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  1. Hi! I have made some changes to the LCD-button boosterpack in order to get this display to function with MSP430G2452 using USI. I thought to share this with you guys, someone might find this helpful. I made some changes to the original source code (lcd.c / lcd.h) because the hardware is a bit different when NOT using MSP430G2553. One noticeable change is that MOSI pin is not P1.7 as it would be in MSP430G2553. When using MSP430G2452, MOSI-pin is P1.6. I don't know why TI has done this (other than to confuse the customers ). I have attached the schematics and the source code at
  2. Wohoo my F5529 LP Kit arrived today here to Finland. It's fascinating to think that this launchpad travelled across the Atlantic ocean I wonder if i have to start using other tools than CCS (due to 16 kB code size limitation) with this board?
  3. Rickta59 this is good I think i'm gonna try this soon as I get home from work. I like that you have modified the code to be smaller and that now HW-UART is used, because that's more efficient way to do things... and in my opinion it's the right way to put data through serial port (well at least on chips which do have USCI). I've noticed that you have changed the CS-line selection more easier. Only one or two (depending on the port being used) changes are needed in SPI.h file, good! (CS_POUT and CS_BIT) But on the bitbanging side, there's no defines how to select pins that the use
  4. I helped myself here and got the write function working. You have to make an empty file, or use any kind of file actually that's large enough so that writed bytes are actually written in the SD card. This is because of the limitations with the PetitFS library. The PetitFS can't make files any bigger, so there must be a "dummy" -file in the directory or in the cards root for writes to work. This is actually documented in the web site: http://elm-chan.org/fsw/ff/pf/write.html So maybe next time i'll read the f***ing manual instead of crying for help :DD So summa summarum, here's
  5. Hi! I have exactly the same problem here! Using PetiteFS version 1.02 though but still.. I can read from the card (at least i think so because the fl (directory listing) works), but cannot write. I haven't changed much of the code, only the chip-select pin P2.0 --> P1.4... I have formatted the card as FAT and used default allocation size. Windows shows 0 bytes too after I tried to fw (write 100 lines, opened the file before writing). Any help is appreciated!
  6. Thank you bluehash! I think I just might do that, when will the contest open?
  7. Hi all! Yesterday I finished with my little project, which was to play ring-tones in rtttl-format (Ring-Tone Text Transfer Language) with MSP430G2231. I thought that some of you might be interested about the project and about the code. Code is "built" from arduino sketch which involves Tone Library and the sketch acts as a interpreter for the rtttl "code", but also the code is partly made of 'msp430 LaunchPad Music' made by Bob Somers. So this is a kind of a ported code. Here's how it works. Main part of the rtttl-player (as the CCS project is named) is the play_rtttl(*song) functi
  8. Would it be possible to overlap smd-pads at least on capacitors? It could basically be just a solder mask opening? I think many of us have smd-components which could then be used too
  9. Hi Username! I don't know where are you looking at but I can definately see some LM4F-series MCUs which are active from here: http://www.ti.com/lsds/ti/microcontroller/arm_stellaris/m4f_series/products.page I have understood that any LM4F-mcu can be debugged and programmed through the launchpad. At this moment these are are active: LM4F230H5QR - Stellaris Microcontroller LM4F231H5QR - Stellaris Microcontroller LM4F232E5QC - Stellaris Microcontroller LM4F232H5BB - Stellaris Microcontroller LM4F232H5QC - Stellaris Microcontroller LM4F232H5QD - Stellaris Microcontroller A
  10. Hi again! I did a bit of searching in stellarisiti forum and found that CCS should be totally un-restricted when connected to Stellaris-Launchpad: http://forum.stellarisiti.com/topic/186-will-ccs-be-free-for-the-stellaris-launchpad/ So I quess my question is answered then... Gotta love TI!
  11. Hi, I just thought to share this tiny bit of info with you guys... Yesterday I received two pieces of Stellaris-Launchpad. I had ordered them about 1
  12. I would like to see an C implementation of this. Also if it is possible to modify the code for this to operate with 16 MHz crystal it would be great too, because I think 16M is more common frequency than 18M. Anyways, great job!
  13. This looks interesting. I will try to install this package into existing Eclipse Juno... Yesterday I tried to follow the information on this website: http://springuin.nl/articles/launchpadwindows in order to get the open source tools working in windows, but I had some problems with the linker and compiler settings and used 4-5 hours just trying to get the damn Led-blink program to compile and link... So I hope this works better
  14. Hi Bluehash! Nokia HQ and some R&D work is still in Finland if you didn't know A good dish? Hmmmmh... well we all have different taste, so I'm not so sure what to suggest. Maybe some gamefood, you know like reindeer, moose or some bird (wood grouse)... Fresh boiled potatoes and real butter with the gamemeat. Of course some kind of brown sauce would be nice. There are lots of good foods in here, but I'm no chef so... Almost in any restaurant in here there are some "finnish" foods available, so if you ever visit here, go ahead and try. (Menus are in finnish and in english and someti
  15. 27 years old finnish hardware engineer guy says hello! I just recently registered in to this forum, but i have been lurking around for a while now. This forum has been a great help to me and there have been some very interesting projects out there, I'm hoping to see more of them. Regardless that my job title is hardware engineer, I've done some programming too, mostly in C. C++ and C# are familiar languages for me too. Umm.. not sure what to say, isn't this enough ? Feel free to ask if you have questions! (No, there's no polar-bears in here, only regular ones and a beer which i
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