Microcontroller

This was arrived yesterday

Adding this to my mcu list, an ARM Cortex M4 development board series from ST, powered by STM32F401. Throwed this in when I purchased ESP8266 from seeedstudio. Cheap-cost and fast delivery inspite of shipped via registered mail. And I still waiting for another 4 packages queued at this month.

got the launchpad

Based FedEx, only took them 3 days to get this delivered from TX straight away to my front door , the total costs is killing me though

Here’s the new toy. An evaluation board of the legendary MSP430 series. It comes with 2 MCUs the MSP430G2553, a spare MSP4302452, and an 32kHz crystal for external oscillator. I’ll be working with MSP430G2553 mainly because it has twice the memory of the latter, another reason is since MSP430G2553 has its own h/w UART support, but since the board could do soft emulation for the UART (need jumper switching and some emulation code though), I think I will tinkering with the latter too, that is after I comfortable with the UART setup.

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