oPossum 1,083 Posted January 5, 2012 Share Posted January 5, 2012 This board plugs in to the Launchpad and provides several common connectors. The 6 pin 50 & 100 mil SBW connectors are the same pinout as the eZ430 dongle and provide Spy-by-wire program/debug and UART communication to the host PC. The 2x7 pin JTAG connector has the same pinout as the TI MSP-FET430PIF and MSP-FET430UIF. Only SBW programming is supported - the JTAG configuration will not work. The 6 pin FTDI connector has the same pinout as the FTDI USB to serial cable. It can be used to allow the Lauchpad FET UART to be used as a USB to serial adapter, or to use a FTDI cable or compatible device to provide higher bit rate communication to the host PC (hardware UART pinout). The Launchpad TXD/RXD jumpers must be removed in the later case. The config block allows power to the JTAG and FTDI connectors, and optional handshake on the FTDI connector. lp_fet_bridge.brd lp_fet_bridge.sch bluehash 1 Quote Link to post Share on other sites
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