Archive for the ‘AVR MCU’ Category

Stellaris Launchpad: Setting up a Linux development environment

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Recenlty I had a major HDD failure and I had to regenerate my working environment on a new HDD.  This article contains the step-by-step instructions to set up a working development environment for the Stellaris Launchpad under Linux Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. Installing the toolchain The toolchain for ARM is available as a ppa at: https://launchpad.net/gcc-arm-embedded $ […]

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Arduino Pong Alarm Clock

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The Matrixclock project This little project was born to build a present for my son’s birthday, I had a couple of components laying around and I decided to make something new. Goals build an easy-to-use alarm clock with a personal touch use only components I already had in stock use as few components as possible […]

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DIY AVR programmer notes

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Recently I’ve built a small clone of LittleWire Attiny85 based AVR programmer. A few notes to make it work with my toolchain follows: Avoid permission errors on Ubuntu 12.10 Due to permissions on USB you can get the following error: usbtiny_transmit: error sending control message: Operation not permitted to fix it: $ cat  /etc/udev/rules.d/10-usbtinyisp.rules # […]

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V-USB on Attiny85

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I’ve been recently fascinated by the V-USB project and its interesting applications to the ATtiny85 MCU. There are a couple of articles about its implementation on this tiny MCU but I’ve encountered many problems with the code and this is why I’m writing this notes. Most notable materials/projects I’ve found on the net are: V-USB […]

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