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August 16, 2018, 7:22 pm

Anyone using Gerbv as a Gerber viewer? I'm having a problem where a few dr ill locations in a drill file look out of location. I seem to have narrowe d the problem to the use of trailing zero sup... Read more »

DDCMP and 68302

August 16, 2018, 12:32 am

Does anyone know anything about DDCMP and the 68302 chip. We have some sof tware that uses it in asynchronous mode over RS485 and we want to see if we can emulate the DDCMP behaviour on another p... Read more »

"Boost context" for task switching on embedded Linux on ARM

August 3, 2018, 12:52 pm

Following on from my recent question about PThreads I have a new question a bout Boost:context https://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_67_0/libs/context/doc/html/index.html We have some legacy code(Motor... Read more »

C++ threads versus PThreads for embedded Linux on ARM micro

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July 20, 2018, 11:01 am

We're starting an embedded Linux C++ project with an ARM micro and using GCC V7. Can anyone suggest pros and cons of using C++ Threads versus PThreads (Posix threads). Read more »

FreeRTOS memory footprint reduction at build time

July 6, 2018, 12:29 am

Hi Folks- FreeRTOS has a build config file (FreeRTOSConfig.h) that users can apply at build time to customize the RTOS. The FreeRTOS web site has a page to describe the options (https://www.fre... Read more »

Free 8051/8052 Keil C Sourcecode

July 1, 2018, 10:08 am

Visit 8051.duenna.science for Keil C software modules for 8051/ 8052 microcontrollers. https://8051.duenna.science Read more »

How to Solder a Wire to Surface-Mount IC With Pins VERY Close Together?

June 26, 2018, 4:51 pm

We do embedded software, but the hardware is produced by our customer (we d on't control it). Sometimes we need to attach a wire (for monitoring a serial or I2C interfac e, or for timing instrumen... Read more »

what's the startup clock frequency of PIC1703

June 24, 2018, 9:12 am

I'd like to run from internal osc (XTAL pins as GPIO), but from the configuration bits it looks like it defaults to ext clk. I can't seem to find docs on their two speed startup and Fail-safe cloc... Read more »

[AVR] What assembler to use?

June 16, 2018, 7:37 am

I've just been trying to use avra, but it outputs coff or something, so obdump has trouble disassembling it. I am also not sure how to link the result(ihex have no symbol info). So now I believe... Read more »

Serial EEPROM or Serial Flash?

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June 14, 2018, 10:20 am

I need to save some data on a non-volatile memory. They are some parameters that the user could change infrequently, for example 10 times per day at a maximum. In the range 100-2kB. As usually ... Read more »

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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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] 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 »