Software Controller Red/Green/Blue LED on Ultra Low Power Microcontroller

(ACTIVE) TIDM-G2XXSWRGBLED

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Description

This reference design describes the implementation of a software controlled RGB LED on an MSP430, using a single timer module and Capture Compare Register.  This design also includes a serial communication interface for externally

Features
  • Red, Green, Blue (RGB) LED control with P-FETs to source LED current directly from VCC
  • Independent control of color and brightness
  • 512 unique colors and 50 brightness levels
  • Software PWM generation uses a single Compare Capture Register on one timer module
  • Serial interface for externally controlling LED

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TI Devices (4)

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Part Number Name Product Family Sample & Buy Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
MSP430G2553  MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller  MSP430 ultra-low-power MCUs  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TPD2E001  Low-Capacitance 2-Channel +/-15kV ESD Protection Array for High-Speed Data Interfaces  Circuit protection  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TPS773  250-mA LDO Regulators with Supervisor  Power management  Sample & Buy Not Available
TUSB3410  UART/I2C/IrDA Serial Port to USB Bridge  USB  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules

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Application notes (1)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 164 15 Sep 2017 45
User guides (1)
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PDF 1261 18 Feb 2015 48
Design files (4)
Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
ZIP 146 03 Mar 2015 21
ZIP 340 03 Mar 2015 15
ZIP 247 03 Mar 2015 24
PDF 63 03 Mar 2015 19
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