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Rewriting PIC configuration bytes at runtime

My device is the dsPIC33EP64MC202. I have a bootloader which loads a program in flash to run or erases and rewrites that program as directed by serial commands. If possible, I would like to account ...
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How is CC3000 placed in Simple Configuration mode?

I've ordered a CC3000MODR and soldered it to a simple breakout board. In the First Time Configuration it mentions a Simple Configuration mode: The CC3000 is placed in Simple Configuration mode and ...
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VHDL configuration: Selecting architecture

I'm learning the use of configuration statement. For this I've created a top level entity not_gate and an architecture structural. I've also added another vhd file to this program, and that vhd file ...
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Why the emitter is earthed in the Common-Emitter configuration of a Transistor?

While reading the Common-Emitter configuration of a Transistor from a book, they said that the Emitter is earthed...? Then I Googled it and found the same thing... So my question is that why it is ...
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Is it possible for an FPGA to “partially” configure?

I have a spartan 6 board that I designed and am having some configuration issues. I'm using SPI flash to program the fpga (e.g. I use jtag to write the flash and the flash then writes the fpga). The ...
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PIC32 System clock <-> Peripheral clock

In a demo software from Olimex for the PIC32-MAXI-WEB the configuration words for the osc are set as follows: ...
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Transistor configurations [closed]

I often come across circuits saying that the transistors therein are in common collector (or common emitter or common base) configuration. What is all these configurations about and what is their ...
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What does “configuration” refer to in PCI and PCIe? How is this different from “Enumeration”

I am not being able to find a clear description of what configuration means in PCI and PCIe. I have found something called as configuration space, but without knowing what configuration means, it is ...
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Voltage holder circuit configuration circuit

hi I didn't studies all the circuit configurations and also I'm a newbie to EE. My question is I need to design something like a voltage holder. The idea is two emitter followers. One is NPN one ...
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I need help getting my computer to talk to my Arduino Uno

I've recently jumped on the Arduino bandwagon and am attempting to upload my very first sketch to my Arduino Uno installed on COM port 3. However, I get errors that another device is using COM port 3, ...
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Where are factory default setting stored in a wireless module?

In almost all devices we find "Restore To default factory settings" option available. If factory settings are done all the data in the device is erased. So where are these factory setting details ...
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4 Digit LED Display usage

I have a 4 digit LED display that I would like to integrate into my project, but only has 12 total pins when there are 4 digits. I am a beginner so I do not know how or which pins to power in order to ...
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How to make MCLRE in CONFIG3 word work in PIC18F using MPLABX XC8

I am trying to start with PIC18 microcontrollers with a PIC18F14K50. I am using XC8 compiler and MPLABX IDE v1.2 and I have re-checked the selected device in the project configuration. For now, I am ...
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Configuration Settings of 18F4550

I have the following config values for 18F452 on my code; ...
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What does #if 0 do

Today I started to use MPLAB X to program my PICs, and found a code template, with multiple files and spots to fill in code. Before I have had a single file with my code in it. In this template, where ...
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XBee wireless module not responding any more

I bought an XBee-PRO S1 .. I built its serial explorer to be able to configure it through the PC, I’m using X-CTU to configure and test it at first it worked well,I made test/query successfully ...
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MSP430 Code Size in CCS

This should be pretty straight forward, but my google-ing is not turning anything up... I can build my project successfully in TI Code Composer Studio (CCSv5) and target my device. Now I want to ...
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Need help with hardware and software config on PIC12F675 to light up an LED

I'm trying to get an output from a PIC12F675, but I can't seem to get it to work. Here is my hardware setup that I breadboarded: And here is my code programmed using a PicKit2: ...
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What Are Lock Bits?

What are lock bits in microcontrollers used for? Are they something specific to AVRs, or used more of a general concept in microcontrollers?
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System Generator: How to configure the pins for the signals of your design?

I am programming a FPGA by System Generator. I have done this design: I don´t know what are the respectives pins of my FPGA for the blocks of my design called 'Gateway In' and 'Gateway Out'. I would ...
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Choosing Configuration Jumpers - Solder bridges, 0-ohm resistors, DIP switches, pin jumpers

I'm working on a development board, and need to let users set some configurations. It will be used by students and engineers who are trying to build circuits on a breadboard; I'm not dealing with ...
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XBee-PRO broadcast configuration

How can I configure an XBee-PRO module in broadcast mode? We are using an AT8051 controller.