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What knowledge and equipment do I need to build this device?

OK I am a Software Engineer dealing with both low level and C/C++/Java code with a Masters in Software Engineering but no knowledge of Electronic Engineering whatsoever. I wish to build a device that ...
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Falstad circuit simulator not displaying text

I've been trying to run the falstad circuit simulator on firefox on elementary os luna, however I can't seem to view any of the texts, such as for selecting components and such. I can right-click to ...
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Detect change on D- D+ lines [closed]

How can i detect change on D- and D+ (puling one or both of them high) USB lines from Linux environment?
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Sync pulse from PC

Can anyone suggest a way that I can send or detect short pulses between a microcontroller and an old laptop with limited I/O functionality. I need to do this every 5-10 sec. The laptop doesn't have ...
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intel nuc gpio access from ubuntu

I want to implement Interrupt Request via GPIO on Intel NUC d34010wkb. Are there any accessible GPIOs on board and how to access them? If there aren't any accessible GPIOs then what could be a ...
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Measuring time using an STM32F407VGT6 microcontroller

I'm using a custom board for charging and testing batteries. Its 'brain' is an STM32F407VGT6 microcontroller. I'm developing in Ubuntu (14.04.2 LTS), using ChibiStudio (ChibiOS/RT 3.0 development ...
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De1-soc HPS-to-FPGA AXI bridge

I work on DE1-Soc. I am using a linux BSP (linux console) that i found in terasic's website linux image. I have some questions about the AXI bridge. In fact i would like to send some data from the ...
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Zigduino Serial Communication works when programmed from Ubuntu but not Mac

So I have a zigduino which I am programming with TinyOS. I have tried programming TinyOS locally on Mac (10.10 Yosemite) and Ubuntu (14.10). It makes and programs fine using the command (on Mac): ...
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Courses about deploying Linux on embedded systems

I am a new grad student in EE and am trying to take full advantage of my time here at the uni. I have always wanted to understand how to get Linux running on embedded platforms, but from the outside ...
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Establishment of a2dp bluetooth connection

I have a problem with establishment A2DP sink Bluetooth connection. I have Allwinner A13 development board and Realtek RTL8723AU Wifi-bluetooth module with installed Linux kernel 3.4.103, bluez 5.28, ...
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Is it possible to encode a mpeg2-ts video with a FPGA linux core?

I need to take an unencrypted HDMI input, buffer that to memory, overlay it if possible, than encode it as mpeg2-ts and output it to an external device. I could do that with a raspberrypi and an ...
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Linux enc28j60 driver always times out on transmit

I've wired up an ENC28J60 module with an SPI interface to a Beaglebone Black development board running Linux 3.8, but I cannot get the device to TX (or RX) anything. Every attempt to TX times out and ...
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Is there a way to disable an UART terminal? [closed]

I have an embedded PC running Linux (master) and communicating with an external board (slave) through an UART terminal. Only 3-wires are used: RX, TX and ground. The power of the slave board is also ...
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beaglebone black doesn't autoboot when powered over jack or vdd pins

I have a BBB and it works quite well however when I power it over the Barrel connector or over the vdd pins rather then use the usb connection it doesn't automatically boot. When I put the barrel ...
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read all of 256MB NOR flash, but only erase first 139MB from Linux - uboot is all good [closed]

Background: I recently upgraded my 64 MB NOR flash on my PowerPC (P2020) embedded board to a 256 MB NOR flash. (The board has 2 GB of DDR RAM.) I had to decrease the page offset to provide enough ...
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Any Cortex-M3(LPC1768) compilers for Linux? [closed]

Are there any uVision alternatives for Ubuntu/Linux?, i know about LPCxpresso, but i just don't like it and its only for LPC MCUs. i tried Googling and it didn't help, I only saw results about ...
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Confused, Is raspberry pi a real device for learning embedded linux or just for hobby? [closed]

and sorry i couldn't think of a better title, please read this so you can understand what i am asking: I already bought the Pi, but as i see it has a fully featured pc like OS, what i'm seeking to ...
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How to troubleshoot a TI launchpad not running under Linux?

I have no experience with microcontrollers, except for a project a friend started with me and then abandoned midway. I still have the hardware and the code, want to complete the project, but I have ...
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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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K150 PIC Programmer on linux with usbpicprog?

I'm to search a low cost PIC programmer to use with Debian Linux. On another post i see a comment about use the usbpicprog programs to write .hex files. With the usbpicprog.org softwares, you can ...
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AVR USB by atmega8a in linux

Im using linux ,I made AVR USB by atmega8a everything is correct in micro and pc ,I can led off and and on but ,I have problem i can’t do this by usb cable (error : Could not find USB device!),I’m ...
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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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Composite HID gamepad descriptor works on Windows but not on Linux

I am building an USB adapter for an old game controller. So far everything is working fine. My HID descriptor looks like this: ...
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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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What is the difference between context switching and interrupt handling?

I'm an embedded developer. I haven't worked with RTOS/linux. I was going through RTOS concepts when I stumbled upon 'context switching'. I understand that when context switch occurs, all the registers ...
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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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nRF8001 DevKit usage with FPGA and Embedded Linux

I would like to develop an application with Nordic's nRF8001 DevKit. The master emulator of this kit is an USB Dongle and it is originally meant for PC connection. My final goal for the project is to ...
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libmodbus trouble with reading from slave

I have the following code for connection to a temperature sensor as my slave using the libmodbus library in C, ...
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SPI LCD Screen on OpenWrt based hardware using Atheros AR9331

I'd like to connect a graphics lcd 240x64px to my OpenWrt based hardware, which is based on Atheros AR9331 MIPS architecture. The development board I'm using has SPI outputs... I've been using the ...
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Connecting a Embedded Device from Cloud

I am working on a Embedded Device using Linux operating System. The device is having a local database for storing sensor information and motor state. This device will be used for controlling a motor ...
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External MMU for cortex-M

The Cortex-M processors are getting faster and more powerful. The Cortex-M7 has just been announced. Yet these cannot run Linux (other than uCLinux) because the chips lack an MMU - