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Features Real-Time Clock Non-volatile memory (kB) 128 RAM (KB) 8 ADC 10-bit SAR ADC: channels (#) 10 GPIO pins (#) 53 I2C 2 SPI 4 UART 2 Comparator channels (#) 8 Timers - 16-bit 4 Bootloader (BSL) UART Special I/O 1.8V I/O Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 Rating Catalog open-in-new Find other MSP430 ultra-low-power MCUs

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Features

  • Dual-Supply Voltage Device
    • Primary Supply (AVCC, DVCC):
      • Powered From External Supply:
        3.6 V Down to 1.8 V
      • Up to 22 General-Purpose I/Os With up to Four External Interrupts
    • Low-Voltage Interface Supply (DVIO):
      • Powered From Separate External Supply: 1.62 V to 1.98 V
      • Up to 31 General-Purpose I/Os With up to 12 External Interrupts
      • Serial Communications
  • Ultra-Low Power Consumption
    • Active Mode (AM):
      All System Clocks Active
      290 µA/MHz at 8 MHz, 3.0 V, Flash Program Execution (Typical)
      150 µA/MHz at 8 MHz, 3.0 V, RAM Program Execution (Typical)
    • Standby Mode (LPM3):
      Real-Time Clock (RTC) With Crystal, Watchdog, and Supply Supervisor Operational, Full RAM Retention, Fast Wakeup:
      1.9 µA at 2.2 V, 2.1 µA at 3.0 V (Typical)
      Low-Power Oscillator (VLO), General-Purpose Counter, Watchdog, and Supply Supervisor Operational, Full RAM Retention, Fast Wakeup:
      1.4 µA at 3.0 V (Typical)
    • Off Mode (LPM4):
      Full RAM Retention, Supply Supervisor Operational, Fast Wakeup:
      1.1 µA at 3.0 V (Typical)
    • Shutdown Mode (LPM4.5):
      0.18 µA at 3.0 V (Typical)
  • Wake up From Standby Mode in 3.5 µs (Typical)
  • 16-Bit RISC Architecture, Extended Memory, up to 25-MHz System Clock
  • Flexible Power-Management System
    • Fully Integrated LDO With Programmable Regulated Core Supply Voltage
    • Supply Voltage Supervision, Monitoring, and Brownout
  • Unified Clock System
    • FLL Control Loop for Frequency Stabilization
    • Low-Power Low-Frequency Internal Clock Source (VLO)
    • Low-Frequency Trimmed Internal Reference Source (REFO)
    • 32-kHz Watch Crystals (XT1)
    • High-Frequency Crystals up to 32 MHz (XT2)
  • 16-Bit Timer TA0, Timer_A With Five Capture/Compare Registers
  • 16-Bit Timer TA1, Timer_A With Three Capture/Compare Registers
  • 16-Bit Timer TA2, Timer_A With Three Capture/Compare Registers
  • 16-Bit Timer TB0, Timer_B With Seven Capture/Compare Shadow Registers
  • Two Universal Serial Communication Interfaces
    • USCI_A0 and USCI_A1 Each Support:
      • Enhanced UART With Automatic Baud Rate Detection
      • IrDA Encoder and Decoder
      • Synchronous SPI
    • USCI_B0 and USCI_B1 Each Support:
      • I2C
      • Synchronous SPI
  • 10-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) With Internal Reference, Sample-and-Hold
  • Comparator
  • Hardware Multiplier Supports 32-Bit Operations
  • Serial Onboard Programming, No External Programming Voltage Needed
  • Three-Channel Internal DMA
  • Basic Timer With RTC Feature
  • Device Comparison Summarizes Available Family Members

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Description

The TI MSP430™ family of ultra-low-power microcontrollers consists of several devices featuring different sets of peripherals targeted for various applications. The architecture, combined with extensive low-power modes, is optimized to achieve extended battery life in portable measurement applications. The device features a powerful 16-bit RISC CPU, 16-bit registers, and constant generators that contribute to maximum code efficiency. The digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) allows the device to wake up from low-power modes to active mode in 3.5 µs (typical).

The MSP430F522x series are microcontrollers with four 16-bit timers, a high-performance 10-bit ADC, two universal serial communication interfaces (USCIs), a hardware multiplier, DMA, a comparator, and an RTC module with alarm capabilities.

The MSP430F521x series include all of the peripherals of the MSP430F522x series with the exception of the ADC.

All devices have a split I/O supply system that allows for a seamless interface to other devices that have a nominal 1.8-V I/O interface without the need for external level translation.

