SLASE54D March   2016  – January 2021 MSP430FR5962 , MSP430FR5964 , MSP430FR5992 , MSP430FR5994 , MSP430FR59941


  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Functional Block Diagram
  5. Revision History
  6. Device Comparison
    1. 6.1 Related Products
  7. Terminal Configuration and Functions
    1. 7.1 Pin Diagrams
    2. 7.2 Pin Attributes
    3. 7.3 Signal Descriptions
    4. 7.4 Pin Multiplexing
    5. 7.5 Buffer Types
    6. 7.6 Connection of Unused Pins
  8. Specifications
    1. 8.1  Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 8.2  ESD Ratings
    3. 8.3  Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 8.4  Active Mode Supply Current Into VCC Excluding External Current
    5. 8.5  Typical Characteristics, Active Mode Supply Currents
    6. 8.6  Low-Power Mode (LPM0, LPM1) Supply Currents Into VCC Excluding External Current
    7. 8.7  Low-Power Mode (LPM2, LPM3, LPM4) Supply Currents (Into VCC) Excluding External Current
    8. 8.8  Low-Power Mode (LPMx.5) Supply Currents (Into VCC) Excluding External Current
    9. 8.9  Typical Characteristics, Low-Power Mode Supply Currents
    10. 8.10 Typical Characteristics, Current Consumption per Module
    11. 8.11 Thermal Packaging Characteristics
    12. 8.12 Timing and Switching Characteristics
      1. 8.12.1  Power Supply Sequencing
        1. Brownout and Device Reset Power Ramp Requirements
        2. SVS
      2. 8.12.2  Reset Timing
        1. Reset Input
      3. 8.12.3  Clock Specifications
        1. Low-Frequency Crystal Oscillator, LFXT
        2. High-Frequency Crystal Oscillator, HFXT
        3. DCO
        4. Internal Very-Low-Power Low-Frequency Oscillator (VLO)
        5. Module Oscillator (MODOSC)
      4. 8.12.4  Wake-up Characteristics
        1. Wake-up Times From Low-Power Modes and Reset
        2. Typical Characteristics, Average LPM Currents vs Wake-up Frequency
        3. Typical Wake-up Charge
      5. 8.12.5  Digital I/Os
        1. Digital Inputs
        2. Digital Outputs
        3. Typical Characteristics, Digital Outputs at 3.0 V and 2.2 V
        4. Pin-Oscillator Frequency, Ports Px
        5. Typical Characteristics, Pin-Oscillator Frequency
      6. 8.12.6  LEA (Low-Energy Accelerator) (MSP430FR599x Only)
        1. Low Energy Accelerator Performance
      7. 8.12.7  Timer_A and Timer_B
        1. Timer_A
        2. Timer_B
      8. 8.12.8  eUSCI
        1. eUSCI (UART Mode) Clock Frequency
        2. eUSCI (UART Mode)
        3. eUSCI (SPI Master Mode) Clock Frequency
        4. eUSCI (SPI Master Mode)
        5. eUSCI (SPI Slave Mode)
        6. eUSCI (I2C Mode)
      9. 8.12.9  ADC12_B
        1. 12-Bit ADC, Power Supply and Input Range Conditions
        2. 12-Bit ADC, Timing Parameters
        3. 12-Bit ADC, Linearity Parameters
        4. 12-Bit ADC, Dynamic Performance With External Reference
        5. 12-Bit ADC, Dynamic Performance With Internal Reference
        6. 12-Bit ADC, Temperature Sensor and Built-In V1/2
        7. 12-Bit ADC, External Reference
      10. 8.12.10 Reference
        1. REF, Built-In Reference
      11. 8.12.11 Comparator
        1. Comparator_E
      12. 8.12.12 FRAM
        1. FRAM
      13. 8.12.13 Emulation and Debug
        1. JTAG and Spy-Bi-Wire Interface
  9. Detailed Description
    1. 9.1  Overview
    2. 9.2  CPU
    3. 9.3  Low-Energy Accelerator (LEA) for Signal Processing (MSP430FR599x Only)
    4. 9.4  Operating Modes
      1. 9.4.1 Peripherals in Low-Power Modes
      2. 9.4.2 Idle Currents of Peripherals in LPM3 and LPM4
    5. 9.5  Interrupt Vector Table and Signatures
    6. 9.6  Bootloader (BSL)
    7. 9.7  JTAG Operation
      1. 9.7.1 JTAG Standard Interface
      2. 9.7.2 Spy-Bi-Wire Interface
    8. 9.8  FRAM Controller A (FRCTL_A)
    9. 9.9  RAM
    10. 9.10 Tiny RAM
    11. 9.11 Memory Protection Unit (MPU) Including IP Encapsulation
    12. 9.12 Peripherals
      1. 9.12.1  Digital I/O
