Products

The world’s only embedded FRAM MCU family, featuring over 100 ultra-low-power microcontrollers.

  • FR2x: 16 KB FRAM, 60 GPIO:
    starting at $0.99
  • FR4x: 16 KB FRAM, 60 GPIO, LCD Controller:
    starting at $1.25
  • FR5x: 64 KB FRAM, 12-bit ADC, AES:
    starting at $2.20
  • FR6x: 128 KB FRAM, 12-bit ADC, AES, LCD Controller, Scan Interface:
    starting at $3.79
See FRAM MCUs Product Selection Brochure

FRAM

What is FRAM?

Learn how MSP430 ultra-low-power MCUs with embedded FRAM are simplifying designs and decreasing power consumption.

 

Upgrade to the Ultra-low Power FRAM Series

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Launchpad

FR5969 Launchpad

LaunchPad features MSP430FR5969 ultra-low-power MCU with embedded FRAM memory Launchpad.
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EnergyTrace™ Technology


EnergyTrace™ Technology

Power debugging at a whole new level
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MSP430FRxx microcontrollers (MCUs) from the MSP Ultra-Low-Power MCU series are the first to integrate FRAM technology. As the world demands faster and higher performance in every application, new memory technology is needed to enable smarter solutions. FRAM from Texas Instruments (TI) provides unified memory with dynamic partitioning and memory access speeds 100 times faster than flash. This new memory is combined with the low-power DNA of MSP to offer lower energy consumption than ever before!

MSP430FR2x MCUs


Key Features

  Clock
  • Up to 16 MHz CPU speed
    ADC
  • 8-ch 10-bit Differential ADC (integrated window comparator)
 
  Memory
  • Up to 16 KB FRAM
  • Up to 2 KB SRAM
    Input/Output Pins
  • Up to 60 GPIO
 
  Voltage
  • 1.8 – 3.6V operation
    IR Modulation Logic
  • Simplified IR development
  Low Power
  • 126 μA / MHz active mode
  • 770 nA real-time clock mode
 

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MSP430FR5x MCUs Block Diagram

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MSP430FR4x MCUs


Key Features

  Clock
  • Up to 16 MHz CPU speed
    LCD
  • Industry’s lowest power device with integrated LCD
  • Charge-pump on-chip maintains contrast in low-power modes
 
  Memory
  • Up to 16 KB FRAM
  • Up to 2 KB SRAM
    Input/Output Pins
  • Up to 60 GPIO
 
  Voltage
  • 1.8 – 3.6V operation
    IR Modulation Logic
  • Simplified IR development
  Low Power
  • 126 μA / MHz active mode
  • 936 nA standby with LCD
  • 770 nA real-time clock mode
 

MSP430FR5x MCUs


Key Features

  Clock
  • Up to 16 MHz CPU speed
    ADC
  • 16-ch 12-bit Differential ADC (integrated window comparator)
 
  Memory
  • Up to 64 KB FRAM
  • Up to 2 KB SRAM
    Data Protection
  • 256-bit AES encryption
  • True random number seed
 
  Voltage
  • 1.8 – 3.6V operation
    EnergyTrace™ Technology
  • Real-time power measurement and debugging
  • Generate application energy profiles including current, CPU state, and peripheral state
  Low Power
  • 100 μA / MHz active mode
  • 450 nA real-time clock mode
  • Ultra-Fast Wake-Up From Standby Mode in <7 μs
    Various Package Options
  • Common package variants including QFN and TSSOP
  • Small package options available (MSP430FR57x DSBGA @ 2mm x 2mm)

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MSP430FR5x MCUs Block Diagram

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Applications

Key Features

  Clock
  • Up to 16 MHz CPU speed
    Data Protection
  • 256-bit AES encryption
  • True random number seed
 
  Memory
  • Up to 128 KB FRAM
  • Up to 2 KB SRAM
    Extended Scan Interface
  • Integrated scan interface ideal for flow measurement
 
  Voltage
  • 1.8 – 3.6V operation
    LCD
  • Integrated LCD controller
 
  ADC
  • 16-ch 12-bit Differential ADC (integrated window comparator)
    EnergyTrace™ Technology
  • Real-time power measurement and debugging
  • Generate application energy profiles including current, CPU state, and peripheral state
  Low Power
  • 100 μA / MHz active mode
  • 450 nA real-time clock mode
  • Ultra-Fast Wake-Up From Standby Mode in <7 μs
 

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MSP430FR6x MCUs Block Diagram

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