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The Starting Electronics website contains tutorials, projects, reviews and articles on electronics, embedded systems, microcontrollers, Arduino, tools and related topics. Here you will find information for hobbyists and beginners to advanced users.
Beginners start looking in the beginner's area. A good place to start learning about electronics is the Start Electronics Now! series of tutorials which is an introduction to hobby electronics / breadboard circuits and the Arduino microcontroller board.
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Learn VHDL for programming a CPLD. Build a CPLD board at home and follow the course.
Use the Arduino Ethernet shield and configure the Arduino as a web server.
Build circuits using the ATtiny2313 AVR microcontroller and learn how to program it.
The AT91SAM7S-EK evaluation board is designed for evaluating the AT91SAM7S range of 32-bit ARM7 microcontrollers from Atmel.
AT91SAM7S ARM7 microcontrollers have a built in boot loader program called SAM-BA that allows them to be programmed in-circuit via the USB port without the need for an external programmer.
AT91SAM7S microcontrollers have a dedicated ERASE pin that can be used to erase the on-chip Flash memory and lock bits.
Programming STM32 microcontroller Flash in Windows using the ST-LINK utility software.
When learning a new microcontroller, a good understanding of pin functions is essential. Here we look at several views of STM32F100xx microcontroller pins and functions (LQFP64).
The ST-LINK/V2 programmer/debugger can be used to program STM32 microcontrollers in Linux.
How to make up a cable to connect a 9V battery to an Arduino Uno.
Can the open-source EDA tools, KiCad, be used to make professional printed circuit boards (PCBs)?
A quick review of the Fluke 115 multimeter. Is it suitable for electronics work?
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