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Affordable touchscreens for AVR
Hi Freaks, Does anyone know of affordable touchscreens to interface to AVR's? I am thinking of a project where I can use the touch screen to control a fan/motor. I would have "...
Tuesday, 15 September 2009 - 01:07
Inexpensive GLCD
Hi Freaks, Where can I get some cheap GLCD's? The ones I saw were in the range of $20-25 and I was looking for something in the $10-15 (or lower) range. Thanks.
Sunday, 13 September 2009 - 22:14
wxWidgets and AVR32
Hi Freaks, Has anybody used wxWidgets to create GUI apps on AVR32? I got this suggestion in another post on this forum and I would like some info/tutorials on this. I have just...
Saturday, 12 September 2009 - 21:58
Motherboard design
I was looking at some Gigabyte and ASUS motherboards. I was amazed at the design. The average component count must easily be 300+. How do they design these? How do they design for...
Saturday, 12 September 2009 - 18:07
Techniques to remove surface mounted components from boards
Hi Freaks, What are some commercial techniques to easily remove surface mounted components without damage? In my work, sometimes we get parts with different packages which are...
Saturday, 12 September 2009 - 15:31
5V batteries
Hi Freaks, Does anybody know where I can find 5V (AA size) batteries with about 200-300mAh? I have googled it and cannot seem to find one that mentions both voltage and amperage...
Tuesday, 8 September 2009 - 23:35
general purpose breadboards
Hi Freaks, I have been getting some free samples for some GP IC's but the problem is most of them are in packages other than DIP's so I can't use the old fashioned, good ole boy...
Tuesday, 8 September 2009 - 18:14
BLIPS bootloader
Hi Freaks, I want to try the BLIPS bootloader from Steve. I have a M48 and breadboard. On the PC side, I have a laptop with a USB port. I do have a USB to serial converter. I...
Tuesday, 1 September 2009 - 02:49
wireless charging of batteries
Has anybody tried to wirelessly charge a battery? Is this impossible to implement? What is the maximum power that a wireless channel can carry? Of course it would depend upon...
Friday, 28 August 2009 - 19:06
AVR flash life
Hi Freaks, I have an M48 which I have been using for the past year or so. I have programmed the flash multiple times now. Is there a way I can find out how many times the flash...
Friday, 28 August 2009 - 13:04
RTC update on power loss
Hi Freaks, I am working on this clock project using M48. How do I update my time when I have complete power loss?(i.e.no batteries, no supercaps) Do I have to use a GPS module to...
Sunday, 23 August 2009 - 23:53
LCD backlight not working
Hi Freaks, I am using a 2x8 HD44780 LCD. The LCD is working fine and is displaying what it should. However, the backlight does not seem to be working. The datasheet mentions...
Sunday, 23 August 2009 - 16:10