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16 MHz MCU with 16KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, 10-bit ADC, UART/SPI/I2C, IR logic, timer

MSP430FR2033

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Product details

Parameters

Non-volatile memory (kB) 16 RAM (KB) 2 ADC 10-bit SAR GPIO pins (#) 60 Features IR Modulation Logic, Real-time clock UART 1 USB No Number of I2Cs 1 SPI 2 Comparator channels (#) 0 open-in-new Find other MSP430 microcontrollers

Package | Pins | Size

LQFP (PM) 64 100 mm² 10 x 10 TSSOP (DGG) 56 113 mm² 14 x 8.1 TSSOP (DGG) 48 101 mm² 12.5 x 8.1 open-in-new Find other MSP430 microcontrollers

Features

  • Embedded microcontroller
    • 16-bit RISC architecture up to 16 MHz
    • Wide supply voltage range from 3.6 V down to 1.8 V (minimum supply voltage is restricted by SVS levels, see the SVS Specifications)
  • Optimized low-power modes (at 3 V)
    • Active: 126 µA/MHz
    • Standby
      • LPM3.5 with VLO: 0.4 µA
      • Real-time clock (RTC) counter (LPM3.5 with 32768-Hz crystal): 0.77 µA
    • Shutdown (LPM4.5): 15 nA
  • Low-power ferroelectric RAM (FRAM)
    • Up to 15.5KB of nonvolatile memory
    • Built-in error correction code (ECC)
    • Configurable write protection
    • Unified memory of program, constants, and storage
    • 1015 write cycle endurance
    • Radiation resistant and nonmagnetic
  • Intelligent digital peripherals
    • IR modulation logic
    • Two 16-bit timers with three capture/compare registers each (Timer_A3)
    • One 16-bit counter-only RTC counter
    • 16-bit cyclic redundancy check (CRC)
  • Enhanced serial communications
    • Enhanced USCI A (eUSCI_A) supports UART, IrDA, and SPI
    • Enhanced USCI B (eUSCI_B) supports SPI and I2C
  • High-performance analog
    • 10-channel 10-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC)
      • Internal 1.5-V reference
      • Sample-and-hold 200 ksps
  • Clock system (CS)
    • On-chip 32-kHz RC oscillator (REFO)
    • On-chip 16-MHz digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) with frequency locked loop (FLL)
      • ±1% accuracy with on-chip reference at room temperature
    • On-chip very low-frequency 10-kHz oscillator (VLO)
    • On-chip high-frequency modulation oscillator clock (MODCLK)
    • External 32-kHz crystal oscillator (XT1)
    • Programmable MCLK prescalar of 1 to 128
    • SMCLK derived from MCLK with programmable prescalar of 1, 2, 4, or 8
  • General input/output and pin functionality
    • Total 60 I/Os on 64-pin package
    • 16 interrupt pins (P1 and P2) can wake MCU from LPMs
    • All I/Os are capacitive touch I/Os
  • Development tools and software
    • Free professional development environments
  • Family members (also see Device Comparison)
    • MSP430FR2033: 15KB of program FRAM + 512B of information FRAM + 2KB of RAM
    • MSP430FR2032: 8KB of program FRAM + 512B of information FRAM + 1KB of RAM
  • Package options
    • 64 pin: LQFP (PM)
    • 56 pin: TSSOP (G56)
    • 48 pin: TSSOP (G48)
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Description

The TI MSP430™ family of low-power microcontrollers consists of several devices that feature 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 DCO allows the device to wake up from low-power modes to active mode in less than 10 µs.

For complete module descriptions, see the MSP430FR4xx and MSP430FR2xx Family User’s Guide.

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Technical documentation

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* Data sheet MSP430FR203x Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers datasheet (Rev. E) Dec. 09, 2019
* Errata MSP430FR2033 Device Erratasheet (Rev. W) May 27, 2021
* User guide MSP430FR4xx and MSP430FR2xx Family User's Guide (Rev. I) Mar. 13, 2019
Application note ESD Diode Current Specification (Rev. B) Aug. 23, 2021
Application note MSP430 FRAM Technology – How To and Best Practices (Rev. B) Aug. 12, 2021
Application note Designing With the MSP430FR4xx and MSP430FR2xx ADC (Rev. A) Aug. 02, 2021
Application note Low-Power Battery Voltage Measurement With MSP430FR MCU On-Chip VREF and ADC (Rev. B) Aug. 02, 2021
Application note Migrating from MSP430 F2xx and G2xx families to MSP430 FR4xx and FR2xx family (Rev. G) Aug. 02, 2021
Application note Migration from MSP430 FR58xx, FR59xx, and FR6xx to FR4xx and FR2xx (Rev. B) Aug. 02, 2021
Application note MSP430 System-Level ESD Considerations (Rev. B) Jul. 14, 2021
User guide MSP430 MCUs Development Guide Book (Rev. A) May 13, 2021
Technical article A world of possibilities: 5 ways to use MSP430™︎ MCUs in your design Apr. 29, 2021
User guide MSP430 FRAM Devices Bootloader (BSL) User's Guide (Rev. AA) Feb. 19, 2021
Application note MSP430FR2xx and MSP430FR4xx DCO+FLL Application Guide Dec. 07, 2020
Application note MSP430 System ESD Troubleshooting Guide Dec. 13, 2019
Application note UART-to-I2C Bridge Using Low-Memory MSP430™ MCUs Sep. 11, 2019
White paper Capacitive Touch and MSP Microcontrollers (Rev. A) Apr. 27, 2017
User guide MSP430FR4133 LaunchPad Development Kit (MSP-EXP430FR4133) User's Guide (Rev. B) Jan. 17, 2017
White paper Smart Fault Indicator with MSP430 FRAM Microcontrollers Sep. 26, 2016
Application note General Oversampling of MSP ADCs for Higher Resolution (Rev. A) Apr. 01, 2016
Application note VLO Calibration on the MSP430FR4xx and MSP430FR2xx Family (Rev. A) Feb. 19, 2016
Application note MSP Code Protection Features Dec. 07, 2015
White paper Crypto-Bootloader - Secure In-Field Firmware Updates for Ultra-Low Power MCUs Aug. 19, 2015
White paper Building Automation with MSP MCUs Jul. 27, 2015
Application note Infrared Remote Control Implementation With MSP430FR4xx (Rev. B) Jun. 30, 2015
White paper If you don’t plan to scale, you plan to fail (Rev. A) Feb. 09, 2015
Technical article If you don't scale, you fail: More secure microcontrollers Jan. 29, 2015
Technical article If you don't scale, you fail: Smarter microcontrollers Jan. 27, 2015
Technical article New TI Designs showcase IR transceiver functionality and MSP430 FRAM microcontrollers Dec. 15, 2014
Design guide Thermostat Implementation With MSP430FR4xx Design Guide (Rev. A) Oct. 15, 2014
Design guide Water Meter Implementation With MSP430FR4xx Design Guide (Rev. A) Oct. 15, 2014
Application note Migrating from the MSP430F4xx to Family to the MSP430FR4xx Family Oct. 03, 2014
White paper Closing the security gap with TI’s MSP430™ FRAM-based microcontrollers Sep. 15, 2014
White paper Simplify LCD designs and reduce power consumption Aug. 26, 2014
Application note MSP430 FRAM Quality and Reliability (Rev. A) May 01, 2014
White paper FRAM FAQs Apr. 23, 2014
White paper Benchmarking des Mikrocontroller-Stromverbrauchs für Anwendungen mit extrem ger Mar. 08, 2013
White paper Benchmarking MCU power consumption for ultra-low-power applications Oct. 26, 2012

