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Playing with the Cyclone V SoC system – DE0-Nano-SoC Kit/Atlas-SoC

Recently I bought the DE0-Nano-SoC Kit/Atlas-SoC development board from Terasic which contains a Cyclone V SoC from Altera. The board is a good starting point to get involved in embedded system development with SoCs. The Cyclone V SoC is a

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Frequency generator based on the LTC6946

A new project is online: A frequency generator from theoretically 0.37 GHz to 3.740 GHz output frequency. It is based on the LTC6946-1 from Linear Technology, an Ultralow Noise 0.37 GHz to 3.740 GHz Integer N Synthesizer with Integrated VCO.

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Variable Gain Amplifier

This project is a design of a low frequency Variable Gain Amplifier which is intended to be used for amplitude adjustment in order, to for example use the full dynamic range of an ADC. The project came up when experimenting

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Using a PIC MCU to read out the MAX6675 temperature sensor (LCD,USB)

This project is about using the Microchip PIC18F13K50 MCU as a USB-serial controller, read out the MAX6675 temperature sensor and write some output on a LCD display. It came up to gain experience with the PIC18 MCU and see how

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Raspberry Pi as an Oscilloscope @ 10 MSPS

Finally today my article about making the Raspberry Pi to an oscilloscope was published in “The MagPi” issue 24 page 4-9 http://www.themagpi.com/issue/issue-24/ The article describes a Linux kernel module needed for the readout and gives a starting example how to

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Sudoku GUI project online

Finally the Sudoku GUI project is online. A Qt C++ GUI application for playing Sudoku. It has build in solver algorithms and can show how to solve a certain game. Check out: Sudoku GUI project

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