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16 MHz Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller With 8 KB FRAM, CapTIvate Touch Technology

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  • CapTIvate™ Technology – Capacitive Touch
    • Performance
      • Fast Electrode Scanning With Four Simultaneous Scans
      • Support for High-Resolution Sliders With >1024 Points
      • Proximity Sensing
    • Reliability
      • Increased Immunity to Power Line, RF, and Other Environmental Noise
      • Built-in Spread Spectrum, Automatic Tuning, Noise Filtering, and Debouncing Algorithms
      • Enables Reliable Touch Solutions With 10-V RMS Common-Mode Noise, 4-kV Electrical Fast Transients, and 15-kV Electrostatic Discharge, Allowing for IEC‑61000-4-6, IEC-61000-4-4, and IEC‑61000-4-2 Compliance
      • Reduced RF Emissions to Simplify Electrical Designs
      • Support for Metal Touch and Water Rejection Designs
    • Flexibility
    • Low Power
      • <0.9 µA/Button in Wake-on-Touch Mode, Where Capacitive Measurement and Touch Detection is Done by Hardware State Machine While CPU is Asleep
      • Wake-on-Touch State Machine Allows Electrode Scanning While CPU is Asleep
      • Hardware Acceleration for Environmental Compensation, Filtering, and Threshold Detection
    • Ease of Use
      • CapTIvate Design Center, PC GUI Lets Engineers Design and Tune Capacitive Buttons in Real Time Without Having to Write Code
      • CapTIvate Software Library in ROM Provides Ample FRAM for Customer Application
  • Embedded Microcontroller
    • 16-Bit RISC Architecture
    • Clock Supports Frequencies 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 Ultra-Low-Power Modes
    • Active Mode: 126 µA/MHz (Typical)
    • Standby
      • 1.7 µA/Button Average (Typical) (16 Self-Capacitance Buttons, 8-Hz Scanning)
      • 1.7 µA/Button Average (Typical) (64 Mutual-Capacitance Buttons, 8-Hz Scanning)
    • LPM3.5 Real-Time Clock (RTC) Counter With 32768-Hz Crystal: 730 nA (Typical)
    • Shutdown (LPM4.5): 16 nA (Typical)
  • High-Performance Analog
    • 8-Channel 10-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC)
      • Internal 1.5-V Reference
      • Sample-and-Hold 200 ksps
  • Enhanced Serial Communications
    • Two Enhanced Universal Serial Communication Interfaces (eUSCI_A) Support UART, IrDA, and SPI
    • One eUSCI (eUSCI_B) Supports SPI and I2C
  • Intelligent Digital Peripherals
    • Four 16-Bit Timers
      • Two Timers With Three Capture/Compare Registers Each (Timer_A3)
      • Two Timers With Two Capture/Compare Registers Each (Timer_A2)
    • One 16-Bit Timer Associated With CapTIvate Technology
    • One 16-Bit Counter-Only RTC
    • 16-Bit Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC)
  • 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
    • High FRAM-to-SRAM Ratio, up to 4:1
  • 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 (MODOSC)
    • External 32-kHz Crystal Oscillator (LFXT)
    • 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 of 19 I/Os on TSSOP-32 Package
    • 16 Interrupt Pins (P1 and P2) Can Wake MCU From Low-Power Modes
  • Family Members (Also See Device Comparison)
    • MSP430FR2633: 15KB of Program FRAM + 512B of Information FRAM + 4KB of RAM
      up to 16 Self-Capacitive or 64 Mutual-Capacitive Sensors
    • MSP430FR2533: 15KB of Program FRAM + 512B of Information FRAM + 2KB of RAM
      up to 16 Self-Capacitive or 16 Mutual-Capacitive Sensors
    • MSP430FR2632: 8KB of Program FRAM + 512B of Information FRAM + 2KB of RAM
      up to 8 Self-Capacitive or 16 Mutual-Capacitive Sensors
    • MSP430FR2532: 8KB of Program FRAM + 512B of Information FRAM + 1KB of RAM
      up to 8 Self-Capacitive or 8 Mutual-Capacitive Sensors
  • Package Options
    • 32-Pin: VQFN (RHB)
    • 32-Pin: TSSOP (DA)
    • 24-Pin: VQFN (RGE)
    • 24-Pin: DSBGA (YQW)
  • For Complete Module Descriptions, See the MSP430FR4xx and MSP430FR2xx Family User’s Guide

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Texas Instruments  MSP430FR2532IRGET

The MSP430FR263x and MSP430FR253x are ultra-low-power MSP430™ microcontrollers for capacitive touch sensing that feature CapTIvate™ touch technology for buttons, sliders, wheels, and proximity applications. MSP430 MCUs with CapTIvate technology provide the most integrated and autonomous capacitive-touch solution in the market with high reliability and noise immunity at the lowest power. TI’s capacitive touch technology supports concurrent self-capacitance and mutual-capacitance electrodes on the same design for maximum flexibility. MSP430 MCUs with CapTIvate technology operate through thick glass, plastic enclosures, metal, and wood with operation in harsh environments including wet, greasy, and dirty environments.

TI capacitive touch sensing MSP430 MCUs are supported by an extensive hardware and software ecosystem with reference designs and code examples to get your design started quickly. Development kits include the MSP-CAPT-FR2633 CapTIvate technology development kit. TI also provides free software including the CapTIvate Design Center, where engineers can quickly develop applications with an easy-to-use GUI and MSP430Ware™ software and comprehensive documentation with the CapTIvate technology guide.

TI’s MSP430 ultra-low-power (ULP) FRAM microcontroller platform combines uniquely embedded FRAM and a holistic ultra-low-power system architecture, allowing system designers to increase performance while lowering energy consumption. FRAM technology combines the low-energy fast writes, flexibility, and endurance of RAM with the nonvolatility of flash.