Infrared (IR) BoosterPack Plug-in Module


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The BOOST-IR BoosterPack™ Plug-in Module can be plugged into a LaunchPad™ Development Kit for simple integration of Infrared (IR) transceiver functionality. Users can start developing remote control applications with the on-board keypad, IR LED transmitter, and IR receiver + demodulator.

On-chip IR Modulation Logic is available on select MSP430FR4xx MCUs which can simplify Infrared modulation.

Explore IR communication using the MSP430FR4x and MSP430FR2x microcontrollers

  • IR LED transmitter
  • IR receiver + demodulator
  • 4x4 membrane keypad
  • 20-pin BoosterPack standard for use with any LaunchPad
  • Compatibility with different IR signal generation methods

Kit Contents:

  • 1 x BOOST-IR BoosterPack Plug-in Module
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
Software Examples:


Get started

  1. Order the BOOST-IR: Infrared (IR) BoosterPack plug-in module and the MSP-EXP430FR4133 LaunchPad Development kit
  2. Download BOOST-IR software examples
  3. Read the Boost-IR BoosterPack user guide

Order & start development

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BOOST-IR – Infrared (IR) BoosterPack Plug-in Module

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Design files

BOOST-IR Hardware Design Files SLAR104.ZIP (282 KB)

Technical documentation

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* User guide BOOST-IR Infrared (IR) BoosterPack™ Plug-in Module User's Guide (Rev. A) Jul. 20, 2015
More literature BOOST-IR EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Jan. 02, 2019
More literature MSP-EXP430FR4133 Software Examples Jul. 20, 2015
Application note Infrared Remote Control Implementation With MSP430FR4xx (Rev. B) Jun. 30, 2015
Technical article Save money when you buy MSP430 FRAM LaunchPad Bundles Feb. 19, 2015
Technical article Offer Extended - MSP430 Deals for the New Year: Save on one of EDNs Hot 100 with FRAM LaunchPads, IR BoosterPack and more! Jan. 01, 2015
Technical article Community Highlights - December '14 Dec. 22, 2014
Technical article New IR BoosterPack showcases remote control design with MSP430FR4x/FR2x MCUs Dec. 09, 2014
User guide BOOST-IR Quick Start Guide Nov. 18, 2014
White paper Simplify LCD designs and reduce power consumption Aug. 26, 2014

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