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Polyphase Metering SoC with 7 Sigma-Delta ADCs, LCD, Real-Time Clock, AES, 256KB Flash, 32KB RAM

MSP430F6777A

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Features LCD, Real-Time Clock Non-volatile memory (kB) 256 RAM (KB) 32 ADC 24-bit Sigma Delta ADC: channels (#) 7 GPIO pins (#) 90 I2C 2 SPI 6 UART 4 Comparator channels (#) 0 Timers - 16-bit 4 Bootloader (BSL) UART Special 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

  • Accuracy < 0.1% Over 2000:1 Dynamic Range for Phase Current
  • Meets or Exceeds ANSI C12.20 and IEC 62053 Standards
  • Support for Multiple Sensors Such as Current Transformers, Rogowski Coils, or Shunts
  • Power Measurement for up to Three Phases Plus Neutral
  • Dedicated Pulse Output Pins for Active and Reactive Energy for Calibration
  • 4-Quadrant Measurement per Phase or Cumulative
  • Exact Phase-Angle Measurements
  • Digital Phase Correction for Current Transformers
  • Temperature-Compensated Energy Measurements
  • 40-Hz to 70-Hz Line Frequency Range Using Single Calibration
  • Flexible Power Supply Options With Automatic Switching
  • Display Operates at Very Low Power During AC Mains Failure: 3 µA in LPM3
  • LCD Driver With Contrast Control for up to 320 Segments
  • Password-Protected Real-Time Clock (RTC) With Tamper Detection, Crystal Offset Calibration, and Temperature Compensation
  • Integrated Security Modules to Support Anti‑Tamper and Encryption
  • Multiple Communication Interfaces for Smart Meter Implementations
  • High-Performance Analog
    • Up to Seven Independent 24-Bit Sigma-Delta ADCs With Differential Inputs and Variable Gain
    • 10-Bit 200-ksps SAR ADC With Six External Channels and Two Internal Channels, Including Supply and Temperature Sensor Measurement
  • Highly Integrated Digital
    • Three-Channel Direct Memory Access (DMA) Controller
    • Integrated Hardware AES-128 Module for Encryption
    • 16-Bit Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) Module
    • Four 16-Bit Timers With Nine Total Capture/Compare Registers
  • Six Enhanced Universal Serial Communication Interfaces (eUSCIs)
    • eUSCI_A0, eUSCI_A1, eUSCI_A2, and eUSCI_A3 Support UART, IrDA, and SPI
    • eUSCI_B0, eUSCI_B1 Support SPI and I2C
  • Ultra-Low Power Consumption
    • Multiple Low-Power Modes
      • Standby Mode (LPM3): 2.1 µA at 3 V,
        Wake up in Less Than 5 µs
      • RTC Mode (LPM3.5): 0.34 µA at 3 V
      • Shutdown Mode (LPM4.5): 0.18 µA at 3 V
  • CPU
    • High-Performance 25-MHz CPU With 32-Bit Multiplier
    • Wide Input Supply Voltage Range:
      3.6 V Down to 1.8 V
  • Memory
    • Up to 512KB of Single-Cycle Flash
    • Up to 32KB of RAM With Single-Cycle Access
  • Package Options
    • 128-Pin LQFP (PEU) Package With 90 I/O Pins
    • 100-Pin LQFP (PZ) Package With 62 I/O Pins
  • Development Tools (Also See Tools and Software)

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Description

MSP430F67xxA polyphase metering SoCs are powerful highly integrated solutions that offer high accuracy and low system cost with few external components. The MSP430F67xxA microcontroller (MCU) family is part of the MSP430™ Metrology and Monitoring MCU portfolio targeting energy measurement and power monitoring applications including smart grid and building automation.

MSP430F67xxA MCUs feature up to seven independent 24-bit sigma-delta ADCs that can provide better than 0.1% accuracy. MSP430F67xxA devices integrate a high-performance MSP430 CPU with a 32-bit multiplier to perform all metrology calculations. Family members include up to 512KB of flash, 32KB of RAM, and an LCD controller with support for up to 320 segments.