      2. 9.12.2  Oscillator and Clock System (CS)
      3. 9.12.3  Power-Management Module (PMM)
      4. 9.12.4  Hardware Multiplier (MPY)
      5. 9.12.5  Real-Time Clock (RTC_C)
      6. 9.12.6  Watchdog Timer (WDT_A)
      7. 9.12.7  System Module (SYS)
      8. 9.12.8  DMA Controller
      9. 9.12.9  Enhanced Universal Serial Communication Interface (eUSCI)
      10. 9.12.10 TA0, TA1, and TA4
      11. 9.12.11 TA2 and TA3
      12. 9.12.12 TB0
      13. 9.12.13 ADC12_B
      14. 9.12.14 Comparator_E
      15. 9.12.15 CRC16
      16. 9.12.16 CRC32
      17. 9.12.17 AES256 Accelerator
      18. 9.12.18 True Random Seed
      19. 9.12.19 Shared Reference (REF)
      20. 9.12.20 Embedded Emulation
        1. Embedded Emulation Module (EEM) (S Version)
        2. EnergyTrace++ Technology
    13. 9.13 Input/Output Diagrams
      1. 9.13.1  Capacitive Touch Functionality on Ports P1 to P8, and PJ
      2. 9.13.2  Port P1 (P1.0 to P1.2) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      3. 9.13.3  Port P1 (P1.3 to P1.5) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      4. 9.13.4  Port P1 (P1.6 and P1.7) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      5. 9.13.5  Port P2 (P2.0 to P2.2) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      6. 9.13.6  Port P2 (P2.3 and P2.4) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      7. 9.13.7  Port P2 (P2.5 and P2.6) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      8. 9.13.8  Port P2 (P2.7) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      9. 9.13.9  Port P3 (P3.0 to P3.3) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      10. 9.13.10 Port P3 (P3.4 to P3.7) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      11. 9.13.11 Port P4 (P4.0 to P4.3) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      12. 9.13.12 Port P4 (P4.4 to P4.7) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      13. 9.13.13 Port P5 (P5.0 to P5.7) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      14. 9.13.14 Port P6 (P6.0 to P6.7) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      15. 9.13.15 Port P7 (P7.0 to P7.3) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      16. 9.13.16 Port P7 (P7.4 to P7.7) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      17. 9.13.17 Port P8 (P8.0 to P8.3) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      18. 9.13.18 Port PJ (PJ.4 and PJ.5) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      19. 9.13.19 Port PJ (PJ.6 and PJ.7) Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
      20. 9.13.20 Port PJ (PJ.0 to PJ.3) JTAG Pins TDO, TMS, TCK, TDI/TCLK, Input/Output With Schmitt Trigger
    14. 9.14 Device Descriptors (TLV)
    15. 9.15 Memory Map
      1. 9.15.1 Peripheral File Map
    16. 9.16 Identification
      1. 9.16.1 Revision Identification
      2. 9.16.2 Device Identification
      3. 9.16.3 JTAG Identification
  10. 10Applications, Implementation, and Layout
    1. 10.1 Device Connection and Layout Fundamentals
      1. 10.1.1 Power Supply Decoupling and Bulk Capacitors
      2. 10.1.2 External Oscillator
      3. 10.1.3 JTAG
      4. 10.1.4 Reset
      5. 10.1.5 Unused Pins
      6. 10.1.6 General Layout Recommendations
      7. 10.1.7 Do's and Don'ts
    2. 10.2 Peripheral- and Interface-Specific Design Information
      1. 10.2.1 ADC12_B Peripheral
        1. Partial Schematic
        2. Design Requirements
        3. Detailed Design Procedure
        4. Layout Guidelines
  11. 11Device and Documentation Support
    1. 11.1  Getting Started
    2. 11.2  Device Nomenclature
    3. 11.3  Tools and Software
    4. 11.4  Documentation Support
    5. 11.5  Related Links
    6. 11.6  Support Resources
    7. 11.7  Trademarks
    8. 11.8  Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    9. 11.9  Export Control Notice
    10. 11.10 Glossary
  12. 12Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

