Monthly Archives: August 2014

MSP430 Programming Tutorial MSP430G2253 part 2

MSP430 Programming Tutorial Pt/2

  In this second part of the MSP430 programming tutorial examples of GPIO register settings will be shown and explained.  Additionally register examples for some of the internal peripherals will be demonstrated and explained.  The first part of the tutorial can be found here. Changing the GPIO Registers to your desired configuration The following examples should View more…

MSP430 Timer Tutorial Launchpad article

MSP430 Timer PWM Tutorial

  In this MSP430 timer PWM tutorial the basic workings of the on board timer peripheral will be explained, along with some C code examples which can be downloadable at the end of the tutorial.  Additionally the video below demonstrates the examples ‘A picture paints a thousand words, a video displays a thousand pictures’. The View more…

C2000 Programming Model Guide Tutorial

C2000 Programming Model Guide

  In this C2000 Programming Model Guide, the two basic approaches to programming on the C2000 will be over viewed using the C2000 Launchpad.  Some code examples will be shown, as well as a code execution speed test comparing the two methods.  All the code is written in Code Composer Studio (CCS) v5.5, with the latest version View more…

C2000 Solar MPPT Tutorial 4

C2000 Solar MPPT Tutorial Pt/4

  In this fourth and final part of the C2000 Solar MPPT Tutorial, the system set-up and testing will be looked at.  This will involve the overall hardware set-up for testing, ADC calibration, reduction of noise on the ADC sampling, efficiency test and some improvements for future iterations.  The final C2000 solar MPPT tutorial C code is also View more…

C2000 Solar MPPT tutorial

C2000 Solar MPPT tutorial Pt/3

  In this third part of the C2000 Solar MPPT Tutorial, the software will be looked at in greater detail.  This will entail a look at the Perturb & Observe algorithm, ADC code and timing code to ensure everything operates in a controlled manner. The software is based around a Perturb and Observe (P&O) algorithm, the P&O algorithm View more…