Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) will be giving away eZ430-RF2500 wireless MCU development kit to attendees of their sixth annual MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) “430 Day” event. 430 Day is a free, three-hour lunch-and-learn event to be held at over 150 locations worldwide. Sessions will include a MSP430 overview, product updates, and technical demonstrations.
The 2008 “430 Day” event, hosted by TI distributors worldwide, teaches embedded application designers how the MSP430 MCU platform enables countless system design possibilities with its 16-bit RISC architecture, advanced peripheral set and wide portfolio, all while maintaining the world’s lowest MCU power consumption. The event will also offer tips and tricks for using the newest MSP430 MCUs and tools, and will also touch on wireless protocols and low power design techniques for the portable market.
The ez430-RF2500 development kit is packaged in a convenient USB stick form factor and offers two radio frequency (RF)-enabled MCU target boards and a PC debugging interface to develop stand-alone wireless projects. The ez430-RF2500 kit offers a complete solution for writing code as well as operating and testing applications in the field, enabling developers to quickly and easily build low-power wireless systems for sensing and metering, home security and automation, medical and other innovative applications.
430 Day Dates and Locations
- Australia & New Zealand: TBD
- China: April 30 – June 26, 2008
- Europe, Middle East, Africa: April 7 – 30, 2008
- India: TBD
- Japan: May 20 – June 4, 2008
- Korea: April 30, 2008
- North America: March 25 – April 18, 2008
- South America: April 8 – April 18, 2008
- Taiwan: April 15 – July 11, 2008