Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - atmel http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:24:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 IoT Coffee Pot Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Coffee-Pot-Monitor/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:47:06 PDT
AVR Dual RGB Matrix Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-Dual-RGB-Matrix-Driver/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:55:17 PDT
Atmel Startup 1: Atmel Studio and Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmel-Startup-1-Atmel-Studio-and-Programmer/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:20:34 PDT
Atmel Startup 2: Microcontroller Circuits and Fuses http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmel-Startup-2-Microcontroller-Circuits-and-Fuses/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:16:09 PDT
Atmel Startup 3: Binky One – PORT, PIN, DDR and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmel-Startup-3-Binky-One-PORT-PIN-DDR-and-LED/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:11:40 PDT
Atmel Startup 4: Blinky Two – Switches, Pull-Up Resistors and Bit Ops http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmel-Startup-4-Blinky-Two-Switches-Pull-Up-Resist/
Atmel Startup 4: Blinky Two – Switches, Pull-Up Resistors and Bit Ops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/EZ1M/ICN7FXIW/FE7EZ1MICN7FXIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/EZ1M/ICN7FXIW/FE7EZ1MICN7FXIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/EZ1M/ICN7FXIW/FE7EZ1MICN7FXIW.SMALL.jpg AngstromLogic Figure 1: Example switches that can use the MCU pull-up resisters, Front: Photo-resistor, photo-transistor, push button; Rear: example key pads. M. A. Parker c2015 Blinky Two demonstrates how the MCU can easily read the state of external switches, which includes push buttons and photo-switches, ...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:07:16 PDT
Atmel Startup 5: Lifeline http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmel-Startup-5-Lifeline/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:02:52 PDT
PID Line Follower Atmega328P http://www.instructables.com/id/PID-Line-Follower-Atmega328P/
PID Line Follower Atmega328P - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L3QT/ICG2AV1W/FEIL3QTICG2AV1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L3QT/ICG2AV1W/FEIL3QTICG2AV1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L3QT/ICG2AV1W/FEIL3QTICG2AV1W.SMALL.jpg Arnab Das INTRODUCTIONHi guys am a 3rd Year University Student of Lovely Professional University, India currently pursuing Electronics and Communication Engineering .Youtube Channel :::: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6ck0xanIUl14OorqW06VZAFacebook Profile :::: https://www.facebook.com/arnab.das.bwnGitH...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:38:56 PDT
sDisplay (Spinning LED Display - SLD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-LED-Display-SLD/
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:19:27 PDT
Realtime Temperature Sensor and Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Realtime-Temperature-Sensor-and-Dashboard/
Realtime Temperature Sensor and Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/LOBG/IAEK21CL/FYWLOBGIAEK21CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/LOBG/IAEK21CL/FYWLOBGIAEK21CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/LOBG/IAEK21CL/FYWLOBGIAEK21CL.SMALL.jpg ianjennings Microcontrollers are getting cheaper, more powerful, and more flexible. New modules and sensors continue to create new use cases, and the Internet of Things continues to skyrocket. Beyond just collect or detecting data, we want to do something with our data. We thought a great way to showcase an app...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:12:49 PDT
Getting started with a 8051 micro-controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-a-8051-micro-controller/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:29:22 PDT
Barebone Digital Clock rev2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Barebone-Digital-Clock-rev2/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 23:33:12 PST
Getting Started with the Tinusaur Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-Tinusaur-Board/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 05:23:20 PST
Learn About Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-About-Microcontrollers/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:17:27 PST
Microcontroller Register Manipulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Microcontroller-Register-Manipulation/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:28:43 PST
One component radio clock time transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/WWVB-radio-time-signal-generator-for-ATTINY45-or-A/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:30:12 PDT
Retro game console with ATMEGA644 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-retro-game-console/
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:26:39 PST
Honey, I Shrunk the Arduino: Moving from Arduino to ATtiny and writing your code in pure AVR-C http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-I-Shrunk-the-Arduino-Moving-from-Arduino-t/
Honey, I Shrunk the Arduino: Moving from Arduino to ATtiny and writing your code in pure AVR-C - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VXGO/HHJOINW3/FCBVXGOHHJOINW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VXGO/HHJOINW3/FCBVXGOHHJOINW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VXGO/HHJOINW3/FCBVXGOHHJOINW3.SMALL.jpg internaut Arduino is a great hard- and software platform, but with all its features it is also a bit bloated and often you only need a small part of all the features. Sometimes your project requires to have smaller and cheaper devices. What you might need is the ATtiny microcontroller! For about $1 you can ge...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 02:54:12 PDT
Led Arrays( No Arduino; Working Progress) http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Arrays-No-Arduino-Working-Progress/
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:06:54 PDT
Wireless Robot V2 (Support WiFi & Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Robot-V2-Support-WiFi-Bluetooth/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:19:06 PST
An universal programming adapter for the Atmel STK500 http://www.instructables.com/id/An-universal-programming-adapter-for-the-Atmel-STK/
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 06:56:00 PDT
Color Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Sensor/
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:56:04 PDT
ATMEL AT89S52 + RFM70 for Wireless Data Transmission ! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATMEL-AT89S52-RFM70-for-Wireless-Data-Transmissi/
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Wed, 4 May 2011 23:50:44 PDT
AVR LCD Namebadge http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-LCD-Namebadge/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 00:31:16 PST
Debugging AVR code in Linux with simavr http://www.instructables.com/id/Debugging-AVR-code-in-Linux-with-simavr/
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Fri, 18 Feb 2011 17:18:54 PST
Getting Started with Atmel AVR and BASCOM http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Atmel-AVR-and-BASCOM/
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Wed, 9 Feb 2011 01:29:52 PST
How to get started with Eclipse and AVR http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-started-with-Eclipse-and-AVR/
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 18:09:11 PDT
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Proximity-Sensing-Coffee-Table-Module/
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Wed, 26 May 2010 18:42:21 PDT
How to use a 74HC595 Shift Register with a AVR ATtiny13 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-74HC595-Shift-Register-with-a-AVR-ATt/
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Sun, 2 May 2010 19:04:22 PDT
How to control a 16x2 LCD using an AVR ATtiny2313 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-a-16x2-LCD-using-an-AVR-ATtiny2313/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2010 08:59:09 PST
Annoying Beeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Annoying-Beeper/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2008 23:14:54 PDT
Micro controller programming: Making a set of traffic lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-controller-programming%3a-Making-a-set-of-traf/
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Wed, 25 Jul 2007 07:03:40 PDT
How to choose a MicroController http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-choose-a-MicroController/
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Sat, 6 Jan 2007 00:18:56 PST