Develop. Make. Innovate.
- Get started with microcontroller LaunchPad Evaluation Kits from Texas Instruments.
- Choose from a variety of low-cost kits & BoosterPack plug-in modules.
- Scalable software tools provide multiple points of entry for programming your LaunchPad.
The Original LaunchPad
Based on the MSP430G2x Value Line MCUs for ultra-low power and analog integration
Integrated Full-speed USB 2.0
Based on the MSP430F5529 Ultra-Low-Power MCUs for advanced analog integration
Integrated 64kB FRAM
Starting at $29.99 for the bundle
|20 pin BoosterPack header for easy breadboarding / prototyping||20 and 40 pin BoosterPack header for easy breadboarding / prototyping||20 pin Booster Pack with SHARP display and capacitive touch sliders|
|Great general purpose LaunchPad||Integrated Full-speed USB 2.0 (HID/MSC/CDC) for creating PC-connected applications||Integrated 64kB FRAM with 8MBps in-system writes|
|Low power operation is great for battery-operated applications||Low power operation is great for battery-operated applications||500nA RTC mode suitable for ultra-low energy power sources|
|Dip compatible with other value line devices||Integrated Full-speed USB 2.0||Unified memory capability|
|10 Bit SAR ADC||12 Bit SAR ADC||12-bit differential SAR ADC|
|20 pin BoosterPack Connector||40 pin BoosterPack Connector||Advanced Encryption Standard (AES256) accelerator|
|16 MHz||25 MHz||16 MHz|
|16 KB Flash||128 KB Flash||64kB FRAM|
|512B RAM||8KB RAM||2kB RAM|
|2 16-bit timers||4 16-bit timers||5 16-bit Timers|
|Up to 1 I 2C, 2 SPI, 1 UART||Up to 2 I2C, 4 SPI, 2 UART||Up to 2 I2C with multi-slave, 4 SPI or 2 UART|
Energia: Open Source
Open source and community-driven! Energia is a simple, code-editing tool with a built-in serial monitor. Compile and download your code directly the LaunchPad. Energia is supported by a robust framework of intuitive APIs, function calls and a large repository of code examples. It currently supports MSP430 devices.Learn more about Energia Get support at 43oh!
Code Composer Studio
Code Composer Studio (CCS) is TI's software development environment for writing and debugging your code that supports all LaunchPad kits! Code Composer Studio supports all of TI's embedded processing portfolio providing a consistent development experience. CCS provides a complete, professional environment with full debug capability. Free evaluation versions are available.Code Composer Studio
Third Party Software
The LaunchPad ecosystem is also supported by a growing ecosystem of third party and community-driven software tools.
To see the available software solutions for each LaunchPad, explore the tabs above to learn more about any specific LaunchPad.Learn More
BoosterPacks are modular plug-in boards that fit on top of the LaunchPad baseboards. These modules introduce new functionality to the LaunchPad evaluation kits including wireless, capacitive touch, LED lighting and more!
BoosterPacks include everything you need to create compelling new applications based on the LaunchPad evaluation kits, including a plugin module, software and documentation.Build Your Own