Description of product


Texas Instruments Hercules™ RM42 LaunchPad™ Evaluation Kit is an inexpensive evaluation platform designed to help users evaluate and get started on development with Hercules microcontroller platform. The Launchpad Development Kit is based on the IEC 61508 SIL 3 certified RM42L432, which is a dual core lock-step ARM® Cortex®-R4 based MCU. The RM42L432 includes features like 12-bit ADC, HET with programmable timer pins, eQEP, MibSPI and serial communication interfaces. Hercules RM MCUs can help reduce the development effort of IEC 61508 functional safety applications.


  • USB Powered
  • Onboard USB XDS100v2 JTAG Debug
  • Onboard 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)