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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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New PCB’s from Seeedstudio’s Fusion Service

We were trying out new sources to get some PCB’s from. SeeedStudio provides an innovative and cost effective PCB making service called the Fusion Service. We have now evaluated this service for our MSP430 boards. The quality of PCB was … Continue reading

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MMA8453Q Accelerometer Breakout – Update

We had built the MMA8453Q accelerometer breakout board. We could not test it since long.For the Circuit we followed what the Datasheet said: We only had to map it to our pin Configuration as stated earlier.For testing we used the Famous … Continue reading

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MMA8453Q Accelerometer Breakout – Soldering can be Art

Check out the Update: MMA8453Q Accelerometer Breakout – Update Well we have been busy all this time so you see not much of blog activity. However our pursuit on creativity continues.We were trying out the Freescale’s new Accelerometer MMA8453Q which we procured recently.The problem … Continue reading

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Wiring Pen: For next gen in DIY prototyping

We came across ELM chaN’s website and wondered at how soldering can be an Art. Source: ELM chaN Website In hopes to be able to make this possible, we read through the entire tutorial on Wiring Pen & how UEW … Continue reading

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