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Serial Port Emulation

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February 17, 2019, 10:08 am

I'm working to improve a test program for the hardware I use to test some b oards I make. These boards are tested using a test fixture controlled over an RS-232 port from the PC. So I don't need... Read more »

How to avoid a task not executed in a real-time OS?

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January 21, 2019, 12:40 pm

Hi, I was asked the question in the title some time ago. I had some real-time embedded system experience but with RTOS. A watch-dog can avoid a task not called in a real-time system. But in a RTOS... Read more »

dsPIC33CH Vs dsPIC33F divide.


January 2, 2019, 5:53 pm

The new dsPIC33CH parts have a 6 cycle divide whereas the older dsPIC33F takes 18 cycles. The number of cycles is not data dependent. So I guess more Silicon for fewer cycles, but used how? Chee... Read more »

[OT] SQLite


December 15, 2018, 10:03 pm

This hit the news yesterday: SQLite contained a remote code execution bug. According to the ZDNet article the bug has been fixed as of v3.26.0 released December 1st. If your application uses SQLi... Read more »

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...

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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 »

ODB++ PDB CAD Data


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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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[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 »

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[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 »

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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 »

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[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 »