new F55xx family offers the world’s leading ultra-low power consumption combined with high-performance analog and other smart integrated peripherals. Helping cut the power cord, the F55xx MCUs are well-suited for cost-sensitive applications including portable measurement for medical, industrial, and health and fitness, as well as consumer electronics and a broad range of other applications.
Key features and benefits of the MSP430F55xx · Five low-power modes include the industry’s lowest power consumption in active mode at 200 uA/MHz and standby mode at 2.5 uA with wake-up from standby mode in less than 5 microsecondsfor extended battery life · Expanded memory range covering 8KB to 128KB flash offers easy migration path · High performance analog including 10-bit or 12-bit ADC options that consume less than 200uA during operation, and an ultra-low power sub-microamp comparator designed for wide application usage
· Integrated intelligent peripherals including hardware multiplier, four 16-bit timers, and up to four interfaces of serial communication including UART, SPI, and I2C. · Various package options with small footprint, including 48-pin (QFP, QFN), 64-pin (QFN), 80-pin (QFP, BGA) · Fully integrated LDO powered directly from the 5V bus power saves cost and board space · Broad USB portfolio with more than 35 device options offers enhanced peripheral and analog integration, increased memory and package options, and several low-cost alternatives from the sub-$1 range Jump-starting USB development, TI provides all the necessary tools to get projects up and running quickly regardless of a developers’ USB experience. TI offers customers a free Vendor ID and Product ID (VID/PID) sharing program, saving time and money. TI’s easy-to-use MSP430 Code Composer Essentials tool chain is included along with all the required hardware.