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1-Wire and MSP430

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , — admin @ 2012-05-06 20:04

I bought a digital thermometer DS18B20 and I wanted to connect it to my LaunchPad. DS18B20 communicates via 1-Wire protocol. I used a bit banging to emulate the protocol. CPU speed should be over 1 MHz since the protocol requires timing almost on a microsecond level.


Mass erase of MSP-EXP430FR5739

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , — admin @ 2012-02-07 22:03

I bought myself a new toy – MSP-EXP430FR5739 experimenter board. It didn’t stay working long because I ran into the same trouble like the guy here. Mspdebug was complaining about blow fuses. Fix was quite easy thanks to my another toy MSP-EXP430G2 LaunchPad which I luckily bought together with the experimenter board. (more…)