Booster Packs

(Add-on modules for Application Development)

Plug additional functionality into your TI LaunchPad™ kit

Application-specific BoosterPack™ plug-in modules allow you to explore a broad range of applications, including capacitive touch, wireless sensing, LED lighting control, and more...

  • More than 80 BoosterPack modules from both Texas Instruments and third parties
  • Available in 20- and 40-pin variants
  • Stack multiple BoosterPack modules onto a single LaunchPad kit to further enhance the functionality of your design

Check BoosterPack module compatibility for your LaunchPad kit:

Find out which BoosterPack modules are compatible with your LaunchPad kit. Simply head to the BoosterPack Checker Tool select your LaunchPad kit and BoosterPack module, and the pin-to-pin compatibility status will appear.

Booster Packs - Capacitive Touch

Capacitive Touch

Booster Packs - Sharp ® Memory LCD

Sharp ® Memory LCD

Booster Packs - CC110L RF

CC110L RF

Booster Packs - Educational BoosterPack MKII

Educational BoosterPack MKII

Booster Packs - Sensor Hub

Sensor Hub

Booster Packs - CC3100 Booster Pack

CC3100 Booster Pack

Booster Packs - CC31xx EMU Boost

CC31xx EMU Boost

Booster Packs - C2K LED Booster Pack

C2K LED Booster Pack

Booster Packs - DRV8301 Booster Pack

DRV8301 Booster Pack

Booster Packs - Digital Power Buck Converter Booster Pack

Digital Power Buck Converter Booster Pack

Simple Link Wi-Fi - CC3100 Booster Pack

The SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3100 wireless network processor BoosterPack™ plug-in module (with QFN-packaged device) can be used to connect to TI LaunchPad evaluation kits (software examples provided for MSP-EXP430F5529LP and MSP-EXP430FR5969).

With the Advanced Emulation BoosterPack (CC31XXEMUBOOST), CC3100BOOST can connect to a PC for MCU Emulation and software development using SimpleLink Studio for CC3100 (available in the CC3100 SDK). This kit can also be connected to other platforms through pins – use the programming guide for instructions on porting driver and sample code to any microcontroller.

The Simple Link Wi-Fi CC3100 solution provides the flexibility to add Wi-Fi to any microcontroller (MCU).

Features:

  • CC3100 Wi-Fi Network Processor in QFN package
  • Industry’s first devices to be Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ at the chip level by the Wi-Fi Alliance™
  • 2 20-pin stackable connectors (BoosterPack headers) to connect to TI LaunchPads and other BoosterPacks
  • On-board chip antenna with option for U.FL-based testing
  • Power from on-board LDO using USB OR 3.3V from MCU LaunchPad
  • 2 push buttons
  • 4 LEDs
  • Jumper with 0.1 Ohm resistor for current measurement
  • 40 MHz crystal, 32 KHz crystal and oscillator
  • U.FL and chip antenna
  • USB
  • 4 Layer PCB with 6 mm spacing and track width

What's Included..?

  • SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3100 BoosterPack
  • Quick Start Guide
  • USB Cable

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA / IAR Embedded Workbench –ARM

Other Softwares :

CC3200SDK, CCS Uniflash, TI-RTOS, Simplelink Wi-Fi Starter and More...

Note :

One CC31XX EMU Boost is needed to Flash CC3100 Booster Pack

Compatible Launch Pads: F5529 / FR5969 / TM4C123GXL

Capacitive Touch Booster Pack

The Capacitive Touch BoosterPack (430BOOST-SENSE1) is a plug in module for MCU LaunchPad Development Kits. This BoosterPack also includes a pre-programmed MSP430G2452IN20 Value Line device for the MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad. Developers can use this BoosterPack as a solution for adding capacitive touch differentiation in many applications such as consumer electronics, point of sales machines and other devices with a physical button.

Capacitive Touch Booster Pack

Features:

  • Capacitive touch elements including scroll wheel, button and proximity sensor
  • 9 on-board LEDs for instant feedback
  • Timer-based UART communication enables interface to PC
  • Open source graphical user interface (GUI) available
  • Includes a pre-programmed MSP430G2452IN20 with demo application
  • Fully supported by the MSP430 Capacitive Touch Sense Library

What's Included..?

  • 1x 430BOOST-SENSE1 BoosterPack Plug-in Module
  • 1x Quick Start Guide

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA / IAR Embedded Workbench – ARM

Capacitive Touch Booster Pack

The Sharp ® Memory LCD BoosterPack Plug-in Module is based on the LS013B4DN04 display from Sharp Electronics and features capacitive touch sliders. MCU LaunchPad Evaluation Kit developers can use this BoosterPack to display sensor readings, time & other information using the displays 96x96 pixels as well as to provide touch based input!

