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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.

 

Probably right if it was printed but it's a laser marking on MSP430. The other devices which were marked with the colored frames in the picture are also still ok.

I tried to look up other pictures of the SK Hynix HFS128G3AMNB SSD. But on the ones I found the MSP marking is just as hard to read.

http://img01.taobaocdn.com/imgextra/i1/169682/T2yZJYXsBXXXXXXXXX_!!169682.jpg

http://img.alibaba.com/img/pb/925/226/825/825226925_681.jpg

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ShotMaxx Timer to me looks very much like a TI Chronos with a different layout on the LCD, even the microphone they tout as a feature appears to be wirelessly paired to the watch and they do use accelerometer data, of course the chronos had both. To me the only thing I see as not chronos when I look at it is the new LCD layout.

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ShotMaxx Timer to me looks very much like a TI Chronos with a different layout on the LCD, even the microphone they tout as a feature appears to be wirelessly paired to the watch and they do use accelerometer data, of course the chronos had both. To me the only thing I see as not chronos when I look at it is the new LCD layout.

 

I wonder if they coordinated with TI? In the video he mentions that the data can be viewed on a phone app via bluetooth, which the chronos never had, so it's obviously different hardware, but the microphone+ usb charger looks like it's just stuck on top of a chronos watch shell.

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And here's another, older one that iFixit missed: MSP430F2272 in the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight (I wonder if it's related to Mickey's GlowEars  :smile:)

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https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Nook+Simple+Touch+with+GlowLight+Teardown/9301

 

PS: Yes, I'm a card-carrying member of teardownoholics anonymous

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A recently purchased Electro-Harmonix volume pedal for musicians contains a MSP430.  It's part of thier EHX next-step effects line.  They have a couple other foot pedals that may or may not use a MSP part as well.

 

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The Kreyos Smartwatch appears to contain an MSP430F5438A

 

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Source: http://www.genki.co.nz/cramp/the-kreyos-is-not-waterproof/

 

There's a set of teardown pics further down that page.

It even contains the SbW pads :D

Also, there is a chip labeled CC256 4, which seems to be TI's radio chip in the thing.

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Amazon likes their MSP430s: Kindle 7th Generation sports a MSP430G2513 under the bezel.

https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Kindle+7th+Generation+Teardown/29802

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As there's a separate touch controller, I guess the MSP430's role is to control the backlight and maybe waking up the device when the screen is touched.

 

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Well, not an MSP but the Wink home automation hub does have two TI CC1101 for 433Mhz communications with Lutron and Kidde devices.

 

The board is nicely labeled with the 5 different wireless radios (WiFi/BT, Z-wave, Zigbee, Lutron, Kidde)

 

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http://community.smartthings.com/t/wink-hub-teardown/3288

 

 

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I got this one in a distribution list about MSP430 I am subscribed to.


 


http://www.korg.com/us/products/dj/monotron_duo/


 


It's a Korg synthesizer - and they release the schematics for those wanting to mod it:


 


http://www.korg.com/download/global/monotron_duo_schematic/monotron_DUO_sch.pdf


 


There you see an MSP430G2231. I did not figure out what it does.


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