SimpleLink™ Ethernet MSP432E401Y MCU Launchpad™ Development Kit
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To get started developing with this LaunchPad:
Step 1: Buy the MSP-EXP432E401Y LaunchPad
Step 2: Download the MSP432 SDK
Step 3: Complete the Out-of-Box experience and take the SimpleLink Academy trainings

The SimpleLink™ Ethernet MSP432E401Y microcontroller LaunchPad™ Development Kit is an intuitive evaluation platform for SimpleLink™ Arm® Cortex®-M4F-based Ethernet MCUs. The Ethernet LaunchPad development kit highlights the MSP432E401Y MCU with integrated Ethernet MAC and PHY and a wide variety of wired communication interfaces including USB-OTG, CAN, Quad-SPI (QSSI), I2C, SPI,  UART and other serial protocols. Featuring a 120MHz Arm Cortex-M4F CPU, 1MB of flash, 256kB of SRAM, and advanced cryptographic accelerators, MSP432E4 MCUs offer an ample amount of processing resources for developers to implement wired and wireless connectivity stacks and processing algorithms to develop robust Ethernet solutions. Developers can leverage a number of SimpleLink wireless MCU BoosterPack™ plug-in modules and SimpleLink software SDK plug-ins to seamlessly add wireless connectivity and cloud integration to the application to build IoT-ready, interoperable, and intelligent industrial gateway applications.

  • SimpleLink Ethernet MSP432E401Y 32-bit Arm Cortex-M4F MCU
  • 80 pin LaunchPad standard leveraging the BoosterPack ecosystem
  • On-board XDS-110 debug probe
  • Ethernet and USB-OTG
  • 2 user buttons and 4 LEDs for user interaction

What's Included

  • 1x MSP-EXP432E401Y LaunchPad Development Kit
  • 1x Micro USB Cable
  • 1x Quick Start Guide

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SimpleLink™ Ethernet MSP432E401Y MCU LaunchPad™ Development Kit


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Technical documentation
Datasheet (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1127 26 Oct 2017
User guides (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1184 11 Sep 2018
White papers (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 761 28 Mar 2018
Design files (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
ZIP 6608 07 Nov 2017
More literature (2)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 85 31 Jan 2019
PDF 65 02 Jan 2019

Software development (4)

Name Part Number Software Type
Bluetooth plug-in for the SimpleLink™ MSP432 SDK  SIMPLELINK-SDK-BLUETOOTH-PLUGIN  Plug-ins 
Sensor and Actuator Plug-ins for SimpleLink™ MCU SDKs  SIMPLELINK-SDK-SENSOR-ACTUATOR-PLUGIN  Plug-ins 
SimpleLink MSP432 Software Development Kit (SDK)  SIMPLELINK-MSP432-SDK  Software development kits (SDK) 

Hardware development (1)

Name Part Number Tool Type
SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi® CC3120 wireless network processor BoosterPack™ plug-in module  CC3120BOOST  Development kits 

TI Devices (9)

Part Number Name Product Family
LM4040  Fixed voltage, 45-µA, precision micropower shunt voltage reference  Voltage references 
MSP432E401Y  SimpleLink™ 32-bit Arm Cortex-M4F MCU with ethernet, CAN, 1MB Flash and 256kB RAM  SimpleLink MCUs 
MSP432E411Y  SimpleLink™ 32-bit Arm Cortex-M4F MCU with ethernet, CAN, TFT LCD, 1MB Flash and 256kB RAM  SimpleLink MCUs 
TM4C129ENCPDT  IoT enabled High performance 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4F based MCU  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
TPD4E004  4-channel ESD protection array for high-speed data interfaces  Circuit protection ICs 
TPD4S012  4-channel USB ESD solution with power clamp  Circuit protection ICs 
TPD6E004  Low-capacitance 6-channel +/-15 k-V ESD protection array for high-speed data interfaces  Circuit protection ICs 
TPS2052B  0.5A, dual channel, current-limited, power-distribution switches  Power management 
TPS796  1-A, low-dropout voltage regulator with enable  Power management 

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