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AAME Certification preparation

December 21, 2014, 5:31 am

Can you please suggest me something else as the The Definitive Guide to the ARM Cortex-M3 - ARM Read more »

seeking USB interface/breakout board with 2x serial, GPIO...

December 19, 2014, 5:02 am

Hi all I'm trying to source a prototyping/interfacing board to control via a desktop PC with USB port. Ideally it should have the following ports on it: - 1 RS-232 port - 1 RS-485 port - 'a few' ... Read more »

Languages, is popularity dominating engineering?

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December 12, 2014, 3:02 pm

As I began my career in software and systems, choosing a programming language was at times serious. Over the years it seems that choosing a programming language has become: what is popular (or percei... Read more »

Replacing LPC2478 with LPC1788

December 12, 2014, 2:32 am

Hi, I have a lpc2478 PCB, with 16M SDRAM, 1/4 VGA LCD i. a. This board has run perfect for years. The SDRAM is 2x Micron MT48LC16M4A2. In order to modernize this PCB, the cpu is replaced with t... Read more »

delta sigma mod. for BLDC motor controller

December 9, 2014, 5:24 pm

Ok, here we go again with my lack of knowledge on digital control, so pardon me if it looks I'm just waving hands in the blind (I'm not blind but I'm italian and waving hands is pretty much a gen... Read more »

"starter kits" disposition

December 7, 2014, 1:35 am

Hi, What do folks do with starter kits they no longer use? Repurpose them for little projects (like what?)? Salvage components from them? Toss them out? etc. Read more »

The nuts at TI who write datasheets

December 5, 2014, 2:11 pm

Apparently the screwballs at TI think that incomplete data sheets are acceptable to customers. The TCA1116 is an I2C I/O expander. The data sheet on the TI web site and everywhere else I could ... Read more »

Creating a wireless mesh from scratch

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December 3, 2014, 5:36 pm

Last week, I had a (telephone) interview with a company who said that (they thought) their problem required a wireless mess solution but that the environment that they worked in was too noisy for... Read more »

Modern debuggers cause bad code quality

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December 2, 2014, 10:31 am

Hi All, of course, the subject is just a rant to make you read and comment this. Did developers two decades ago think better before they started coding? In the early days of embedded computing, ... Read more »


December 2, 2014, 6:37 am

hi everybody. I have a not so good experience with DHT22 I have two and even when placed in the same circuit( replacing each other) they don't give same results, with important differences. Any ... Read more »

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OpenSource: netpp/DClib universal remote control library for embedded devic...

Hi community, I'd like to announce a first preliminary and free OpenSource release of our device control library (DClib) and its mainly used protocol (network property protocol). What is this? Let me... Read more »


a hobby class on microcontrollers

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I need to think about a class that will include both young and old, all of whom have very little experience but at least the hope of trying to enjoy such a class on microcontrollers without knowing a... Read more »


Zynq devices, boards and suppliers

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I'd like to pick people's brains about aspects of different *suppliers* of Zynq boards. Avnet and Digilent are front-runners, but any info/opinions about other suppliers would be helpful too. ... Read more »


On Home Projects as a Reentry into the Job Market

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I do not -- thank God -- have to reenter the job market. But I've seen a lot of posts recently that start something like: I haven't worked in engineering since 20xx, and I'm (starting)/ (look... Read more »


ARM SBC in arduino form factor?

For a couple of one of a kind projects, I would like to use an ARM controller in a board that could accept (at least some of the) Arduino shields. So far I found the Xduino (status dubious) and the C... Read more »


[ANN] AVRcam v1.1 real-time image processing engine

The AVRcam version 1.1 is a small, low-cost image-processing engine intended to bring a truly affordable and extensible vision platform to a multitude of developers. The AVRcam provides the followin... Read more »


[ANN] LOOPGEN-Fast hardware looping VHDL IPs

The LOOPGEN IP collection provides fast hardware architectures for implementing nested loop structures. The collection comprises of three different architectures (variants), namely: - HWLU, a mix... Read more »


[ANN] XMODZ-Fast modulo reduction VHDL IPs

The XMODZ IP collection provides fast hardware implementations for the modulo computation on integers. The collection comprises of two distinct IP modules, modk for modulo by a fixed integer consta... Read more »


Cheap small LCD Display

Hi For a new design I am looking for cheap LCD modules: 64x64 dots (or more) 16mm x 20mm outline SPI, I2C, parallel, I don't care Backlight The source must be stable, so we don't run into obsolescenc... Read more »


Analyzer of Quality Electrical Energy, with RTOS ( ARM , Driver ADC, lwip ,...

Analyzer of Quality Electrical Energy This desing and develop is constructed whit RTOS (eCos), consists of a ADC of 16NBits with two channels one to capture Current and another one of Voltege, capt... Read more »