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New Atmel product: AVR Dragon
Dang - this is really living vicariously here. I missed out on the free offer fo the Dragon, and am now waiting with bated breath for the first results and experiences. And then...
Wednesday, 5 July 2006 - 17:56
[General frustration] ARGH! Those datasheets.....
Heh - I was much the same ... Quote:Normally I consider Atmel to be the top contender for microcontrollers - we use almost exclusively AVR micros. Recently the intelligence of...
Wednesday, 7 June 2006 - 18:52
2 million dollar AVR contest?
Hrm - how about a Quadcopter ? and I've seen video of one of these flying...
Saturday, 13 May 2006 - 20:53
This is the power supply section of my SuprAlarm project. It's proved to be very stable, no resets on starting, stopping etc. The RBO40-40 is a good protection device ... http...
Monday, 24 April 2006 - 02:27
Cheapest way to program an AVR by SPI
Even with a bootloader, it's always a good idea to leave at least the footprint of a 6-pin ISP header in place, along with the 3 resistors to isolate it. You don't even have to...
Friday, 21 April 2006 - 16:21
ATmega8535 UART programming
So, what was the problem, and what was the solution ?
Friday, 21 April 2006 - 16:09
Nixie tube lamps
That's an excellent score there. Where did you get them ? Many people use the standard 74141 drivers - easily available on Ebay. Another popular choice is the Supertex range of...
Thursday, 20 April 2006 - 21:25
Problem with switch between Mega16 to Mega162
Always remember to surround code with CODE tags ( [ c o d e ] and [ / c o d e ] ). It preserves the code formatting, and prevents smiley-faces ...
Thursday, 20 April 2006 - 20:14
Introducing BBot, AVR-powered balancing robot
Definitely check out David Anderson's nBot at
Thursday, 20 April 2006 - 14:07
Tips for battery power supply
Holy crap ! They have one there that is 5 thousand farads ! HE5000C-0027A. Using peret's info about, that 5kF (hah!) cap will lose 1 volt every 83,333 seconds, or every 23 hours...
Saturday, 15 April 2006 - 15:41
caller ID
stevech wrote:cheap but not a chip I use, with my own host software, a NetCaller ID ($10). RS232 for caller ID and voice mail waiting, as well as call waiting caller id. http://...
Thursday, 13 April 2006 - 16:05
Int. Osc Calibrate and auto baud detection
Dean did a nice calibration routine ...
Sunday, 9 April 2006 - 03:42