The ultra-low power consumption of the MSP430F67xxA enables the system power supply to be minimized to reduce overall cost. Low standby power requires minimal energy storage, and critical data can be retained longer in case of a mains power failure.

The MSP430F67xxA MCU family is supported by an extensive software and hardware ecosystem. The Texas Instruments Energy Measurement Design Center (EMDC) can simplify development and accelerate designs by quickly configuring the Energy Measurement software library, automatically generating code, performing calibration, and viewing results. MSP430F67xxA MCUs execute the Energy Measurement software library, which calculates all relevant energy and power results. Development kits include the EVM430-F6779 three-phase electricity meter evaluation module and the MSP-TS430PEU128 128-pin target development board. Industry standard development tools and hardware platforms are available to speed development of meters that meet all of the ANSI and IEC standards globally.

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

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Type Title Date
* Datasheet MSP430F677xA, MSP430F676xA, MSP430F674xA Polyphase Metering SoCs datasheet (Rev. A) Sep. 28, 2018
* Errata MSP430F6777A Device Erratasheet (Rev. U) Apr. 24, 2019
* User guides MSP430x5xx and MSP430x6xx Family User's Guide (Rev. Q) Aug. 17, 2018
Application notes Differences Between MSP430F67xx and MSP430F67xxA Devices (Rev. A) Jan. 13, 2020
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 MSP430 32-kHz Crystal Oscillators (Rev. D) Jul. 18, 2017
Application notes How delta-sigma ADCs work, Part 1 (Rev. A) Sep. 19, 2016
Technical articles “Touching” the smart grid infrastructure space with capacitive sensing technology Mar. 31, 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 Designing With MSP430™ MCUs and Segment LCDs (Rev. A) Jul. 20, 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 MSP430 Advanced Power Optimizations: ULP Advisor SW and EnergyTrace Technology Jun. 09, 2014
Application notes Using TI’s DLMS COSEM Library Nov. 12, 2013
Application notes A Glossary of Analog-to-Digital Specifications and Performance Characteristics (Rev. B) Oct. 09, 2011
Application notes Design of Differential Filters for High-Speed Signal Chains (Rev. B) Apr. 30, 2010

Design & development

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Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARDS Download
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Description

This EVM430-F6779 is a three-phase electricity meter evaluation module based on the MSP430F6779 device. The E-meter has inputs for three voltages and three currents, as well as an additional connection to setup anti-tampering. It allows a customer to test the new (...)

Features
  • Run real-time electricity metering applications
  • Metrology software provided
  • Connects to any test system or AC voltage
  • Capacitive and isolated power supplies present
  • Easy viewing of results and calibration via RS-232
  • 160 segment LCD display
  • RF connectors for AMR/AMI support
  • 32kHz RTC support (header (...)
DEVELOPMENT KITS Download
document-generic User guide
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Description

The MSP-TS430PEU128 is a standalone 128-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-TS430PEU128 development board supports MSP430F677x, MSP430F676x, MSP430F674x (...)

Features
  • Development board (MSP-TS430PEU128) with a 128-pin ZIF socket fitting MSP430 derivatives in 128-pin QFP (PEU) 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.
GUIS FOR EVALUATION MODULES (EVM) Download
Description

The Energy Measurement Design Center is a rapid development tool that enables energy measurement using TI MSP430i20xx and MSP430F67xx flash-based microcontrollers (MCUs). It includes a graphical user interface (GUI), documentation, software library and examples that can simplify development and (...)

Features
  • Supported measurements:
    • Voltage and Current
      • RMS
      • Peak
    • Power and Energy
      • Active
      • Reactive
      • Apparent
    • Power Factor
    • Frequency
  • Supported current sensors:
    • Shunt
    • Current transformer (CT)
    • Rogowski coil (RC)
  • View estimated CPU bandwidth (library only) for supported system configurations
  • Generate source code projects for Code (...)

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
DRIVERS & LIBRARIES Download
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 (...)
DRIVERS & LIBRARIES Download
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 (...)
DRIVERS & LIBRARIES Download
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 (...)
PROGRAMMING TOOLS Download
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 (...)
PROGRAMMING TOOLS Download
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 (...)

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