Category Archives: Microcontrollers

Using the HC-06/HC-05 Bluetooth Adapter For Serial Communication With Linux

Normally when I want to send data from a micro-controller to my computer I use a USB-Serial TTL adapter like one of these: Thus type of adapter has always been perfect for my needs up until recently when I had … Continue reading

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Bare bones programming of the TM4c123G ARM Cortex m4 microcontroller

This post will document one possible way of getting an LED blinking with the tm4c123g microcontroller. I’ll be using the TIVA C Launchpad for this example: A toolchain is needed to compile and link our code. I used this one: … Continue reading

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Connecting sensors to the internet using an arduino and a raspberry pi

As part of the PlantBot project, I wanted a way to look at sensor data over the internet. These sensors are moisture, light and pressure. The main one is moisture, the other two were just added in because I had … Continue reading

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atmega16u2 virtual serial example using LUFA Library

Sending data from a microcontroller is a pretty common requirement in a lot of the projects I work on. One way of doing it is sending serial data out from the uC to a serial to usb converter chip to … Continue reading

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