Category Archives: MSP430

Energia vE0013 release adds low power, CC3200 WiFi LP and CC3100 BP support

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The Energia team announces the availability of version vE0013.  We wrote about it previously: A new version of Energia has been released. Energia is an open-source electronics prototyping platform started by Robert Wessels in January of 2012 with the goal … Read more

Insomni’hack CTF 2014: Bus Pirate used as a serial interface to communicate with the MSP430 microcontroller

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Bus Pirate was used to communicate to a MSP430 microcontroller  at Insomni’hack CTF2014 challenge.  q3k of DragonSector writes: The devboard is obviously a Texas Instruments MSP430 launchpad. Attached to it is a Bus Pirate used as a serial interface, and a round … Read more

MSP430TCH5E MCU integrates haptic and cap touch sensors

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player TI has announced their new MSP430TCH5E microcontrollers which include haptics and capacitive touch capabilities on one chip. This allow users to add vibrational feedback on capacitive touch buttons, sliders and wheels, as well as capacitive … Read more

TI glass breakage detector design and sample kit offer

TI is making samples available of of components used in their new glass breakage detector. This simple glass-breakage detector solution describes a simple glass breakage detector using the MSP430F2274 and was developed to operate at low power, allowing long battery … Read more

Accurate-ish Pneumatic cylinder positioning with flow meter, ATX breakout and MSP430 LaunchPad

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arduinoversusevil writes: We’re using the 43oh to control 12V solenoids supplied from a Dangerous Prototypes ATX breakout, and the Adafruit flow meter is feeding back position data to the 43oh. Surprisingly IT WORKS! For more build deets visit the blog … Read more

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