MSP430 LaunchPad Value Line Development kit

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Description

The MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad is an easy-to-use flash programmer and debugging tool for the MSP430G2xx Value Line microcontrollers. It features everything you need to start developing on an MSP430 microcontroller device. It has on-board emulation for programming and debugging and features a 14/20-pin DIP socket, on-board buttons and LEDs & BoosterPack-compatible pinouts that support a wide range of plug-in modules for added functionality such as wireless, displays & more.

The MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad also comes with 2 MSP430 device, with up to 16kB Flash, 512B RAM, 16MHz CPU speed and integrated peripherals such as 8ch 10-bit ADC, timers, serial communication (UART, I2C & SPI) & more!

Free software development tools are also available, such as TI’s Eclipse-based Code Composer Studio, . Open Source development is also available thanks to community-driven projects such as the or , a branch of the popular Wiring framework.IAR Embedded WorkbenchMSPGCC compilerEnergia

Find more info about LaunchPad, the supported BoosterPacks & available resources at our LaunchPad portal page! Also be sure to visit our LaunchPad wiki.

Explore different applications on your LaunchPad with BoosterPack plug-in modules.

Get started with the LaunchPad Book published by Elsevier. Blink LEDs, buzz buzzers & sense sensors quickly with this useful guide! Leverages the wonderful community-created tool, Energia.

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Features
  • The LaunchPad development board features:
    o 14-/20-pin DIP (N) socket
    o Built-in flash emulation for debugging and programming
    o 2 programmable LEDs
    o 1 power LED
    o 1 programmable button
    o 1 reset button
  • Supports MSP430G2xx2, MSP430G2xx3, and MSP430F20xx devices in PDIP14 or PDIP20 packages
  • The LaunchPad's integrated emulator interface connects flash-based MSP430 Value Line devices to a PC for real-time, in-system programming and debugging via USB.
  • Includes one mini USB cable to interface with a PC.
  • Included MSP430G2xx device features:
    • MSP430G2553IN20 – 16kB Flash, 512B RAM, interruptible GPIOs (capacitive sense-capable), 16-bit timers, 8ch 10-bit ADC, Comparator, Serial Communication (USCI – I2C, SPI & UART) & more
    • MSP430G2452IN20 – 8kB Flash, 256B RAM, interruptible GPIOs (capacitive sense-capable), 16-bit timers, 8ch 10-bit ADC, Comparator, Serial Communication (USI – I2C & SPI) & more
  • Included MSP430G2xx devices feature preloaded sample programs.
  • Free downloadable versions of IAR Kickstart and Code Composer Studio Version 5 integrated development environments are available and include an assembler, linker, simulator, source-level debugger, and C-compiler. These free IDEs are unrestricted on MSP430 Value Line devices.
  • RoHS compliant

What's Included

  • 10-pin PCB Connector (2 male/2 female)
  • 32kHz crystal
  • LaunchPad Development board (MSP-EXP430G2)
  • LaunchPad sticker
  • Mini USB cable
  • QuickStart Guide

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MSP-EXP430G2:
MSP430 LaunchPad Value Line Development kit

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Application Notes (3)
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PDF 406 19 Dec 2012 3,131
Multiple Files   02 Aug 2012 2,376
Multiple Files   11 Mar 2011 2,639
User Guides (4)
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PDF 1523 23 Jun 2014 17,582
PDF 980 23 Jun 2014 8,042
PDF 7566 15 May 2014 31,243
PDF 886 06 Mar 2014 11,427
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White Papers (1)
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More Literature (5)
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PDF 105 10 Dec 2013 1,766
PDF 2227 10 Dec 2013 961
PDF 1966 09 Dec 2013 3,543
PDF 2175 05 Mar 2012 1,243
PDF 2656 19 Dec 2011 2,241

Software (6)

Name Part Number Software Type
MSP430Ware  MSP430WARE  Software Libraries 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (5)

Name Part Number Tool Type
ADS1118 BoosterPack  430BOOST-ADS1118  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430 14-Pin Target Board  MSP-TS430PW14  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430 14-Pin Target Board and USB Programmer  MSP-FET430U14  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430 Capacitive Touch BoosterPack  430BOOST-SENSE1  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430 USB Stick Development Tool  EZ430-F2013  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

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RF430CL330H NFC BoosterPack    DLP Design, Inc.  United States  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (42)

Part Number Name Product Family
MSP430F2001  16-bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 1kB Flash, 128B RAM, Comparator  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430F2002  16-bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 1kB Flash, 128B RAM, 10-Bit SAR A/D, USI for SPI/I2C  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430F2003  16-bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 1kB Flash, 128B RAM, 16-Bit Sigma-Delta A/D, USI for SPI/I2C  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430F2011  16-bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 2kB Flash, 128B RAM, Comparator  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430F2012  16-bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 2kB Flash, 128B RAM, 10-Bit SAR A/D, USI for SPI/I2C  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430F2013  16-bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 2kB Flash, 128B RAM, 16-Bit Sigma-Delta A/D, USI for SPI/I2C  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2102  MSP430G2x32, MSP430G2x02 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2112  MSP430G2x52, MSP430G2x12 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2132  MSP430G2x32, MSP430G2x02 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2133  MSP430G2x33, MSP430G2x03 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2152  MSP430G2x52, MSP430G2x12 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2153  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2202  MSP430G2x32, MSP430G2x02 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2203  MSP430G2x33, MSP430G2x03 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2212  MSP430G2x52, MSP430G2x12 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2213  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2232  MSP430G2x32, MSP430G2x02 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2233  MSP430G2x33, MSP430G2x03 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2252  MSP430G2x52, MSP430G2x12 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2253  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2302  MSP430G2x32, MSP430G2x02 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2303  MSP430G2x33, MSP430G2x03 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2312  MSP430G2x52, MSP430G2x12 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2313  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2332  MSP430G2x32, MSP430G2x02 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2333  MSP430G2x33, MSP430G2x03 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2333-Q1  MSP430™ Ultra-Low-Power Microcontrollers for Automotive Applications  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2352  MSP430G2x52, MSP430G2x12 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2353  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2402  MSP430G2x32, MSP430G2x02 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2403  MSP430G2x33, MSP430G2x03 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2412  MSP430G2x52, MSP430G2x12 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2413  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2432  MSP430G2x32, MSP430G2x02 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2433  MSP430G2x33, MSP430G2x03 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2444  MSP430G2x44 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2452  MSP430G2x52, MSP430G2x12 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2453  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2513  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2533  MSP430G2x33, MSP430G2x03 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2553  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  Ultra-low Power 
MSP430G2553-Q1  MSP430™ Ultra-Low-Power Microcontrollers for Automotive Applications  Ultra-low Power 
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