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Connecting two AVRs using SPI - Why no resistors?
I wouldn't bother. Lots develop hardware without using them. Of course, if you are where getting a replacement part costs lots of money and time, being extremely careful isn't a...
Friday, 15 August 2008 - 20:03
TWI.... again
A hardware trick for determining whether it is the slave or master pulling down involves putting a schottky diode between the slave and master (cathode to the slave) with a second...
Friday, 15 August 2008 - 19:52
What is this FET doing? (new question)
Yes, you have to be careful when designing things that plug in hot. Sneak paths can cause interesting problems. I prefer to look for ways to automagically discover the daughter...
Saturday, 9 August 2008 - 01:10
Über stable oscillator.
Put a plastic shell over the Tiny13 and have it control a FET driven heat load so that the oscillator sees a nearly constant temperature much above local temp. (Is there a prize...
Friday, 8 August 2008 - 22:33
What is this FET doing? (new question)
You are confused. (Welcome to my world, I only visit clear thinking now and then.) PE7 is controlling a P-ch FET in the original schematic. The Bluetoot(h) schematic uses PB-0 for...
Friday, 8 August 2008 - 22:03
Über stable oscillator.
So what's the application? Share the fun and post a description.
Friday, 8 August 2008 - 19:04
What is this FET doing? (new question)
When PE7 is pulled low, VGS is nearly (-)3.3V, not 0V. A minor point, but it might confuse those not comfortable with MOSFET biasing.
Friday, 8 August 2008 - 18:59
Reverse bit order of a byte
emuler - cross wire p0.0 to p1.7, p0.1 to p1.6, etc... It is hardware resource intensive, but it works. :-)
Tuesday, 24 June 2008 - 21:59
Reverse bit order of a byte
Isn't it supposed to be on sideways? ;-)
Tuesday, 24 June 2008 - 19:28
Femto OS for small AVR's (like ATtiny861)
Lots has been written on this. From what I recall, GPL'ing the operating system does NOT GPL the application. Two separate entities, even if burned into the same ROM. Improve the...
Tuesday, 10 June 2008 - 01:21
avrfreaks in SF Bay area?
PM me. I live near you and we can arrange to test your box. I use them at work. They are not bullet proof.
Wednesday, 16 April 2008 - 23:58
Boot memory and flash pointers
Ah. Thank you. I had hoped someone could point me to the right document and section, though it suprises me that boot segment location coding would be defined in the library...
Friday, 21 March 2008 - 00:18

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