Category Archives: MSP430

MSP430TCH5E MCU integrates haptic and cap touch sensors

in components, MSP430, sensors by the machinegeek | 1 comment

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

in ATX BB, DIY, MSP430 by DP | 2 comments

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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TI offering FRAM Experimenter’s Board + SimpleLink CC3000 WiFi module for $57

TI is offering the FRAM Experimenter’s Board + SimpleLink CC3000 WiFi Evaluation Module as a bundle for a limited time for $57. The FRAM Experimenter’s Board is The MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board is a development platform for the MSP430FR57xx devices. It … Read more