Robot Shield V1.0 is a Booster pack for MSP430 Launchpad (MSP-EXP430G2) which can be used either as a
MSP430 Motor Control Booster Pack for Launchpad,
MSP430 RS485 Communication Booster Pack
MSP430 Robot Building Booster Pack for Launchpad.
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The MSP430 Launchpad booster pack is designed to provide motor control and RS485 communication facilities to the MSP430 launchpad development (MSP-EXP430G2) board.
The Motor control section is build around the popular L293D Quadruple H bridge driver chip,which can be used to provide Bidirectional control to 2 DC brushed motors.
The RS485 section is built around MAX485 from Maxim Semiconductors to provide long range communication capabilities.The board can be used for learning robotics using MSP430.
It can be used to learn Robotics using MSP430 Launchpad platform for Beginners
The Board is also ideal for learning about industrial communication protocols like RS485.
MSP430 Development Board suitable for beginners.
MSP430 Robotics Development Board
Please note that only Booster pack is included with the purchase.
MSP-EXP430G2 series Launchpad Development Board is not included with the purchase.