Getting Started with the MSP430 5xx Experimenters Board
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This self-paced tutorial series provides a detailed overview of the MSP430 Microcontroller. These tutorials feature a combination of lecture and workshop examples where you can work along-side the presenter with your own MSP-EXP430F5438 Experimenter Board.

Running The Labs

In order to run the labs, you will need:

  • A Windows XP/Vista/7 PC with two free USB ports
  • Adobe Reader
  • Code Composer Studio 4.1
  • MSP-EXP430F5438(A) Experimenter Board
  • MSP430 USB Debugging Interface
  • USB to mini-usb cable
  • Multimeter with j-cables to measure current consumption.
  • 1 x MSP430F5438A silicon (non-A revisions are unacceptable)
For a detailed set of instructions about the student materials and lab materials please click here.