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Help finding Xilinx software for HW-130 programmer

May 3, 2016, 2:19 pm

I am searching for some Xilinx programmer software for the HW-130 unit from around 1996-2000. Looking the the DOS version. The filename was HW130.ZIP Also looking for the 16-bit windows version ... Read more »

Verifying SD Cards

May 3, 2016, 10:54 am

I found an eBay vendor with a really *great* price on 64 GB microSDXC cards and ordered one ($11.50 shipped). It was shipped from within the US so it came in a few days. I've used H2testw to ve... Read more »

Ambiq Very Low Power ARM CM4

May 2, 2016, 4:40 pm

I think this may have been mentioned here before. I was wondering if anyone knows what the current status is. There is still no data sheet on the web site. They offer a data brief instead whic... Read more »

[Second solution: disabling interrupts] Re: Help with interrupt software ro...

May 2, 2016, 4:30 am

I admit that following code instruction by instruction for checking if an interrupt trigger could bring to problems is tricky. The use of a double buffer (next1_s and next2_s) is obscure at first... Read more »

Final CfP OSPERT'16, Submission Deadline May 19

April 29, 2016, 9:17 am

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS - OSPERT 2016 ---------------------------------------------------------... Read more »

Help with interrupt software routine and non-atomic operations

April 28, 2016, 9:15 am

I have an ISR that uses a struct with two members: struct mystruct { const void *data; size_t size; } *curr, *next, curr_s, next_s; void ISR(void) { static const unsigned char *d; ... Read more »

RAM Failure modes [long -- whiners don't read]

April 25, 2016, 11:18 pm

[crossposted; feel free to elide either group in your reply] I have typically tested RAM (writeable memory) in POST for gross errors. Usually, a couple of passes writing, then reading back the ou... Read more »

Don Y

April 23, 2016, 11:26 am

Hi Don, Your email has been bouncing since Wednesday: ... rejected by the server for the recipient domain ... Error: 550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable. Did you move? George Read more »

8th is expanding its embedded offerings

April 21, 2016, 3:24 am

8th (http://8th-dev.com/) is a secure, Forth-derived, cross-platform language. It currently supports Windows, Linux, OS X, Android, iOS and Raspberry Pi. The RPI port was our first venture into t... Read more »

Remote "watchdog"s

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April 20, 2016, 3:57 pm

I have a distributed system. As such, it is possible for parts of it to crash, become unresponsive, suffer hardware failures, etc. The system as a whole needs a way of coping with these. In the n... 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 »