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AVR8 Timer Extension
I would like to publish my first AVR8 project soon. The aim is to software-extend the range of the hardware timer of an AVR8 to an arbitrary value. Including OCRs, PWM modes, ICPs...
Saturday, 22 March 2014 - 14:54
[rant]Questionable Quality of eBay Electronic Parts
I have eBought a bunch of THT resistors recently. eBay seller wrote: Tolerance: 1%, power: 1/4W, metal film, we ship from HK, welcome you. Ok, so I am picking two random ones of...
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 - 01:30
RE: JTAGICE clones on ebay
david.prentice wrote: I already own an ETT JTAGICE-1 clone. Do you own some ATMegaxx4 or other "modern" Megas? I am looking for someone willing to test those with avarice. 43pwm
Thursday, 12 December 2013 - 18:03
Removing a constant from function's argument list
Is it possible to tell the GCC compiler/optimizer to remove constant arguments from the function's argument list? That is, if I define a function: void send_byte(uint8_t...
Friday, 27 April 2012 - 18:07
Smart Grid
Smart Grids (SG) are gaining popularity around the world: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sma... I would like to know your opinion about their current/future effects on our lives. SG...
Monday, 26 March 2012 - 12:03
[SOLVED]A 3-terminal active voltage divider IC
What is the name of a three terminal active voltage divider IC? I have seen such a device in some IC catalog several years ago but cannot remind the name of it. Search for "active...
Saturday, 14 January 2012 - 12:45
#redefine stamp (stamp+1)
I would like the preprocessor to run through my files (not to be confused with program flow) and to substitute all occurences of some #define with the next in sequence, starting...
Saturday, 6 August 2011 - 16:28
Pick&Place machine run-time closed-loop actions
I have 0% experience in P&P machines and PCB manufacturing so sorry if that is a basic question. Introduction: I am curious if such a machine can be driven in a closed-loop...
Friday, 29 July 2011 - 11:30
What BOD guarantees?
I need some clarification about what Atmel tries to explain in the datasheets.. Introduction (lengthy but necessary) : Every AVR with BOD has a table with BOD threshold fuse...
Friday, 22 July 2011 - 20:59
"Enable Outlining" Menu Option
XP SP3+AS4.18b692 After extensive search on AS4 forum.. Anybody knows how to Enable Outlining? Or how to set Automatic Outlining option? It seems greyed out in both Editor and...
Tuesday, 5 July 2011 - 20:22
RESET pin strength (m48/88)
Using AVRs and RESET pin is more complicated than other IOs. I just want you to confirm if I am right about this pin functionality as an IO. RESET pin on AVRs with RSTDISBL fuse...
Wednesday, 8 June 2011 - 21:47
Uninterrupted task + asynchronous ISR of no latency.
Below I give an example of a simple task (sending data through SPI) which is processed with maximal speed (SPI sends 10Mb/s at f_cpu=20MHz, m644p) while processing ISRs without...
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 - 21:02