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AVR Newbie
The stuff from smileymicros is great! You won't go wrong by getting the book and parts kit :) The first simple program in the book is only a few lines long and creates a sort of...
Tuesday, 10 October 2006 - 20:54
Remote control using a cel phone
If I wanted to do this I would do it very cheaply by sending morse code by keying one of the dtmf button contacts. Then decode it at the other end using an ne567 tone decoder chip...
Tuesday, 10 October 2006 - 20:28
Newbie needs suggestions on what to buy.
Quote:we do get more points for laying out the pcb and soldering. Well then make things work with the ere board and then if you have time layout a homemade board based on all the...
Friday, 6 October 2006 - 20:10
Newbie needs suggestions on what to buy.
Quote:Order a BUNCH of them 1 wire jumpers they sell. Ask anyone who has ordered them. Yuppo, I have literally piles of them. I use them for all sorts of things... They almost...
Friday, 6 October 2006 - 05:39
Newbie needs suggestions on what to buy.
If you choose FedEx shipping it gets here fast. I have got items from ere in 4 days! ere has lots of other goodies so don't overlook them if you order :)
Thursday, 5 October 2006 - 23:45
Getting an AVR to control 120V ac?
You could use a simple optoisolator chip to switch a relay on/off. I use a lot of 4n32 isolators and I like them. (22 cents each) A cheap pn2222a transistor is always good if you...
Tuesday, 3 October 2006 - 21:09
Mega88 Programming Ideas?
Quote:Wow, I can't believe there are so many responses for this thread. I am impressed. of the very best things about AVRs is this helpful website :)
Tuesday, 19 September 2006 - 04:02
Mega88 Programming Ideas?
I just put a 10pin header on the board for isp and if needed I use little 2pin headers with jumper blocks on the isp lines so I can just pull off the jumper block to disconnect...
Monday, 18 September 2006 - 00:30
megaAVR <> IBM System/360 ?
Just think, you could go to the city dump and drag out old PCs for free. Each one would have a cpu many times more powerful than those old giants had. Those guys would have had a...
Monday, 18 September 2006 - 00:19
Measure waterlevel in a cellar
Put a piezo speaker on something that can float...tie the float to the floor. Put a mic on the ceiling...send a very short beep to the speaker and then measure the time it takes...
Friday, 15 September 2006 - 06:05
Video Generation with AVR
I wonder if you could somehow interface an AVR with an old ISA or PCI vga card? Maybe a google search would turn up some leads. Old vga cards are easy to find since almost...
Friday, 15 September 2006 - 05:45
While we're busy working...
This worrys me. I'm spending all this time learning everything about atmel stuff and what if they go belly-up :( I already have lots of PIC stuff gathering dust...I'd hate to add...
Monday, 7 August 2006 - 21:19