor and ARM Cortex-A8 processor portfolio.
High Performance, Single DSP core
The C6000™ DSP platform includes the industry's highest performance fixed and floating-point DSPs including the fastest fixed-point DSPs running at up to 1.2 GHz.
The C6-Integra platform includes high performance, cost efficient processors comprised of devices with a floating and fixed-point DSP processor and an ARM Cortex-A8 processor with speeds up to 1.5GHz. Devices include integrated high-bandwidth peripherals, 3D graphics and display engines.
Optimized for digital video systems, DaVinci™ digital media processor solutions are tailored for digital audio, video, imaging, and vision applications. The DaVinci platform includes a general purpose processor, video accelerators, an optional DSP, and related peripherals.
TI's C6000™ high-performance multicore DSP platform includes a wide range of device choices for multicore processing that deliver the highest performance at the lowest power levels and cost. The platform's multicore processing and low power capabilities are optimal for applications in markets such as medical imaging, test and automation, mission critical, video infrastructure and high-end imaging.
Low Power DSP
The C5000™ DSP platform provides a broad portfolio of the industry's lowest power (lowest total active core power at less than 0.15 mW/MHz at 1.05V and standby power at less than 0.15 mW)16-bit DSPs with performance up to 300MHz (600 MIPs) extending overall battery life. High peripheral integration and large on-chip memory helps reduce overall system cost.
Texas Instruments TMDSDC3359 Smart Data Concentrator Evaluation Module is a development platform for smart grid infrastructure applications, including data concentrator, convergent node of grid sensor network, and control equipment of power automation. This TI eval module features an AM3359 Sitara ARM Cortex™-A8 Microprocessor as the main processor and has a Power Line Communication (PLC) module to support various OFDM PLC communication standards. TMDSDC3359 is able to support multiple interfaces, sub-1GHz and 2.4GHz RF, Ethernet, RS-232, and RS-485.
Texas Instruments OMAP3530 high-performance applications processor is based on the enhanced OMAP™ 3 architecture. The OMAP 3 architecture is designed to provide best-in-class video, image, and graphics processing sufficient to support streaming video, 3D mobile gaming, video conferencing, and high-resolution still images. TI OMAP3530 applications processor also supports high-level operating systems, such as Linux and Windows CE. This TI OMAP device includes state-of-the-art power-management techniques required for high-performance mobile products. OMAP3530 includes multiple subsystems, including a microprocessor unit subsystem based on the ARM Cortex™-A8 processor. It also includes a comprehensive power and clock-management scheme that enables high-performance, low-power operation, and ultralow-power standby features.
Texas Instruments AM1707 Sitara ARM9™ Microprocessor is a low-power MPU based on an ARM926EJ-S™ core. TI AM1707 MPU enables designs featuring robust operating systems support, rich user interfaces, and high processing performance life through the maximum flexibility of a fully integrated mixed processor solution. ARM926EJ-S 32-bit RISC processor core performs 32-bit or 16-bit instructions and processes 32-bit, 16-bit, or 8-bit data. The core uses pipelining so that all parts of the processor and memory system can operate continuously. The ARM core has a coprocessor 15 (CP15), protection module, and Data and program Memory Management Units (MMUs) with table look-aside buffers. It has separate 16K-byte instruction and 16K-byte data caches. Both are four-way associative with virtual index virtual tag (VIVT). The ARM core also has a 8KB RAM (Vector Table) and 64KB ROM. The peripheral set of this MPU includes a 10/100 Mb/s Ethernet MAC (EMAC) with a Management Data Input/Output (MDIO) module.
Texas Instruments TMDSSK3358 AM335x Starter Kit is a low-cost development option for developers to quickly start evaluation of AM335x Cortex™-A8 microprocessors (AM3352, AM3354, AM3356, AM3358) and accelerate development for connected home and smart white good applications. The embedded emulation logic allows emulation and debug using standard development tools such as TI’s Code Composer Studio by just using the supplied USB cable. TI TMDSSK3358 is partitioned into two different boards: the main board (processor, peripherals & the main power supply) and the LCD Carrier board (LCD and touch screen). The TMDSSK3358 main board and the LCD carrier board mounted are mounted together using 10mm standoffs.
