The Official MSP430 Blog

  • Welcome to the April edition of Community Highlights! Check out some exciting new projects featuring MSP430 MCUs below! Wireless Sensing System created by Chirag Nagpal Toothbrush Timer developed by davebranton Music Player...
  • Have you heard about KickSat? A few hours ago (3:25 PM EDT to be exact ), the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took a hundred pocket-sized satellites into space, and these tiny spacecraft all run on TI’s microcontroller technology. Some of you may already...
  • Remember when you thought it would be awesome to have a watch like this? Well, thanks to TI’s ultra-low power MSP430 WLCSP microcontroller (MCU) portfolio, you can have something even cooler! All of the devices in this portfolio are offered in...
  • If you’re lucky enough to be at EE Live! in San Jose this week - make sure you stop by booth #822 to see all of our great demos, not to mention our in-booth training options. If you’re not in the Silicon Valley area – don’t...
  • Have you ever worried about your packages being mishandled during shipment? Have you ever been concerned about potential theft of your valuable assets? Have you ever gotten lost, while searching for a room in a large building? Are you shying away from...
  • Welcome to the March edition of Community Highlights! We have some cool new projects to highlight this month, but remember we can always use more. Get involved in the MSP430 community today! LED Ring Clock developed by Gregory Davill ...
  • Last week we discussed a particularly interesting property of MSP430: although the supply voltage range of MSP430 is fairly wide (1.8 – 3.6V), power consumption can vary depending on the specific voltage being supplied to the MCU. In other words...
  • Need low power AND wireless communications in your application? We have the perfect tool for you! Jump start your design with this eZ430 platform from MSP430 and the CC2500 2.4 GHz transceiver . The eZ430-RF2500-SEH also comes with a solar panel to...
  • Electronic paper (Epaper), enabled by E Ink technology offers a unique solution for applications where a display is necessary, but power is not. The only time power is needed, is when updating the display . For use-cases such as electronic shelf labeling...
  • It’s no mistake that when you think of MSP430, low power is one of the first things that comes to mind. After all, this is why MSP430 is such a popular choice for battery-powered applications. By limiting the current draw on your batteries you are...

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