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    • Easily evaluate self-capacitance, mutual capacitance, gesture and proximity sensing capabilities of the MSP430FR2633 microcontroller with CapTIvate technology
    • Isolate the touch module from the USB power supply for EMI testing and while tuning sensors
    • Comprehensive suite of documentation and tools

    The MSP CapTIvate™ MCU Development Kit is a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform to evaluate MSP430FR2633 microcontroller with CapTIvate touch technology. The kit contains the MSP430FR2633-based processor board, a programmer/debugger board with EnergyTrace™ technology to measure energy consumption with the Code Composer Studio™ IDE, and sensor boards for evaluating self-capacitance, mutual capacitance, gesture and proximity sensing. MSP MCUs with CapTIvate technology are the industry’s lowest power capacitive touch MCUs with 10 V rms noise immunity and support for dirt-proof, glove-friendly designs.

    The MSP430FR263x and MSP430FR253x are FRAM-based ultra-low-power MSP microcontrollers that feature CapTIvate touch technology for buttons, sliders, wheels (BSW), and proximity applications. CapTIvate technology provides the highest resolution capacitive-touch solution in the market with high reliability and noise immunity at the lowest power. CapTIvate technology supports concurrent self-capacitance and mutual-capacitance electrodes on the same design for maximum flexibility. Using the CapTIvate Design Center, engineers can quickly develop BSW applications with an easy-to-use GUI.


    • Thermostats
    • Electronic Access Control
    • Lighting Control
    • Electronic Door Locks
    • White Goods
    • Small Appliances
    • Personal Electronics


    • CAPTIVATE-FR2633 Target MCU Module
    • CAPTIVATE-PGMR eZ-FET with EnergyTrace and HID Communication Bridge
    • CAPTIVATE-ISO UART, I2C, and SBW Isolation Board
    • CAPTIVATE-BSWP Self Capacitance Demo (Out-of-Box Experience)
    • CAPTIVATE-PHONE Mutual Capacitance Demo with Haptics and Guard Channel
    • CAPTIVATE-PROXIMITY Proximity Detection and Gesturing Demo