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I played with a MSP430F5510 over the weekend and had a problem: The chip got really warmed (too warm, touchable, but not burning hot) when I connected 4 pins (PWR, GND, RST, TEST) to a programming dongle (from the Chronos watch or from the EZ2500RF board). I checked everything and did see any short, or wrong polarity. CCS is able to flash some code into the F5510 chip in this condition, but it was slow and really warm (almost uncomfortable to hold my finger flat on it). I couldn't verify if it worked or not since I didn't have any test code, and the circuit wasn't complete (Just the chip on a