LaunchPad BoosterPack



Texas Instruments LaunchPad BoosterPack

Texas Instruments' Capacitive Touch BoosterPack for the MSP430 LaunchPad is a low-cost way to jump start development for touch sensitive scroll wheel and proximity sensors.

Texas Instruments' Capacitive Touch BoosterPack (430BOOST-SENSE1) is a plug in board for the MSP430 Value Line LaunchPad development kit (MSP-EXP430G2). This BoosterPack features several capacitive touch elements including a scroll wheel, button, and proximity sensor. Also, on-board are nine LEDs that provide instant feedback as users interact with the capacitive touch elements. In addition, a timer-based UART enables communication to a PC for feedback via GUI or hyperterminal. This BoosterPack also includes a pre-programmed MSP430G2452IN20 Value Line device.   430BOOST-SENSE1 User's Guide

  Key Features
  • Capacitive touch elements including scroll wheel, button, and proximity sensor
  • Nine on-board LEDs for instant feedback
  • Timer-based UART communication enables interface to PC
  • Open source graphical user interface (GUI) available
  • Includes a pre-programmed MSP430G2452IN20 with demo application
  • Fully supported by the MSP430 capacitive touch sense library

LaunchPad BoosterPack
Texas Instruments
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430BOOST-SENSE1 296-28358-ND   •   The Capacitive Touch BoosterPack Board with 9 LEDs and 6 sensor areas

  •   A preprogrammed MSP430G2452 device: low-power 16-bit MCU with an 8-channel 10-bit ADC, comparator, universal serial interface supporting SPI and I2C, 8 kB FLASH and 256 B RAM memory
430BOOST-SENSE1 Photo 430BOOST-SENSE1 User's Guide

LaunchPad Development Board
Texas Instruments
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MSP-EXP430G2 296-27570-ND LaunchPad development board for MSP430G2XX MSP-EXP430G2 Photo MSP-EXP430G2 User's Guide
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