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Announcing Smiley's Workshop in Nut&Volts Magazine
Chuck, your generosity always amazes me . Thank you. And thank you for choosing my lucky number 3742 ;)
Thursday, 31 July 2008 - 16:17
Is SCK always on in SPI when activated?
SCK is only active when data is transmitted. Except in cases where you forget to configure the SPI clock prescaler, like I did yesterday. Then it doesn't work at all :oops: Ingo
Friday, 6 June 2008 - 11:02
Powering an AVR with Li-Ion battery
Take a look here for a schematic from Peret and a description of my solution: Ingo
Tuesday, 5 February 2008 - 17:17
L1672 Datasheet
uidzer0 wrote:Doh, I got a 404 on that URL does it still work for you? To be honest: No. I didn´t try the link, I just copied it from the EIO site: (
Saturday, 22 December 2007 - 20:50
Creating custom PCBs
miamicanes wrote:[...] Be warned -- solder doesn't stick quite as nicely to raw copper as it does to nicely-tinned HASL coatings on commercially-made boards... and Tinnit doesn't...
Saturday, 22 December 2007 - 20:36
L1672 Datasheet
I found one here I did not inspect it any further, but probably the controller is compatible with the HD4480
Saturday, 22 December 2007 - 20:27
[solved] AVR Studio 4.13 Service Packs
Thanks for the answers. I´ve been to the 'official' download site at and did not think about the beta_ware at, hope I´ll remember this the next time ... It does...
Tuesday, 18 December 2007 - 19:06
What are 0 ohm resistors for?
TMBartman wrote:They also make DED's or Dark Emitting Diodes. You mean we could use them to save the universe? Mankind 'shortening the universe's life' (Telegraph) http://ars....
Wednesday, 5 December 2007 - 16:21
is this possible with an AVR, noise generation?
For all those coming across this post and wondering about all that colored noise (like me some time ago):
Thursday, 15 November 2007 - 10:05
Should I spray my heatsink black, or leave it silver?
daqq wrote:[...] In the end, I guess I'll do a test. If the heatsink will be cool at full operation, I'll paint it black abit. Seems reasonable to me. But since we all know you're...
Saturday, 3 November 2007 - 16:16
Using GPS for tracking
spelter wrote:Now i want to start by just interfacing a GPS(see the link above for details).So is it better to buy modules or use receiver chips? For the final design, I´d go with...
Friday, 26 October 2007 - 20:26
Hurry! 2 Dragons to giveaway, and free shipping!
zbaird wrote:Then shipping is a problem. Sending an STK500 to daqq, for example, will cost a bit. I have no idea if this does any good (or if Daqq really needs an STK500), but if...
Wednesday, 24 October 2007 - 21:32