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What is "Static Code Analysis"?
It's when you build and run your code on a test board, then shuffle around on the carpet, rub some balloons on your hair, then touch the chip and see how the code works...
Saturday, 19 September 2020 - 13:48
What kind of sex do you prefer?
Another reason for preferring male pins on boards:   Male board header:  $0.40 Female ribbon cable receptacle : $0.52 Total connector cost:  $0.92   Female...
Thursday, 17 September 2020 - 23:49
What kind of sex do you prefer?
Obviously if you're stacking boards you have to have both - one board of each type - but for me if it's cables, it's always male on the board, female on the cable.  Look at...
Thursday, 17 September 2020 - 22:19
AC / DC coupling in oscilloscope
There are times and places for AC coupling over and beyond that, but generally, you're right, AVRcandies.  I run my 'scopes in DC coupled mode about 99.5% of the time. ...
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 15:33
AC / DC coupling in oscilloscope
I might suggest that the rectified AC also has caps on it to make a nice stable DC voltage - which will be invisible on an AC trigger.   Rule o' electronics:  A perfect...
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 15:26
AC / DC coupling in oscilloscope
This is a job for Google.   Short answer:  AC coupling your scope probe puts a small capacitor in series with the signal.    If you don't know what that does,...
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 12:00
Mosfet Driver Supply
hasanzadeh99 wrote: 2-if we tie Vcc2 and 3 what will the result?   Your MOSFETs won't fully turn on, and be stuck in their linear range, which will make them get stonking...
Sunday, 13 September 2020 - 08:04
AVR dice info
david.prentice wrote:Monopoly. Always buy the Orange streets. Don't ask why but seems to win most of the time. .   IIRC* (I have a Monopoly set somewhere, but don't feel...
Sunday, 13 September 2020 - 04:23
_delay_ms(b) can't be global variable ?
And don't permit interrupts while writing multi-byte values.  S.
Wednesday, 9 September 2020 - 06:16
Suggest a good scope?
MarkThomas wrote: I dont like digital scopes with that extra layer of digitizing electronics, but I use it if I need to look for events that happen on a low time scale, like...
Wednesday, 9 September 2020 - 05:03
flashing AVRs at high speed
ralphd wrote: Nevertheless, I'm in the process of publishing preliminary results of accelerated aging tests.   Run 'em at 85ºC.    S.
Monday, 7 September 2020 - 13:01
flashing AVRs at high speed
I went snurfling around in my collection of AVR spec sheets and found some that state "20 years at 85C" and "100 years at 25C" data retention times.  'course, there's a...
Monday, 7 September 2020 - 10:37