TI adds Code Composer Studio(TM) tools and new brushed DC motor reference design to Stellaris(R) MCU family support
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TI adds Code Composer Studio(TM) tools and new brushed DC motor reference design to Stellaris(R) MCU family support

Code Composer Studio v4 provides a common environment across TI's microcontroller portfolio to simplify development with Eclipse framework

AUSTIN, Texas, March 9 — (PRNewswire) — Simplifying design through the expansion of its software and tool offering, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced that its Stellaris ARM® Cortex-M3 MCUs are fully supported by the Code Composer Studio (CCStudio) v4 integrated development environment, and eight new Stellaris MCU evaluation kits featuring CCStudio v4 are immediately available in standard distribution. Based on the Eclipse framework, CCStudio v4 is compatible across TI's microcontroller portfolio to provide developers with a single familiar user interface that easily takes them through each step of the application development flow.  Stellaris support in CCStudio v4 includes project file support and easy usage of StellarisWare® software for rapid software development. For more information, go to www.ti.com/ccsstellaris-pr.

Additionally, a new Brushed DC Motor Control with CAN Reference Design Kit (RDK-BDC24) and a module (MDL-BDC24) are also immediately available, and improve on previous brushed DC motor designs by providing additional variable speed control capabilities. The kits contain everything needed to get a developer up and running in 10 minutes or less. The open tool kit is designed to jumpstart development in a wide variety of consumer and industrial motion control applications, including factory automation devices and systems, mobile robots, household appliances, pumping and ventilation systems, and electric wheelchairs and mobility devices. For more information, go to www.ti.com/ccsstellaris-mcrdk-pr

Code Composer Studio v4 key features and benefits for Stellaris developers:


Brushed DC Motor Control with CAN Reference Design Kit (RDK-BDC24) and Module (MDL-BDC24) features and benefits:


Pricing and availability

Stellaris MCU evaluation kits featuring CCStudio v4 are immediately available through TI's distribution channel. These kits include the EKS-LM3S811, EKS-LM3S1968, EKS-LM3S2965, EKS-LM3S6965, EKS-LM3S8962, EKS-LM3S3748, EKS-LM3S9B90 and EKS-LM3S9B92, priced from 49USD to 109USD.  Code Composer Studio v4 tools are available for TI's entire embedded microcontroller portfolio with the CCStudio v4 Platinum Microcontroller license for the cost-effective price of 495USD.

The RDK-BDC24 is priced at 219USD and the MDL-BDC at 109USD.  Both are also immediately available through TI's distribution channel.

TI's broad portfolio of MCUs and software

From general purpose, ultra-low power MSP430™ MCUs, to Stellaris Cortex-M3-based 32-bit MCUs and high performance, real-time control TMS320C2000™ MCUs, TI offers the broadest range of microcontroller solutions. Designers can accelerate time to market by tapping into TI's complete software and hardware tools, extensive third-party offerings and technical support.

Find out more about TI's new Stellaris tools support by visiting the links below:


About Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) helps customers solve problems and develop new electronics that make the world smarter, healthier, safer, greener and more fun.  A global semiconductor company, TI innovates through design, sales and manufacturing operations in more than 30 countries.  For more information, go to www.ti.com.

Trademarks

Stellaris and StellarisWare are registered trademarks and Code Composer Studio, MSP430 and TMS320C2000 are trademarks of Texas Instruments Incorporated.  ARM is a registered trademark and Cortex is a trademark of ARM Ltd.  All registered trademarks and other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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