Microcontrollers (MCU)

MSP430™ MCUs for metrology, monitoring and system control 

Microcontrollers with integrated 24-bit sigma-delta ADCs, Op Amps, DACs and USB

Flash-based  MSP430™ MCUs offer specific peripherals for metrology, monitoring, system control and communication applications. The MCU family offers memory options from 0.5KB to 512KB of flash and peripherals including 24-bit sigma-delta ADCs, op amps, DACs, USB and LCD drivers, and high resolution 4ns timers.

Metrology & monitoring MCUs

  • Up to 24-bit sigma-delta & 12-bit SAR ADCs
  • Op-amps, DACs, comparators & scan interface
  • E-meter, flow meter, medical & power monitoring

System control & communication MCUs

  • Up to 25MHz and 512KB of flash memory
  • Integrated USB and LCD drivers
  • High resolution (4ns) timers / PWM

Entry-level MCUs

  • Up to 60KB flash including DIP & DSBGA options
  • LCD driver with up to 160 segments
  • Scalability with pin-compatible memory variants

Other MSP430 MCUs portfolio

Metrology & monitoring

System control & communication

Entry-level

Peripheral integration

16- to 24-bit sigma-delta ADCs

10- to 12-bit SAR ADCs

Op-amps, comparators & DACs

Up to 320-segment LCD driver

Scan interface

Real-time clock / calendar

I2C, SPI & UART

Hardware multiplier

10- to 12-bit SAR ADCs

Op-amps, comparators & DACs

Up to 320-segment LCD driver

High resolution timer (PWM)

Real-time clock / calendar

USB, I2C, SPI & UART

Hardware multiplier

Split-rail 1.8V IO

10- and 12-bit SAR ADCs

Comparators

Up to 160-segment LCD driver

I2C, SPI & UART

16-bit timers

Operating temperature
-40 to 105C
-40 to 85C
-40 to 85C
CPU frequency
Up to 25MHz
Up to 25MHz
Up to 16MHz
Memory
Up to 512KB
Up to 512KB
Up to 60KB
Package options
28- to 128-pin TSSOP, QFN, LQFP & BGA packages
38- to 113-pin TSSOP, VQFN, LQFP, BGA & DSBGA packages
8- to 100-pin DIP, SO, TSSOP, VQFN, LQFP & DSBGA packages
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MSP430F6779A

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MSP430G2955

MSP430G2553

MSP430F449

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Metrology and monitoring MCUs

The MSP430 metrology and monitoring MCU portfolio adds a broad selection of advanced analog functions to enable simple and complex metering and monitoring functions. From MCUs with integrated metering front-ends to complete measurement system-on-chips (SoCs), the portfolio offers different advanced analog sensing and measurement peripherals including sigma-delta ADCs, LCD drivers, op-amps, DACs and scan interfaces.

Example applications

  • Electricity meter
  • Gas meter
  • Water meter
  • Blood glucose meters
  • Heat cost allocators
  • Smart plug
  • Pressure transmitter
  • Bedside patient monitor
  • Digital multimeters (DMMs)

Energy metering

Small signal monitoring

LC flow meter

Memory 16KB - 512KB
64KB - 128KB
8KB - 60 KB
Package options

28- to 32-pin TSSOP  & QFN

80-, 100- and 28-pin LQFT

100-pin LQFP

113-pin BGA

64 pin LQFP
Peripherals

Up to seven 24-bit sigma-delta ADCs

320-segment LCD driver

105°C support

10-bit SAR ADCs

Comparators

Real-time clock / calendar

128-bit AES accelerator

16- and 32-bit hardware multiplier

16-bit sigma-delta ADCs

160-segment LCD driver

USB

12-bit DACs, op-amps &
comparators

Real-time clock / calendar

16- and 32-bit hardware multiplier

Scan interface

Up to 96 segment LCD driver

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System control & communication MCUs

The MSP430 system control and communication MCU portfolio adds intelligent communication and advanced system control options with a wide-range of memory and peripheral combinations to fit into a variety of applications. This family of MCUs offers integrated USB, LCD driver, high-resolution PWM supporting up to 4ns pulse width in addition to a breadth of analog peripherals. With a broad range of memory and package options to choose from, developers can more easily scale with memory and feature sets.

Example applications

  • Smoke and heat detectors
  • Blood glucose monitors
  • Indoor lighting
  • Smart watches
  • Panel PLC
  • Battery chargers
  • Pressure transmitters
  • Air purifiers and humidifiers
  • Stepper drives

USB communication

System control with segment LCD

System control without LCD

Memory
8KB to 512KB
128KB to 512KB
8KB to 512KB
Package options

48- to 64-pin VQFN

48- to 100-pin LQFP

80- to 113-pin BGA

100-pin LQFP

113-pin BGA

38-113 pin TSSOP, LQFP, VQFN, BGA, DSBGA
Peripherals

160-segment LCD driver

10- to 12-bit SAR ADCs

12-bit DAC, comparators

Real-time clock / calendar

Up to 25MHz operation

DMA

32-bit hardware multipliers

I2C, SPI, UART, 16-bit timers

USB

160-segment LCD driver

10- to 12-bit SAR ADCs

Comparators

Real-time clock / calendar

Up to 25MHz operation

DMA

32 bit hardware multiplier

I2C, SPI, UART, 16-bit timers

Dual voltage supply option

10- to 12-bit SAR ADCs

12-bit DACs, comparators

Real-time clock / calendar

Up to 25MHz operation

DMA

32-bit hardware multipliers

I2C, SPI, UART, 16-bit timers

 

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Entry-level MCUs

The MSP430 entry-level MCU portfolio provides cost effective MCUs to add sensing and intelligence to system. The portfolio offers general purpose MCUs with up to 60KB of memory in multiple packages including DIP, TSSOP, QFN, LQFP, BGA & DSBGA. The portfolio provides basic analog integration options to support sensing functionality including 10- or 12-bit analog-to-digital converters, comparators and LCD support. 

Example applications

  • Smoke and heat detectors
  • Thermostats
  • Motion detectors (PIR, uWave, etc.)
  • Cordless handheld garden tools
  • Cordless handheld power tools
  • Battery packs
  • Remote controls
  • Electronic shelf labels
  • Miniature circuit breakers (MCBs)

General purpose

General purpose with segment LCD

Memory
0.5KB to 56KB
4KB to 60KB
Package options
8- to 40-pin DIP, SO, TSSOP, VQFN and DSBGA

64-, 80- and 100-pin LQFP

48- and 64-pin VQFN

Peripherals

10-bit SAR ADCs

Comparators

I2C, SPI, UART

16-bit timers

160-segment LCD driver

10- and 12-bit ADCs

Comparators

I2C, SPI, UART

16-bit timers

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