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Extend Battery Life With TI's First MSP430™ 5xx Microcontrollers Featuring Independent 1.8V IO Supply Rail For Simplified Co-processor Design

Additional features and benefits of the MSP430F521x/F522x microcontrollers

  • Bridge between application processor and other technologies, including sensors, keyboards, radio frequency (RF), Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) technology and Wi-Fi®, eliminating the need for expensive level shifting circuits to translate 1.8V signals to 3.6V signals, saving size, cost and power.
  • Active power at 290uA/MHz in Flash and 150uA/MHz in RAM, standby mode at 1.4uA and ultra-fast wakeup at 3.5us for ultra-low-power consumption.
  • Low-power peripherals including comparator, multiple communication interfaces (UART, I2C, SPI, GPIO), real time clock (RTC) module, 10-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and multiple 16-bit timers.
  • Multiple package sizes offer versatility with 48- and 64-pin QFN, 80-pin BGA options with up to 128k memory and a 3.5mmx3.5mm YFF package (available in 1Q13), enabling small footprint in portable computing applications.




Pricing and availability

MSP430F521x/F522x microcontrollers are priced from $2.05 for 1K units and samples are immediately available. Customers can contact local sales representatives or visit www.ti.com for more information on available HID over I2C solutions. The MSP-TS430RGC64C target socket is now available for $99 USD. The MSP-FET430U64C target socket and UIF emulator is also now available for $149 USD from TI's eStore



Find out more about TI's MSP430F521x/F522x microcontrollers by visiting the links below:





TI's broad portfolio of MCUs and softwareFrom ultra-low-power and Value Line MSP430™ MCUs, to Stellaris® Cortex™-M MCUs to real-time control C2000™ MCUs, and Hercules™ safety MCUs, TI offers the broadest range of microcontroller solutions. Designers can accelerate time to market by tapping into TI's complete software and hardware tools, extensive third-party offerings and technical support.

About Texas InstrumentsTexas Instruments semiconductor innovations help 90,000 customers unlock the possibilities of the world as it could be – smarter, safer, greener, healthier and more fun. Our commitment to building a better future is ingrained in everything we do – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities. This is just the beginning of our story. Learn more at www.ti.com.

TrademarksMSP430, C2000, Hercules, OMAP, Sitara and E2E are trademarks of Texas Instruments. Stellaris is a registered trademark. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks belong to their respective owners.

SOURCE Texas Instruments Incorporated

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