TI Hercules TMS570LS04 LaunchPad

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TI Hercules LaunchpadThe Hercules TMS570LS04 LaunchPad is an inexpensive evaluation platform designed to help users evaluate and get started on development with Hercules microcontroller platform. The launchpad is based on Hercules TMS570LS0432, which is a dual core lock-step ARM Cortex-R4 based MCU with features like 12-bit ADC, N2HET with programmable timer pins, eQEP, MibSPI and serial communication interfaces.
The LaunchPad comes pre-programmed with Hercules Safety MCU Demo enabling users to easily learn about the key safety, data acquisition and control features of the Hercules MCU platform.
The LaunchPad features on-board emulation for programming and debugging, on-board buttons, LEDs and ambient light sensor & the standard 40 pin BoosterPack-compatible expansion header to support a wide range of plug-in modules for added functionality such as displays & more.
  • USB powered
  • On board USB XDS100v2 JTAG debug
  • On board SCI to PC serial communication
  • Two LEDs
  • Reset switches
  • Ambient light sensor
  • 40 pin BoosterPack XL Header
  • Footprint for an expansion header (not populated) to bring out all MCU Pins
  • External high-speed emulation via 14-pin TI-JTAG header (not populated)
What's Included
  • TMS570LS0432 LaunchPad Evaluation board
  • USB micro cable
  • Quick Start Guide
Terms & Conditions
  • Testers will be selected on the basis of quality of applications: we expect a full and complete description of why you want to test this particular product.
  • Testers are required to produce a full, comprehensive and well thought out review within 2 months of receipt of the product.
  • Failure to provide this review within the above timescale will result in the enrolee being excluded from future Road Tests.
Comment List
  • I'm pleased to say the kits for this RoadTest have shipped and the testers been sent their tracking numbers.



  • Good morning -


    Many thanks for all the applications that have been sent in.  After careful consideration, we have selected the following applicants for this RoadTest:
    • Sashankan Adikesavan
    • Austin Foster
    • Alexander Rowsell
    • Riivo Talviste
    • Brett Wildermoth
    Many thanks to all who applied; I encourage those who weren't successful this time to apply again.
    Best Regards, Christian