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    • Experimenter Board for the MSP430FR57xx devices
    • Experimenter Board for the MSP430FR57xx devices
    • Experimenter Board for the MSP430FR57xx devices


    The MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board is a development platform for the MSP430FR57xx devices. It supports MSP430 microcontroller devices with integrated Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM). The board is compatible with many Texas Instruments low-power RF wireless evaluation modules such as the CC2520EMK. The Experimenter Board helps designers quickly learn and develop using the new MSP430FR57xx MCUs, which provide the industry's lowest overall power consumption, fast data read /write and unbeatable memory endurance. The MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board can help evaluate and drive development for data logging applications, energy harvesting, wireless sensing, automatic metering infrastructure (AMI) and many others.

    The MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board introduces TI's first embedded ferro-electric random access memory (FRAM) based MCU, the MSP430FR5739. The experimenter board is an ideal platform for evaluating the latest in embedded memory technology while allowing the user to easily develop, debug, and implement prototypes in an efficient manner.

    The MSP430FR5739 device on the experimenter board can be powered and debugged via the integrated ezFET, or via TI Flash Emulation Tool, like the MSP-FET430UIF

    Key Applications: Data Loggers, Remote Sensors, Equipment Powered by Energy Harvesting.


    • Integrated MSP430FR5739 :
      • 16KB FRAM / 1KB SRAM
      • 16-Bit RISC Architecture up to 8-MHz
      • 2x Timer_A Blocks, 3x Timer_B Block
      • 1x USCI (UART/SPI/IrDA/I2C ) Blocks, 16Ch 10-Bit ADC12_B, 16Ch Comp_D, 32 I/Os
    • 3 axis accelerometer
    • NTC Thermister
    • 8 Display LED's
    • Footprint for additional through-hole LDR sensor
    • 2 User input Switches
    • Connections
      • Connection to MSP-EXP430F5438
      • Connection to most Wireless Daughter Cards (CCxxxx RF)
    • User Experience
      • Preloaded with out-of-box demo code
      • 4 Modes to test FRAM features:
        • Mode 1 - Max write speed
        • Mode 2 - Flash write speed emulation
        • Mode 3 - Fast sampling with writes using accelerometer
        • Mode 4 - Fast sampling with writes using Thermistor
        • Mode 1 & Mode 2 include ULP option to turn off display & optimize for power management

    Ships With

    • The MSP-EXP430FR5739 board
    • Mini USB-B cable, 0.5 m
    • 10-pin PCB connectors (two male and two female)
    • 32.768-kHz clock crystal from Microcrystal
    • Quick start guide

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