BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD

MSP430 CapTIvate™ MCU touch keypad BoosterPack plug-in module

BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD

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Overview

The BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD is an easy-to-use evaluation module (EVM) for the MSP430FR2522 capacitive touch sensing microcontroller (MCU) with  CapTIvate™ technology. The BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD can be used in three different ways - with a LaunchPad™ development kit, with the CapTIvate development kit (MSP-CAPT-FR2633) or with the CapTIvate programmer board (CAPTIVATE-PGMR).

The BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD enables you to extend your LaunchPad™ development kit design by adding a 12-key capacitive touch numeric keypad with LED backlighting and proximity wake-up. Don’t have a LaunchPad kit? The BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD may be used as a simple CapTIvate technology evaluation module when coupled with the CAPTIVATE-PGMR for interfacing to a host PC running the CapTIvate Design Center. It is even possible to bypass the onboard keypad and connect up to three external capacitive sensors to the BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD to test out your own sensor design concepts.  If you have a CapTIvate development kit (MSP-CAPT-FR2633) you can use the programmer board that is part of the kit to evaluate the BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD.

Features
  • MSP430FR2522 MSP430 MCU with CapTIvate technology
  • 40-pin BoosterPack standard leveraging the LaunchPad ecosystem
  • CapTIvate programming header for interfacing with CAPTIVATE-PGMR
  • 12 touch button numeric keypad with proximity sensor
  • Integrated LP3943 LED driver for backlighting

  • 1x BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD BoosterPack

MSP430 microcontrollers
MSP430FR2512 Capacitive Touch MCU with 4 touch IO (4 sensors), 8KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, 15 IO, 10-bit ADC MSP430FR2522 Capacitive touch MCU with 8 touch IO (16 sensors), 8KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, 15 IO, 10-bit ADC

 

RGB LED drivers
LP3943 16 channel RGB/White LED driver with independent string control via SMBUS/I2C
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Get started

  1. Order the BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD BoosterPack plug-in module + CAPTIVATE-PGMR bundle
  2. Download and install the CapTIvate MCU design center
  3. Follow the out-of-box experience instructions

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Development kit

BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD – MSP430 CapTIvate™ Touch Keypad BoosterPack

Development kit

CAPKEYPAD-PGMR-BNDL – CapTIvate™ Keypad BoosterPack + Programmer Board Bundle

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Design files

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Software development

APPLICATION SOFTWARE & FRAMEWORK
MSPCAPTDSNCTR CapTIvate™ Design Center GUI for MSP430™ Capacitive Sensing MCUs

Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGN
TIDM-CAPTIVATE-E-LOCK MSP430FR2633 Microcontroller CapTIvate Electronic Lock and Keypad Reference Design

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