Introduction to MCU
What is MCU (Microcontroller Unit) in technical detail?
An MCU (Microcontroller Unit) is a small computer on a single integrated circuit. It contains one or more CPUs along with memory and programmable input/output peripherals. It controls the hardware that implements the device’s operation.
What is MCU (MSI Commander Unit) with MSI technology?
The MCU (MSI Commander Unit) receives input from buttons, keyboards, mice, switches, sensors…etc., especially the information from your games; then it controls the MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor in accordance with programs that tell it what to do and how to respond.
How does a MCU work on MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor?
A traditional monitor can only display the signal but cannot respond to any programs or software; however, the MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor with a MCU can receive and transmit the signal to respond and reconfirm the commands sent by your PC’s software.
Why do we need MCU?
MCU is the brain that controls the MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor, you can also be the MSI Commander from now on. You can control the MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor by yourself or just let it handle by itself.
What’s the benefit of an MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor with MSI MCU?
It’s always difficult to adjust the settings of a traditional monitor. However, thanks to the MSI MCU, MSI has successfully developed the exclusive software, MSI Gaming OSD APP. You can just use your keyboard and mouse to configure the MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor with MSI Gaming OSD APP.
What is the MSI Gaming OSD APP?
he MSI Gaming OSD APP is a software to configure the MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor without touching the monitor. You can not only directly optimize the monitor OSD function with your keyboard and mouse, but also can automatically link to the profile made by yourself to the game that you like to play. Thanks to the MSI Gaming OSD app, the monitors’ settings change to your liking when you launch different games. Focus on winning without touching physical buttons on the monitor.
Are those RGB lights also controlled by the MCU?
Yes, of course. Thanks to the MCU, MSI successfully develops the Mystic Light to have several RGB lighting effects on the MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor.
What is the MSI Mystic Light?
The MSI Mystic Light is a software for users to easily program lighting effects which not only includes the color mode but also can receive the signal from your PC and respond the appropriate color, for example, the weather today.
Can the MCU help to increase my work efficiency?
Of course, Yes. Thanks to the MCU, you can partition the screen of MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor into several windows in a breeze. The MCU will automatically detect the APPs and arrange them to the different window partitions to help you save time when multi-tasking.
What if I want to upgrade my monitor?
It has never been possible to upgrade a traditional monitor. However, the MCU can make this a reality: you have a chance to upgrade any MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor now. When MSI Gaming OSD APP has new function upgraded, the MCU will receive and transmit the new program, and respond the new function on the MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitor to upgrade your monitor.
How to download the MSI Gaming OSD APP?
You can download the latest MSI Gaming OSD here
, or download it on the support page of select MSI Curved Gaming™ Monitors.
What if I want to download the previous version of MSI Gaming OSD APP?
We strongly suggest to install the latest version of MSI Gaming OSD APP to make sure you get the latest function and optimization for your Curved Gaming™ Monitor.
However, it is still possible to download previous versions here:
Gaming OSD V0.0.2.1 (64 bit download
/ 32 bit download
Add detect windows function
Gaming OSD V0.0.2.2 (64 bit download
/ 32 bit download
Fix change monitor device issue
Add new mode for Mystic Light (Synchronize)
Gaming OSD V0.0.2.3 (64 bit download
/ 32 bit download
Fix the Mystic Light change mode issue