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Five years of LaunchPad

Wow!  It’s hard to believe that LaunchPad turns five years old today!  It seems like just yesterday, we released the original MSP430™ LaunchPad for $4.30. Let’s take some time today to look back on everything we’ve accomplished, as well as have a few laughs.

Five years ago the LaunchPad team was a lot younger and still developing our personas.  I’m sure you’ll get a kick out of re-watching the original LaunchPad unboxing video Adrian did: