Mouser Electronics Stocking Texas Instruments' Solar Energy Harvesting Development Tool

Kit helps create perpetually powered wireless sensor network based on the MSP430 MCU

TI's Solar Energy Harvesting Dev Tool
TI's Solar Energy Harvesting Dev Tool

Mansfield, Texas, USA - March 11, 2009 - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it is stocking Texas Instruments Solar Energy Harvesting Development Tool, eZ430-RF2500-SEH. Texas Instruments is the world leader in digital signal processing and analog technologies.

Mouser is stocking the Solar Energy Harvesting Development Tool, eZ430-RF2500-SEH, which is a complete kit to help create a perpetually powered wireless sensor network based on the ultra-low-power MSP430 microcontroller. The kit includes two eZ430-RF2500T 2.4GHz wireless target boards, an eZ430-RF USB debugging interface for real-time, in-system debugging, a AAA battery pack with expansion board (batteries included), a high efficiency SEH-01-DK Solar Energy Harvesting Board optimized for indoor use, and an MSP430 Development Tool CD containing documentation and software.

The eZ430-RF2500-SEH development kit features inputs for external energy harvesters and an interface to transfer data to a PC from a wireless system, and stores additional energy in a pair of EnerChip™ thin-film rechargeable solid-state batteries from Cymbet Corporation, a leader in thin film battery technology. To learn more about Texas Instruments Solar Energy Harvesting Development Tool, visit www.mouser.com/ti_ez430_rf2500_seh.

Mike Scott, Mouser Vice President of Active Products, remarks, "Texas Instruments is always on the frontier of new ideas and does not disappoint with this Solar Energy Harvesting Development Tool. Working in ambient light and compatible with the low-power MSP430 MCU, this product enables system designers to create wireless sensors for use where no powerline is available. Mouser's commitment to offer the latest products quickly is realized again with the introduction of TI's Solar Energy Harvesting Development Tool."

Known for its broad-based product line, unsurpassed customer service, and streamlined warehouse operations, Mouser continuously offers customers the most innovative products and latest technologies for their new design projects.

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About Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers. Mouser.com features more than a million products online from more than 390 manufacturers. Mouser's 2,184+ page catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit www.mouser.com.

About Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments Incorporated is the world leader in digital signal processing and analog technologies, the semiconductor engines of the Internet Age. A leader in the real-time technologies that help people communicate, TI is moving fast to drive the Internet Age forward with semiconductor solutions for large markets, such as wireless and broadband access, and for new emerging markets, such as digital cameras and digital audio. For more information, visit www.ti.com.

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