MSP430 CapTIvate™ Touch Keypad BoosterPack


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The BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD is an easy-to-use evaluation module (EVM) for the MSP430FR2522 capacitive touch sensing microcontroller (MCU) with  CapTIvate™ technology. The BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD can be used in three different ways - with a LaunchPad™ development kit, with the CapTIvate development kit (MSP-CAPT-FR2633) or with the CapTIvate programmer board (CAPTIVATE-PGMR).

The BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD enables you to extend your LaunchPad™ development kit design by adding a 12-key capacitive touch numeric keypad with LED backlighting and proximity wake-up. Don’t have a LaunchPad kit? The BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD may be used as a simple CapTIvate technology evaluation module when coupled with the CAPTIVATE-PGMR for interfacing to a host PC running the CapTIvate Design Center. It is even possible to bypass the onboard keypad and connect up to three external capacitive sensors to the BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD to test out your own sensor design concepts.  If you have a CapTIvate development kit (MSP-CAPT-FR2633) you can use the programmer board that is part of the kit to evaluate the BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD.

  • MSP430FR2522 MSP430 MCU with CapTIvate technology
  • 40-pin BoosterPack standard leveraging the LaunchPad ecosystem
  • CapTIvate programming header for interfacing with CAPTIVATE-PGMR
  • 12 touch button numeric keypad with proximity sensor
  • Integrated LP3943 LED driver for backlighting

What's Included

  • 1x BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD BoosterPack

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MSP430 CapTIvate™ Touch Keypad BoosterPack


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Technical Documents
Datasheet (1)
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PDF 2250 28 Aug 2018
User guides (2)
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12 Jan 2018
PDF 965 09 Jan 2018 0
White papers (1)
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PDF 869 15 Feb 2018 0
Design files (1)
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ZIP 3568 14 Feb 2018 0
More literature (1)
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PDF 32 10 Jan 2018 0

Software (1)

Name Part Number Software Type
CapTIvate™ Design Center GUI for MSP430™ Capacitive Sensing MCUs  MSPCAPTDSNCTR  Software Libraries 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules  ( 1 )

Name Part Number Tool Type
MSP CapTIvate MCU Development Kit  MSP-CAPT-FR2633  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

Reference Designs  ( 1 )

Name Part Number Tool Type
MSP430FR2633 Microcontroller CapTIvate Electronic Lock and Keypad Reference Design  TIDM-CAPTIVATE-E-LOCK  TI Designs

TI Devices (4)

Part Number Name Product Family
LMT70  ±0.1°C Precision Analog Temperature Sensor  Temperature sensors 
LP3943  16 channel RGB/White LED driver with independent string control via SMBUS/I2C  LED drivers 
MSP430FR2512  MSP430 MCU With CapTIvate Technology - the Lowest Power, Most Noise-immune Capacitive Touch  MSP430 ultra-low-power MCUs 
MSP430FR2522  MSP430 MCU With CapTIvate technology - the Lowest Power, Most Noise-immune Capacitive Touch  MSP430 ultra-low-power MCUs 

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