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Warning: value computed is not used
Gents, Once more, I need some help. I have started a little test program to control a 7-segment display with a TLC5916 (constant current serial shift register). Using my normal...
Wednesday, 19 May 2010 - 03:56
These things are tougher than I expected
I was going through a bit of functional code I wrote for reading a rotary encoder and it's switch. The code used three inputs (A, B and switch) to read the encoder and it used...
Tuesday, 1 December 2009 - 17:10
Unable to use AvrDude with Wndows 7 64Bit
Freaks, Has anyone gotten avrdude working with the 64 bit version of Windows 7? Needless to say, I am having the driver problem. Quick summary: I have searched extensively (here...
Friday, 20 November 2009 - 19:27
Parallel triac and wall switch to control lights. Safe?
Folks, I have need of automating the garage lights with my garage door opener. Normally, this pretty trivial, but my opener (Wayne-Dalton iDrive) uses RF to control this little,...
Tuesday, 17 November 2009 - 02:45
Problems with USART communications [SOLVED]
Once more, while trying to slay a dragon, I got my tail roasted instead... This time, that dragon is named "USART". In the past, I have used RS232 communication between my...
Saturday, 14 November 2009 - 20:37
triggering triac through optitraic (MOC3063)
Freaks, I know that normally you would only gate a triac for a brief pulse (say 2ms or so) to get it to conduct, then stop driving the gate. I'm building a heater controller that...
Monday, 9 November 2009 - 21:16
Question on compiling library projects
Quick question. I am making a few libraries for an upcoming project (directly driving my 7-segment display, reading MAX6675, etc.). Normally, these libraries will be linked into...
Thursday, 5 November 2009 - 06:42
Strange behavior on external interrupt for ATmega168
Gents, I have been playing with AVR182 (zero crossing detection) and had everything up and working with the app note code. I did have to an asm("nop"); to the for loop where it...
Monday, 2 November 2009 - 00:36
Good switching regulators?
Folks, Does anyone make any good, fully integrated switching regulators for moderate power (in the 50 to 150mA range)? I like the efficiency of switchers, but I really like the...
Thursday, 29 October 2009 - 04:25
Software downloads for Atmel's application notes?
Folks, I've gone through any number of application notes on assorted subjects, but I have not been able to find any of the referenced software for the notes on Atmel's web site....
Friday, 16 October 2009 - 04:38
Question about Joe Pardue's PC_Comm.c file
Folks, I've recently been playing with the PC_Comm program and porting it to another development board (ATmega168 based). I came across one line in the USARTinit() function that...
Monday, 12 October 2009 - 00:23
Round 2 with "I must be an idiot...": Macros not w
Folks, My forehead is developing a soft spot from banging it against my monitor repeatedly! Here is the problem: I'm writing a bit of test code to control a 7-segment LED driver...
Monday, 28 September 2009 - 17:52

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