New TI SimpleLink™ MCU platform devices offer advanced integration for concurrent multi-standard and multi-band connectivity
To meet growing connectivity needs for buildings, factories and the grid, Texas Instruments (TI) introduced its newest SimpleLink™ wireless and wired microcontrollers (MCUs). These new devices offer industry-leading low power consumption and concurrent multi-standard and multi-band connectivity for Thread, Zigbee®, Bluetooth® 5 and Sub-1 GHz. With more memory and unlimited connectivity options, the expanded SimpleLink MCU platform offers designers 100 percent code reuse across TI's ARM® Cortex®-M4-based MCUs to enhance and connect sensor networks to the cloud.
New SimpleLink MCUs support the following wireless connectivity options:
To assist in developing with the SimpleLink MCU platform, TI offers the SimpleLink Academy, a comprehensive and interactive learning experience with overviews and training tutorials on the supported industry standards and technologies.
Developers can get started immediately with SimpleLink MCU-based TI LaunchPad™ development kits available through the TI store and authorized distributors. The LAUNCHXL-CC26X2R1, LAUNCHXL-CC1312R1 and LAUNCHXL-CC1352R1 are available for US$39.99. The MSP-EXP432P4111 is available for US$17.99.
|LaunchPad kit with CC1312 MCU (LAUNCHXL-CC1312R1).|
|MSP432P4111 SimpleLink Microcontroller LaunchPad Development Kit
TI's new SimpleLink MCU devices are available through the TI store and authorized distributors with packages and pricing as listed in the table below.
|Device name||Package||Pricing in 1,000-unit
|CC1312R||7 mm2 QFN||$3.89|
|CC1352R||7 mm2 QFN||$4.73|
|CC1352P||7 mm2 QFN||$5.25|
|CC2652R||7 mm2 QFN||$3.05|
|CC2642R||7 mm2 QFN||$2.65|
|MSP432P4x1V||9 mm2 QFN
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