16 MHz MCU with 64KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, 12-bit ADC, comparator, DMA, UART/SPI/I2C, timer

MSP430FR5869

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Non-volatile memory (kB) 64 RAM (KB) 2 ADC 12-bit SAR GPIO pins (#) 40 Features AES, DMA, Real-time clock UART 2 USB No Number of I2Cs 1 SPI 3 Comparator channels (#) 16
Non-volatile memory (kB) 64 RAM (KB) 2 ADC 12-bit SAR GPIO pins (#) 40 Features AES, DMA, Real-time clock UART 2 USB No Number of I2Cs 1 SPI 3 Comparator channels (#) 16
VQFN (RGZ) 48 49 mm² 7 x 7
  • Embedded Microcontroller
    • 16-Bit RISC Architecture up to 16‑MHz Clock
    • 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 Ultra-Low-Power Modes
    • Active Mode: Approximately 100 µA/MHz
    • Standby (LPM3 With VLO): 0.4 µA (Typical)
    • Real-Time Clock (LPM3.5): 0.25 µA (Typical) (1)
    • Shutdown (LPM4.5): 0.02 µA (Typical)
  • Ultra-Low-Power Ferroelectric RAM (FRAM)
    • Up to 64KB of Nonvolatile Memory
    • Ultra-Low-Power Writes
    • Fast Write at 125 ns Per Word (64KB in 4 ms)
    • Unified Memory = Program + Data + Storage in One Single Space
    • 1015 Write Cycle Endurance
    • Radiation Resistant and Nonmagnetic
  • Intelligent Digital Peripherals
    • 32-Bit Hardware Multiplier (MPY)
    • 3-Channel Internal DMA
    • Real-Time Clock (RTC) With Calendar and Alarm Functions
    • Five 16-Bit Timers With up to Seven Capture/Compare Registers Each
    • 16-Bit Cyclic Redundancy Checker (CRC)
  • High-Performance Analog
    • 16-Channel Analog Comparator
    • 12-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC)
      With Internal Reference and Sample-and-Hold
      and up to 16 External Input Channels
  • Multifunction Input/Output Ports
    • All Pins Support Capacitive Touch Capability With No Need for External Components
    • Accessible Bit-, Byte-, and Word-Wise (in Pairs)
    • Edge-Selectable Wake From LPM on All Ports
    • Programmable Pullup and Pulldown on All Ports
  • Code Security and Encryption
    • Random Number Seed for Random Number Generation Algorithms
  • Enhanced Serial Communication
    • eUSCI_A0 and eUSCI_A1 Support
      • UART With Automatic Baud-Rate Detection
      • IrDA Encode and Decode
      • SPI
    • eUSCI_B0 Supports
      • I2C With Multiple Slave Addressing
      • SPI
    • Hardware UART and I2C Bootloader (BSL)
  • Flexible Clock System
    • Fixed-Frequency DCO With 10 Selectable Factory-Trimmed Frequencies
    • Low-Power Low-Frequency Internal Clock Source (VLO)
    • 32-kHz Crystals (LFXT)
    • High-Frequency Crystals (HFXT)
  • Development Tools and Software
    • Free Professional Development Environments With EnergyTrace++™ Technology
    • Development Kit (MSP-TS430RGZ48C)
  • Family Members
    • Device Comparison Summarizes the Available Device Variants and Package Types
  • For Complete Module Descriptions, See the MSP430FR58xx, MSP430FR59xx, and MSP430FR6xx Family User’s Guide

(1)RTC is clocked by a 3.7-pF crystal.