Capacitive Touch Booster Pack

Features

  • Sharp LS013B4DN04 Memory LCD
  • 1.3" inch screen offering 96 x 96 pixels
  • Ultra-Low-Power consumption
  • Provides excellent viewing angles & high contrast images or text
  • Display is controlled serially using SPI
  • 2 capacitive touch sliders
  • DCDC 3V-to-5V converter available to also support 5V Sharp displays
  • Software enabled by TI’s software libraries
  • Graphics Library support and example available
  • Capacitive Touch Library support and example available
  • Fully open source hardware and software available for download

What's Included..?

  • 1 x 430BOOST-SHARP96 BoosterPack Plug-in Module
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA / IAR Embedded Workbench – ARM

The Educational BoosterPack MKII offers a high level of integration for developers to quickly prototype complete solutions. Various analog and digital inputs/outputs are at your disposal including an analog joystick, environmental and motion sensors, RGB LED, microphone, buzzer, color LCD display, and more.

This BoosterPack was developed with Energia in mind. Energia is an open source, community developed coding environment, which is supported by a robust framework of intuitive APIs and easy-to-use software libraries for rapid firmware development. We recommend Energia v12 or later.

Features:

  • TI OPT3001 Light Sensor
  • TI TMP006 Temperature Sensor
  • Servo Motor Connector
  • 3-Axis Accelerometer
  • User Push Buttons
  • RGB Multi-color LED
  • Buzzer
  • 40-pin Stackable BoosterPack Connector
  • Color TFT LCD Display
  • Microphone
  • 2-Axis Joystick with Pushbutton

What's Included..?

  • 1 x BOOSTXL-EDUMKII Educational BoosterPack MKII
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide

Supported IDEs:

  • CCS / ENERGIA
CC110L RF Booster Pack

The CC110L RF BoosterPack is a low-power wireless transceiver extension kit for use with the Texas Instruments MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad development kit. Based on the CC110L device, the on-board Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR) A110LR09A radio module with integrated antenna operates in the European 868-870MHz and US 902-928MHz ISM bands. The included software application, called AIR BoosterStack, demonstrates an example sensor network as well as network status reporting.

NB! Note that you will need two MSP430 LaunchPad kits in addition to this kit in order to use the hardware as described in the Quick Start Guide.

CC110L RF Booster Pack

Features:

  • 1.8 to 3.6 V operation
  • Low power consumption
  • SPI interface between RF module and MSP430
  • Prototyping area
  • Footprints for adding a microcontroller, pushbutton switch, and LED for standalone operation
  • ROHS and REACH compliant
  • Module is ETSI compliant and FCC/IC certified
  • See A110LR09x Users Manual and CC110L datasheet for radio specific features

What's Included..?

  • Two CC110L RF BoosterPack boards
  • Two MSP430G2553 devices (preloaded with a sample program)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • CD with software and documentation

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA / IAR Embedded Workbench – ARM

Other Softwares :

AIR RF Studio

Educational BoosterPack MKII

The Educational BoosterPack MKII offers a high level of integration for developers to quickly prototype complete solutions. Various analog and digital inputs/outputs are at your disposal including an analog joystick, environmental and motion sensors, RGB LED, microphone, buzzer, color LCD display, and more.

This BoosterPack was developed with Energia in mind. Energia is an open source, community developed coding environment, which is supported by a robust framework of intuitive APIs and easy-to-use software libraries for rapid firmware development. We recommend Energia v12 or later.

Educational BoosterPack MKII

Features

  • TI OPT3001 Light Sensor
  • TI TMP006 Temperature Sensor
  • Servo Motor Connector
  • 3-Axis Accelerometer
  • User Push Buttons
  • RGB Multi-color LED
  • Buzzer
  • 40-pin Stackable BoosterPack Connector
  • Color TFT LCD Display
  • Microphone
  • 2-Axis Joystick with Pushbutton

What's Included..?

  • 1x BOOSTXL-EDUMKII Educational BoosterPack MKII
  • 1x Quick Start Guide

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA

Sensor Hub Booster Pack

The Texas Instruments Sensor Hub BoosterPack (BOOSTXL-SENSHUB) is an add-on board designed to fit the Tiva™ C Series TM4C123G LaunchPad along with all of TI’s MCU LaunchPads. The Sensor Hub BoosterPack is a Tiva platform for evaluating the use of ARM® Cortex™-M4-based TM4C devices in sensor fusion applications, demonstrating the mathematical and algorithm computation features of the M4 architecture.

