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ATmega Arduino USART in SPI Master Mode MSPIM

The AVR ATmega MCU used by the Arduino Uno and its clones and peers (Leonardo, Pro, Fio, LilyPad, etc) and the Arduino Mega have the capability to use their USART (Universal Serial Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter), also known as the Serial Port, as an additional SPI bus interface in SPI Master mode. 1,775 more words

Maker builds a 3D-printed bionic arm for under $250

Talk to the (robotic) hand!

While we’ve seen a number of 3D-printed prosthetics, and more recently a couple of Arduino-based bionic hands, one project by Nicolas Huchet has combined the two in a rather impressive manner.  603 more words

Makers Movement

PDM in ATTiny85 Source Code

This is part of a series of articles on the general subject of audio signal processing from air to information.

Previous installments include:

Tricks

Printing Decimal Numbers on SSD1306 OLED Display Using the SSD1306xLED Library

After playing for awhile with that SSD1306 OLED display I decided to add few more things to the SSD1306xLED library and the ability to print numbers seamed to be an important one. 390 more words

Tinusaur

PDM in a Tiny CPU

This is part of a series of articles on the general subject of audio signal processing from air to information. Previous installments include:

Tricks

Intel's MCS-51 Microcontroller Family - It's Here To Stay

As I’ve been browsing through many embedded electronics forums, I keep seeing people making statements referring to Intel’s 8051 line of microcontrollers and how they are “obsolete”. 549 more words

Microcontroller