Category Archives: AVR

Audioino: Arduino programmable via sound card

Here’s a unique way to program an Arduino chip: using your computer’s sound card! Chris from the hobby-roboter forum provides the details on this amazing hack in his forum post.The process simply requires the Atmega168 to be programmed with Chris’ special audio … Continue reading

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ExpEYES: Open Source Initiative to Physics learning through Experiments

We came across an astounding development made by our Bharteya(Indian) Students at Inter-University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi. This project is call the ExpEYES and is targeted to help students in universities and school to perform Science Experiments, Projects and Demonstration of concepts. The design … Continue reading

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AVR Programmer ISP: STK200 using Old PC Hard Disk PATA port

We found this awesome cheap technique to convert you PC Hard Disk port into Parallel Port and then use it as STK200 for programming AVR. This is made possible in Linux – well the hacker’s friend. Courtesy: Hackaday.com This implementation … Continue reading

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Arduino The Documentary: Legend of Open Source Hardware

Long gone are the days of propitiatory hardware ruling the markets. Open Source Hardware Triumps with the dawn of Arduino. A definition for Freedom and creativity, this video is must watch for anyone who supports Open Source.http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=18539129&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0Thanks to the entire Arduino Team … Continue reading

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Geek Visiting Card – In Style

We came across Frank’s innovation in making his own Business card using a ATtiny85 microcontroller running the AVR bit-bang V-USB stack. When the Caps lock key is pressed thrice then this card prints out the complete contact information on Notepad. … Continue reading

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Good FET: An Open Source MSP430 Debugger and Loader

GoodFET is am open source project to create the replica of the MSP430 USB FET tool from TI. Using an MSP430F2274 and FT232. The primary goal was an improved version of the FET with additional Features. Now this tool is … Continue reading

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Arduino Computer: The Humane PC

This is a Arduino based design for a small 8-bit PC. Consists of 3 different ATmega328 for generating Video, USB and Also for Computing. The Humane PC is a step towards low cost computing. The project is completely open source … Continue reading

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