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Atmel SAM D09 Development board

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Dan Watson has designed a development board for the Atmel SAM D09 microcontroller: The Atmel SAM D series of 32-bit microcontrollers includes several devices, each with a long list of features at great prices. Perhaps the best known of the series in the maker community is the SAM D21 due...

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CC2538 development board

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Jelmer Tiete designed and built a development board for the TI CC2538, that is available at GitHub: It’s a nice little system-on-chip with an ARM Cortex M3, 2.4 GHz 802.15.4 radio and it runs at 32 MHz. Perfect for all your favorite Internet Of Things (IOT) shenanigans. Contiki supports this...

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1mm pitch flex cable passthrough

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Kuzyatech has a new project posted, a Flex (FPC) 1mm cable passthrough breakout: By popular demand, the breakout/passthrough combination boards family now includes a 1mm pitch variant This version handles up to 30 signals which seems to be a practical limit of most 1mm FPC connectors. Each signal is numbered and...

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Basic Experimenter Board for rapid prototyping of electronic circuits

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Raj of Embedded Lab has published new project the Basic Experimenter Board for easy prototyping of electronics circuits: Most electronics projects require some common stuff like regulated power supply, input tact switches, and output LEDs during prototyping and testing phase. Wiring these things on a breadboard for every new project...

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Oops – Again

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Sjaak likes to design (and build) PCBs in his spare time. This has a big downside as he has a busy daytime job, which makes him a bit less focussed during the design process. He used a small crystal of which he didn't had a proper footprint of. No problem as...

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First steps with the ESP8266-03 development board

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

As a follow up to the "Development board for the ESP8266-03" post, Limpkin blogged about his first steps with ESP8266-03 dev board: As mentioned in my previous blog post I was very optimistic when designing my ESP8266-03 development board and didn't even prototype it before launching a batch in production. As I just...

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Atmel releases new low power MCUs

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Atmel recently announced the release of their next generation of low power 8-bit MCUs. Promising to be pin compatible with previous ATmega family members, these "The Atmel mega168PB, mega88PB and mega48PB are available in 32-pin QFN and QFP packages with additional devices available later this year. All devices are sampling...

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Atsam3u + SDCard + USB cdc/msd + fat32 with at91lib & Chan’s fat code

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Limpkin writes: This development platform is primarily aimed at facilitating the realization of high speed (several GHz) functions that quantum physicist need for their experiments, as well as providing data collection capabilities. Without going into many details, it will physically be a 3U rack where users can plug different eurocard...

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A development board for the ESP8266-03

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Limpkin has developed a development board for the ESP8266-03: The ESP8266 modules come with a pre-loaded firmware that will accept some commands through their UART interface (connect to wifi, open udp socket, send data to this IP...). Moreover, since Espressif recently released their SDK you can now load your own custom...

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Microcontroller based running light controller

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Another project by Rajkumar Sharma over at Electronics Lab, a lights effects board using common bulbs: This project provides some lighting effect by the blinking pattern of the bulbs connected at its output. Up to 8 Bulbs can be connected in between connector CN2 to CN9 and AC power to...

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Hacking Android on the UDOO board (for SATA and S/PDIF)

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Computer engineer Primiano Tucci has been experimenting with Android on the UDOO board. I recently came in possession of a UDOO Quad board. The hardware onboard is pretty powerful compared to many other competitor boards. Unfortunately, however, the software support for Android is lagging a bit. In particular, in the...

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Review: Kano DIY computer kit

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Steve Schuler has posted this review of the Kano DIY computer kit on Science 2.0. I've lost count of how many computers I've built over the years, but I think it is safe to say that the Kano Computer was the easiest build ever. So simple a child could do...

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Freedom freescale KL25Z board

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Jan Henrik posted another Instructables, an introduction to the Freedom Freescale KL25Z board: Hello, today I want intoduct you to the Freescale Freedom Board with the KL25Z processor. It is a development board, builded and selled by Freescale. It features a ARM® Cortex™-M0+ , working on 48Mhz. Features: 48Mhz 128KB Flash...

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Interfacing the STM32VLDISCOVERY with Semtech’s SX1272RF1BAS module

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Milen Pavlov with Netblocks wrote this post on connecting a STM32VLDISCOVERY with Semtech's SX1272RF1BAS module (LoRa sx1272 transceiver.) This module incorporates the LoRa spread spectrum modem which is advertised as achieving significantly longer range than existing systems based on FSK or OOK modulation. It operates using low power in the...

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Digispark Pro – tiny, Arduino ready, USB and mobile dev board

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Ihsan informs us of Digitstump’s  inexpensive, tiny Arduino IDE ready, USB and mobile dev board, the Digispark Pro: Serial over USB debugging, USB programmable, 14 i/o, SPI, I2C, UART, USB Device Emulation, Mobile Development Ready, Optional BT, BLE, Mesh, and Wi-Fi. The super small, dirt cheap, always open source, Arduino compatible, USB...

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LemcUSB: software USB for EFM32ZG (ARM Cortex M0+)

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Viswa informs us that the Lemcu.org crew have implemented a purely software based USB peripheral for ARM Cortex M0+ devices and a made a tiny Quick start board for EFM32ZG110 MCU. "This software enables Cortex M0+ devices to act as a Low speed USB device. It includes a lightweight USB...

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STM32 Nucleo development series

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Alexander Czajor from ST writes:ST has just released the STM32 Nucleo. This is a series of development tools that allow to quickly evaluate any STM32. These boards are extensible with Arduino, and they are supported by mbed. This makes them a good basis for any embedded community. The main idea:...

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A development board for Lua programming update

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

doub posted an update on his Lua board we covered previously: Today I soldered a second one, and it looks much better. Here is a picture.  I just plugged it on my PC while pressing the DFU button and Windows recognized it as a "STM Device in DFU Mode", and...

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Pratham: Breadboardable PIC32 board

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Gaurav Chaudhary  has written an article detailing his Pratham - breadboardable PIC32 breakout with USB OTG , USB/SDCard/UART bootloader: doing random projects with Microcontroller i always come into position when i need to have a bit more power and Peripherals then regular 8-bit micro or Arduino has to offer, but most of the...

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STM32F429 discovery board running Sega master system emulator

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Fabrice Muller writes informing of this recent efforts using the STM32F429 Discovery Board to run a Sega emulator: Yesterday I made this adaptation from the Alessandro Rocchegiani sega master system emulator. You can seen the original work here. After trying to adapt this emulator to my smt32 VGA output board...

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