Sensor Hub Booster Pack

Features:

Seven on-board sensor functions, including:

  • InvenSense MPU-9150: 9-axis MEMS motion tracking
  • 3-axis gyro
  • 3-axis accelerometer
  • 3-axis compass
  • Bosch Sensortec BMP180 pressure sensor
  • Sensirion SHT21 humidity and ambient temperature sensor
  • Intersil ISL29023 ambient and infrared light sensor
  • TI's TMP006 non-contact infrared temperature sensor

What's Included..?

  • BOOSTXL-SENSHUB-Sensor Hub BoosterPack

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA / IAR Embedded Workbench – ARM / Keil / Mentor Embedded

DRV8301 Booster Pack

The BOOSTXL-DRV8301 is 10A, 3-phase brushless DC drive stage based on the DRV8301 pre-driver and CSD18533Q5A NextFET™ power MOSFET. The module has 3x low side current sense amps (2 internal to DRV8301, 1 external). The module also has a 1.5A step down buck converter, is fully protected with short circuit, thermal, and shoot-through protection, and is easily configured via a SPI interface. This boosterpack is ideal for those wishing to learn about sensorless brushless control techniques and drive stage design. This kit was designed to work with any LaunchPad XL, with primary software support through the http://www.ti.com/tool/LAUNCHXL-F28027F using MotorWare to support the InstaSPIN™-FOC sensorless control solution.

DRV8301 Booster Pack

Features:

  • 6 to 24V supply input
  • Supports up to 14A peak, 10A continuous current output
  • Supports voltage and current feedback for InstaSPIN-FOC sensorless control solution
  • Complete brushless DC drive stage in ultra small form factor (2.2” x 2.3”)
  • 3x low side current sense amps, 6x Power FETs (< 6.5mΩ) & 1.5A step down buck converter
  • Drive stage is fully protected including short circuit, thermal, shoot-through, and under voltage protection.

What's Included..?

  • 3-Phase Brushless DC Drive Stage BoosterPack

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA

C2000 LED Booster Pack

The C2000 LED BoosterPack demonstrates the control of 3 boost converters to drive 3 LED (Red, Green, and Blue) strings. A variety of user interface options are provided included capacitive touch control using an MSP430 and the MSP430 Cap Touch BoosterPack (430BOOST-SENSE1) as well as a PC GUI application. This boosterpack is ideal for those wishing to learn about real time digital control techniques and LED lighting. This kit requires a C2000 LaunchPad to function as intended.

The LED Lighting project allows C2000 LaunchPad users to plug their LaunchPad into the LED Lighting BoosterPack and accurately control a series of LED strings

C2000 LED Booster Pack

Features:

  • 3 Booster Converters
  • 8 RGB LEDs
  • MSP430 Capacitive Touch Interface

What's Included..?

  • LED BoosterPack
  • Power Supply
  • Quick Start Guide

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA

Digital Power Buck Converter Booster Pack

The Digital Power Buck Converter BoosterPack provides an introductory platform for learning the basics of digital power control. When paired with the C2000™ Piccolo™ F28069M LaunchPad, this BoosterPack enables a full buck converter control system controlled by the C2000™ TMS320F28069 microcontroller. The buck converter power stage supports dynamic loads and converts an external 9V power supply to a configurable output voltage. The Digital Power Buck Converter BoosterPack is supported by the C2000 Microcontroller family’s Digital Power software called powerSUITE. powerSUITE is a breakthrough set of tools that simplify design and help maximize performance of digital power supplies. All of the design files and relevant code examples for the Digital Power Buck Converter BoosterPack are included for free in the C2000 MCU family’s controlSUITE™ software suite.

Digital Power Buck Converter Booster Pack

Features:

  • Single buck converter power stage using voltage mode control
  • 9V input voltage; 2A input current
  • Variable output voltage (default 2V)
  • Software-controlled dynamic load
  • Compatible with the F28069M LaunchPad
  • Free unrestricted version of Code Composer Studio integrated development environment (IDE)
  • Code examples and design files are included in controlSUITE
  • Supported by powerSUITE Digital Power Supply Design Software Tools for C2000TM MCUs

What's Included..?

  • Digital Power Buck Converter BoosterPack PCB
  • Quick Start Guide
    NOTE: External 9V,2A power supply and F28069M LaunchPad required

Supported IDEs:

CCS / ENERGIA