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App note: Calibration of the AVR’s internal temperature reference

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Another app note from Atmel, calibration of the AVR’s internal temperature reference (PDF!) This application note describes how to calibrate and compensate the temperature measurements from the ATtiny25/45/85. It can also be used on other AVR® microcontrollers with internal temperature sensors. … Read more

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App note: Using the enable Pin in a linear regulator as a voltage supervisor

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Clever way using linear regulator’s enable pin implementing a voltage supervisory circuit control, an app note(PDF) from ON Semiconductors. The combination of a voltage regulator and a voltage supervisor, is a popular circuit configuration. The addition of the supervisor ensures … Read more

App note: Self-starting can be hard to do – Understanding power-on-reset requirements in regulators and bandgaps

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Things should be set-up properly before putting all load back again. Here’s a tip(PDF) from MAXIM on self-powering/recovering from power loss. Self-starting is a necessary but sometimes difficult task, whether it is motivating humans, starting cold automobiles, or providing power-on-reset … Read more

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