The MSP430 family of ultra-low-power 16-bit RISC mixed-signal processors from Texas Instruments (TI) provides the ultimate solution for battery-powered measurement applications. Using leadership in both mixed-signal and digital technologies, TI has created the MSP430 which enables system designers to simultaneously interface to analog signals, sensors and digital components while maintaining unmatched low power.
Typical applications include utility metering, portable instrumentation, intelligent sensing, and consumer electronics.
Meet the world’s lowest power microcontrollers family. MSP430 offers 200+ ultra-low power microcontrollers devices. Each device features a flexible clocking system that enables up to 7 Low Power Modes (LPMs), which allow increased optimization. when paired with our instant, sub-1us wakeup time and various interrupt sources, MSP430 ensures that your application only uses the appropriate clocks and peripherals that are needed to perform the task at hand.
Key Ultra-Low Power metrics:
High Performance 16-bit Architecture. A 16-bit RISC CPU, peripherals and flexible clock system are combined by using a von-Neuman common memory address bus (MAB) and memory data bus (MDB). Partnering a modern CPU with modular memory-mapped analog and digital peripherals, the MSP430 offers solutions for today and tomorrow's mixed-signal applications.
It’s all in the family. Within the MSP430 platform, we include 5 generations of ultra-low power, highly integrated microcontrollers spanning over 200 devices. Each generation offers various levels of analog integration, digital peripherals, and communication protocols to help developers find the right microcontroller for various applications. Welcome to the MSP430 family.
Use our MCU Selection Tool to find your perfect MSP430 device! Navigate to the specific device’s product folder to order free samples.
MSP430 Tools - Complete, Affordable, Simple. Start development today with our complete selection of hardware/software tools and quicken your time to market. MSP430 is eager to share our solutions with you by providing innovative, intuitive, and affordable tools such as the eZ430-Chronos development watch, eZ430-RF2500 for instant sensor networking, the $4.30 MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad, and the versatile MSP-FET430UIF flash emulator.
Watch Development Tool
MSP-FET430UIF Flash Emulation
Texas Instruments and third party developers offer software compilers and debuggers to program all MSP430 devices. Full C-compilers are available for purchase enabling customers to develop and debug code in seconds. Free, code limited versions are also available.
MSP430, Making Microcontroller Development Easy. In addition to our complete selection of hardware and software tools, MSP430 offers design resources, starter code, videos, and an active online community to simplify microcontroller development.