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What's the Use of XTAL in atmega16
Wanted to throw a shout-out to Digikey about their web site.  It's awesome.  Digikey is not always the cheapest, but I shop there because their web site is awesome....
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 - 01:45
How many "powerful" instructions?
frog_jr wrote: Scroungre wrote:And it doesn't have HCF (Halt and Catch Fire) either. ;-) Actually, it is there...   Yes, it does.  I looked and missed it.  You are...
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 10:01
How many "powerful" instructions?
Brian Fairchild wrote: Kartman wrote: How about this list of 'powerful' instructions:...     It appears to be missing one...   ROJ - Randomise Opcode and Jump...
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 09:47
Fastest AVR Microcontroller?
Actually, sounds like a job that could very much be paralleled.  Using an 8-bit parallel bus (and a few control/select pins) I've a board with six tiny2313s running at 16MHz...
Friday, 3 March 2017 - 02:18
Fastest AVR Microcontroller?
digitalDan wrote: If the application required 32+ Mhz "bit banging" I would be thinking FPGA rather than micro controller.   I'd suggest CPLDs.  It's a darn shame that...
Thursday, 2 March 2017 - 10:50
8x8 led matrix
Simonetta wrote: http://www.ebay.com/itm/MAX7219-...   I might throw a bit of cold water around here, because those little modules are listed at $1.62 (US) on eBay, while...
Monday, 27 February 2017 - 03:00
SMT Soldering
I made do with a hand-held gun and lots of aluminum foil over everything else.   This was my first introduction to SMT AVRs, and, to be short, it did not go well.   I...
Friday, 10 February 2017 - 16:47
Typical 20 Pin AVR
david.prentice wrote: It is far more convenient to develop a project on a ATmega328P,  ATmega1284 and then pare it down for the smallest,  cheapest target. The XMINI and...
Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 13:23
Typical 20 Pin AVR
Mega8535 chips have 44 pins, and come in cheerfully socketable PLCC packages.  They're usually my go-to chip these days, if still a bit primitive by "modern" AVR standards....
Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 10:46
Typical 20 Pin AVR
NoviceAtmelAVRUser wrote: How does Attiny 2313 measure up as being your typical AVR chip?   I've always been fond of the 20-pin DIP AVRs, ever since the 90S1200 (still have...
Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 07:22
MCP23S17 I/O Expander with ATtiny 2313A - I/O unresponsive?
david.prentice wrote: Looking at FIGURE 2-5: SPI INPUT TIMING in the datasheet,   the device has the MISO pin in high-impedance when /CS becomes active.   Looking...
Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 00:42
Change of Eagle Ownership and Licences
dksmall wrote:  Jorge has posted the ftp site for all the downloads - ftp.cadsoft.de/eagle/program   Thanks much for the link.  I went and grabbed 7.7.  I don...
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 09:00

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