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Companies Selling Microcontroller Kits?

apirkle MSP430 (56 comments)

You can get MSP430 starter boards *very* cheap (~$20) from www.sparkfun.com. Then you can go to mspgcc.sf.net and build a GCC cross compiler, which is mildly painful, but not too bad. I was able to get the whole thing going and flash a program that blinks an LED onto the uC with about an hour of work.

Join their mailing list if you have trouble, it's quite active. There's also a very active Yahoo! group (ick) called MSP430.

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