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Here is some shameless self-promotion:  I make and sell gauss meters that use MSP430G series chips:

 

http://gravitastech.weebly.com/index.html

 

My customers include slot-car racers who use them to tune motors,  guitar makers who build magnetic pickups, and Model-T Ford owners who rebuild their own generators.   The design is not open source.

 

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KickSat is currently due to launch this weekend, on 30th March. Assuming all goes to plan there should be over a hundred MSP430s in low earth orbit, for a few days at least :)

 

http://forum.43oh.com/topic/1249-kicksat-your-personal-spacecraft-in-space/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KickSat

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zacinaction/kicksat-your-personal-spacecraft-in-space/

 

EDIT: Launch delayed again :(

 

EDIT2: KickSat is in orbit! The individual sprites aren't deployed from the cubesat yet. I think the plan is to do that on April 30th (430 day :))

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MSP430F5435A and CC2560 in the remote control of the new Amazon Fire TV

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http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Amazon+Fire+TV+Teardown/23856#s61356

Nice, although I'm a bit surprised they didn't use an SoC of some sort -- using BT kind-of negates the idea that energy efficiency was a central design goal.

 

In any case, I have a friend at Lab126... I will ask if he was involved.  :)

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Hello all,

 

This seems to be a custom Chronos watch (it has a buzzer) as part of the GoalControl system:

http://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/GoalControl-Tivoli-04.jpg

 

The article explaining the system use can be found at: http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/06/goal-line-tech-arrives-at-world-cup-promises-to-halt-endless-arguments/

 

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Hello all,

 

This seems to be a custom Chronos watch (it has a buzzer) as part of the GoalControl system:

http://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/GoalControl-Tivoli-04.jpg

 

The article explaining the system use can be found at: http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/06/goal-line-tech-arrives-at-world-cup-promises-to-halt-endless-arguments/

 

@@fry welcome to 43oh.

Here is the blog link: http://43oh.com/2014/06/are-tis-chronos-watches-being-used-in-the-fifa-world-cup/

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Nice find. I recently got a Surface Pro 1 - not that different to the Pro 2 and I got a great deal as they were obviously clearing stock before the Pro 3 arrived. With 2 kids my geek time has been reduced and it's now easier to use Eagle (with a pen for board layout) or even CCS (with a LP dangling by my side) in front of the TV.

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The same SSD and unidentifiable MSP430 is also found in Surface Pro 2

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Nice find indeed. It looks like a MSP430G2201. Wonder why the marking looks so vanished.

Anyways, there shouldn't be anything after the 2201 in the second row, but it looks like there is something.

http://www.ti.com/general/docs/partmarking/deviceinfo.tsp?keyword=MSP430G2201IRSA16R&searchType=device&startPosition=0&termPlacement=EXACT_MATCH&templateId=0&navigationId=0&siteFlag=0

 

 

 

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Wonder why the marking looks so vanished.

 

In the teardowns you can see that there's a big sticker covering that side of the SSD. So I guess some of the marking came off when removing the sticker.

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