For complete module descriptions, see the MSP430F5xx and MSP430F6xx Family User’s Guide. For design guidelines, see Designing With MSP430F522x and MSP430F521x Devices.

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Technical documentation

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* Datasheet MSP430F522x, MSP430F521x Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers datasheet (Rev. H) Sep. 26, 2018
* Errata MSP430F5229 Device Erratasheet (Rev. Z) Apr. 24, 2019
* User guides MSP430x5xx and MSP430x6xx Family User's Guide (Rev. Q) Aug. 17, 2018
Application notes MSP430 System-Level ESD Considerations (Rev. A) Jan. 13, 2020
Application notes MSP430 System ESD Troubleshooting Guide Dec. 13, 2019
Application notes ESD Diode Current Specification (Rev. A) Jul. 10, 2019
Application notes Designing with MSP430F522x and MSP430F521x Devices (Rev. A) Oct. 04, 2018
Application notes Software I2C on MSP430 MCUs (Rev. A) Jul. 02, 2018
White papers Capacitive Touch and MSP Microcontrollers (Rev. A) Apr. 27, 2017
Application notes Migrating from the MSP430F5xx,F6xx Family to the MSP430FR58xx/FR59xx/68xx Family (Rev. D) Nov. 03, 2016
Application notes General Oversampling of MSP ADCs for Higher Resolution (Rev. A) Apr. 01, 2016
Technical articles “Touching” the smart grid infrastructure space with capacitive sensing technology Mar. 31, 2016
User guides Safety Manual for MSP430G2xx, F5xx, and FR57xx in IEC 60730 Safety Applications (Rev. A) Jan. 12, 2016
Technical articles Don’t miss out on the top training videos of 2015 Dec. 16, 2015
Application notes MSP Code Protection Features Dec. 07, 2015
Application notes MSP430 Firmware Updates over I2C using Linux Dec. 07, 2015
Technical articles How fast is your 32-bit MCU? Jul. 15, 2015
Technical articles Lose power, not data with new FRAM microcontrollers May 20, 2015
Application notes Using the MSP430 Timer_D Module in Hi-Resolution Mode Oct. 02, 2013
Application notes Low-Power Pedometer Using an MSP430 MCU May 28, 2013
Application notes Enabling Low-Power Windows 8 HID Over I2C Applications Using MSP430 MCUs Nov. 30, 2012
Application notes Design Considerations When Using the MSP430 Graphics Library Oct. 05, 2012

Design & development

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Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARDS Download
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Description

The Bluetooth and MSP430 Audio Source reference design can be used by customers to create a variety of applications for low-end, low-power audio source solutions for applications including toys, projectors, smart remotes and any audio streaming accessories. This reference design is a cost-effective (...)

Features
  • Enables Bluetooth audio (SBC encode/decode) with low cost, low power MSP430F5229
  • Design offloads audio processing from MCU to the Bluetooth device which enables low power audio
  • Cost-effective low end wireless audio solution with a four layer layout and QFN packages
  • Core of the solution is TI's (...)
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Description

The CC2564MODAEM evaluation board contains the Bluetooth BR/EDR/LE HCI solution. Based on TI's CC2564B dual-mode Bluetooth single-chip device, the bCC2564MODA is intended for evaluation and design purposes, reducing design effort and enabling fast time to market.


For a complete evaluation solution (...)

Features
  • Dual-mode (Bluetooth & Bluetooth low energy ) Bluetooth Specification v4.1
  • Integrated antenna on CC2564MODA for ready-to-use application
  • The device is FCC, IC, CE certified with a certified and royalty-free TI Bluetooth Stack, getting started guide, demos, and UART and PCM/I2S Interface
  • Class 1.5 (...)
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Description

The MSP-TS430RGC64C is a standalone 64-pin ZIF socket target board used to program and debug the MSP430 MCU in-system through the JTAG interface or the Spy Bi-Wire (2-wire JTAG) protocol.

Device Support: The MSP-TS430RGC64C development board supports MSP430F52xx MCUs in a 64-pin QFN package (TI (...)

Features
  • Development board (MSP-TS430RGC64C) with a 64-pin ZIF socket fitting MSP430F52xx derivatives in 64-pin QFN (RGC) packages includes an LED indicator, JTAG adapter, and header pin-outs for prototyping.
  • Supports all debugging interfaces using a standard 14-pin JTAG header such as the MSP-FET430UIF.

Software development

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KITS (SDK) Download
MSP430Ware for MSP Microcontrollers
MSPWARE MSP430Ware is a collection of resources that help users to effectively create and build MSP430 code. These resources support ALL MSP430 microcontrollers (MCUs). As one user mentioned, “It’s essentially everything developers need to become MSP430 microcontroller experts!”

