next-generation (now) MPU discussion / Backup battery on PMU only

Werner Almesberger werner at
Fri Apr 25 17:11:53 CEST 2008

joerg at wrote:
> Sounds perfect to me. LDO6.Also is pretty beyond the 2.7V for flash, we need 
> for some of the 430 models. 

Kewl ! ;-)

> Had no look at he specs though thus far, to do my bugbuster-job.

Yeah, the specs are a bit of a read ;-) That's also why I hope we can
get some sanity-checking of our MPU design from someone who's used the
MSP430 in real life. I've found myself too often in a situation where
I had concocted some beautiful design with a new uC, just to find out
that it wouldn't work at all, because I had overlooked some utterly
trivial detail that was screaming at my face from the data sheet, once
I realized it was there ...

- Werner

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