Posts Tagged ‘Stellaris LaunchPad’

ARM processor hardware debugging

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Abyssal over at Brmlab writes, "This project was originally aimed at debugging Stellaris Launchpad board (ARM Cortex M4F), but can be applied to ARM-related and OpenOCD-supported devices as well. There is also some information on using external hardware JTAG debuggers."

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Audible frequency chirp sonar with the Stellaris Launchpad

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Jason Bowling writes: Over the last year I've been working towards an underwater sonar system for ROVs and surface boats. In order to learn the basic signal processing required to detect the echoes, I initially got a simple sonar working in air with a desktop conferencing USB speaker/mic running on...

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Stellaris launchpad based video player

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Vinod made this video player using Stellaris launchpad and wrote a post on his blog detailing it's assembly and operation: I am introducing my new mad project, a video player using stellaris launchpad and a 320x240 color lcd which I got from seeedstudio.  I tried the lcd shield by connecting on an arduino...

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Posted in ARM, LCD | 2 Comments »

Video course: Embedded C Programming with ARM Cortex-M

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Viswa found this online video course, "Embedded C Programming with ARM Cortex-M." The series of videos from Modern Embedded Programming is designed to acquaint beginners with C programming with modern MCUs such as the ARM Cortex-M. The examples use the Stellaris Launchpad and the IDE is the IAR embedded workbench...

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Posted in ARM, code, tutorials, Videos | 4 Comments »

TXB0108 level converter breakout board

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Have loads of 5 volt hardware you can't use with your new 3.3 volt Stellaris Launchpad (or other hardware)? Mike solved this problem by building a level converter using two TXB0108 ICs And here is the proof that it works. I’m driving a 5V graphic LCD using the 3.3v Stellaris...

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Posted in ARM | 4 Comments »

Free Stellaris Launchpad webinar

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

TI is offering a free webinar designed to introduce attendees to the Stellaris Launchpad ecosystem as well as feature a live demonstration of the hardware and software. The event is set for Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 11:00am ET. TI says attendees will also receive a chance to purchase up...

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Tutorial: debug Stellaris LM4Fxxx MCU with open source tools

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Scompo noticed that the examples with the Stellaris Launchpad are close source licensed. So he developed a BSD licensed low level startup code, linker script and makefile as a template. To test it he built OpenOCD and wrote a short tutorial for it. Scompo explains, "This is a sample project...

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Posted in code, compilers, open source | 6 Comments »

Stellaris Launchpad OLED display progress

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Bluehash is porting The Terminal user interface for the MSP430 to the Stellaris Launchpad. The 43oh OLED Display - The Terminal has been a suitable UI platform for the MSP430 Launchpad. I wish to extend the same functionality to the Stellaris Launchpad too. Via the contact form.

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Stellaris Launchpad hack adds LiPo capability

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Philipp Stenkamp wanted to power his Stellaris Launchpad with a spare LiPo battery, but found as shipped this wasn't a plug-and-play operation. "The Launchpad expects 4.75-5.25 VDC on VBUS, nothing that a single cell LiPo could provide. I know that the system voltage is 3.3 VDC and that the voltage...

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Posted in dev boards, hacks, how-to, MSP430 | 1 Comment »

And you what did you buy?

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Garyservin shared his latest electronics score in our "I just bought this, and you what did you buy ?" forum thread. He got a few Raspberry Pis and a Stellaris LaunchPad. Last week I received a Stellaris Launchpad and some raspberries! Got yourself some cool electronics you cant wait to...

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TI debuts Stellaris LM4F120 LaunchPad for $4.99 USD

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Texas Instrument just released the Stellaris LaunchPad for sale for less then $5. It's a LaunchPad series development board based around the Cortex M4 Stellaris family of digital signal processors. The Stellaris LaunchPad is the latest addition to the Texas Instruments LaunchPad ecosystem, an innovative portfolio of low-price evaluation kits...

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Posted in ARM, News | 4 Comments »

25 FREE Stellaris LaunchPads, ends today

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Uwe tipped us to a Stellaris LaunchPad giveaway: YES! I want to sign up for a Stellaris LaunchPad. When you sign up for the email alert, we’ll also enter your name in a drawing for one of 25 FREE Stellaris LaunchPads! You only need to register once. Only one entry...

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Stellaris LaunchPad is another cheapie dev-board to get you hooked

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Texas Instruments is set to release a LaunchPad development board for their Stellaris Cortex M4 based DSPs. The release date is set for 25th of September. If your register on their site, you'll have the ability to pre-order these boards for $5. The cheapie dev-boards just keep on coming.

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Posted in dev boards, News | 13 Comments »

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