This complete collection of (...)

Features
  • Collection of MSP design resources
  • Available within CCS, as a standalone executable, or as part of TI’s new Cloud-based tools
  • Auto-updates through the web
  • Sleek & intuitive GUI for browsing content
  • Features the MSP Driver Library
  • Automatic filtering of content using a unique 2-pane view
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KITS (SDK) Download
TI Dual-Mode Bluetooth® Stack
TIBLUETOOTHSTACK-SDK

TI’s dual-mode Bluetooth stack enables Bluetooth + Bluetooth Low Energy and is comprised of Single Mode and Dual Mode offerings implementing the Bluetooth 4.0/4.1/4.2 specification. The Bluetooth stack is fully Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) qualified, certified and royalty-free (...)

Features
  • Supports Dual-mode Bluetooth 4.0/4.10 - Bluetooth certified and royalty free
  • 4.2 Low Energy Secure Connect supported
  • Fully SIG qualified
  • Protocols/Profiles can be selectively enabled/disabled
  • Fully Documented API Interface
  • Classic Profiles Available (varies between the different platforms, see specific (...)
APPLICATION SOFTWARE & FRAMEWORKS Download
IEC60730 Software Package
MSP430-IEC60730-SW-PACKAGE The IEC60730 MSP430 software package was developed to be useful in assisting customers in complying with IEC 60730-1:2010 (Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use – Part 1: General Requirements) for up to Class B products, which includes home appliances, arc detectors (...)
Features
Supports testing these parts:
  • MSP430G23xx
  • MSP430G24xx
  • MSP430G25xx
  • MSP430G2x44
  • MSP430G2x55
  • MSP430F5xx
  • MSP430FR2433
  • MSP430FR25xx
  • MSP430FR26xx
  • MSP430FR57xx
DRIVERS & LIBRARIES Download
TI Dual-mode Bluetooth® stack on MSP430™ MCUs
CC256XMSPBTBLESW TI’s Dual-mode Bluetooth stack on MSP430™ MCUs software for Bluetooth + Bluetooth Low Energy enables the MSP430 MCU and is comprised of Single Mode and Dual Mode offerings implementing the Bluetooth 4.0 specification. The Bluetooth stack is fully qualified (QDID 37180 and QDID 42849 (...)
Features
  • Supports Dual-mode Bluetooth 4.0 - Bluetooth certified and royaly free
  • The Bluetooth stack is fully qualified (QDID 37180 and QDID 42849)
  • Fully Thread safe
  • Supports non-threaded (No OS) environment
  • Fully Documented API Interface
  • Works with any MSP430 MCU with Flash >= 128KB and RAM >= 8KB
  • Sample Apps are (...)
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Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Library for MSP430 Microcontrollers
MSP-DSPLIB — The Texas Instruments MSP430™ Digital Signal Processing library is a set of highly optimized functions to perform many common signal processing operations on fixed-point numbers for MSP430 microcontrollers. This function set is typically used in applications where processing-intensive (...)
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MSP Graphics Library
MSP-GRLIB The MSP Graphics Library is a royalty-free set of graphics primitives for creating graphical user interfaces on MSP430 and MSP432 microcontroller-based boards that have a graphical display. The graphical library consists of two building layers of functionality: the display driver layer, specific to (...)
Features
  • Free license and royalty-free use
  • Simplify and accelerate developmen tof applications
  • Easy-to-maintain code
DRIVERS & LIBRARIES Download
Fixed Point Math Library for MSP
MSP-IQMATHLIB The Texas Instruments® MSP IQmath and Qmath Libraries are a collection of highly optimized and high-precision mathematical functions for C programmers to seamlessly port a floating-point algorithm into fixed-point code on MSP430 and MSP432 devices. These routines are typically used in (...)
Features
  • Optimized fixed point functions - reduce development time and enable developers to focus on optimizing application code
  • Up to 100x higher performance when executing common fixed point scalar math functions in CCS – this means the MSP microcontroller can remain in low power modes longer than (...)
DRIVERS & LIBRARIES Download
Bootloader (BSL) for MSP low-power microcontrollers
MSPBSL The bootloader (BSL) on MSP430™ microcontrollers (MCUs) lets users communicate with embedded memory in the MSP MCUs during the prototyping phase, final production, and in service. This is done through standard interfaces such as UART, I2C, SPI, and USB. Both the programmable memory (...)
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Floating Point Math Library for MSP430
MSPMATHLIB Continuing to innovate in the low power and low cost microcontroller space, TI brings you MSPMATHLIB. Leveraging the intelligent peripherals of our devices, this floating point math library of scalar functions brings you up to 26x better performance.

