MSP432P401R LaunchPad


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The MSP432P401R LaunchPad enables you to develop high performance applications that benefit from low power operation. It features the MSP432P401R – which includes a 48MHz ARM Cortex M4F, 95uA/MHz active power and 850nA RTC operation, 14-bit 1MSPS differential SAR ADC and AES256 accelerator.

This LaunchPad includes an on-board emulator with EnergyTrace+ Technology, which means you can program and debug your projects without the need for additional tools, while also measuring total system energy consumption.

All pins of the MSP-EXP432P401R device are fanned out for easy access. These pins make it easy to plug in 20-pin and 40-pin BoosterPacks that add additional functionality like wireless, capacitive touch and more.

The out-of-box provided with the MSP-EXP432P401R LaunchPad features a graphical user-interface that enables the user to type in the desired beats per minute of an RGB LED, and select from over 16 million color options. See how simple it is to get started, with the MSP432 Quick Start Guide.

You can browse all documentation online with TI Resource Explorer and start development with the online CCS Cloud IDE. Other professional development environments are also available, such as TI's Eclipse-based Code Composer Studio and IAR Embedded Workbench.

More information about the LaunchPad, as well as supported BoosterPacks, can be found at the TI LaunchPad website.

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  • Low-power, high performance MSP432P401R MCU
    • 48MHz 32-bit ARM Cortex M4F with Floating Point Unit and DSP acceleration
    • Power consumption: 80uA/MHz active and 660nA RTC standby operation
    • Analog: 24Ch 14-bit differential 1MSPS SAR ADC, Two Comparators
    • Digital: Advanced Encryption Standard (AES256) Accelerator, CRC, DMA, HW MPY32
    • Memory: 256KB Flash, 64KB RAM
    • Timers: 4 x16-bit, and 2 x 32-bit
    • Communication: Up to 4 I2C, 8 SPI, 4 UART
  • 40 pin BoosterPack Connector, and support for 20 pin BoosterPacks
  • Onboard XDS-110ET emulator featuring EnergyTrace+ Technology
  • 2 buttons and 2 LEDs for User Interaction
  • Back-channel UART via USB to PC

What's Included

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Check out these BoosterPack(TM) plug-in modules that feature certified dual-mode Bluetooth and Bluetooth low energy modules.

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Technical Documents
Datasheet (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 2670 25 Jul 2016
Application notes (8)
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PDF 1493 28 Nov 2016 959
Multiple Files   13 Sep 2016 1,387
PDF 84 23 Jun 2016 713
PDF 80 23 Jun 2016 796
PDF 389 15 Mar 2016 1,590
PDF 1236 19 Mar 2015 559
PDF 1470 19 Mar 2015 787
Multiple Files   18 Mar 2015 629
User guides (4)
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PDF 279 13 Dec 2016 2,078
PDF 3430 01 Dec 2016 11,058
PDF 1702 09 Sep 2016 3,647
PDF 4900 12 Jul 2016 18,470
Selection guides (1)
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PDF 10478 25 Sep 2015 8,797
White papers (1)
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PDF 1012 20 Feb 2015 2,161
More literature (4)
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30 Jul 2015
08 Oct 2015
PDF 30 16 Jan 2017 17
PDF 3659 27 Aug 2014 5,861

Software (2)

Name Part Number Software Type
MSP432™ Software Development Kit (SDK)  SIMPLELINK-MSP432-SDK  Software Development Kits (SDK) 
MSP Graphics Library  MSP-GRLIB  Software Libraries 

Development Tools (7)

Name Part Number Tool Type
MSP EnergyTrace Technology  ENERGYTRACE  JTAG Emulators/ Analyzers 
ARM® Keil® MDK – Free 32KB IDE  MSPKEIL  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
Code Composer Studio™ Integrated Development Environment for MSP Microcontrollers  CCSTUDIO-MSP  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
Energia  ENERGIA  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
GCC - Open Source Compiler for MSP Microcontrollers  MSP430-GCC-OPENSOURCE  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
IAR Embedded Workbench Kickstart  IAR-KICKSTART  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
ULP (Ultra-Low Power) Advisor  ULPADVISOR  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
MSP-TS432PZ100 - 100-pin Target Development Board for MSP432P4x MCUs (microcontroller not included)  MSP-TS432PZ100  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

TI Devices (9)

Part Number Name Product Family
CC2650MODA  SimpleLink™ Bluetooth® low energy Wireless MCU Module  SimpleLink Solutions 
MSP432P401M  Low-Power + High Performance 32-Bit ARM Cortex M4F With 128KB Flash and 32KB RAM  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
MSP432P401R  Low-Power and High Performance 32-Bit ARM Cortex M4F With 256KB Flash and 64KB RAM  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
SN74AVC4T245  4-Bit Dual-Supply Bus Transceiver with Configurable Voltage-Level Shifting and 3-State Outputs  Voltage Level Translation 
SN74CBTLV3257  Low-Voltage 4-Bit 1-Of-2 FET Multiplexer/Demultiplexer  Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (Mux/Demux) 
TM4C1294NCPDT  IoT enabled High performance 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4F based MCU  Control + Automation 
TPD4E004  4-Channel ESD Protection Array for High-Speed Data Interfaces  ESD Protection Diodes 
TPS2012  2.0A, 2.7 to 5.5V Single High-Side MOSFET Switch IC, No Fault Reporting, Active-Low Enable  Integrated Load Switches 
TUSB1210  High-Speed 480 Mbps USB 2.0 OTG Transceiver  USB 

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