Archive for September, 2010

MSP430 USB Stick Development Tool (EZ430-F2013) – JTag breakout cable

September 26, 2010

For my next project i decided to try TI low power microcontrollers and for that purpose acquired a $20 development tool: EZ430-F2013 (doc, digikey):

eZ430-F2013 development tool

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HMC5843 (3-Axis Digital Compass) Breakout

September 26, 2010

In my recent project i have been playing with the HMC5843 digital compass ic and not wanting to spend $50 for a $20 part and also to challenge myself i’ve decided to build my own breakout board. Here’s the end result and the HMC5843 Breakout etch positive if you want to do it yourself:

This image is saved at 300 dpi

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