Tag Archives: microcontroller

Arduino Mega gives more powah!

Arduino Mega gives more powah!

Posted on01. Apr, 2009 by .

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The Arduino platform has become a big player in the hobbyist electronics community. It is affordable, capable, and the compiler is free and simple to use. The first Arduino came with an ATmega16, then people began changing over to the beefy ATmega168 which offers more memory for more complicated project. Like any computing resource, though, […]

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Basic Stamp 2 – Powerful and easy to use

Basic Stamp 2 – Powerful and easy to use

Posted on30. Mar, 2009 by .

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The Parallax Basic Stamp series really started a revolution many years ago when the Basic Stamp was introduced. Since then, the Basic Stamp product range has been increased to include the BS2 and a number of other handy pre-built electronic modules that are designed to work with the Stamps. The BS2 is a self-contained microcontroller […]

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Solar Harvester by Texas Instruments

Solar Harvester by Texas Instruments

Posted on26. Mar, 2009 by .

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Experiment with ultra low power microcontrollers and radio communication networks using TI’s new eZ430-RF2500-SEH Solar Energy Harvester.  The development kit includes solar panels as well as the MSP430 ultra-low-power MCU configured so that you can easily adapt the design to join any RF network and communicate without batteries or other power sources.  The included solar […]

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