Mathlib is easy to integrate into your designs. (...)

Features
  • Up to 26x higher performance when executing floating point scalar math functions
  • Remains in low power modes longer due to the increased performance
  • Free and easy to use –  now integrated in CCS and IAR
IDES, CONFIGURATION, COMPILERS & DEBUGGERS Download
Code Composer Studio™ Integrated Development Environment for MSP Microcontrollers
CCSTUDIO-MSP

Code Composer Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) that supports TI's Microcontroller and Embedded Processors portfolio. Code Composer Studio comprises a suite of tools used to develop and debug embedded applications. It includes an optimizing C/C++ compiler, source code editor (...)

IDES, CONFIGURATION, COMPILERS & DEBUGGERS Download
EnergyTrace Technology
ENERGYTRACE EnergyTrace™ software for MSP430™ MCUs, MSP432™ MCUs, CC13xx wireless MCUs and CC26xx wireless MCUs is an energy-based code analysis tool that measures and displays the energy profile of an application and helps optimize it for ultra-low-power consumption.

As most developers know, it is difficult to (...)

Features
  • Current measurement is enabled for all MSP430 MCUs, MSP432 MCUs and connectivity devices
  • Tracing of CPU states is available on selected MSP430 MCUs, MSP432 MCUs, CC13x2 wireless MCUs and CC26x2 wireless MCUs 
  • Tracing of peripheral states is also available on selected MSP430 MCUs, CC13x2 (...)
IDES, CONFIGURATION, COMPILERS & DEBUGGERS Download
IAR Embedded Workbench
Provided by IAR Systems IAR Embedded Workbench for MSP430 (EW430)
IAR Embedded Workbench for MSP430 is a complete debugger and C/C++ compiler toolchain for building and debugging embedded applications based on MSP430 microcontrollers. The Debugger is a fully integrated debugger for source and disassembly level debugging (...)
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MSP MCU Programmer and Debugger
MSP-FET The MSP-FET is a powerful emulation development tool – often called a debug probe – which allows users to quickly begin development on MSP low-power microcontrollers (MCU).

It supports programming and real-time debugging over both JTAG and SBW interfaces. Furthermore, the MSP-FET also provides a (...)

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Features
  • USB debugging interface to connect any MSP430 MCU to a computer for real-time, in-system programming and debugging
  • Enables EnergyTrace™ technology for energy measurement and debugging on all MSP430 and MSP432 devices in the Code Composer Studio and IAR Embedded Workbench development environments
  • (...)
PROGRAMMING TOOLS Download
MSP-GANG Production Programmer
MSP-GANG The MSP Gang Programmer (MSP-GANG) is a MSP430™/MSP432™ device programmer that can program up to eight identical MSP430/MSP432 Flash or FRAM devices at the same time. It connects to a host PC using a standard RS-232 or USB connection and provides flexible programming options that allow (...)
Features
  • Quickly and reliably program Flash or FRAM-based MSP devices via RS-232 or USB interface
  • Several programming modes:
    • Interactive Mode – Programming while connected to PC using the MSP GANG Programmer GUI
    • Program from Image – An image can be stored, which contains configuration options and code (...)
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UniFlash stand-alone flash tool for microcontrollers, Sitara™; processors and SimpleLink™
UNIFLASH Supported devices: CC13xx, CC25xx, CC26xx, CC3x20, CC3x30, CC3x35, Tiva, C2000, MSP43x, Hercules, PGA9xx, IWR12xx, IWR14xx, IWR16xx, IWR18xx , IWR68xx, AWR12xx, AWR14xx, AWR16xx, AWR18xx.  Command line only: AM335x, AM437x, AM571x, AM572x, AM574x, AM65XX, K2G

CCS Uniflash is a standalone tool used to (...)

SUPPORT SOFTWARE Download
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Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
Bluetooth and MSP430 Audio Sink Reference Design
BT-MSPAUDSINK-RD TI's Bluetooth + MSP430 Audio sink reference design can be used by customers to create a variety of applications for low end, low power audio solutions. Some application possibilities - toys, low end bluetooth speakers, audio streaming accessories. This reference design is a cost effective audio (...)
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REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
Bluetooth and MSP MCU Audio Source Reference Design
BT-MSPAUDSOURCE-RD The Bluetooth and low-power MSP microcontroller Audio Source reference design can be used by customers to create a variety of applications for low-end, low-power audio source solutions for applications including toys, projectors, smart remotes and any audio streaming accessories. This reference (...)
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