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Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
gregsmithcts wrote:Quote: about as much fun as a vasectomy with a Weed Wacker.You've done this? Successfully? I had nothing but trouble! :smile: LMFAO! It's definitely a two...
Monday, 7 March 2011 - 22:58
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
indianajones11 wrote:But the xmegas have some hardware problems STILL. The ADC is the most well known I think. Search here about what freaks are saying about using xmegas, esp....
Monday, 7 March 2011 - 20:29
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
Hello All: Ok, I'm back. I've looked at a number of ARM vendors, but generally, I'm not feeling the love. The processors I've found (so far) seem very capable, but getting the...
Monday, 7 March 2011 - 19:27
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
kk6gm wrote:That's right, companies take the core (or one of the cores, for the ARM), and add their own peripherals. For example, NXP tends to have 32-bit timer/counters, while...
Wednesday, 2 March 2011 - 18:14
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
clawson wrote: Welcome to the world of Cortex M3 ;-) Dang! Just when I was leaning towards AVR. :wink: I appreciate the time taken to be so detailed. Maybe now is a good time to...
Wednesday, 2 March 2011 - 18:02
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
kk6gm wrote: You definitely weren't looking at the right families (forgivable, since there is such a range of families). Look at the ARM7TDMI, Cortex M3 and Cortex M0...
Wednesday, 2 March 2011 - 03:23
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
Jeckson wrote:Quote:Here's one personal opinion. AVRs are my favorite 8-bit devices. dsPICs (and PIC24s) are my favorite 16-bit devices. ARMs (ARM7TDMI and now Cortex M3 and M0)...
Tuesday, 1 March 2011 - 23:17
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
clawson wrote: If I had a completely free choice and was starting out now I think I'd go with ARM Cortex processors and not AVR8's. Your ARM knowledge and toolchain will then...
Tuesday, 1 March 2011 - 22:59
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
kk6gm wrote: Nowadays, unless pennies per part is really critical, it makes so much more sense to go to a part that doesn't need those last few percent of performance that you...
Tuesday, 1 March 2011 - 03:37
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
kk6gm wrote: That's about all anybody can tell you until you give more info as to the kind of things you want to do. Well, that's the thing isn't it? As I posted above, I did a...
Tuesday, 1 March 2011 - 02:05
Newbie testing the waters, looking for advice
Dksmall: Good question, but I didn't want to ramble on my first post. I've done a lot of paid work for proof of concept/prototype/low volume production, sometimes using off-the-...
Tuesday, 1 March 2011 - 01:50

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