Category Archives: MSP430

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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MSP430 JTAG & Spy-By-Wire Connections

Some time people mistake the connections for the common MSP430 debug interfaces. Specifically in our new board we ran into some issues. So here are some pictures to help you. Spy-By-Wire Connection Jtag Connection Hope that this would help.

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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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MSP430 with FRAM: Break Through in Microcontroller World

We received an Astounding news that TI has been successful able to combine FRAM Technology into one of the world Lowest power microcontroller MSP430. We knew about the verifiability of FRAM earlier but combining it with the Microcontrollers adds a whole new dimension to it. Source: TI Website … Continue reading

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MSP430 Launch Pad Empowered by Arduino Style

We found some support Libraries being wrote for the MSP430 Launch Pad to support Arduino Style Coding. This library was developed by Chris Hulbert to be compiled on CCS or IAR for MSP430 and is available on gitHub.This library provides … 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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Samay1: Digital Time Keeper using MSP430

Its been long since I wanted to have a countdown timer. This finds use in many of the daily activities such as warming the water with a fixed timeout or boiling the milk or soaking the white cloths and the … Continue reading

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TI’s Flying Mouse – A Chronos Miracle

I came across an innovative application of Wireless, Accelerometer and Microcontrollers. Its called the TI’s Flying Mouse. http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/TDL3JRG_zrs&hl=en_US&fs=1?border=1 This is built around the Chronos Ez430 RF Development kit. This basically is a 868MHz/915MHz RF band link with the CC430 based … Continue reading

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Good FET: An Open Source MSP430 Debugger and Loader

GoodFET is am open source project to create the replica of the MSP430 USB FET tool from TI. Using an MSP430F2274 and FT232. The primary goal was an improved version of the FET with additional Features. Now this tool is … 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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