Electronic – TI MSP430 Launchpad + Ethernet


I just received my TI Launchpad and I'm wondering how can I add something like an Ethernet Shield from Arduino, in order to display a simple webpage… ?

Do you know any Ethernet shield for Launchpad?

Best Answer

The Arduino Ethernet shield is built around the Wiznet W5100. The chip provides a complete TCP/IP stack and can ethernet.

Porting the Arduino driver code to the Launchpad should be fairly straightforward, you'll need SPI and a few control lines.


Here's some Launchpad SPI code of mine to get you started:


The Launchpad currently has no official shield standard though there are efforts afoot: