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Non-volatile memory (kB) 128 RAM (KB) 8 ADC 12-bit SAR GPIO pins (#) 47 Features Real-time clock UART 2 USB Yes Number of I2Cs 2 SPI 4 Comparator channels (#) 8
Non-volatile memory (kB) 128 RAM (KB) 8 ADC 12-bit SAR GPIO pins (#) 47 Features Real-time clock UART 2 USB Yes Number of I2Cs 2 SPI 4 Comparator channels (#) 8
DSBGA (YFF) 64 0 mm² 3.8 x 3.8 NFBGA (ZXH) 80 25 mm² 5 x 5 VQFN (RGC) 64 81 mm² 9 x 9
  • Low supply voltage range: 3.6 V down to 1.8 V
  • 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 (USCIs)
    • USCI_A0 and USCI_A1 each support:
      • Enhanced UART supports automatic baud-rate detection
      • IrDA encoder and decoder
      • Synchronous SPI
    • USCI_B0 and USCI_B1 each support:
      • I2C
      • Synchronous SPI
  • Full-speed universal serial bus (USB)
    • Integrated USB-PHY
    • Integrated 3.3-V and 1.8-V USB power system
    • Integrated USB-PLL
    • Eight input and eight output endpoints
  • 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) (MSP430F552x only) with internal reference, sample-and-hold, and autoscan features
  • Comparator
  • Hardware multiplier supports 32-bit operations
  • Serial onboard programming, no external programming voltage needed
  • 3-channel internal DMA
  • Basic timer with RTC feature
  • Development tools and software (also see Tools and Software)
  • Device Comparison summarizes the available family members
  • Low supply voltage range: 3.6 V down to 1.8 V
  • 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 (USCIs)
    • USCI_A0 and USCI_A1 each support:
      • Enhanced UART supports automatic baud-rate detection
      • IrDA encoder and decoder
      • Synchronous SPI
    • USCI_B0 and USCI_B1 each support:
      • I2C
      • Synchronous SPI
  • Full-speed universal serial bus (USB)
    • Integrated USB-PHY
    • Integrated 3.3-V and 1.8-V USB power system
    • Integrated USB-PLL
    • Eight input and eight output endpoints
  • 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) (MSP430F552x only) with internal reference, sample-and-hold, and autoscan features
  • Comparator
  • Hardware multiplier supports 32-bit operations
  • Serial onboard programming, no external programming voltage needed
  • 3-channel internal DMA
  • Basic timer with RTC feature
  • Development tools and software (also see Tools and Software)
  • Device Comparison summarizes the available family members

The Texas Instruments MSP430F55xx microcontrollers (MCUs) are part of the MSP430™ system control & communication family of ultra-low-power microcontrollers consists of several devices featuring peripheral sets targeted for a variety of applications. The architecture, combined with extensive low-power modes, is optimized to achieve extended battery life in portable measurement applications. The microcontroller 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 devices to wake up from low-power modes to active mode in 3.5 µs (typical).

The MSP430F5529, MSP430F5527, MSP430F5525, and MSP430F5521 microcontrollers have integrated USB and PHY supporting USB 2.0, four 16-bit timers, a high-performance 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC), two USCIs, a hardware multiplier, DMA, an RTC module with alarm capabilities, and 63 I/O pins. The MSP430F5528, MSP430F5526, MSP430F5524, and MSP430F5522 microcontrollers include all of these peripherals but have 47 I/O pins.

The MSP430F5519, MSP430F5517, and MSP430F5515 microcontrollers have integrated USB and PHY supporting USB 2.0, four 16-bit timers, two USCIs, a hardware multiplier, DMA, an RTC module with alarm capabilities, and 63 I/O pins. The MSP430F5514 and MSP430FF5513 microcontrollers include all of these peripherals but have 47 I/O pins.

Typical applications include analog and digital sensor systems, data loggers, and others that require connectivity to various USB hosts.

The MSP430F55xx MCUs are supported by an extensive hardware and software ecosystem with reference designs and code examples to get your design started quickly. Development kits include the MSP430F5529 USB LaunchPad™ development kit and the MSP430F5529 experimenter’s board as well as the MSP-TS430PN80USB 80-pin target development board and the MSP-TS430RGC64USB 64-pin target development board. TI also provides free MSP430Ware™ software, which is available as a component of Code Composer Studio™ IDE desktop and cloud versions within TI Resource Explorer. The MSP430 MCUs are also supported by extensive online collateral, training, and online support through the TI E2E™ support forum.

For complete module descriptions, see the MSP430F5xx and MSP430F6xx Family User’s Guide.

The Texas Instruments MSP430F55xx microcontrollers (MCUs) are part of the MSP430™ system control & communication family of ultra-low-power microcontrollers consists of several devices featuring peripheral sets targeted for a variety of applications. The architecture, combined with extensive low-power modes, is optimized to achieve extended battery life in portable measurement applications. The microcontroller 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 devices to wake up from low-power modes to active mode in 3.5 µs (typical).

The MSP430F5529, MSP430F5527, MSP430F5525, and MSP430F5521 microcontrollers have integrated USB and PHY supporting USB 2.0, four 16-bit timers, a high-performance 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC), two USCIs, a hardware multiplier, DMA, an RTC module with alarm capabilities, and 63 I/O pins. The MSP430F5528, MSP430F5526, MSP430F5524, and MSP430F5522 microcontrollers include all of these peripherals but have 47 I/O pins.

