Microcontroller - 8051, 8052, OpCodes, Analog Interface.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

FreePCB - PCB editor

FreePCB is a free, open-source PCB editor for Microsoft Windows, released under the GNU General Public License. It was designed to be easy to learn and easy to use, yet capable of professional-quality work. It does not have a built-in autorouter, but it can use the FreeRoute web-based autorouter at freerouting.net. Some of its features are:


FreePCB - PCB editor

Features
  • 1 to 8 copper layers
  • Board size up to 60 inches by 60 inches
  • Uses English or metric units (i.e. mils or mm) for most functions.
  • Footprint libraries courtesy of Ivex Design International Inc.
  • Copper fill areas
  • Footprint Wizard and Footprint Editor for creating or modifying footprints
  • Imports and exports PADS-PCB netlists
  • Exports extended Gerber files (RS274X) and Excellon drill files
  • Design rule checker
  • Autosave
Example - Logic Analyzer: This is an open-source logic analyzer called MiniLA
contributed by Bob Grieb of the User Forum. The image on right is the Logic Analyzer PCB.

 open-source logic analyzer called MiniLA

Some Features:
  • Up to 32 channels
  • 128 Kb of memory for each channel
  • Sampling rate up to 100 MHz (timebase in 1-2-5 sequence)
  • Input levels compatible with 3.3V and 5V logic
  • Selectable pretrigger/posttrigger buffer size in 8K step

Friday, April 08, 2016

Applied Micro Circuits - Multicore Processors

AppliedMicro or AMCC is a company who develop Embedded Processor Technology. They are Fabless Semiconductor firm specializing in network and embedded Power Architecture.

Applied Micro Circuits - Multicore Processors

They have Single Core Processor types like APM80186- Lanai and Multi-Core the APM86791- Keelback. A Cloud Computing X-gene Server class ARM 64-bit processor. Many Connectivity Products for Ethernet, Optical, SDH/SONET etc.

X-C1 Development Kit - Applied Micro Circuits

X-C1 Development Kit Basic 

The APM X-C1 is a low-cost EVK prototype development and evaluation board with an Applied Micro APM883208 SoC, providing all the industry standard interfaces required by a server or embedded developer, in a compact and low-power platform.

X-C1 is based on the APM883208 SoC, the industries first ARM64 SoC with 8 ARM-V8 APM superscalar cores running up to 1.6GHz, and 2 DDR3 memory channels, with 2x4GB DDR3 UDIMM prepopulated.

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation
215 Moffett Park Drive Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Friday, April 01, 2016

LS6410 ARM11 Android Development Kit

Designed and Developed by LinkSprite the LS6410 consists of motherboard and core board. Core board.

The ARM subsystem is based on the ARM1176JZF-S core. It includes separate 16KB Instruction and 16KB data caches, 16KB Instruction and 16KB Data TCM. It also includes a full MMU to handle virtual memory management.

LS6410 ARM11 Android Development Kit

LS6410 ARM11 Android Development Kit

The S3C6410X is a 16/32-bit RISC microprocessor, which is designed to provide a cost-effective, low-power capabilities, high performance Application Processor solution for mobile phones and general applications.
Features Include
  • It uses highly integrated mature LS6410CORE board.
  • It has 24 bit RGB interface, and has connector for IIC, SPI and touch bus.
  • CVBS and TV output, all are after amplifier.
  • USB Host 1.1 interface and USB OTG 2.0 interface.
  • RJ45 100M Ethernet interface with 1:1.414 transformer.
  • Boot configuration switch
  • Connector for SIMCOM's GPRS SIM300 module.
  • PCB footprint for Sirf's GPS module.
  • SDIO WIFI interface (with miniPCI interface)
1067 S Hover St, Unit E-186, Longmont, CO 80501. USA.