  • Embedded Microcontroller
    • 16-Bit RISC Architecture up to 16‑MHz Clock
    • 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 Ultra-Low-Power Modes
    • Active Mode: Approximately 100 µA/MHz
    • Standby (LPM3 With VLO): 0.4 µA (Typical)
    • Real-Time Clock (LPM3.5): 0.25 µA (Typical) (1)
    • Shutdown (LPM4.5): 0.02 µA (Typical)
  • Ultra-Low-Power Ferroelectric RAM (FRAM)
    • Up to 64KB of Nonvolatile Memory
    • Ultra-Low-Power Writes
    • Fast Write at 125 ns Per Word (64KB in 4 ms)
    • Unified Memory = Program + Data + Storage in One Single Space
    • 1015 Write Cycle Endurance
    • Radiation Resistant and Nonmagnetic
  • Intelligent Digital Peripherals
    • 32-Bit Hardware Multiplier (MPY)
    • 3-Channel Internal DMA
    • Real-Time Clock (RTC) With Calendar and Alarm Functions
    • Five 16-Bit Timers With up to Seven Capture/Compare Registers Each
    • 16-Bit Cyclic Redundancy Checker (CRC)
  • High-Performance Analog
    • 16-Channel Analog Comparator
    • 12-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC)
      With Internal Reference and Sample-and-Hold
      and up to 16 External Input Channels
  • Multifunction Input/Output Ports
    • All Pins Support Capacitive Touch Capability With No Need for External Components
    • Accessible Bit-, Byte-, and Word-Wise (in Pairs)
    • Edge-Selectable Wake From LPM on All Ports
    • Programmable Pullup and Pulldown on All Ports
  • Code Security and Encryption
    • Random Number Seed for Random Number Generation Algorithms
  • Enhanced Serial Communication
    • eUSCI_A0 and eUSCI_A1 Support
      • UART With Automatic Baud-Rate Detection
      • IrDA Encode and Decode
      • SPI
    • eUSCI_B0 Supports
      • I2C With Multiple Slave Addressing
      • SPI
    • Hardware UART and I2C Bootloader (BSL)
  • Flexible Clock System
    • Fixed-Frequency DCO With 10 Selectable Factory-Trimmed Frequencies
    • Low-Power Low-Frequency Internal Clock Source (VLO)
    • 32-kHz Crystals (LFXT)
    • High-Frequency Crystals (HFXT)
  • Development Tools and Software
    • Free Professional Development Environments With EnergyTrace++™ Technology
    • Development Kit (MSP-TS430RGZ48C)
  • Family Members
    • Device Comparison Summarizes the Available Device Variants and Package Types
  • For Complete Module Descriptions, See the MSP430FR58xx, MSP430FR59xx, and MSP430FR6xx Family User’s Guide

(1)RTC is clocked by a 3.7-pF crystal.

The MSP430™ ultra-low-power (ULP) FRAM platform combines uniquely embedded FRAM and a holistic ultra-low-power system architecture, allowing innovators to increase performance at lowered energy budgets. FRAM technology combines the speed, flexibility, and endurance of SRAM with the stability and reliability of flash at much lower power.

The MSP430 ULP FRAM portfolio consists of a diverse set of devices featuring FRAM, the ULP 16-bit MSP430 CPU, and intelligent peripherals targeted for various applications. The ULP architecture showcases seven low-power modes, optimized to achieve extended battery life in energy-challenged applications.

The MSP430™ ultra-low-power (ULP) FRAM platform combines uniquely embedded FRAM and a holistic ultra-low-power system architecture, allowing innovators to increase performance at lowered energy budgets. FRAM technology combines the speed, flexibility, and endurance of SRAM with the stability and reliability of flash at much lower power.

The MSP430 ULP FRAM portfolio consists of a diverse set of devices featuring FRAM, the ULP 16-bit MSP430 CPU, and intelligent peripherals targeted for various applications. The ULP architecture showcases seven low-power modes, optimized to achieve extended battery life in energy-challenged applications.

