MCUs Boost Performance In EV/HEV Applications

Texas Instruments’ C2000 F28004x MCU family is optimized for power-control in cost-sensitive applications such as on-board chargers for electric vehicles (EVs), inverters for motor control, and industrial power supplies. Integrated analog features include three independent 12-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) with post-processing hardware, advanced synchronization capabilities and programmable gain amplifiers, along with a sophisticated comparator and digital-to-analog converter subsystem and a sigma-delta filter interface.

 

Features include:

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  • Streamlined performance and power: With 60 percent lower active power than previous Piccolo devices; the optional on-chip DC/DC converter reduces active power up to 70 percent.
  • Advanced actuation and design flexibility: Fourth generation of TI's high-resolution pulse-width modulation (PWM) timer technology implements the most advanced high-frequency switching techniques for increased efficiency and power density.
  • Enhanced digital and analog crossbars: Combining inputs, outputs and internal resources enables flexibility to support control and protection mechanisms.
  • New capabilities: Embedded real-time analysis and diagnostic unit enables enhanced debugging, an ultra-high-speed serial interface improves throughput over isolation boundaries, and flexible boot modes give developers the ability to reduce or eliminate boot mode pins.

Developers can evaluate the new C2000 F28004x MCUs with the F280049 experimenter kit (TMDXDOCK280049M) available for US$209.00. Production quantities of the C2000 F28004x MCUs are available in a 64-pin LQFP package, starting at US$4.85 in 1,000-unit quantities.

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