Tag Archives: microcontroller

Review: TI’s High-Power LED Driver Evaluation Board

On my desktop, I keep a list of miscellaneous parts I’d like to buy at some point (e.g. power resistors, laser diodes, etc).  Parts not destined for any specific project, just things that I’d like to toy with.  Well for … Continue reading

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Explaining the XMega XPlained (Dev. Board)

About two months ago, Atmel announced a smart new set of AVR development boards, the XPlained series.  One of these boards (which I’ve just recently purchased for $30) boasts a shiny new AVR XMega microcontroller.  What?  An XMega you say?  … Continue reading

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Testing TI’s LaunchPad

Ever since I read Hack a Day’s post on TI’s $4.30 LaunchPad development board, I’ve been itching to get my hands on one. So two weeks ago, while putting together a small DigiKey order, I checked to see if the … Continue reading

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