Category Archives: Development Kit

MSP430F5310 Breakout

We recently developed our first MSP430F53XX breakout board. This board was targeted for developing advanced applications on MSP430. We have hosted this project as an Open Source Hardware project on Github. https://github.com/boseji/MSP430-LaunchPad-Innovation/tree/master/hardware/5310breakout Here is a preview of the schematics: This … Continue reading

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TI Unleashed the Revolution (Palm Sized) – BeagleBone

BeagleBone is a new development board from TI in the BeagleBoard Series. This brings nearly the same power of the other Beagleboards right into palm of your hand. This board contains the AM335x Family of Sitara Arm(r) Cortex-A8 processor. Here are some vitals about this … Continue reading

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Android on X86: We have Google’s Power

We were overjoyed to hear that Intel x86 can now run Android. That would mean the Host and Targets can some day have the same platform for development. This is Great news!! Here is the link to the Project page: … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: MSP430 Dev Board

We were into the development of an MSP430 board for our Projects. This was the reason we were a bit late in posting. Here are a few pics to help you get an idea: This hardware would be a completely OSHW compliant would be … Continue reading

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Versaloon Platform: One Debugger for All Microcontrollers

Versaloon Platform is an Completely Open-source project which dedicates itself to USB to Anything protocol. It is a versatile device that can be used to program a verity of Microcontroller and also act as a Debug Host. At present is … Continue reading

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Pro-Mboard: Development Board for Mbed Preview Pictures

Recently, We were able to Soldered and test the Pro-Mboard that we posted earlier. Here are a few Pics: Top View Bottom View However we quickly noticed a problem that the Rev0.1 had a non connected ground in USB connector … Continue reading

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Pro-Mboard: Development Board for Mbed

We designed a board to help us in prototyping the Mbed board out side the bread-boards.When we started out prototyping using Mbed we realized that all the boards available for Mbed were either needed to shipped from outside or we … Continue reading

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MSP430 LaunchPad: Update

I got two of the MSP430F2231 micro samples from TI. Also was able to get an order placed for MSP-EXP430G2 (Launch Pad Development Kit). Cant wait to have one of them on my table !!Well for now I am planning … Continue reading

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mbed Platform Review

I received an mbed kit from one of my friends. How luck I was, to discover this innovative new platform. It basically consists of LPC1768 NXP Semiconductor’s ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller. The board is equipt will all sots of comm interfaces … Continue reading

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MSP430 LaunchPad: TI Foray into the Hobbyist Market

LaunchPad development kit is a part of the TI’s MSP430 Value Line series. LaunchPad has an integrated DIP target socket that supports up to 20 pins, allowing MSP430 Value Line devices to be dropped into the LaunchPad board. Also, an … Continue reading

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