MSP430 USB Debugging Interface


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The next generation flash emulation tool, MSP-FET has been released and replaces the MSP-FET430UIF kit. The MSP-FET430UIF is no longer recommended for new designs.

The MSP-FET430UIF is a powerful flash emulation tool to quickly begin application development on the MSP430 MCU. It includes USB debugging interface used to program and debug the MSP430 in-system through the JTAG interface or the pin saving Spy Bi-Wire (2-wire JTAG) protocol. The flash memory can be erased and programmed in seconds with only a few keystrokes, and since the MSP430 flash is ultra-low power, no external power supply is required.

The debugging tool interfaces the MSP430 to the included integrated software environment and includes code to start your design immediately.  The MSP-FET430UIF development tools supports development with all MSP430 flash devices.

  • USB debugging interface (MSP-FET430UIF) connects a flash-based MSP430 MCU to a PC for real-time, in-system programming and debugging
  • Technical specifications:
    • Software configurable supply voltage between 1.8 and 3.6 volts at 100mA
    • Supports JTAG Security Fuse blow to protect code
    • Supports all MSP430 boards with JTAG header
    • Supports both JTAG and Spy-Bi-Wire (2-wire JTAG) debug protocols

What's Included

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  • One 14-conductor cable
  • One MSP-FET430UIF interface module
  • One READ ME FIRST document
  • USB Cable

TI's Standard Terms and Conditions for Evaluation Modules apply.

The USB Debugging Interface is compatible with IAR Version 3.21 or higher.

Updated programmer/debugger available

Checkout the direct replacement of our programming/debugging kit with enhanced functionality

Technical Documents
User guides (3)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views TI Recommends
PDF 998 09 Jun 2015 0
PDF 1674 09 Jun 2015 0
PDF 7870 20 May 2015 0

Software (1)

Development Tools (2)

Name Part Number Tool Type
Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)  CCSTUDIO  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 
IAR Embedded Workbench Kickstart  IAR-KICKSTART  SW Development Tools, IDEs, Compilers 

Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (8)

Name Part Number Tool Type
MSP-TS430PZ100C Target board  MSP-TS430PZ100C  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430 Parallel Port Debugging Interface  MSP-FET430PIF  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430F532x 80-Pin FET tool and target board combination  MSP-FET430U80A  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430F532x 80-Pin Target board only  MSP-TS430PN80A  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430F533x / 643x 100-Pin FET tool and target board combination  MSP-FET430U100C  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430F534x 48-Pin FET tool and target board combination  MSP-FET430U48B  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430F534x 48-Pin Target board only  MSP-TS430RGZ48B  Evaluation Modules & Boards 
MSP430F53xx 64-Pin Target board only  MSP-TS430RGC64B  Evaluation Modules & Boards 


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