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HMC5883 3 axis magnetometer?
I've played around with the hmc5883 and it does saturate very quickly. I haven't tried the continuous mode, but using a micro-controller for polling I could make it work at 100 hz...
Monday, 12 November 2012 - 06:50
Where to buy electromagnet
valusoft wrote:... or Blu-Tack on the end of a stick :lol: I could as well coat it with honey and unleash an army of ants. @sbennett: I saw similar results during my search. I was...
Monday, 12 November 2012 - 02:35
Where to buy electromagnet
The relay idea seems to be interesting, since many stores sell relays, as opposed to electromagnets. My most important criterion here is weight, it should be about 50 grams or...
Sunday, 11 November 2012 - 19:38
Overhead for interrupts context switching
Yeah, I just remembered Avr Studio 4 didn't come by default with gcc. I think I have one of the 2011 versions of avr-gcc, although I don't have my computer right now to check. My...
Saturday, 3 November 2012 - 19:00
Overhead for interrupts context switching
Yeah i ran the simulator and was wondering about the R1 stuff (that's like 5 cycles wasted right there). Seems like I'm getting about 30 cycles for a 16 bit counter, which is fine...
Saturday, 3 November 2012 - 07:12
Overhead for interrupts context switching
Ok, nvm, I was being lazy. Did some search and found this: theusch wrote:Quote: Quote: t2overflow interrupt cost 11 cycles. No, it doesn't. There is additional overhead to set up...
Friday, 2 November 2012 - 02:44
Bluetooth reliability & Bitrate for SPP service
Hmm that's interesting. I also noticed that the dongle plays a significant role in the quality of the transmission. In fact, the first dongle I bought off sparkfun was terrible...
Wednesday, 4 April 2012 - 20:51
Genius g540 programmer new drivers?
Ok, so after some work I've got my icsp arduino programmer working for the atmega164a. @david Is there anything particular I should lookout for when buying an usbasp? Pavel
Sunday, 11 March 2012 - 20:36
AVRDUDE support for ATmega164A
K, thank you, I'll take a look
Sunday, 11 March 2012 - 17:26
Genius g540 programmer new drivers?
Yeah well, I still think I got its worth out of the g540. Even tho it is not as user-friendly as other parallel programmers, back in the days I was happy I could just plug the...
Sunday, 11 March 2012 - 17:09
AVRDUDE support for ATmega164A
I have the 2010-01-10 version of winavr, which is the latest according to It only has the m164p, not the m164. Any hints? Pavel
Sunday, 11 March 2012 - 04:33
Genius g540 programmer new drivers?
Thanks David, I am actually investigating that right now! Pavel
Saturday, 10 March 2012 - 23:24