All New Teensy 4.0 – The Fastest Dev Board powered by ARM Cortex-M7
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All New Teensy 4.0 – The Fastest Dev Board powered by ARM Cortex-M7

The latest offering from Teensy, Teensy 4.0 is the fastest microcontroller available today which is powered by ARM Cortex-M7 processor at 600MHz, with an NXP iMXRT1062 chip. Teensy 4.0 has the same dimensions (35 x 18 mm) of Teensy 3.2 and maintains compatibility with most of the pin...

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Program ATtiny 0-Series Chips with a Miniature UPDI Dongle
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Program ATtiny 0-Series Chips with a Miniature UPDI Dongle

Thanks to their tiny size and improved capabilities, the ATtiny-0-Series of microcontrollers have been a delight for designers and DIYers looking for a microcontroller with the ease of use associated with the Arduino boards, but with a way smaller form factor associated with ATtiny...

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Perform Power Analysis Side-Channel Attacks with the ChipWhisperer-Nano
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Perform Power Analysis Side-Channel Attacks with the ChipWhisperer-Nano

If you have ever considered the option of using encryption in your design, then you should be able to perform a side-channel attack as well as understand the consequences of such an attack on your product. While oscilloscopes and differential probes can be helpful in traditional power...

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tinyPulsePPG – ATTiny85 Pulse oximeter with photoplethysmogram
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tinyPulsePPG – ATTiny85 Pulse oximeter with photoplethysmogram

tinyPulsePPG, an ATTiny85 Pulse Oximeter with Photoplethysmogram (PPG) display by Jeff Magee: This project implemented on an ATTiny85 displays a moving Photoplethysmogram together with pulse rate and estimates of SpO2 – blood oxygen percentage. It uses an SSD1306 128×32 OLED display...

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644/1284 Narrow – The smallest Atmega644/1284-based board
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644/1284 Narrow – The smallest Atmega644/1284-based board

644 Narrow and 1284 Narrow are the simplest and perfect upgrade option for all your small footprint Arduino projects. The Narrow board gives you 2 to 8 times more flash and RAM resources as compared to a Uno/Nano, plus total compatibility. A large amount of effective Flash and...

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Program ATtiny 0-Series Chips with This Miniature UPDI Dongle
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Program ATtiny 0-Series Chips with This Miniature UPDI Dongle

This is a USB-stick sized UPDI programmer, for programming Microchip's new 0-series and 1-series ATtiny chips from the Arduino IDE. It's based on an ATmega328P, and is essentially an Arduino Uno on a USB stick, so you also could use it as a mini-sized Arduino Uno. by David...

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ATtiny402 Timer with low power sleep mode
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ATtiny402 Timer with low power sleep mode

David Johnson-Davies published another great mini project. It's a Timer based on ATtiny402 and was build to demonstrate the low power sleep mode of the microcontroller. This article describes how to use the new 0-series and 1-series ATtiny microcontrollers in low-power projects, taking...

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NXP Launches The Gigahertz Microcontroller Era
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NXP Launches The Gigahertz Microcontroller Era

NXP Semiconductors has announced the industry’s first crossover MCU, i.MX RT1170 28nm fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) microcontroller unit (MCU), which is a power-efficient design with real-time functionality, and MCU usability at an affordable price. It clocks its...

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