Value Line MSP430 LaunchPad™ Development Kit


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To get started developing:
Step 1: Buy the launchpad
Step 2: Download the user's guide
Step 3: Run the out-of-box demo

The MSP-EXP430G2ET LaunchPad Development Kit is an easy-to-use microcontroller development board for the low-power and low-cost MSP430G2x MCUs. It has on-board emulation for programming and debugging and features a 14/20-pin DIP socket, on-board buttons and LEDs & BoosterPack™ Plug-in Module pinouts that support a wide range of modules for added functionality such as wireless, displays & more.

  • 14-/20-pin DIP (N) Socket
  • 20 pin LaunchPad standard leveraging the BoosterPack ecosystem
  • On-Board EZ-FET emulator featuring EnergyTrace™ technology
  • Supports MSP430G2xx2, MSP430G2xx3, and MSP430F20xx devices in PDIP14 or PDIP20 packages
  • 1 user buttons and 3 LEDs for user interaction

  • MSP-EXP430G2ET LaunchPad Development Kit
  • MSP430G2553IN20 flash device (preloaded with sample program)
  • Micro USB Cable

MSP430 ultra-low-power MCUs
MSP430G2452 16 MHz MCU with 8KB FLASH, 256B SRAM, 10-bit ADC, Comparator, Timer, SPI/I2C MSP430G2553 16 MHz MCU with 16KB FLASH, 512B SRAM, 10-bit ADC, Comparator, UART/SPI/I2C, Timer


Current sense amplifiers analog output
INA214 26V, bi-directional, high-precision current sense amplifier


Linear regulators (LDO)
TPS735 500-mA, low-IQ, low-dropout voltage regulator with enable


Load switches
TPS22968 2-ch, 5.5-V, 4-A, 25-mΩ load switch with adj. rise time and output discharge

Get started

  1. Order the MSP-EXP430G2ET: Value Line MSP430 LaunchPad™ Development Kit
  2. Download the user's guide
  3. Run the out-of-box demo

Order & start development

Development kit

MSP-EXP430G2ET – Value Line MSP430 LaunchPad™ Development Kit

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Design files

MSP-EXP430G2ET Hardware Design Files SLAR153.ZIP (5007 KB)

Technical documentation

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* User guide MSP430G2553 LaunchPad™ Development Kit (MSP-EXP430G2ET) User's Guide Jun. 25, 2018
More literature MSP-EXP430G2ET EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) (Rev. A) Jan. 02, 2019
User guide MSP-EXP430G2ET Quick Start Guide Jun. 27, 2018
Datasheet MSP430G2x53, MSP430G2x13 Mixed Signal Microcontroller datasheet (Rev. J) May 16, 2013

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