CapTIvate™ Design Center GUI for MSP430™ Capacitive Sensing MCUs
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MSP CapTIvate Design Center GUI



ACTIVE 1.83.00.08   18-May-2020  
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Description

The CapTIvate™ Design Center GUI is a one-stop resource for everything related to CapTIvate capacitive sensing technology integrated on TI MSP430™ microcontrollers. It includes tools, documentation and software examples that can simplify and accelerate capacitive touch designs. Start by dragging and dropping capacitive sensing elements (i.e. buttons, sliders, wheels and proximity sensors) to your GUI workspace and use the GUI to configure and tune your design in real time. When tuning is complete, the GUI will generate the source code needed for the selected capacitive touch elements.

Get started

Step 1: Select and buy the best evaluation hardware for your application
Step 2: Download and install the CapTIvate Design Center
Step 3: Complete the CapTIvate Design Center introduction

Features
  • Set up a design in less than five minutes
  • Create, configure and tune capacitive sensors without writing a single line of code
  • Automatically generate source code projects for code composer studio™ and IAR Embedded Workbench® IDEs
  • Support for slider, wheel, buttons and proximity sensors
  • Real time target communication through a HID communication bridge enabling:
    • A detailed view of sensor data
    • Configuration and tuning of sensor performance
  • Works with:
    • Windows 7+ operating system with Java version 1.6+
    • Apple OS X 10.10.1+ with Java version 1.7+
    • Linux OS with Java version 1.6+

Technical documentation
User guides (1)
Title Date Type
CapTIvate Technology Guide 11 Nov 2015
White papers (2)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 840 12 Nov 2019
PDF 1156 14 Oct 2015

Hardware development (4)

Name Part Number Tool Type
MSP430 CapTIvate™ Touch Keypad BoosterPack  BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD  Development kits 
MSP CapTIvate MCU Development Kit  MSP-CAPT-FR2633  Evaluation boards 
MSP430 CapTIvate MCU Programmer  CAPTIVATE-PGMR  Evaluation boards 
Touch on Metal Capacitive Sensing Add-on Board for the CapTIvate™ Development Kit  CAPTIVATE-METAL  Evaluation boards 

TI Devices (8)

Part Number Name Product Family
MSP430FR2512  Capacitive Touch MCU with 4 touch IO (4 sensors), 8KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, 15 IO, 10-bit ADC  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
MSP430FR2522  Capacitive Touch MCU with 8 touch IO (16 sensors), 8KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, 15 IO, 10-bit ADC  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
MSP430FR2532  Capacitive Touch MCU with 8 touch IO (8 sensors), 8KB FRAM, 1KB SRAM, 15 IO, 10-bit ADC  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
MSP430FR2533  Capacitive Touch MCU with 16 touch IO (24 sensors), 16KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, 19 IO, 10-bit ADC  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
MSP430FR2632  Capacitive Touch MCU with 8 touch IO (16 sensors), 8KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, 15 IO, 10-bit ADC  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
MSP430FR2633  Capacitive Touch MCU with 16 touch IO (64 sensors), 16KB FRAM, 4KB SRAM, 19 IO, 10-bit ADC  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
MSP430FR2675  Capacitive Touch MCU with 16 touch IO (64 sensors), 32KB FRAM, 6KB SRAM, 43 IO, 12-bit ADC, 105C  Microcontrollers (MCU) 
MSP430FR2676  Capacitive Touch MCU with 16 touch IO (64 sensors), 64KB FRAM, 8KB SRAM, 43 IO, 12-bit ADC, 105C  Microcontrollers (MCU) 

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