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MSP430 VFD clock – Manhattan style

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Daniel has a nice write-up about building his Manhattan style VFD Clock based on the MSP430G2553 microcontroller and the MAX6921: I know that and IV-18 based clock isn’t anything original. In fact, Adafruit used to sell a kit for this exact purpose. I don’t really care that it’s not original,...

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Open Badge: The LED Badge

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Rohit Gupta published a new build, the OpenBadge The major elements on the PCB were: - LED Matrix - A MSP430G2553 microcontroller brain - A ULN2803 Darlington Driver to sink the current - A USB connector to charge the battery - A SBW connector to program the MSP430 - A Switch to...

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Tutorial : Control your launchpad using your voice

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Antscran over at the 430h forum posted a how-to on using an Android phone and voice commands to control a MSP430G2553: In this tutorial I will demonstrate a MSP430 voice control over Bluetooth, using a HC06 Bluetooth module.  I will be using an Android App I programmed which can be...

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Clock with retro display

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Marcus Linderoth built a clock using a TI MSP430g2553 microcontroller and a HPDL-1414 display, that is available at Github: After having ported Contiki to the Launchpad, I was eager on doing something with it. I built this simple clock with a vintage HPDL-1414 “smart four-character 16-segment alphanumeric” display and a msp430g2553....

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MSP430 and a HC-SR04 ultrasonic ranging module

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Juan Ignacio writes: A while back I bought an HC-SR04. It sat in a box until yesterday when I tried to use it with an MSP430G2553 but unfortunately it wasn’t working. I used Energia to program the Launchpad but I wasn’t getting any response from the device. I hooked up my...

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UberCubeX4- The MSP430 based benchtop LED cube

Monday, November 25th, 2013

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qF-NFmNIvc[/embed] In this video Rohit Gupta demonstrates his 4x4x4 LED Cube using MSP430G2553 microcontroller: I recently made a led cube. It is a project i was dreaming to fiddle with for quite a while(years). I finally managed to make one. Here is the complete video of the demonstration.Its basically a 4x4x4 Led Cube...

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MSP430G2553 sensorless BLDC motor control development

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Tribes over at the 430h forum has been working on a sensorless BLDC motor controller using a MSP430G2553: My current project is to build a controller for a sensorless BLDC motor using a MSP430G2553. I want to realize trapezoidal control with Back-EMF/zero-crossing detection. I plan to detect zero-crossing with the...

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