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New(ish) assembler for PIC16 microcontrollers (asm1825)

September 20, 2021, 3:27 pm

I thought I'd put a post out here for anyone working with PIC16 microcontrollers who might be interested in this assembler I've been working on. I started developing this around 2017 because I fou... Read more »

ATMega ports / features - clarification

July 16, 2019, 4:12 pm

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 I'm about on the brink of expanding past the point of self-contained widgets, and into using SPI / I2C / general serial over U(S)ART. Just to make ... Read more »

Soft-UART, a different approach

January 30, 2019, 1:26 pm

Hi, I need a soft-UART in an ATmega168PA which has to perform a few other duties (eg reading DS1820s) in parallel. I know of the two approaches: * wait for the falling edge at the start bit, then... Read more »

ATTiny416 basic blink

January 30, 2019, 12:07 pm

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 x-posted to alt.microcontrollers.8bit to see if anyone's out there (yeah, it's OT for linux...) Came out of a side discussion with Rudy Weiser (er,... Read more »

Prototyping software?

March 15, 2017, 3:07 am

Is there any software out there that I can use to prototype circuit designs with a library of ICs and components. Like a graphical drag and drop type. Beacuse I'm thinking of making a z80 computer w... Read more »

Microchip Forums upgrade borked

March 13, 2014, 3:13 pm

Well its been about 24 hours now and the upgraded forum is still unusable http://www.microchip.com/forums/ Without a usable forum, Microchip are just another manufacturere with a crappy website .... Read more »

89c430 timed access for upper memory

January 30, 2014, 8:44 pm

I am using the DS89c430 microcontroller and I wish to use part of the flash memory to store up to 32 values which I can change when necessary. According to the data sheet it has In Application Prog... Read more »


August 13, 2013, 9:39 pm

Are there any 10base5/Thinknet/BNC Ethernet controllers out there for microcontrollers? Or are there any other ring-topology networks available? Jim Read more »


August 8, 2013, 3:40 pm

Anyone know if any group still talking about Motorola MC68HC705.. MC68HC05 microcontrollers? Thanks Bill Rueth Read more »

Is it possible to simulate the PIC18F45K80 with PROTEUS ??

May 18, 2013, 8:49 pm

Is it possible to simulate the PIC18F45K80 with PROTEUS ?? ** Read more »

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Microchip PIC 18f8722 USART2 Interrupt Problem

Hi, Microchip PIC 18f8722 USART2 Interrupt is not working - I have USART1 working fine with interrupts but cannot get interrupt on usart2 - the RC2IF interrupt flag never gets set although data is co... Read more »


avrdude: AVR device not responding

Hi there, Just getting started with my first project. Im using a serial ISP programmer to program an ATMega162, and Im having trouble using avrdude to do, well, anything! avrdude reports: -----------... Read more »