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

MSP430FR2033

ACTIVE

Product details

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
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
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
  • 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)
  • 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)

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.

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

Design & development

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Development kit

MSP-EXP430FR4133 — MSP430FR4133 LaunchPad™ development kit ;

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 (...)

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Development kit

MSP-FET430U64D — Target development board (64-pin) and MSP-FET programmer bundle for MSP430FR2x/4x MCUs

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.

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Development kit

MSP-TS430PM64D — Target Development Board – 64 pins – for MSP430FR2x/4x MCUs

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.

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Hardware programming tool

MSP-FET — MSP MCU Programmer and Debugger

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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Hardware programming tool

MSP-GANG — MSP-GANG production programmer

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 (...)

Software development kit (SDK)

MSPWARE — MSP430Ware for MSP Microcontrollers

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 (...)

Driver or library

MSP-GRLIB — MSP Graphics Library

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 (...)
Driver or library

MSPMATHLIB — Floating Point Math Library for MSP430

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 (...)
IDE, configuration, compiler or debugger

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

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

ENERGYTRACE — EnergyTrace Technology

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.

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IDE, configuration, compiler or debugger

IAR-KICKSTART — IAR Embedded Workbench

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 (...)
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Software programming tool

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

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

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Support software

MSP430FR413x, MSP430FR203x code examples (Rev. H)

SLAC625H.ZIP (368 KB)
Design tool

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

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.

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Reference designs

TIDM-FRAM-EEPROM — EEPROM Emulation and Sensing With MSP430 FRAM Microcontrollers

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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