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MSP430

The MSP430 is a mixed-signal microcontroller family from Texas Instruments. Built around a 16-bit CPU, the MSP430 is designed for low cost and, specifically, low power consumption embedded applications.

Tin Can Phone Modem

“Here’s the popular “science experiment” of a phone made from tin cans and some kite string. This time instead of sending voice from one can to the other, data will be sent using a short beep for 0 and …

The NEO430 Processor

“A tiny (really tiny!) msp430-native microcontroller-like processor system written in platform independent VHDL There is a pretty gap in the landscape of open-source soft-core processors between the tiny 8-bit processors and the chunky 32-bit ones. So I decided to fill …

Project  Charliewatch

Charliewatch

“”Analog” watch with 60+12 Charlieplexed LEDs. Based on Travis Goodspeed’s GoodWatch21 schematic, using the CC430F5137IRGZR CPU, which doesn’t have the LCD controller of the CC430F6xxx in the GoodWatch. There are also pads for a six pin EZfet …

The Tile Tapper

“A TI MSP430-based robot that uses photoresistors to sense piano tiles and servo motors to tap them on an iPad screen. The Tile Tapper is an entirely TI MSP430-controlled robot designed to play the iPad application “Piano Tiles …

Finite State Machine on a MSP430

“How to program a MSP430G2 Launchpad with Finite State Machines (FSM) using YAKINDU Statechart Tools in your Code Composer Studio. This tutorial contains six steps: - Installing YAKINDU Statechart Tools as a plugin to Code Composer Studio - Getting started with State …

Project  Blimp DIY

Blimp DIY

“Build your own DIY remote-controlled blimp for flying for sport or for commercial use. Story This is a showcase of a DIY Blimp project. I created an indoor blimp demo that leverages TI LaunchPads and BoosterPacks. I wanted to combine …

Project  I2C Scanner

I2C Scanner

“Detect your I2C device’s slave address using an LCD and a barebones MSP430 (M430G2553). Overview Things Story The Steps Trying it out Custom parts and enclosures Schematics Code Credits Comments(4) 2 HyperChiicken HyperChiicken Published April 14, 2019 © MIT …

Cleaning Bot

“A remote controlled and line following cleaning bot with a scrub attached on its back to clean the table and floor. Project Report Our team here at NITK was motivated with the idea that we should design something that could …

How to Program an MSP430 Microcontroller to Gather Data from an Inclinometer

“This article goes over the design of firmware for a custom PCB project: a precision inclinometer subsystem. I recently designed a custom PCB with a muRata SCA103T-D04 inclinometer IC. My goal was to build a subsystem with truly ridiculous …

MSP430 Seconds Counter

“Welcome! Making of Seconds Counter: Using CCStudio 8 and MSP430F5529 for the project. C language to code the micro controller. Applying Low Power Modes, Timers and Interrupts.The output is displayed via 7 Segment.”