Design & development

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Hardware development

DEVELOPMENT KIT Download
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Description

The MSP-EXP430FR4133 LaunchPad development kit is an easy-to-use Evaluation Module (EVM) for the MSP430FR4133 microcontroller. It contains everything needed to start developing on the MSP430 Ultra-low-power (ULP) FRAM-based microcontroller (MCU) platform, including on-board emulation for (...)

Features
  • MSP430 ULP MSP430FR4133 MCU 16KB FRAM
  • 16-bit RISC architecture up to 8-MHz FRAM access/ 16-MHz system clock speed
  • 3 x timer blocks
  • 10 channel 10-bit ADC
  • 8 x 32 segment LCD driver with integrated charge pump and configurable pins
  • EnergyTrace™ technology available for ultra-low-power debugging
  • 20 pin (...)
DEVELOPMENT KIT Download
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Description

The MSP-FET430U64D is a bundle containing the MSP-FET emulator and MSP-TS430PM64D 64-pin ZIF socket target board to program and debug the MSP430 MCU in-system via the JTAG interface or the Spy Bi-Wire (2-wire JTAG) protocol.

Device Support: The MSP-TS430PM64D development board supports MSP430FR2xx (...)

Features
  • Unified FRAM: low power, fast and flexible non-volatile memory
  • Industry’s lowest power MCU with integrated 256–segment LCD
  • Built-in charge pump offers sustained contrast in low-power modes
  • Integrated analog includes a 10-bit ADC and new IR Modulation Logic
DEVELOPMENT KIT Download
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Description

Note: This kit does not include MSP430 microcontroller samples.  To sample the compatible devices, please visit the product page or select the related MCU after adding the tool to the TI Store cart.

The MSP-TS430PM64D is a standalone 64-pin ZIF socket target board used to program and debug the MSP430 (...)

Features
  • Unified FRAM: low power, fast and flexible non-volatile memory
  • Industry’s lowest power MCU with integrated 256–segment LCD
  • Built-in charge pump offers constant LCD contrast as battery voltage reduces
  • Integrated analog includes a 10-bit ADC and IR Modulation Logic
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
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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
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
Floating Point Math Library for MSP430
MSPMATHLIB MSPMathLib is an accelerated floating point math library for MSP430™ MCUs that delivers up to 26x faster computation for the most commonly used math functions. The library seamlessly integrates with projects to replace floating point math functions such as sin, cos, tan, log, exp and sqrt (...)
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
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 delivers a complete development toolchain for building and debugging embedded applications for your selected target microcontroller. The included IAR C/C++ Compiler generates highly optimized code for your application, and the C-SPY Debugger is a fully integrated debugger for (...)
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 (...)

SUPPORT SOFTWARE Download
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Design tools & simulation

DESIGN TOOL Download
MSP Third party search tool
MSP-3P-SEARCH TI has partnered with multiple companies to offer a wide range of solutions and services for TI MSP devices. These companies can accelerate your path to production using MSP devices. Download this search tool to quickly browse third-party details and find the right third-party to meet your needs.

The (...)

Features
  • Supports many TI MSP devices including general purpose and advanced sensing MCUs
  • Search by type of product, TI devices supported, or country
  • Access links and contacts for quick engagement
  • Third-party companies located around the world

Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
EEPROM Emulation and Sensing With MSP430 FRAM Microcontrollers
TIDM-FRAM-EEPROM — This reference design describes an implementation of emulating electrically-erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) using Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM) technology on MSP430™ ultra-low-power microcontrollers (MCUs) combined with the additional sensing capabilities that can (...)
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LQFP (PM) 64 View options
TSSOP (DGG) 48 View options
TSSOP (DGG) 56 View options

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