Category Archives: MSP430

Emulating RC6-6-20 IR Remote: Part 1 – Understanding the protocol

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In this series of How To I shall emulate a IR remote control using a Texas Instruments Launchpad MSP-430G2 and few discreet components. The exercise was undertaken by me purely as a self learning exercise. Before I proceed to the … Continue reading

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Fun with IR Transmitter: Transmitting Sony SIRC protocol remote commands using TI Launchpad MSP-EXP430G2

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Simple code to transmit SONY remote control commands using Launchpad. The code can used to make your own IR Blaster. The code is not elegant but is certainly functional. This code would not have been possible without the lucid explanation … Continue reading

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Non Contact Wireless Liquid Level Gauge

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This current project of mine which I am documenting here was selected for the TI MCU Contest -2012 but did not make the final cut. What I am documenting by way of this post is for archival purpose and  posterity.The … Continue reading

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Illustrated guide to interfacing Maxim OneWire (1-Wire) devices DS18B20 on TI Launchpad MSP-EXP430G2

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Maxims proprietary one wire devices have been popular with hobbyist for a long time.  The small and incredibly accurate (for hobbist) DS18B20 and DS18S20 series of temperature sensors from this family of devices have been used on many platforms. I too have … Continue reading

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Fun with Launchpad: Read Pulse Widths Using Interrupts

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Small code to read pulse widths of square waves using interrupts.Uses hardware UART module for serial communication and interrupt on P2.0. Connect incoming signal on P2.0  Serial functions are borrowed from Nathan Zimmerman hardware UART example. Hardware :TI MSP430G2 Launchpad … Continue reading

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