MSP430FG439

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8 MHz MCU with 60KB FLASH, 2KB SRAM, 12-bit ADC, Dual DAC, DMA, 3 OpAmp, 128 Seg LCD

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Features Advanced sensing, LCD, DAC, OpAmp Non-volatile memory (kB) 60 RAM (KB) 2 ADC 12-bit SAR ADC: channels (#) 12 GPIO pins (#) 48 I2C 0 SPI 1 UART 1 Comparator channels (#) 2 Timers - 16-bit 2 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

Package | Pins | Size

LQFP (PN) 80 196 mm² 14 x 14 NFBGA (ZCA) 113 49 mm² 7 x 7 open-in-new Find other MSP430 ultra-low-power MCUs

Features

  • Low Supply-Voltage Range, 1.8 V to 3.6 V
  • Ultra-Low Power Consumption
    • Active Mode: 300 µA at 1 MHz, 2.2 V
    • Standby Mode: 1.1 µA
    • Off Mode (RAM Retention): 0.1 µA
  • Five Power-Saving Modes
  • Wakeup From Standby Mode in Less Than 6 µs
  • 16-Bit RISC Architecture, 125-ns Instruction Cycle Time
  • Single-Channel Internal DMA
  • 12-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) With Internal Reference, Sample-and-Hold and Autoscan Feature
  • Three Configurable Operational Amplifiers
  • Dual 12-Bit Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) With Synchronization
  • 16-Bit Timer_A With Three Capture/Compare Registers
  • 16-Bit Timer_B With Three Capture/Compare-With-Shadow Registers
  • On-Chip Comparator
  • Serial Communication Interface (USART), Select Asynchronous UART or Synchronous SPI by Software
  • Brownout Detector
  • Supply-Voltage Supervisor and Monitor With Programmable Level Detection
  • Bootstrap Loader (BSL)
  • Serial Onboard Programming, No External Programming Voltage Needed, Programmable Code Protection by Security Fuse
  • Integrated Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) Driver for up to 128 Segments
  • Available in 113-Ball BGA (ZCA) and 80-Pin QFP (PN) Packages
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Description

The Texas Instruments MSP430 family of ultra-low-power microcontrollers consists of several devices featuring different sets of peripherals targeted for various applications. The architecture, combined with five 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 less than 6 µs.

The MSP430FG43x devices are microcontrollers with two 16-bit timers, a high-performance 12-bit ADC, dual 12-bit DACs, three configurable operational amplifiers, one universal synchronous/asynchronous communication interface, DMA, 48 I/O pins, and an LCD driver.

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Technical documentation

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* Datasheet MSP430FG43x Mixed-SignalMicrocontrollers datasheet (Rev. D) Nov. 15, 2014
* Errata MSP430FG439 Device Erratasheet (Rev. K) Oct. 09, 2019
* User guide MSP430x4xx Family User's Guide (Rev. L) Dec. 12, 2017
User guide MSP430 MCUs Development Guide Book Oct. 09, 2020
Application note MSP430 Embedded Application Binary Interface (Rev. A) Jun. 02, 2020
Application note MSP430 System ESD Troubleshooting Guide Dec. 13, 2019
Application note ESD Diode Current Specification (Rev. A) Jul. 10, 2019
Application note Programming a Flash-Based MSP430 MCU Using the JTAG Interface (Rev. H) Mar. 15, 2019
Application note MSP430 Flash Memory Characteristics (Rev. B) Aug. 24, 2018
Application note Understanding MSP430 Flash Data Retention (Rev. A) Aug. 24, 2018
Application note Mixing C and Assembler With MSP430™ MCUs (Rev. A) Aug. 07, 2018
Application note Efficient Multiplication and Division Using MSP430 MCUs (Rev. A) Jul. 18, 2018
Application note Oversampling the ADC12 for Higher Resolution (Rev. A) Jul. 12, 2018
Application note CRC Implementation with MSP430 MCUs (Rev. A) Jun. 21, 2018
Application note Software Coding Techniques for MSP430™ MCUs (Rev. B) Mar. 14, 2018
Application note Heart-Rate and EKG Monitor Using the MSP430FG439 (Rev. B) Mar. 09, 2018
Application note MSP430 32-kHz Crystal Oscillators (Rev. D) Jul. 18, 2017
Application note Advanced Debugging Using the Enhanced Emulation Module (EEM) With CCS v6 (Rev. F) Sep. 06, 2016
Application note 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
Technical articles Don’t miss out on the top training videos of 2015 Dec. 16, 2015
Application note MSP Code Protection Features Dec. 07, 2015
Application note 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
White paper Power Management Solutions for Ultra-Low-Power 16-Bit MSP430 MCUs (Rev. D) Mar. 28, 2012
Application note A Single-Chip Pulsoximeter Design Using the MSP430 (Rev. B) Feb. 09, 2012
Application note Tiny DCDC Converter Reference Design (Rev. A) Jun. 14, 2010

