Tag Archives: microcontroller

Introducing RFToy, an Arduino-compatible gadget for radio frequency modules

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Ray Wang from RaysHobby has informed us of his latest open-source project called RFToy: it’s an Arduino-compatible microcontroller board for interfacing with radio frequency (RF) modules, such as the popular 433/315MHz transmitter/receiver, and the nRF24L01 transceiver. The RFToy has a built-in … Read more

App note: Getting started with the MAXQ622 evaluation kit

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Here’s an getting started guide from Maxim describing their MAXQ622 low-power RISC microcontroller: This application note describes how to create, build, and debug applications targeted for the MAXQ622 low-power RISC microcontroller. The article uses the IAR Embedded Workbench toolset and C compiler … Read more

A Silverlink clone to rescue pre-USB calculators

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Geekboy1011 over at the Cemetech forum has been working on a Silverlink clone software for the Arduino Leonardo (ATmega32U4) microcontroller development board: Texas Instruments’ Silverlink is a product to connect calculators without USB ports (namely everything except the TI-84 Plus series and the TI-89 … Read more

Telepresence robot using Microchip PIC16F1829 and Atmel AVR ATmega168 I2C smart DC motor controller microcontroller – Part 2

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Ronald of ermicroblog writes: The I2C (read as I square C) smart DC motor controller is designed using the Atmel 8-bit AVR Atmega168 microcontroller and configured to act as the I2C slave device where it could be controlled by other microcontroller or … Read more