TI’s MSP432 MCU Provides 32-bit High-Performance, Low-Power Capability: Page 2 of 2

this Example MCU-Based Design for Low Power Operation?

There is a GUI that allows the same control functions to be implemented with the addition of color mixing. Software slider controls and pushbuttons provide a convenient UX (user experience) for the embedded designer to interact with the MSP432 Launchpad easily.

If downloading additional software tools on your desktop PC or notebook computer is a concern, TI has developed a cloud where all of the MSP432 software, user guides, and application notes can be obtained conveniently. To obtain those and the TI Cloud tools, visit the following online resources:

I was able to develop a wireless DC motor controller easily using the MSP432 Launchpad and littleBits transmitter-receiver modules. I developed the control software for the wireless controller using the open-source Energia IDE. In future articles, I'll discuss the development of this wireless DC motor controller in detail, along with other hands-on MSP432 lab bench investigations and projects.

Don Wilcher is a passionate teacher of electronics technology and an electrical engineer with 26 years of industrial experience. He's worked on industrial robotics systems, automotive electronic modules/systems, and embedded wireless controls for small consumer appliances. He's also a book author, writing DIY project books on electronics and robotics technologies. His latest book, Make: Basic Arduino Projects, published by Maker Media, is on the Alabama State Department's approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) reading list. He's currently developing 21st century educational training products and curriculum focusing on Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Physical Computing for makers, engineers, technicians, and educators. Besides being an Electrical Engineer, he's a Certified Electronics Technician with ETA International and Alabama State Certified Electronics Instructor.

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