RS adds Renesas Synergy S5D3 MCU and development board
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RS adds Renesas Synergy S5D3 MCU and development board

Renesas Synergy™ TB-S5D3 Target Board Kit helps designers evaluate the operation and performance of the S5D3 Microcontrollers. The S5D3 Target Board Kit offers initial firmware development and evaluation of the Synergy Software Package (SSP) on the Synergy™ S5D3...

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iCircuit’s iCP02 USB Microchip PIC Programmer & PICkit2 Plus Review
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iCircuit’s iCP02 USB Microchip PIC Programmer & PICkit2 Plus Review

Ever since the first microcontroller was released in 1980 by Intel - the Harvard Architecture 8051 mcu - microcontrollers have revolutionized the electronics industry and has spurred an array of low-cost microcontrollers like PIC, AVR, ARM, and others. The AVR has been the one that...

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Twelve PWM outputs from an ATtiny85
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Twelve PWM outputs from an ATtiny85

This project describes how to get 12 analogue PWM outputs from an ATtiny85, so you can drive 12 LEDs with individual control over each LED's brightness. David Johnson-Davies writes: Each LED can be set to a brightness between 0 (off) and 63 (fully on). The demonstration program shows a...

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Getting Started with STM32G0
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Getting Started with STM32G0

The STM32G0 is ST's newest series of mainstream microcontrollers (MCU) for cost-oriented consumer and industrial applications. [via] This new generation offers an Arm® Cortex®-M0+ core at 64 MHz as well as a Securable Memory Area, more RAM and Flash, numerous I/Os, and more...

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ATtiny10 Thermometer using DS18B20
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ATtiny10 Thermometer using DS18B20

This is a small battery-powered thermometer that displays the temperature as a series of red and green flashes on an LED. by David Johnson-Davies: The thermometer consists of an ATtiny10, a DS18B20 1-wire temperature sensor, and a bi-colour LED. To avoid the need for a digital display,...

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How to use the Atmel ATTINY10 Microcontroller
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How to use the Atmel ATTINY10 Microcontroller

Here is a nice video from Ben Heck describing how to program and use the smallest AVR microcontroller, the ATTINY10. He covers, how to wire a small converter and an AVR High Voltage Programmer, how to get started with Atmel Studio 7 and basic I/O, how to blink a LED and view the signal...

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Tiny MIDI Player using ATtiny85
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Tiny MIDI Player using ATtiny85

David Johnson-Davies published another tiny project. This is an ATtiny85-based digital music box that will play a tune stored in memory in MIDI format: The notes sound like a music box or harpsichord, with a decaying envelope, and there are four channels, so up to four notes can play...

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A Tiny Serial Terminal based on ATtiny85
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A Tiny Serial Terminal based on ATtiny85

This is a Tiny Serial Terminal based on ATtiny85 and 256x64 OLED SH1122 display able to show 42 characters per line. David Johnson-Davies writes: This article describes a text display based on a 256x64 OLED display that provides 8 lines of 42 characters per line. Its width makes it...

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