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  1. I want to give this thread a bump in the hopes that someone has been doing more with this boosterpack. Unfortunately several of the links on this board are now dead (after all, it has been awhile ;-) Food for thought, this booster pack on one of the newer launchpads with Ethernet might make a great network time server.
  2. https://www.arrow.com/en/research-and-events/articles/white-house-maker-week
  3. Free shipping at TI Store through 26-JUNE-2016: http://www.ti.com/lsds/ti/store/power-week-deals.page?HQS=corp-tistore-null-powerweek-adh-lp-null-wwe
  4. You can now get a Raspberry PI Zero for $5: https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-zero/ Interesting that a Raspberry PI is now cheaper than TI's current price for a 430.
  5. For what it is worth, I believe this is a worthwhile project that could benefit many users.
  6. Here is a link to the course: http://www.element14.com/community/community/learning-center/online-learning/moocs/ti-valparaiso-udemy "Shorten your learning curve for the Texas Instruments MSP430 and Code Composer Studio integrated development environment. This course will use the same mixed-mode format as conducted in lecture-laboratories at Valparaiso University. It is devised and presented by Valparaiso University's College of Engineering. Their engineering program ranks among the top 30 in the US."
  7. Looks like TI has increased the price for this launchpad to $17.99 :-(
  8. If you have addressed this previously, I apologize in advance. This thread is getting quite long. The better commercial AIS units have dual receivers so that it can monitor both AIS channels simultaneously. Have you considered implementing this?
  9. Over at Make is a nice post on the ESP8266: Arduino IDE Support for the ESP8266 I believe most would agree that hardware is only half the issue, good software support is equally as important. Now that one can use the Arduino IDE to develop programs for the ESP8266 it should give this hardware a big boost in popularity.
  10. On page http://energia.nu/guide/guide_windows/ there is a link to http://energia.nu/files/xds110_drivers.zip which returns a 404. Where can I get these drivers?
  11. Does the latest version of Energia still support the CC3000 booster pack or has that been depreciated in favor of the newer CC3100?
  12. Just a wish...wouldn't it be nice if TI had an introductory price of $4.32 for this new launchpad just like the 430 launchpad used to be sold for $4.30
  13. I coundn't find the coupon code for Amazon? Can you post it here please? Thanks.
  14. This project does not use a MSP430, but it may give you some ideas: http://hackaday.com/2015/02/27/controlling-central-heating-via-wi-fi/ In particular you may be able to re-purpose ideas and code from the Open Thermostat Scheduler.
  15. Have you considered adding the ability to graph the data from the MSP430 in addition to displaying the value? With the ability to graph values vs time it could function as a low bandwidth oscilloscope and logic analyzer.