MSP430G2 LaunchPad™ development kit



For new development, visit the MSP-EXP430G2ET LaunchPad kit, which has replaced the MSP-EXP430G2 kit.

To develop using an MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad kit visit TI Resource Explorer and start development with the online CCS Cloud IDE. Other professional development environments are also available, such as TI's Eclipse-based Code Composer Studio and IAR Embedded Workbench.

More information on supported BoosterPack modules can be found at the TI LaunchPad website.

Order & start development

Design tool

MSP-EXP430G2 Hardware Design Files (Rev. C) — SLAC437C.ZIP (599KB)

Driver or library

MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad Driver — SLAC524.ZIP (26KB)

Code example or demo

MSP-EXP430G2 Software Examples (Rev. F) — SLAC435F.ZIP (12075KB)

Code example or demo

MSP430F20x1, MSP430F20x2, MSP430F20x3 Code Examples (Rev. P) — SLAC080P.ZIP (490KB)


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* User guide MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad Development Kit User's Guide (Rev. G) PDF | HTML 18 Mar 2016
User guide MSP430 Hardware Tools User's Guide (Rev. AH) PDF | HTML 23 Mar 2021
User guide IAR Embedded Workbench IDE Version 7+ for MSP430 MCUs (Rev. AS) 14 Dec 2020
User guide Code Composer Studio IDE v10.x for MSP430 MCUs (Rev. AS) 05 May 2020
User guide MSP Debuggers User's Guide (Rev. O) PDF | HTML 24 Apr 2020
Application note EKG-Based Heart-Rate Monitor Implementation Using the MSP430G2xx LaunchPad Kit (Rev. B) PDF | HTML 14 Jun 2019
Certificate MSP-EXP430G2 EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) 02 Jan 2019
User guide Code Composer Studio v7.x for MSP430 User's Guide (Rev. AP) 13 Nov 2017
User guide IAR Embedded Workbench Version v7+ for MSP430 User's Guide (Rev. AP) 13 Nov 2017
Technical article RS-232: Use this old dog for new tricks 30 Mar 2017
Technical article Spring has sprung. A sale has sprung. 04 Apr 2016
Technical article The exclusive MSP back-to-school sale is here! 26 Aug 2015
More literature Browse MSP-EXP430G2 Documentation on TI Resource Explorer 30 Jul 2015
Technical article Code Composer Studio MacOS beta for MSP430 20 Mar 2015
Application note MIFARE DESFire EV1 AES Authentication With TRF7970A 30 Dec 2014
More literature Sensor Hub BoosterPack (Rev. A) 10 Dec 2013
More literature RFID BoosterPack TRF7970ABP With MSP430G2 LaunchPad (PPT) 10 Dec 2013
Application note Build Your Own LaunchPad or LaunchPad BoosterPack Development Kit 19 Dec 2012
Application note Launchpad-Based MSP430 UART BSL Interface (Rev. A) 02 Aug 2012
More literature MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad Quick Start Guide (Rev. A) 19 Dec 2011

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Hardware development

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Software development

CCSTUDIO Code Composer Studio™ integrated development environment (IDE) MSP430-GCC-OPENSOURCE GCC - Open Source Compiler for MSP Microcontrollers

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