A good stubby phillips.

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Whenever I look at integrating avrdude into a software solution I find myself thingking about how useless the “Phillip”s bit on a Leatherman(tm) tool is and how many times I have hurt myself using it when it was the tool on hand.

Benito 2010 (e) Parts List.

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Qty Description Digikey # Price @ ~ 25 1 IC MCU 8BIT 32KB FLASH 32TQFP ATMEGA32U2-AU-ND 2.76360 2 CAP CERAMIC 1.0UF 10V X5R 0603 399-3118-1-ND 0.03600 2 RES 22 OHM 1/10W 5% 0603 SMD 311-22GRCT-ND 0.03480 4 RES 220 OHM 1/10W 5% 0603 SMD RHM220GDKR-ND 0.10820 1 LED 5MM BI-COLOR RED/YLW DIFF 754-1472-ND 0.18840 1… Read more »

Benito changes.

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One of the benefits of having laens pcb order available is that I can test design changes iteratively and explore other possibilities. The benitos i am using in the induction this month are the result of three iterative changes based on the original Benito and a redesign done by Monty Goodson a few years back…. Read more »


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Foobarred is Normal Recently I started using my linux laptop as my primary avr-usb development environment. When I upgraded the laptop to the current Ubuntu-LTS release (10.4 aka Lucid lynx) a bunch of stuff was broken including all of the wonderful udev rules provided by my linux savvy friends at dorkbotpdx. I mean jeesh even… Read more »

Avr C programming references (linux-osx biased)

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Unix_Programming_Environment http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_C_Programming_Language_(book) http://www.nongnu.org/avr-libc/user-manual/index.html http://www.avrfreaks.net/wiki/index.php/Documentation:AVR_GCC http://tom-itx.dyndns.org:81/~webpage/how_to/atmega168/mega168_howto_main_index.php


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The testbox is an LCD/Dorkboard based arduino clone with two buttons and a pair of potentiometers. The switches, power and 4 io pins are made avaliable via screw terminals on the ouside of the testbox. #include /*————————————————————– pulse generator for test box Depending on the setting of left dial send send pulses out on digital… Read more »