Here’s a SLENDUINO development board based on PIC12F683 by C/D: The idea of this project was born from the necessity of create projects focused to mobile; therefore PIC12F683-I/SN was almost immediately our first choice for the features of this microcontroller. Files available … Read more
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Here’s Embedded Lab’s new development board for PIC12F series microcontrollers: The 12F series of PIC microcontrollers are handy little 8-pin devices designed for small embedded applications that do not require too many I/O resources, and where small size is advantageous. These … Read more
Torsten came across an interesting project on Kickstarter called Micro Python by Damien George. He writes: It has some very nice new design ideas as well as a totally new way of dealing with uC. I often do prototyping of a certain algorithm in python because … Read more
Kehribar writes, “I’ve recently published my “UDP bootloader for Atmega328p + ENC28J60” project. Hardware development is done on my “Embedded ethernet gateway” project. You can find the blog post about this project from here” Via the forum.
Nick Johnson over at Arachnid Labs posted an update on his uCAN- a protocol stack for microcontroller networking we posted previously: First working uCAN hardware! It’s not much to look at, but it is fully functional! A power injector with a 12v wall … Read more
Nick Johnson over at Arachnid Labs writes: I’m working on an idea that I’ve been pondering over for a while: a simple, low cost option for networking low power microcontrollers for hobbyist projects, art installations, interactive exhibits, hackspaces, etc etc. There … Read more
Massimo Banzi has announced the latest release in the Arduino line: the Galileo. Galileo is a microcontroller board based on the Intel Quark SoC X1000 Application Processor, a 32-bit Intel Pentium-class system on a chip (datasheet — 920 page PDF.) … Read more
Baystray points out another ST dev board sample offer. Its the 32L100CDISCOVERY Discovery kit featuring the STM32L100RC MCU. The order page indicates that as of the time of this posting free samples are available! Via the contact form.
Tinito informs us that a new STM32F4 discovery board has been announced, featuring a 2.4″ QVGA TFT LCD (apparently without touch sensor), 64Mbit of SDRAM, a Gyro and all pins available through pin headers. The data brief is available for … Read more
TI has announced their latest LaunchPad evaluation kit. The new MSP430F5529 USB LaunchPad Evaluation Kit includes USB 2.0-enabled MSP430F5529 16-bit MCU (up to 25 MHz), 128KB Flash, 8KB RAM and a 12 Bit SAR ADC. Also included are eZ-FET lite … Read more
The Arduino crew has announced the Arduino Yun. This latest addition to the Arduino family is a “combination of a classic Arduino Leonardo (based on the Atmega32U4 processor) with a Wifi system-on-a-chip running Linino (a MIPS GNU/Linux based on OpenWRT). … Read more
Stephen Ong previously released this video demonstrating the use of RTL-SDR dongle with the BeagleBone dev board to function as a spectrum analyzer. The software making this possible is known as ViewRF and Stephen has now released the instructions and … Read more
Sebastian writes, “Here’s my review of the ADSP-BF592 EZ Lite Kit. Quite an interesting board for people trying to get into DSPs.” Via the contact form.
The MC HCK is an entirely open source dev board based on the Freescale MK20DX32VLF5 which supports USB for easy programming. It features 8KB RAM, 32KB program flash + 32KB data flash. ““MC” is short for microcontroller, and “HCK” stands … Read more
Lattice Semi has released their iCEstick eval board. This board has a high-performance, low-power iCE40HX1K FPGA on board and has a USB thumb drive form factor. IO connectors include 16 LVCMOS/LVTTL (3.3 V) digital I/O connections on 0.1” through-hole connections … Read more
limpkin has been working on a dev board for the HB100 microwave sensor. He developed a breakout board that allows the module to operate as a motion sensor. “I’m sure you’re quite familiar with the Doppler effect: you send an … Read more
Gordon Williams has developed cheat sheets for ARM dev boards. He writes, “I got pretty frustrated working with ARM development boards – every time I’d choose a pin for some function I’d find out that it was used for some … Read more
TI is offering the FRAM Experimenter’s Board + SimpleLink CC3000 WiFi Evaluation Module as a bundle for a limited time for $57. The FRAM Experimenter’s Board is The MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board is a development platform for the MSP430FR57xx devices. It … Read more
Seeedstudio has announced what may be the smallest Arduino compatible board yet. The BareDuino Nano was designed by 15 year old maker Niek Blankers from the Netherlands, and sports the same processing power as Arduino Uno in a 21×14 mm … Read more
Parker Dillmann of Longhorn Engineer posted an update on his Prop Dev Stick project: The Prop Dev Stick is a Parallax Propeller development platform that is designed to just plug into a computer like a USB thumb drive. The old design … Read more