The MSP430F5519, MSP430F5517, and MSP430F5515 microcontrollers have integrated USB and PHY supporting USB 2.0, four 16-bit timers, two USCIs, a hardware multiplier, DMA, an RTC module with alarm capabilities, and 63 I/O pins. The MSP430F5514 and MSP430FF5513 microcontrollers include all of these peripherals but have 47 I/O pins.

Typical applications include analog and digital sensor systems, data loggers, and others that require connectivity to various USB hosts.

The MSP430F55xx MCUs are supported by an extensive hardware and software ecosystem with reference designs and code examples to get your design started quickly. Development kits include the MSP430F5529 USB LaunchPad™ development kit and the MSP430F5529 experimenter’s board as well as the MSP-TS430PN80USB 80-pin target development board and the MSP-TS430RGC64USB 64-pin target development board. TI also provides free MSP430Ware™ software, which is available as a component of Code Composer Studio™ IDE desktop and cloud versions within TI Resource Explorer. The MSP430 MCUs are also supported by extensive online collateral, training, and online support through the TI E2E™ support forum.

For complete module descriptions, see the MSP430F5xx and MSP430F6xx Family User’s Guide.

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* Data sheet MSP430F552x, MSP430F551x Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers datasheet (Rev. P) 11 Sep 2020
* Errata MSP430F5528 Device Erratasheet (Rev. AE) 09 Jun 2021
* User guide MSP430x5xx and MSP430x6xx Family User's Guide (Rev. Q) 17 Aug 2018
Application note ESD Diode Current Specification (Rev. B) 23 Aug 2021
Application note MSP430 System-Level ESD Considerations (Rev. B) 14 Jul 2021
User guide MSP430 MCUs Development Guide Book (Rev. A) 13 May 2021
Technical article A world of possibilities: 5 ways to use MSP430™︎ MCUs in your design 29 Apr 2021
Application note MSP430 System ESD Troubleshooting Guide 13 Dec 2019
Application note Programming a Flash-Based MSP430 MCU Using the JTAG Interface (Rev. H) 15 Mar 2019
White paper The ultra-low-power USB revolution (Rev. A) 26 Feb 2019
Application note Starting a USB Design Using MSP430 MCUs (Rev. B) 19 Oct 2018
Application note Understanding MSP430 Flash Data Retention (Rev. A) 24 Aug 2018
Application note Using the TPS3619 With MSP430 Microcontrollers (Rev. B) 06 Aug 2018
Application note Software Coding Techniques for MSP430™ MCUs (Rev. B) 14 Mar 2018
Application note Solutions to Common eUSCI and USCI Serial Communication Issues on MSP430 MCUs (Rev. A) 01 Mar 2018
Application note Troubleshooting Guidelines for MSP Devices 04 Oct 2017
Application note MSP430 32-kHz Crystal Oscillators (Rev. D) 18 Jul 2017
Application note Debugging Flash Issues on the MSP430 Family of Microcontrollers (Rev. A) 16 Mar 2017
Application note Migrating from the MSP430F5xx,F6xx Family to the MSP430FR58xx/FR59xx/68xx Family (Rev. D) 03 Nov 2016
Application note Advanced Debugging Using the Enhanced Emulation Module (EEM) With CCS v6 (Rev. F) 06 Sep 2016
Technical article Trends in building automation: connected sensors for user comfort 02 Sep 2016
Technical article Industrial stack lights get smarter with LEDs 09 Aug 2016
Application note General Oversampling of MSP ADCs for Higher Resolution (Rev. A) 01 Apr 2016
User guide Safety Manual for MSP430G2xx, F5xx, and FR57xx in IEC 60730 Safety Applications (Rev. A) 12 Jan 2016
Application note MSP Code Protection Features 07 Dec 2015
White paper Industrielle Automatisierungssysteme werden immer kleiner 07 Oct 2015
White paper 크기는 점점 작아지고 있지만 더 높은 성능과 더 낮은 에너지 소비를 필요로 하는 산업 자동화 시스템 05 Oct 2015
White paper Industrial automation systems are getting smaller 03 Sep 2015
Application note Using the USCI I2C Master (Rev. A) 11 Mar 2015
Technical article Join us at CES 2015 for a chance to win a free Meta Watch 02 Jan 2015
Application note USB Field Firmware Updates on MSP430 MCUs (Rev. C) 12 Nov 2014
Application note Creating Autoplay Installers Using MSP430F5529 and CDFS 14 Mar 2012
Application note Nine-Axis Sensor Fusion Using Direction Cosine Matrix Algorithm on MSP430F5xx (Rev. A) 13 Feb 2012
Application note Implementing a Thermocouple Interface With ADC12_A 19 Jul 2011

Design & development

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HDC3020EVM — HDC3020 evaluation module for temperature and humidity sensors

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Development kit

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Development kit

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MSP-TS430RGC64USB — MSP-TS430RGC64USB - 64-pin Target Development Board for MSP430F5x MCUs

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Hardware programming tool

MSP-FET — MSP MCU Programmer and Debugger

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MSP-GANG — MSP-GANG production programmer

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Software development kit (SDK)

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Application software & framework

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MSP430USBDEVPACK — MSP430 USB Developers Package

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IDE, configuration, compiler or debugger

CCSTUDIO-MSP — Code Composer Studio™ Integrated Development Environment for MSP Microcontrollers

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ENERGYTRACE — EnergyTrace Technology

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IAR-KICKSTART — IAR Embedded Workbench

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UNIFLASH — UniFlash stand-alone flash tool for microcontrollers, Sitara™; processors and SimpleLink™

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Support software

MSP430F552x C Examples (IAR and CCSv4) (Rev. L)

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MSP-3P-SEARCH — MSP Third party search tool

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