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    • Infrared (IR) BoosterPack Plug-in Module for LaunchPad Development Kit
    • Infrared (IR) BoosterPack Plug-in Module for LaunchPad Development Kit


    The BOOST-IR BoosterPack™ Plug-in Module can be plugged into a LaunchPad™ Development Kit for simple integration of Infrared (IR) transceiver functionality. LaunchPad developers can use this BoosterPack to start developing remote control applications using the on-board keypad, IR LED transmitter, and IR receiver plus demodulator.

    Infrared modulation can be simplified by using on-chip IR Modulation Logic, which can be found on select MSP430 ultra-low-power microcontrollers within the MSP430FRxx MCU series.
    The IR BoosterPack adheres to the 20-pin LaunchPad and BoosterPack pinout standard. This standard was created to aid compatibility between LaunchPad and BoosterPack tools across the TI ecosystem.

    The 20-pin standard is compatible with the 40-pin standard that is used by other LaunchPad kits like the MSP-EXP430F5529LP. This allows for 20-pin BoosterPacks to be used with 40-pin LaunchPads.

    The BOOST-IR intentionally does not use the I2C and SPI pins to allow other BoosterPacks that use these pins to be stacked together with the IR BoosterPack. This BoosterPack does not have both male and female headers to support stacking on top. This is because the keypad is too large, and in most applications this keypad would be on the top. To stack other BoosterPacks along with BOOST-IR, use them lower in the "stack" with BOOST-IR on top.


    • IR LED transmitter
    • IR receiver demodulator
    • 4x4 membrane keypad
    • 20-pin BoosterPack standard for use with any LaunchPad
    • Compatibility with different IR signal generation methods

    Ships With

    • 1 x BOOST-IR BoosterPack Plug-in Module
    • 1 x Quick Start Guide

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