How to Easily Burn a Binary File to an MSP430 Chip Using the LaunchPad

Want to give some Texas Instruments MSP430 firmware to a friend who doesn’t have an IDE like CCS or IAR installed?  All they need is a Binary file you create, an MSP430 Launchpad, and a small program called LITE FET-Pro430.

If you’re trying to update firmware without being there in the flesh, this is a great way to have someone else lend a hand by programming it.  The article linked below will be a big help for both the engineer and the person that needs to program the chip.

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