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"4-30 Day" Demonstrates 1000 and 1 Uses for Industry's Lowest Power MCU

Free Event Showcases Versatility and Ease of Using the MSP430 Ultra-Low-Power MCU

Mar 9, 2005

Houston (March 9, 2005) - Continuing on the phenomenal attendance at "4-30 day" in 2003 and 2004, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) has announced plans for the third annual "4-30 Day," a free two-hour lunch-and-learn event to be held at over 100 locations worldwide, beginning April 14. The 2005 event, hosted by TI distributors worldwide, shows designers of embedded applications new to the MSP430 first-hand how the 16-bit RISC microcontroller unit (MCU) platform can solve a variety of design challenges while saving development time and power. For more information and to register for "4-30 Day" please see www.ti.com/430day

With live demonstrations, MSP430 experts will showcase how the MCU platform enables numerous possibilities for system designers with its modern 16-bit RISC architecture, advanced peripheral set, and wide portfolio while maintaining unmatched low power. Attendees will also see how MSP430 development tools and other resources can help them easily start using the devices. In addition to the two-hour session and lunch, attendees will receive a free ultra useful multi-tool. "4-30 Day" is held worldwide starting April 14:

  • North America - April 14
  • Latin America - April 14
  • Europe - April 14
  • Asia - April 14-22
  • Japan - May 11-24

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