MCUs Go For A Penny A Pinch

Texas Instruments offers what it says is its lowest-cost, ultra-low-power MSP430 microcontrollers (MCUs) for sensing applications. Developers can now implement simple sensing solutions through a variety of integrated mixed-signal features in this family of MSP430 value line sensing MCUs, available for as low as $0.25 each in high volumes, translating to $0.01/function.


Additions to the family include two entry-level devices and a new TI LaunchPad development kit for quick and easy evaluation. The MSP430FR2000 and MSP430FR2100 MCUs (with 0.5 KB and 1 KB of memory, respectively) and the new development kit join the MSP430 value line sensing family which includes the MSP430FR2111, MSP430FR2311, MSP430FR2033, MSP430FR2433, and MSP430FR4133 MCU families and their related development tools and software.

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Pricing starts at $0.29 each/1,000 and $0.25 each in higher volumes. Additionally, the latest MSP430FR2433 LaunchPad development kit (MSP-EXP430FR2433) is available for $9.99.


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