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MSP430 4xx One Day Workshop

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Version 3.2 January 2010


The MSP430 One Day Workshop is a quick introduction to MSP430 basics including:

  • Low Power Techniques
  • Use of the Timers
  • Use of the A to D Converter
  • Use of the Serial Communications Ports

Attend a Live Workshop

You can find the workshop schedule and enrollment information for a live MSP430 workshop here: MSP430 One-Day Workshop

Running The Labs

In order to run the labs, you will need:

  • A Windows XP PC
  • Adobe Reader [1]
  • A MSP-FET430UIF emulation interface available for $99US [2]
  • A MSP430FG4618 Experimenter Board available for $99US [3]
  • Either IAR Kickstart [4] or Code Composer Studio 4.1
  • The lab files, to be installed in C:/MSP430ODW. Labs zip file

Workshop Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Ultra-Low_Power
  3. Analog Perpherals
  4. Timers
  5. Communications
  6. Wrap_Up.pdf
  7. Addendum

Download the complete workbook pdf here: [5]

Instructor Materials version 3.2 January 2010

Instructors will need to have students install IAR or CCS before the class, or alternately provide the installation files on a flash drive or DVD. Lab files should be included as well.

  • The presentation PowerPoint slides file is here [8]
  • The student workbook pdf file, ready for printing is here [9]