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Current Rank: 12 (Technology & Computers)
Site Description: Prototype Projects - experiments on theoretical electronics/electrical designs and actual prototype circuits.
Date Joined: Nov 30, 2010

Tags: electronics, engineering, microcontroller, embedded, projects

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Stellaris Launchpad and Nokia 6100 LCD
on Apr 9, 2013 in LEDs and LCDs ARM Cortex-M4 / LM4F ... interfacing Nokia 6100 LCD shield to Stellaris Launchpad. The LCD library used in this demo is included in the LM4F GCC-ARM IDE package.

on Apr 9, 2013 in ARM Cortex-M3 / STM32 a port of Philrobokit IDE to STM32F1 w/ GCC-ARM toolchain currently, only works for E-Gizmo's STM32 MCU Board (STM32F100C8 @24MHz, 64kB FLASH + 8kB SRAM) stm32-gcc-arm-ide-win32.7z 38.7 MB forum discussion link...

on Apr 9, 2013 in ARM Cortex-M4 / LM4F alternative Integrated Development Environment for TI's Stellaris┬« LM4F120 LaunchPad (ARM Cortex-M4F @80MHz, 256kB FLASH + 32kB SRAM) lm4f-gcc-arm-ide-win32.7z   17.7 MB IDE features: fast light-weight IDE (PyQt based) usi...

Android-OpenCV Object-Tracking
on Apr 21, 2012 in Android OpenCV Tracking a ping-pong ball using Android-OpenCV Library source code: svn co * needs Android-NDK to build. modify objtrack.cpp to detect other objects/colors pre-built installer: O...

Quadruped - part 2
on Feb 16, 2012 in mobot ARM Cortex-M0 / LPC11xx     my second prototype of a four-legged robot... It is the same assembly with the previous. But this time, it's now powered by LPCXpresso (LPC1114) running CoOS. It's also controllable by bluetooth joystick. source code (with a...

Bluetooth Joystick
on Feb 13, 2012 in Android wireless Android Bluetooth Dual-Joystick Controller Sends 5 bytes every 200ms (or every 3 sec if idle). data format: [ STX : radiusL : angleL : radiusR : angleR ] where: STX = 0x55            radius = {0..10}...

crossBuild ARM target binaries on ARM host
on Jan 12, 2012 in ARM Cortex-M3 / STM32 ARM9 / WM8505 ... building STM32F10x (ARM Cortex-M3) sources on WM8505 (ARM9) host. The Debian installation on my WM8505-based tablet already includes "build-essential" package (gcc, binutils, make, etc.) but, unfortunately, no "multilib" package available yet...

Debian Wheezy on WM8505
on Jan 11, 2012 in ARM9 / WM8505 Installing Debian-Wheezy on microSD card is just simply extracting the two gzip archives into two separate partitions (see below). $ sudo tar xzpvf wm8505-debian-wheezy-lxde.tar.gz -C /media/extpart/ ; sync $ sudo tar xzpvf wm8505-kernel-3.0-fatpar...

on Jul 21, 2011 in ARM Cortex-M3 / STM32 mobot My first prototype of a four-legged robot. 12 servo motors controlled by STM32F103RB (MiniSTM32 board). It was previously a "tripod" =) . But then, later, another leg was added (3 servos per leg) for easy balancing even without using IMU se...

WM8505 LCD driver
on Apr 2, 2011 in LCDs ARM9 / WM8505 Another low-level hack on my Android Apad ( clone/fake Apad? ). This time it's now with the 800x480 GLCD driver. It's working, but I'm not sure if the initialization is complete (i.e. the hardware is, most probably, already initialized by the bootlo...

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