ProtoDev DX – Dual PIC Package Capability

With all good designs, the attention to detail is what makes a system an excellent design. One feature of the ProtoDev DX is the ability to use¬†one of two completely different package types on the same development PCB. ¬†Development boards generally allow a user to insert a device tye based on the package type ie […]

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Introducing Sensors: Temperature

Introduction There are literally sensors for measuring everything that a human can physically feel, hear or see. The sense of touch for example will reveal texture, temperature and sense vibration. A practical element of that is temperature. Temperature is such a common attribute to measure that it verges on being boring. The principles however do […]

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Embedded Toolkit Part 4: Bringing it all together

These posts have been fairly brief and I have skimmed over allot of the greater issues that can plague a hobbyist. These ‘getting started’ issues can be as fundamental as which route to pursue ? With regards to the question about the AVR vs PIC ? Well that was a judgement call and it’s one […]

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