Guide to the MSP430FR6989 LaunchPad (MSP-EXP430FR6989)

Supported in Energia version 16+

The MSP-EXP430FR6989 LaunchPad shines as an ultra low power platform for projects that require an integrated segmented LCD driver. The board has 128kB of FRAM memory which enables extremely low power consumption, non-volatility, and fast write cycles.

This hardware is open source! Get the design files from TI: HERE

Drivers may or may not be required in order to start using this LaunchPad. Download and open Energia on your system. Connect your LaunchPad to your computer over USB. Select MSP430fr6989 under Tools > Board, and select the correct serial port under Tools > Serial Port.  If you don’t see a selectable serial port, you likely have a driver issue.

Installing the drivers

If you have not already done so, follow the instructions for your operating system to install the drivers here:


Pin Map

The following diagram shows the complete pin map for the MSP430FR6989 LaunchPad in Energia. Click  the image to enlarge.


Getting Started Video

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