Category Archives: MSP-GCC

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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Fun with Timers : Decoding an Sony SIRC protocol on TI Launchpad MSP-EXP430G2

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This post is one of those which have resulted out of my self learning . Over the time I have become fairly conversant with Arduino (ATMega type)  and PIC  and hence  I decided to take the plunge into the world … Continue reading

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Fun with TI Launchpad : Read LM35 sensor using Launchpad MSP430G2 (MSP430G2553)

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Small code to read temperature from an LM35 sensor and output the temperature to Serial port. Uses hardware UART module and ADC 10 on launchpad.I do not claim originality for this code.  Serial functions are borrowed from Nathan Zimmerman hardware UART … Continue reading

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