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PIC programmer built from an AVR
Do you guys know of any designs out there that use an AVR to program PICs? I'm in a bind and I need a quick, temporary programmer to unbrick my Bus Pirate. EDIT: The chip I need...
Tuesday, 21 June 2011 - 21:21
Running out of program space
I started working on a homemade GPS project using an atmega8. I quickly ran out of space because I need code for the LCD, GPS, and calculations. My question is, what can I do to...
Thursday, 15 April 2010 - 01:38
Converting from string to double is incorrect
I'm trying to convert a string to a double, but I can't seem to get the correct output. A code example would help illustrate my problem best: http://pastie.org/915695 (posting it...
Monday, 12 April 2010 - 14:38
STK500 clock sometimes resets to 14400 Hz
Sometimes when I turn my STK500 on and off I find that the onboard clock has reset to 14400 Hz. I have to reprogram the clock from AVR Studio. This does not happen when resetting...
Tuesday, 28 July 2009 - 00:57
[TUT] [C] PWM for complete idiots
Intro: This is sort of a temporary completion of Dean's PWM tutorial until it gets finished. I just noticed the lack of PWM tutorials and example code, so I decided to finish this...
Friday, 12 June 2009 - 01:56
Digikey ribbon cable - what's up?
I was looking for some ribbon cable on Digikey. I need it for my STK500. I looked under the Ribbon Cable section, and it seemed like they had tons (100 pages). I filtered out all...
Wednesday, 10 June 2009 - 02:02
STK500 regulator is HOT
I just got my STK500, and I'm using a 12V power supply. The 5V regulator gets really hot, painful to the touch. I know the SMD regulator has a lot of heat to dissipate with little...
Tuesday, 2 June 2009 - 14:03
Need recommendations for a good dev board
Hey guys! I haven't been working with AVR's in a while, and I'd like to get back into the groove once my high school exams are over. Before I was using a homebrew breadboard plug-...
Saturday, 23 May 2009 - 20:16
Why is Serial so much better that Parallel?
This is just a random question that has been in my head for several days now. I was just wondering why many parallel interfaces are being replaced with serial ones. For example,...
Tuesday, 17 February 2009 - 11:37
Searching for IC socket with long leads
I bought this IC socket for my AVR programmer a long time ago, and I now want to redo my programmer. I have since moved to Digikey, and I am having trouble finding a similar...
Friday, 23 January 2009 - 23:28
What is a good USB module for generic tinkering?
I was thinking about playing around with USB but I don't know of a good module to use. I found this one on DigiKey, and it seems to be well documented and easy to use and program...
Thursday, 22 January 2009 - 00:00
All AVRISP mkII verifications fail
I recently tried to program an AVR using an mkII and when I did, the program went well, but at the end it always says: Reading FLASH input file.. OK Setting mode and device...
Thursday, 2 October 2008 - 01:50

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