Overview for MSP430G2x/i2x Low-cost Industrial Microcontrollers


MSP430G2x microcontrollers (MCUs) from the MSP Ultra-Low-Power MCU series, offers the low power and performance of 16-bit MSP microcontrollers with a feature set targeted at cost sensitive applications. Select MSP430G2x devices operate at extended temperatures from -55°C to 150°C.

The MSP430i2x industrial microcontroller series brings 16-bit performance, up to 16 MHz operation, integrated intelligent peripherals, and low power at low-cost. The extended operating temperature of -40-105C makes this suitable for any industrial applications.

MSP430G2xx User’s Guide MSP430i2xx User’s Guide  


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MSP430G2x MCUs

Key Features

  • Up to 16 MHz CPU speed
    Extended Temp
  • HT: -55°C to 150°C
  • EP: Enhanced Products -55°C to 125°C
  • T: Extended Temperature -40°C to 105°C Applications
  • Up to 56 KB Flash
  • Up to 4 KB SRAM
    Low Power
  • 220 μA / MHz active mode
  • 0.7 μA real-time clock mode
  • 0.4 μA Standby mode (VLO)
  • 0.1 μA RAM retention
  • 5. Ultra-Fast Wake-Up From Standby Mode in <1 μs
  • 1.8 – 3.6V operation

MSP430i2x MCUs

Key Features

  • Up to 16 MHz CPU speed
    Extended Temp
  • -40C to 105C

  • Up to 32 KB Flash

  • Up to 2 KB RAM


    Low Power
  • Power Consumption
    – Active Mode (AM):
    350 μA/MHz at 16-MHz, 3.0 V, Flash Program Execution (Typical)
    – Standby Mode (LPM3): Watchdog Timer Active, Full RAM Retention 175 μA at 3.0 V (Typical)
    – Wake-Up From Standby Mode in 1 μs

  • 2.2V – 3.6V operation
    Smart Analog and Digital
  • Up to four 24-Bit Sigma-Delta Analog-to-Digital Converters with Differential PGA inputs

Block Diagram

MSP430G2x MCUs Block Diagram



MSP430G2x/i2x Videos

MSP low-power microcontrollers (MCUs) from Texas Instruments (TI) offer the lowest power consumption and the perfect mix of integrated peripherals for a wide range of low power and portable applications. In particular, the MSP430G2x and MSP430i2x industrial microcontroller series are built to optimize system cost for your MCU projects. TI provides robust design support for the MSP430 MCUs including technical documents, training, and the hardware and software tools you need to get started today!