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IC-86 old C compiler for 8086 Intel target CPU

August 22, 2016, 10:18 am

Hello, I am a professional software developer and I need to re-compile an old (>24 years) C embedded safety critical application running on a 80186 CPU from Intel and I need to get exactly the same... Read more »

Dummy questions from a newbie regarding how to use DMA

August 22, 2016, 8:30 am

Until now I never used a microcontroller with an embedded DMA controller, so I always use the CPU to move data from memory to memory, from memory to peripheral, from peripheral to memory. The mi... Read more »

Linux and dmaengine - problem with checking the number of bytes transferred...

August 17, 2016, 2:50 pm

Hi, I'm writing a driver for the device, that transferrs data via AXI Stream in terface in packets with variable length (however the maximum length of the packet is known). The data should be tr... Read more »

Read-While-Write Flash memory

August 14, 2016, 9:37 pm

Linked to my previous post, here I'd like to discuss another topic related to persistent variables. Some years ago I used microcontrollers with internal EEPROM memory or I used external serial I... Read more »

DAA suggestions

August 11, 2016, 11:51 pm

Pointers to reference designs for v.90, FAX, etc. to get an idea of what the line interface should look like? Read more »

What is your strategy to save non volatile data?

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August 11, 2016, 12:48 pm

Many times I work on embedded projects where it is required to save some data in a non volatile way. Usualy I use external (to the main microcontroller) serial/parallel EEPROM or internal Flash ... Read more »

Half-duplex RS485 bus and how to manage direction signal

August 9, 2016, 11:03 pm

Each node on the half-duplex RS485 bus should start transmitting only if all the other nodes are receiveing (their transmitters are all disabled). Usually the bus is master-slave with the master s... Read more »

Memory allocation with gcc on AVR (Arduino)

August 9, 2016, 3:55 pm

So the Arduino environment has the following template code when you start up a new project: void setup() { //code to be run at startup } void loop() { //run forever } Suppose I define a cl... Read more »

Guest webinar: Over-the-Air is Not Enough - Resin.io ?s Robust Solution for...

August 5, 2016, 12:26 pm

The endeavors of Toradex?s partner Resin.io is focused on solving t he ?devops problem? for IoT. The devices continue to become more powerful and support increasingly complex use cases, than ever ... Read more »

USB Embedded Master: requirement on power supply?

July 27, 2016, 10:49 am

I'm going to design a board with an embedded USB Host connector (managed by Atmel SAM D21 MCU). I will use that connection only for data communication with a smartphone or a pendrive. I don't ne... 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 »