Development Boards & Kits - MSP430 MSP430 Value Line LaunchPad Dev Kit
The Texas Instruments ultra-low power MSP430™ microcontroller (MCU) Value Line offers superior 16-bit MCU performance and industry-leading ultra-low power consumption for cost sensitive applications that have traditionally depended on low cost 8-bit microcontrollers. TI MSP430G2x01, MSP430G2x11, MSP430G2x21, and MSP430G2x31 Value Line MCUs ensure 8-bit developers no longer need to sacrifice performance, power efficiency, or scalability because of price. The TI MSP430 Value Line MCU series is an ideal fit for a broad range of cost-sensitive applications, including safety and security, low-cost touch pads, remote controls, and intelligent sensors. The TI MSP430G2x01, MSP430G2x11, MSP430G2x21, and MSP430G2x31 include a built-in 16-bit timer and 10 I/O pins. The MSP430G2x31 has a 10-bit ADC and built-in communication capability using synchronous protocols. The MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad experimenter board is a complete USB-based development and experimenter tool providing everything you need to launch your own MSP430 Value Line applications.
The MSP430G2xx Value Line has expanded to include the MSP430F2231 Extended Performance MCU.
The Texas Instruments MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad experimenter board is a complete USB-based development and experimenter tool providing everything you need to launch your own MSP430 Value Line applications. The TI MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad includes an integrated DIP target socket that supports up to 20 pins, allowing MSP430 Value Line devices to be dropped into the LaunchPad board. An on-board flash emulation tool allows direct interface to a PC for easy programming, debugging, and evaluation. Included are free and downloadable software development environments for writing and debugging software. The TI LaunchPad can be used to create interactive solutions thanks to its on-board push buttons, LEDs, and extra input/output pins for easy integration of external devices.
LaunchPad is an easy-to-use development tool intended for beginners and experienced users alike for creating microcontroller-based applications. At $4.30, the LaunchPad offers everything you need to get started with your projects, and provides a complete hardware and software reference design for MSP430. BoosterPacks are plug-in boards for the LaunchPad that expand the LaunchPad's functionality to enable more options.
Texas Instruments' MSP430™ Family of ultra-low power microcontrollers (MCUs) includes several devices featuring different sets of peripherals for various applications. TI's MSP430 features a powerful 16-bit RISC CPU, 16-bit registers, and constant generators that attribute to maximum code efficiency. The digitally controlled oscillator allows wake-up from low-power mode to active mode in less than 6µS.