32-bit microcontroller IP. The ARM company which designs the ARM cores doesn't make controllers itself, but licences the IP to other manufacturers. ARM is the leading 32-bit controller and is available from tens of suppliers.

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ARM JTAG Debugging Internals

I want to learn how JTAG is interacting with ARM core more in detail. All explanations I have found so far are very basic and just cover JTAG tap controller with a simple state machine diagram. I ...
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ARM Instruction set

I am trying to enter into the world of ARM and one thing I come across very often is that ARM processors support ARM and Thumb instruction set. So it means compiler will use Thumb Instructions which ...
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Atmel EDBG External ARM Target

I am looking to program one of Atmels 802.15.4/ARM Cortex-M0+ chips and would like to know if it is possible to do through Atmel Studio with the help of the EDBG on a Samr21 xplained board. I have ...
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Minimal circuit for ARM STM32F411

I'm trying to determine what a "minimal" circuit is to get an STM32F411 processor running and able to blink an LED. I wish to use the internal PLL and no external crystal at this point. I've looked ...
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Bi-directional logic level conversion

I'm trying to design an accelerated CPU (65816) for the Apple IIGS by using a high speed ARM processor combined with a software emulator + software emulated cache. The CPU I'm using is the LPC4300 ...
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What image sensors can I use with Atmel's ISI interface on a SAM9G25?

Atmel's SAM9G25 includes an "Image Sensor Interface" peripheral, which is nicely documented, and "...can be used to connect various image sensors". What I am struggling with is: 1) How do I find ...
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Can I connect the ST Nucleo-F334R8 board using CAN (Controller Area Network)?

I have the ST Nucleo F334R8 board (64 pin version/LQFP64). The datasheet of its microcontroller (STM32F334R8T6), which is advertised as having one CAN interface - the 2.0 B Active type says this ...
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Designing a Single Board linux computer [closed]

I'd like to design a single board Linux computer, maybe something ARM-based but I really don't know that much about the hardware side of computers. Does anyone know where I could get some information ...
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What free IDE does everyone use for the stm32?

I'm currently using Atmel SAM series. The choice was easy: IDE is Atmel Studio which is very good, free and I used it for developing AVR before. The debugger I have is the Atmel ICE which I also used ...
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Are there any KL03 “arduinos”? [migrated]

I have been trying to find any Arduino or similar prototyping board that uses this MCU http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2453987,00.asp But the smallest and more robust ones I have been able to ...
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Implementing UART RS232 C code in Altera ARM DS-5

i am trying to implement RS232 communication between an Ergometer and ARM Processor on Altera DE2 Board using C in ARM DS-5 Altera Edition. Here is my sample code, can someone please help me with the ...
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What is relation between ARM libraries

What is relation between CMSIS libs released by ARM.com, libraries provided by manufacture and GCC ARM libraries ? What is the exact purpose of each? Which of them Should I use?
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Which ARM MCU family is better for beginners? [closed]

Which ARM MCU family is better for beginners? I mean which family: Is straightforward and easier to learn Has more/better learning and development resources available Has bigger and better ...
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Do AVR can do anything ARM can't? [closed]

Do AVR (mega, xmega, AVR32) has any capability that ARM based MCUs don't have? or can achieve particular purpose cheaper or easier? Simply, do AVR worth learning?
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Where can I learn? [closed]

Ok, so first I want to say that I'm only in a mere 9th grade but done let my years dictate my experience and expertise to you. So I'm looking at open courseware but I'm not sure what course to look ...
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Compiling C++ on EFM32 microcontrollers

I would like to use some high-level libraries written in C++ for my EFM32 microcontroller. Unfortunately the Simplicity Studio IDE for the EFM32 does not seem to support C++. I am a bit confused ...
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LPC ADC Freezing on manual conversion

I'm using MDK-ARM V5.10 with an ARM Cortex-M0+ LPC1114 from NXP. I have this code below to read the ADC module: ...
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Moving from Arduino to ARM - what should I be considering? [duplicate]

I have a ton of experience working with the Arduino, and I'll say I'm an intermediate in straight C++ AVR and PIC applications. I'm now working on a project on top of an Atmega1284P that is running ...
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ARM Processor or FPGA to video signal processing? [closed]

I want to design a PCB where a video camera will take images and they will be shown in a display HD. So I have several questions in order to achieve it: I would like to know what is the best option ...
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How choose MPU for image streaming and transmission

I want to ask how to choose and how much processing power are required to be able to stream video using a wifi module. I'll explain better; I have a camera sensor of 5Mpx, i want to elaborate video ...
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How to implement critical sections on ARM Cortex A9 for GCC, no OS? [duplicate]

I am porting some legacy code from an ARM926 core to CortexA9. This code is baremetal and does not include an OS or standard libraries, all custom. I am having a failure that appears to be related ...
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onewire emulation in Software

Is there any full software implementation of onewire protocol ? I mean : can we have a SW that is manipulating a PIO to emulate fully the onewire protocol ? (for instance : ARM-M4 running @150MHz).
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What is the place of 8- and 16-bit microcontrollers? Why hasn't 32-bit taken over?

What is the real cutoff point in terms of the trade-off between cost and performance for selecting 32-bit microcontrollers? In other words, with the rise and domination of ARM architectures, why are ...
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How to configure Coide to use DSP library for STM32f3?

I am struggling to use the DSP library provided by ST for my STM32f3 discovery board. I am using Coide. I started by including arm_math.h since all the DSP library files refer to it. I am getting ...
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Is it possible for a Teensy 3.1 microcontroller to receive USB keyboard input?

