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Atmel ICE, JTAG and the ATmega32U4

Having spent a lot of time working with AVR microcontrollers I decided a number of years ago to invest in a dedicated In Circuit Emulator (ICE). 514 more words


Venturing into SMD

I’ve been an electronics hobbyist for years (they call these “makers” nowadays), but have always used PDIP and “normal” scale components for my work.

SMD or “surface mount devices” are tiny scale components that make for easier placing by machines, smaller PCBs, less wastage (i.e. 577 more words


Fabricating My First PCB

For a while, have been a follower of ShrimpingIt (http://start.shrimping.it/) and their incredibly simple design for using and programming an Atmel 328p, from the Arduino IDE. 688 more words


Where is the Tinusaur project used?

The Tinusaur Project is used in schools, universities, and clubs around the world.

In Formal Education

The Tinusaur Project is already getting traction in the field of the  479 more words


What is the Tinusaur project about?

What is the Tinusaur project about?

Here we will explain it to you step-by-step. 579 more words


Assembler trick: inline strings

Quite often, we need to send strings to a computer. Usually, there is a section in your code where you define the message with a label: 165 more words


Balancing Robot Needs Innovative Controller and Motor

A self-balancing robot is a great way to get introduced to control theory and robotics in general. The ability for a robot to sense its position and its current set of circumstances and then to make a proportional response to accomplish its goal is key to all robotics. 62 more words