Texas Instruments EK-LM4F120XL Tiva™ LM4F120 LaunchPad Evaluation Board is a low-cost evaluation platform for TI ARM® Cortex™-M4F-based microcontrollers (MCUs). The design of the Tiva LaunchPad highlights the LM4F120H5QR MCU with a USB 2.0 device interface and hibernation module. TI EK-LM4F120XL Evaluation Board also features programmable user buttons and an RGB LED for custom applications.
Texas Instruments AM335x ARM® Cortex™-A8 Microprocessors are highly integrated MPUs based on the Cortex-A8 processor that deliver high DMIPs at a low cost while also delivering optional 3D graphics acceleration and key peripherals. These TI Cortex-A8 MPUs include industrial interface options, such as EtherCAT and PROFIBUS, and can support the Linux® and Android™ high-level operating systems. The combination of graphics and connectivity support makes TI AM335x MPUs ideal for portable navigation systems, handheld gaming devices, education, and home/building automation solutions.
Texas Instruments LAUNCHXL-F28027 C2000™ Piccolo LaunchPad is an evaluation platform designed to help you leap right into the world of real-time control programming on the C2000 Piccolo microcontrollers. TI LAUNCHXL-F28027 LaunchPad is based on the Piccolo TMS320F28027 MCU that features 64KB of on board flash, 8 PWM channels, eCAP, 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC), I²C, SPI, UART, and much more. The LaunchPad includes many board hardware features, such as an integrated isolated XDS100 JTAG emulator for easy programming and debugging, 40 PCB pins for easy access to the pins of the F28027 processor, reset button, and programmable button. TI BOOSTXL-C2KLED 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, including capacitive touch control using an MSP430 and the MSP430 Cap Touch BoosterPack (430BOOST-SENSE1) as well as a PC GUI application. This TI kit requires the C2000 LaunchPad to function as intended.
Texas Instruments MSP430G2231-EP MSP430™ Value Line Microcontroller (MCU) is available in the extended (-40°C/125°C) temperature range. TI MSP430G2231 has a 10-bit analog-to-digital converter and built-in communication capability using synchronous protocols (SPI or I²C). Typical applications include low-cost sensor systems that capture analog signals, convert them to digital values, and then process the data for display or for transmission to a host system.
Texas Instruments Tiva DK-LM4F-DRV8312 ARM Cortex™-M4F Motor controlCARD Kit is a medium voltage digital motor control kit for Tiva LM4F Microcontrollers (MCUs). DK-LM4F-DRV8312 is a development platform for spinning three-phase brushless DC (BLDC) motors. The low-cost Tiva LM4F211 MCU on the MDL-LM4F211CNCD controlCARD module comes pre-programmed with the necessary firmware in flash memory to run the TI InstaSPIN™ BLDC motor control solution out-of-the-box once plugged into the DRV8312 baseboard. The system will automatically detect and spin a 3-phase brushless DC motor. The kit also includes a project to spin the included PMSM using a sensorless sliding mode observer (SMO) FOC technique. The operation of both system solutions can be controlled and viewable across a USB interface using an included GUI. The LM4F211 MCU provides all of the necessary computational requirements to run TI's InstaSPIN BLDC technology and other customer-developed applications.
Texas Instruments MSP430FR5969 LaunchPad Evaluation Kit is an easy-to-use evaluation module for the MSP430FR5969 microcontroller. This TI LaunchPad kit allows designers to start developing on a MSP430 FRAM Technology platform, including on-board emulation for programming and debugging. This TI board features on-board buttons and LEDs for quick integration of a simple user interface as well as a SuperCap allowing standalone RTC operation without an external power supply. MSP430FR5969 LaunchPad is ideal for battery-operated and battery-free applications enabled by the ultra-low power MCU, datalogging applications that are made possible by the MCU's integrated 64kB of FRAM, and power-conscious applications benefiting from 100µA/MHz active modes and <500nA low-power modes with self-wakeup.