Design & development

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Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARD Download
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Description

The MSP-FET430U80 is a powerful flash emulation tool that includes the hardware and software required to quickly begin application development on the MSP430 MCU. It includes a ZIF socket target board and a USB debugging interface (MSP-FET) used to program and debug the MSP430 in-system through the (...)

Features
  • USB debugging interface (MSP-FET) connects a flash-based MSP430 MCU to a PC for real-time, in-system programming and debugging
  • Technical specifications:
    • Software configurable supply voltage between 1.8 and 3.6 volts at 100mA
    • Supports JTAG Security Fuse blow to protect code
    • Supports all MSP430 boards (...)
DEVELOPMENT KIT Download
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Description

The MSP-TS430PN80 is a standalone 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-TS430PN80 development board supports MSP430F241x, MSP430F261x, MSP430F43x, MSP430F43x1 (...)

Features
  • Development board (MSP-TS430PN80) with a ZIF socket fitting some MSP430 derivatives in 80-pin LQFP (PN) 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
HARDWARE PROGRAMMING TOOL Download
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Description

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 (...)

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
  • (...)
HARDWARE PROGRAMMING TOOL Download
Description

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 (...)

Software development

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT (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
CODE EXAMPLE OR DEMO Download
SLAC047M.ZIP (498 KB)
DRIVER OR LIBRARY Download
Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Library for MSP430 Microcontrollers
MSP-DSPLIB The TI MSP430™ Digital Signal Processing library is a set of optimized functions to perform common signal processing operations for MSP430 microcontrollers. These functions are used in applications where processing-intensive transforms are done in real-time for minimal energy and with very (...)
DRIVER OR LIBRARY Download
MSP Graphics Library
MSP-GRLIB The MSP Graphics Library is a royalty-free set of graphics primitives for displaying images or creating graphical user interfaces (GUIs) on MSP430 and MSP432 microcontroller-based boards that use a graphical display. The graphics library consists of two functional layers: 1) the display driver layer (...)
Features
  • Free license and royalty-free use
  • Simplify and accelerate development of applications
  • Easy-to-maintain code
DRIVER OR LIBRARY 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 (...)
DRIVER OR LIBRARY 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 (...)
IDE, CONFIGURATION, COMPILER OR DEBUGGER 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 (...)

IDE, CONFIGURATION, COMPILER OR DEBUGGER 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 (...)
IDE, CONFIGURATION, COMPILER OR DEBUGGER Download
IAR Embedded Workbench
Provided by IAR Systems IAR Embedded Workbench includes the IAR C/C++ compiler and C-SPY debugger for building and debugging embedded applications for your selected target microcontroller. The IAR compiler generates highly optimized code for your application, and the debugger is a fully integrated debugger for source and (...)
SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING TOOL 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 (...)

Design tools & simulation

SIMULATION MODEL Download
SLAM087.ZIP (43 KB) - TINA-TI Spice Model
CAD/CAE SYMBOL Download
SLAC060E.ZIP (97 KB)

Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
Low Power EKG & Heart Rate Monitor Reference Design, Featuring the MSP430FG439
TIDM-EKG-HRM This design details how to build a digital heart-rate monitor using a MSP430FG439 microcontroller (MCU). The heartbeat rate per minute is displayed on an LCD and generates a digital data stream via an RS232 serial port to allow EKG waveform display on a PC. The entire application runs using a CR2032 (...)
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REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
Low Power Pulse Oximeter & EKG Reference Design
TIDM-EKG-PULSE This reference design details non-invasive optical plethysmography - pulsoximetry - using the MSP430FG437 microcontroller (MCU). The pulsoximeter consists of a peripheral probe combined with the MCU displaying the oxygen saturation and pulse rate on a LCD glass. The same sensor is used for both (...)
document-generic Schematic

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