Posts Tagged ‘ATmega88PA’

Fruit machine, 7-segment one-armed bandit

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Bertho  shared his fruit machine, a 7-segment one-armed bandit in the project log forum: I was revisiting the first program I ever wrote and decided it was time to redo the project with "modern" micro tech. The Fruit Machine is a One-armed Bandit (slot-machine) implemented with 7-segment displays. It has 4 displays...

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App note: picoPower Basics

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Here’s an application note from Atmel on power saving techniques to reduce energy consumption (PDF!): In this demonstration we will show you how to extend the battery life of our application by multiple factors by modifying only the firmware. You will see that while some of the modifications are very simple...

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