Maestro in Production

The ProtoDev Maestro introduces a change in direction for product development. Prevoiously the trend was to try and move into an arena of modularised componets, however this left a gap in the product offering. For those who like to plug and play, the Maestro is for You! The product incorporates all the best features of […]

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Programming the F1 Series

If you have already taken delivery of F1 samples, you may have noticed that the PICKIT 3 Stand Alone application does not support some of the F1 devices. However, before you start firing emails at your Microchip representative, MPLAB X is at the rescue. This is the clumsy way around of getting your code onto […]

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Breadboard vs Soldering…

Getting components to work together requires that they are connected, powered and sharing signals. To ensure good connections we use connection blocks, readymade modules and if we can’t avoid it, we solder. Bread boarding has the advantage of being able to literally throw the components onto the board, plug in and power up. However, over […]

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