Category Archives: components

Modified Arduino DS1307RTC library that also works for MCP7940N

in Arduino, code, components by the machinegeek | 6 comments

Ray writes, “When your project needs a real-time clock (RTC), don’t you hate that the popular DS1307 costs several dollars? I recently came across Microchip’s MCP7940N, which is an inexpensive alternative to DS1307. On the hardware side it is pretty … Read more

MSP430TCH5E MCU integrates haptic and cap touch sensors

in components, MSP430, sensors by the machinegeek | 1 comment

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player TI has announced their new MSP430TCH5E microcontrollers which include haptics and capacitive touch capabilities on one chip. This allow users to add vibrational feedback on capacitive touch buttons, sliders and wheels, as well as capacitive … Read more

TI glass breakage detector design and sample kit offer

TI is making samples available of of components used in their new glass breakage detector. This simple glass-breakage detector solution describes a simple glass breakage detector using the MSP430F2274 and was developed to operate at low power, allowing long battery … Read more