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nRF24L01+ with Atmega8515 problem
wow. there are several AVR and ARM drivers/libraries for that radio. And a common protocol stack with swappable code at the bottom for which radio to use.
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 03:25
Compile Error - "the long long data type will be supported only in the 'professional' version"
I uses AS 6.2 which in turn uses GCC unless AS6.2 has been reconfigured to use other than GCC. I declared long long x; uint64_t y;   compiles without error.   Need to...
Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 22:21
How to Debug Bootloaded code--AVR Studio 6.2 & AVR Dragon
I used to single-step through code. Twenty years ago. Now, design before coding eliminates this.  
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 00:37
NRF24L01 Network Problem!
no matter the brand name, disabling AutoACK, the MAC layer protocol's ACK, is very imprudent. Pipes is proprietary to Nordic so their websites/forums are your best chance rather...
Saturday, 14 March 2015 - 00:04
Upgrade from early 6.2 to the latest 6.2 was a...
  I've moved from AS 6.2 with the VisualMicro plugin, to free Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Community edition with the free VisualMicro plugin.
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 02:21
Please recommend bootloader (and debugger)?
Atmel Studio 6.2 (AS 6.2) uses Visual Studio 2010 and has no software-debugger other than the rarely used simulator. And support is from Atmel. There's a Visual Micro plugin for...
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 06:06
Please recommend bootloader (and debugger)?
Better yet is Visual Studio 2013 community + the Visual Micro plugin - BOTH are free. There's a software-only debugger option for Visual Micro that's free to evaluate inexpensive...
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 05:02
Dac - 16 bit; 0-5V
No clear written requirements = Contract terms are Time and Materials (T&M). Not how's. Just what's. Monthly invoices.
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 16:48
mega16/32/64/128 default bootloader?
david.prentice wrote: Only USB AVRs come with a bootloader.   All other chips need to be programmed first.   normally by SPI (ISP).    For which you need...
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 23:48
how can i choose antenna & booster for my transceiver?
Adding to Kartman (I agree, RF 101 is a link budget).   But step 1 is merely this: Can you get line of sight between sites with the intended antenna heights (above treetops...
Monday, 9 March 2015 - 05:59
how can i choose antenna & booster for my transceiver?
3Km on 2.4GHz - takes a LOT of antenna gain (like 20dB from a long yagii or dish). You'll need line of sight from end to end, and antennas at 20 ft or so.   Better to do this...
Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 05:58
Ada on ARM Cortex
  No malloc()/free() on small/embedded micros, in most professional endeavors.
Saturday, 7 March 2015 - 04:42