Texas Instruments OMAP-L132 C6-Integra™ DSP+ARM® Processor low-power applications processor is based on an ARM926EJ-S™ and C674x DSP core. This TI applications processor provides significantly lower power than other members of the TMS320C6000™ platform of DSPs (digital signal processors). OMAP-L132 is a fully integrated mixed processor solution with a dual-core architecture that provides benefits of both DSP and RISC technologies, incorporating a high-performance TMS320C674x DSP core and an ARM926EJ-S core. The ARM926EJ-S is a 32-bit RISC processor core that performs 32-bit or 16-bit instructions and processes 32-bit, 16-bit, or 8-bit data. The device DSP core uses a two-level cache-based architecture. The Level 1 program cache (L1P) is a 32KB direct mapped cache and the Level 1 data cache (L1D) is a 32KB 2-way set-associative cache. The Level 2 program cache (L2P) consists of a 256KB memory space that is shared between program and data space.
Texas Instruments 430BOOST-C55AUDIO1 C5000™ Audio Capacitive Touch BoosterPack is a plug-in board for the MSP430™ Value Line LaunchPad development kit. TI 430BOOST-C55AUDIO1 kit combines with LaunchPad to provide a complete reference design for capacitive touch solutions, using the capacitive touch I/O ports of select MSP430 Value Line microcontrollers (MCUs). This reference design allows designers to easily control the C5000™ ultra-low-power DSP using the MSP430 MCU for crystal clear playback and record of MP3 audio/voice files. Programmers can use the Audio BoosterPack to realize the power and efficiency of the C5000 without having to learn how to program the DSP. The combination of the lowest standby power MCU with the lowest total power DSP allows manufacturers to deliver ultra-low-power devices with extremely long battery life.
Texas Instruments DLP® LightCrafter™ is a compact evaluation module for integrating projected light into industrial, medical, and scientific applications. This DLP-based development platform enables faster development cycles for end equipment requiring small form factor and intelligent, high-speed pattern display. TI DLP LightCrafter features the 0.3 WVGA chipset that is ideal for a variety of embedded functions, including structured light pattern projection, intelligent lighting, wavelength selection, and portable display. DLP LightCrafter lets developers easily create, store, and display high-speed pattern sequences through an easy-to-use graphical user interface.
Texas Instruments MSP430F673x / MSP430F672x Mixed Signal Microcontrollers are MSP430 MCUs with three high-performance 24-bit sigma-delta A/D converters, a 10-bit analog-to-digital (A/D) converter, four enhanced universal serial communication interfaces (three eUSCI_A and one eUSCI_B), four 16-bit timers, hardware multiplier, DMA, and real-time clock module with alarm capabilities. These TI MCUs include an MSP430 LCD driver with integrated contrast control, auxiliary supply system, and up to 72 I/O pins in 100-pin devices and 52 I/O pins in 80-pin devices. These TI devices feature a powerful 16-bit RISC CPU, 16-bit registers, and constant generators that contribute to maximum code efficiency. The digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) allows wake-up from low-power modes to active mode in 3μs (typical). Typical applications for MSP430F673x / MSP430F672x MCUs are 2-wire and 3-wire single-phase metering, including tamper-resistant meter implementations.
The Texas Instruments MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad experimenter board is a complete USB-based development and experimenter tool providing everything you need to launch your own MSP430 Value Line applications. The TI MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad includes an integrated DIP target socket that supports up to 20 pins, allowing MSP430 Value Line devices to be dropped into the LaunchPad board. An on-board flash emulation tool allows direct interface to a PC for easy programming, debugging, and evaluation. Included are free and downloadable software development environments for writing and debugging software. The TI LaunchPad can be used to create interactive solutions thanks to its on-board push buttons, LEDs, and extra input/output pins for easy integration of external devices.
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