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* Data sheet MSP430FR586x, MSP430FR584x Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers datasheet (Rev. E) 29 Aug 2018
* Errata MSP430FR5869 Device Erratasheet (Rev. Y) 20 May 2021
* User guide MSP430FR58xx, MSP430FR59xx, and MSP430FR6xx Family User's Guide (Rev. P) 21 Apr 2020
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 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 MSP430 System ESD Troubleshooting Guide 13 Dec 2019
White paper Capacitive Touch and MSP Microcontrollers (Rev. A) 27 Apr 2017
Application note Migrating From MSP430F4xx Family to MSP430FR58xx/FR59xx/FR68xx/FR69xx Family (Rev. B) 03 Nov 2016
Application note Migrating from the MSP430F2xx,G2xx Family to the MSP430FR58xx/FR59xx/68xx/69xx (Rev. E) 03 Nov 2016
Application note Migrating from the MSP430F5xx,F6xx Family to the MSP430FR58xx/FR59xx/68xx Family (Rev. D) 03 Nov 2016
Application note General Oversampling of MSP ADCs for Higher Resolution (Rev. A) 01 Apr 2016
Application note Designing With the MSP430FR58xx, FR59xx, FR68xx, and FR69xx ADC (Rev. A) 30 Mar 2016
Application note MSP Code Protection Features 07 Dec 2015
White paper Building Automation with MSP MCUs 27 Jul 2015
User guide MSP430FR5969 LaunchPad Development Kit (MSP-EXP430FR5969) User's Guide (Rev. B) 20 Jul 2015
White paper Revolutionizing context save and restore with MSP FRAM microcontrollers 11 May 2015
White paper If you don’t plan to scale, you plan to fail (Rev. A) 09 Feb 2015
Application note Getting Started With EEMBC ULPBench on MSP-EXP430FR5969 (Rev. A) 29 Jan 2015
White paper Closing the security gap with TI’s MSP430™ FRAM-based microcontrollers 15 Sep 2014
User guide MSP-EXP430FR5969 Quick Start Guide (Rev. A) 20 Jun 2014
Application note MSP430 Advanced Power Optimizations: ULP Advisor SW and EnergyTrace Technology 09 Jun 2014
Application note MSP430 FRAM Quality and Reliability (Rev. A) 01 May 2014
White paper FRAM FAQs 23 Apr 2014
User guide Sharp LCD BoosterPack (430BOOST-SHARP96) for the LaunchPad User's Guide 17 Feb 2014
White paper Enabling secure portable medical devices with TI’s MSP430™ MCU 04 Jun 2013
White paper Benchmarking des Mikrocontroller-Stromverbrauchs für Anwendungen mit extrem ger 08 Mar 2013
White paper RF430FRL152H Novel Ferroelectric RAM Memory NFC Embedded Tag Based Sensors 30 Nov 2012
White paper Benchmarking MCU power consumption for ultra-low-power applications 26 Oct 2012

Design & development

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Development kit

MSP-EXP430FR5969 — MSP430FR5969 LaunchPad development kit

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Ultra-low-power FRAM technology now joins the LaunchPad family.

The MSP-EXP430FR5969 LaunchPad Development Kit is an easy-to-use microcontroller development board for the MSP430FR5969 MCU. It contains everything needed to start developing quickly on the MSP430FRxx FRAM platform (...)

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Development kit

MSP-TS430RGZ48C — MSP-TS430RGZ48C - 48-pin Target Development Board for MSP430FRxx FRAM MCUs

The MSP-TS430RGZ48C is a standalone 48-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-TS430RGZ48C development board supports MSP430FR58xx and MSP430FR59xx FRAM MCUs in a (...)

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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-DSPLIB — Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Library for MSP430 Microcontrollers

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

MSP-FRAM-UTILITIES — FRAM embedded software utilities for MSP ultra-low-power microcontrollers

The Texas Instruments FRAM Utilities is designed to grow as a collection of embedded software utilities that leverage the ultra-low-power and virtually unlimited write endurance of FRAM. The utilities are available for MSP430FRxx FRAM microcontrollers and provide example code to help start (...)
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.

As most developers know, it is difficult to (...)

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

MSP430FR59xx, MSP430FR58xx Code Examples (Rev. L)

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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 (...)
Reference designs

TIDA-00555 — Isolated Current & Voltage Measurement Using Fully Differential Isolation Amplifier Reference Design

TIDA-00555 demonstrates the use of AMC1100, a fully differential isolation amplifier, as an analog front end to measure voltage and current. It demonstrates measurement of voltage inputs in an input-to-output isolation configuration and current inputs in a channel-to-channel isolation (...)
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