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snprintf return value

December 10, 2018, 10:20 am

I usually have a static buffer and I don't want to use a dynamic buffer. char buf[BUFLEN]; I have to construct a long string, and it is quite easy to call snprintf multiple times: int n = 0; ... Read more »

"Device-to-smartphone" and "smartphone-to-device" techn...

December 9, 2018, 10:49 pm

Nowadays the poor embedded developer faces new challenges that go outside the limited world of C/C++ program on a resource constrained hardware. Now the hardware isn't so resource constrained (R... Read more »

Serial terminal (VT100) with automatic save specified data

December 7, 2018, 12:09 pm

For a test setup, I have created a small UI using the serial port connected to a VT100 capable terminal (Tera Term). I use the VT100 commands to create a nice (for certain values of nice) looking ... Read more »

Makefile or not?

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December 3, 2018, 8:18 am

What do you really use for embedded projects? Do you use standard makefile or do you rely on IDE functionalities? Nowadays every MCU manufacturers give IDE, mostly for free, usually based on Ecl... Read more »

Crystal Load Capacitance

November 12, 2018, 11:22 am

I am using a Atmel4SD32C processor. For the main clock crystal Atmel specifiey the following requirements: CLEXT Maximum External Capacitor on XIN and XOUT 17 pF Allowed Crystal Capacitance Load... Read more »


November 11, 2018, 1:16 pm

I am having an old board made and am being asked for ODB++ format CAD data files. It seems this is to facilitate the creation of the various machine control files. I'm told it can also support ... Read more »

Embedded Linux - Delay control implemented for Marvell 88E6352/1 also works...

October 31, 2018, 9:04 am

Hi, I have faced a problem with communication via Ethernet switch Marvell 88E6320 connected to the Xilinx ZynqMP chip via RGMII interface. The whole problem and its resolution is described here:... Read more »

RS485 over optical fiber cable

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October 30, 2018, 2:00 pm

I'd like to replace an electrical cable with a fiber cable, mainly for electromagnetic noise immunity and long distance (I need to reach 500m). The bitrate will be very low: 9600bps is ok. I need... Read more »

How to transmit the value of an enumeration

October 24, 2018, 11:18 am

enum type_t { TYPE_1, TYPE_2, ... TYPE_100, } void tx_byte(unsigned char c); enum type_t t; ... tx_byte((unsigned char)t); If the maximum value in the enumeration is lower than ... Read more »

Just HOW does the gputils linker allocate the program memory?

October 20, 2018, 2:01 am

Hello, I have been writing a larger project and seeing huge gaps in the map file(0x374-0xe00). I've put all the regular code in PGM CODE sections But some things needed specific addresses... in... 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 »


CPU Virtualization / CPU state

Hi, I was wondering if someone can explain to me what CPU virtualization means from the perspective of inside of a CPU. I mean, If I have a single core ho w I virtualized it? What parts and func... 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 »


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 »


[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 »