Package Options

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)
Orderable Information

Documentation Support

The following documents describe the MSP430FR599x and MSP430FR596x MCUs. Copies of these documents are available on the Internet at

Receiving notification of document updates

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MSP430FR5994 Device Erratasheet

Describes the known exceptions to the functional specifications.

MSP430FR59941 Device Erratasheet

Describes the known exceptions to the functional specifications.

MSP430FR5992 Device Erratasheet

Describes the known exceptions to the functional specifications.

MSP430FR5964 Device Erratasheet

Describes the known exceptions to the functional specifications.

MSP430FR5962 Device Erratasheet

Describes the known exceptions to the functional specifications.

User's Guides

MSP430FR58xx, MSP430FR59xx, and MSP430FR6xx Family User's Guide

Detailed description of all modules and peripherals available in this device family.

MSP430 FRAM Device Bootloader (BSL) User's Guide

The bootloader (BSL) on MSP430 MCUs lets users communicate with embedded memory in the MSP430 MCU during the prototyping phase, final production, and in service. Both the programmable memory (FRAM) and the data memory (RAM) can be modified as required.

MSP430 Programming With the JTAG Interface

This document describes the functions that are required to erase, program, and verify the memory module of the MSP430 flash-based and FRAM-based microcontroller families using the JTAG communication port. In addition, it describes how to program the JTAG access security fuse that is available on all MSP430 devices. This document describes device access using both the standard 4-wire JTAG interface and the 2-wire JTAG interface, which is also referred to as Spy-Bi-Wire (SBW).

MSP430 Hardware Tools User's Guide

This manual describes the hardware of the TI MSP-FET430 Flash Emulation Tool (FET). The FET is the program development tool for the MSP430 ultra-low-power microcontroller. Both available interface types, the parallel port interface and the USB interface, are described.

Application Reports

MSP430 32-kHz Crystal Oscillators

Selection of the right crystal, correct load circuit, and proper board layout are important for a stable crystal oscillator. This application report summarizes crystal oscillator function and explains the parameters to select the correct crystal for MSP430 ultra-low-power operation. In addition, hints and examples for correct board layout are given. The document also contains detailed information on the possible oscillator tests to ensure stable oscillator operation in mass production.

MSP430 System-Level ESD Considerations

System-level ESD has become increasingly demanding with silicon technology scaling towards lower voltages and the need for designing cost-effective and ultra-low-power components. This application report addresses three different ESD topics to help board designers and OEMs understand and design robust system-level designs: (1) Component-level ESD testing and system-level ESD testing; (2) General design guidelines for system-level ESD protection at different levels; (3) Introduction to System Efficient ESD Design (SEED).

MSP430™ FRAM Technology – How To and Best Practices

FRAM is a nonvolatile memory technology that behaves similar to SRAM while enabling a whole host of new applications, but also changing the way firmware should be designed. This application report outlines the how to and best practices of using FRAM technology in MSP430 MCUs from an embedded software development perspective. It discusses how to implement a memory layout according to application-specific code, constant, data space requirements, the use of FRAM to optimize application energy consumption, and the use of the Memory Protection Unit (MPU) to maximize application robustness by protecting the program code against unintended write accesses.