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Non-volatile memory (kB) 32 RAM (KB) 1 ADC 10-bit SAR ADC: channels (#) 12 GPIO pins (#) 32 I2C 1 SPI 1 UART 1 Comparator channels (#) 0 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

DSBGA (YFF) 49 0 mm² 3.37 x 3.528 TSSOP (DA) 38 101 mm² 12.5 x 8.1 VQFN (RHA) 40 36 mm² 6 x 6 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: 270 µA at 1 MHz, 2.2 V
    • Standby Mode: 1 µA
    • Off Mode (RAM Retention): 0.1 µA
  • Ultra-Fast Wakeup From Standby Mode in Less Than 1 µs
  • 16-Bit RISC Architecture, 62.5-ns Instruction Cycle Time
  • Basic Clock Module Configurations
    • Internal Frequencies up to 16 MHz With Four Calibrated Frequencies
    • Internal Very-Low-Power Low-Frequency (LF) Oscillator
    • 32-kHz Crystal
    • High-Frequency (HF) Crystal up to 16 MHz
    • Resonator
    • External Digital Clock Source
    • External Resistor
  • 16-Bit Timer_A With Three Capture/Compare Registers
  • 16-Bit Timer_B With Three Capture/Compare Registers
  • Universal Serial Communication Interface (USCI)
    • Enhanced UART Supports Automatic Baud-Rate Detection (LIN)
    • IrDA Encoder and Decoder
    • Synchronous SPI
    • I2C
  • 10-Bit 200-ksps Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) With Internal Reference, Sample-and-Hold, Autoscan, and Data Transfer Controller
  • Brownout Detector
  • Serial Onboard Programming, No External Programming Voltage Needed, Programmable Code Protection by Security Fuse
  • Bootstrap Loader (BSL)
  • On-Chip Emulation Module
  • Family Members
    • MSP430G2444
      • 8KB + 256B Flash Memory
      • 512B RAM
    • MSP430G2544
      • 16KB + 256B Flash Memory
      • 512B RAM
    • MSP430G2744
      • 32KB + 256B Flash Memory
      • 1KB RAM
  • Package Options
    • TSSOP: 38 Pin (DA)
    • QFN: 40 Pin (RHA)
    • DSBGA: 49 Pin (YFF)
    • PDIP: 40 Pin (N) Available in Sampling Quantities as PMS430G2744IN40
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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 1 µs.

The MSP430G2x44 series is an ultra-low-power mixed-signal microcontroller with two built-in 16-bit timers, a universal serial communication interface (USCI), 10-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with integrated reference and data transfer controller (DTC), and 32 I/O pins.

Typical applications include sensor systems that capture analog signals, convert them to digital values, and then process the data for display or for transmission to a host system. Stand-alone radio-frequency (RF) sensor front ends are another area of application.

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Technical documentation

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* Datasheet MSP430G2x44 Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers datasheet (Rev. C) Sep. 29, 2014
* Errata MSP430G2744 Device Erratasheet (Rev. G) Oct. 09, 2019
* User guide MSP430x2xx Family User's Guide (Rev. J) Jul. 01, 2013
User guide MSP430 MCUs Development Guide Book Oct. 09, 2020
Application note MSP430 System ESD Troubleshooting Guide Dec. 13, 2019
Application note ESD Diode Current Specification (Rev. A) Jul. 10, 2019
Application note Migrating from MSP430 F2xx and G2xx families to MSP430 FR4xx and FR2xx family (Rev. F) Mar. 26, 2019
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
User guide Safety Manual for MSP430G2xx, F5xx, and FR57xx in IEC 60730 Safety Applications (Rev. A) Jan. 12, 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
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 note Using the Real-Time-Clock Library (Rev. A) Jan. 11, 2011

Design & development

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Hardware development

DEVELOPMENT KIT Download
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Description

The MSP-TS430DA38 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-TS430DA38 development board supports MSP430F22xx, MSP430G2x44 and MSP430G2x55 MCUs in a 38-pin (...)

Features
A separate debugging and programming interface is required to work with the MSP-TS430DA38. A flash emulation tool (FET) may be purchased independently (MSP-FET430UIF) or bundled with the MSP-TS430DA38 (MSP-FET430U38).
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
  • (...)
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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

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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
APPLICATION SOFTWARE & FRAMEWORK Download
IEC60730 Software Package
MSP430-IEC60730-SW-PACKAGE The IEC60730 MSP430 software package was developed to be useful in assisting customers in complying with IEC 60730-1:2010 (Automatic Electrical Controls for Household and Similar Use – Part 1: General Requirements) for up to Class B products, which includes home appliances, arc detectors (...)
Features
Supports testing these parts:
  • MSP430G23xx
  • MSP430G24xx
  • MSP430G25xx
  • MSP430G2x44
  • MSP430G2x55
  • MSP430F5xx
  • MSP430FR2433
  • MSP430FR25xx
  • MSP430FR26xx
  • MSP430FR57xx
CODE EXAMPLE OR DEMO Download
SLAC548F.ZIP (697 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 (...)
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MSP430 SMBUS Library
MSP430-SMBUS The System Management Bus (SMBus) is a single-ended simple two-wire bus for lightweight communication. The MSP430 SMBus Library is a royalty-free set of primitives for enabling communication with external devices supporting SMBus like battery chargers, sensors etc. The library is implemented in both (...)
Features
  • Free license and royalty-free use
  • Simplify and accelerate development of applications
  • Easy-to-maintain code
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 (...)

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Energia
ENERGIA Energia is an open source & community-driven integrated development environment (IDE) & software framework. Based on the Wiring framework, Energia provides an intuitive coding environment as well as a robust framework of easy-to-use functional APIs & libraries for programming a (...)
Features
  • Simple & easy-to-use code editor & compiler with built-in Serial Monitor/terminal
  • Features a robust framework of intuitive functional APIs for controlling microcontroller peripherals (i.e. digitalRead, digitalWrite, Serial.print, etc)
  • Support for various TI embedded devices (MSP430, TM4C, CC3200 (...)
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 (...)

Reference designs

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24V, 100W/30W Dual Sensorless Brushless DC Motor Drive Reference Design
TIDA-00447 TIDA-00447 is a 24V, dual Brushless DC (BLDC) motor drive reference design to be used in major home appliances to drive low voltage BLDC motors such as pumps and fans, e.g. for circulation pump and drain pump of dishwashers. The power stages of motor drive are designed for 100W and 30W of continuous (...)
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Keyboard Controller Using Low Power Microcontroller
TIDM-KEYBOARD This reference design describes the implementation of a low-cost, highly-flexible and modular keyboard controller using MSP430. Examples for MSP430F5529 and MSP430G2744, supporting I2C and USB are included.
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DSBGA (YFF) 49 View options
TSSOP (DA) 38 View options
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