As I've read, it is possible to have the teensy act as a keyboard for a computer. I would like to know if the opposite is possible - can I collect keystrokes through the USB port on the teensy. If ...
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STM32F4xx - Can EXTI_GenerateSWInterrupt() Wake Up Processor from Stop Mode

As the title states, can the function EXTI_GenerateSWInterrupt() wake up the processor after it is put into a low-power mode using the PWR_EnterSTOPMode() function? The documentation says that an ...
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how to get SWV working with Atollic TrueSTUDIO Lite and stm32f100 Discovery

I need to get some processing info from my stm32f100. I followed the instructions included in the quickstart guide for using the SWV ...
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Moving to ARM from 8 bit AVR - how to take the 1st step?

I write code for AVRs for several years now and it seems like my needs are calling for a more powerful processor. Since Atmel Studio is the IDE I'm already using and my debugger also works with ARM ...
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STM32F4xx WFI unable to sleep due to SysTick Interrupt

I am trying to add some power conservation to our STM32F4xx powered device using its WFI sleep function. However, whenever I call the WFI function, the system is not being put to sleep (or rather, it ...
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How to attach/interface an ARM Cortex SoC with an stm32 processor

I'm trying to work out the best way to attach / interface an stm32f processor with a Linux based ARM SoC? Is it possible for the stm32 to communicate with the ARM SoC via I2C ...are there any ...
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New PowerVR Support Introduced to ARM Cortex-A Embeded Processors [closed]

I understand that ARM Cortex-A and their graphics processing is a highly problematic section in GNU/Linux world I have heard due to the fact that Open-GL is not so much developed to the extent it is ...
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NXP LPC2138 does not start up. Electronic problem?

I have a problem with LPC board and I cant figure out what is wrong. It manifests like this: I can connect board via jtag and Keil sw recognise the processor. I can program it (at least I guess that ...
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Same Priority Interrupt on ARM Cortex M0

I have two two interrupts of the same priority; each has its own interrupt service routine: ISR_A and ISR_B. When interrupt A occurs, ISR_A executes... what happens if interrupt B occurs while ISR_A ...
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NOP instruction after branch on ARMv7 Cortex M3

I'm interested, why for Cortex M3 microcontroller (stm32f103) compiler sometimes generates a NOP instruction after branch. And why it sometimes doesn't. For example: ...
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Value for feedback resistor in pierce crystal oscillator configuration

This question is partially an "understanding english" question and partially and "understanding the pierce oscillator configuration" question. Backstory I'm currently looking at using a Freescale ...
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Trouble holding MCLR line low for PIC ICSP, ICD3 works, hardware defect?

I have an ARM Cortex-M3 that talks to a dsPic33F. I am attempting to do ICSP programming of the attached PIC. I have an analyzer and can see that I cannot control the MCLR line the same way the ICD3 ...
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MCU Performance: running with emulator vs running without emulator

If I connect to my MCU with its SWD emulator/debugger, is there ANY difference in performance/behavior as compared to when I run the MCU without the emulator? EDIT: I am using a freescale KL25z ...
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Assembler coding for ARM (Cortex-M0 and M3): is it possible/practical?

Unfortunately there are no questions on Stack regarding ARM and assembler at all. My concern -- is time critical devices. Let's take for an example one of my AVR-based device (program compiled with ...
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Will the ADC work with resistive inputs in LPC1796

I'm working with LPC1796 and I have to do data acquisition for my project somebody told me that LPC1796 microcontroller won't work with resistive inputs. What is a resistive input? Is there any way ...
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Will ARM replace that older processor architecture? [closed]

I know that those processors with ARM architecture have their advantages, but will it replace those old kind of ones? Or they just will be dealing with different kinds of applications and continue to ...
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Sublime Text editor to develop ARM-based software

Until this moment I used Atmel Studio to develop software for AVR-based devices. Now I'd like to go to ARM Cortext M. Additionally I'd like to try codesign and version control (I still not experienced ...
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Do I need OS for ARM Cortex-M0(3)?

I'm a developer of control devices for switch mode power supplies which need to generate a PWM signal(s) with a frequencies about 100 kHz, measure analog signals, communicate vie USART, make ...
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Best microcontroller for industrial applications [closed]

I have an industrial project requirement to build a device having this functionality: Store Data Send Data to Web Server Device to be placed under scorching sun Sensors - around 5 A Graphical ...
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SD Card Access Library

I am accessing my SD card using SPI. But I've found this to be slow and I am also sad that when there is a faster protocol already supported by my SD card I am using a slower version. Is there a C ...
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Change display orientation on ILI9325

I've started to play with a cheap TFT display, called HY28B. It's pretty well known, I guess... Anyway, I want to change the orientation of the display to landscape mode, but somehow it doesn't do ...
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Why doesn't the MCU's pin go high on time?

I have a STM32F103 and I downloaded this program to it(a simple blink program): ...
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Code Security of ARM Cortex M4 MCU

What are the main methods the code inside a certain ARM Cortex M4 MCU (TI LM4F120H5QR etc) can be extracted after deployment? Is it possible to completely stop a third party from stealing the code ...
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Uploading C program to the ARM core for execution through ethernet!

I want to write a c code on my local PC and upload it to ARM core on Zed-board for execution. I know we can do it using JTAG, but for obvious reason I want to use Ethernet interface. I will be glad ...
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SRAM vs MicroSD

I have very little SRAM in my datalogger (10 kb), so I have to flush my buffer to MicroSD every 0.5 seconds. Would it make any difference in power usage if I added more SRAM (which is very difficult ...
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ARM Cores Benchmark

I am taking some deep interest lately in the ARM architecture and there are many flavors of ARM out there....ARM7, ARM9, ARM11, ARM Cortex-A, ARM Cortex-M and etc. Are there any benchmarks of all the ...