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It's no secret that the Arduino development board has changed the way we look at working with electronics. Circuit Cellar recently traveled to DotDotDot in Milan, Italy, to chat with Arduino codeveloper Massimo Banzi, who talked about the history of Arduino, the importance of makerspaces, and more.
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Microchip Technology recently announced the industry's first ZigBee alliance-certified ZigBee platform with ZigBee PRO and Green Power features (formerly ZigBee 3.0). The software stack and corresponding BitCloud 4.0 software development kit is well-suited for the design of home automation and ... Continue reading →...»


Mouser Electronics currently offers the STMicroelectronics STM32 LoRaWAN Discovery Board. The new Discovery Kit and I-NUCLEO-LRWAN1 STM32 LoRa Arduino-compatible extension board (available to order from Mouser) offer you a development platform for learning and evaluating solutions based on LoRa and ... Continue reading →...»


Cirrus Logic recently introduced the CS43130 MasterHIFI, which is a low-power, digital-to-analog converter (DAC) featuring a headphone amplifier. Operating at 4× lower power consumption, the CS43130 DAC supports Direct Stream Digital (DSD) formats and includes a NOS Filter and 512 single-bit ... Continue reading →...»


The answers to Circuit Cellar 320's crossword are now available. Across ... Continue reading →...»


Problem 1: A certain CPU has three blocks of combinatorial logic that are used in each instrucion cycle, and these have delays of 7 ns, 3 ns, and 10 ns, respectively. A register in this technology has a total of 2 ns of setup ... Continue reading →...»


Readily available, first-rate wireless links are essential for building and running safe UAV systems. David Weight, principal electronics engineer at Waittcircuit, recently shared his thoughts on the importance developing and maintaining high-quality wireless links as the UAV industry expands. One ... Continue reading →...»

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Flowcode 7 (Article 5)
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Flowcode features several debugging tools designed to help you develop your programs, get them working reliably, and eliminate any bugs. The fifth article   in this series deals with the debugging features. 

In the first article in this series, you were introduced to Flowcode 7, flowchart-driven electronic IDE that enables you to produce hex code for more than 1,300 different microcontrollers, including PIC8, PIC16, PIC32, AVR, Arduino, and ARM. The second article detailed how to get working with displays in Flowcode. The third article detailed some of the more complex communications components, Modbus and DMX. The fourth article detailed the Matrix Industrial Automotive Controller (MIAC), which gives you the ruggedness and power of a PLC with the flexibility and ease of programming a controller. It covered how to use a MIAC and Flowcode 7 in an application. Read all the articles

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Flowcode is an IDE for electronic and electromechanical system development. Pro engineers, electronics enthusiasts, and academics can use Flowcode to develop systems for control and measurement based on microcontrollers or on rugged industrial interfaces using Windows-compatible personal computers. 

Visit www.flowcode.co.uk/circuitcellar to learn about Flowcode 7. You can access a free version, or you can purchase advanced features and professional Flowcode licenses through the modular licensing system. If you make a purchase through that page, Circuit Cellar will receive a commission.
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Circuit Cellar #320 March 2017

Q&A: 3D Stacked Architectures | Object Grasping by a Humanoid Robot | Human-to-Machine Interaction | PNoC Power Consumption | WWVB Preamp | Battery Charge Management | Zero Crossing Switching & SCR-Based Devices | The Future of Automation

Essay: Machine Learning in Mobile Robotics | Q&As: Robot Designers, Researchers, & Advocates| Resources: Robotics & Automation Products
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