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.


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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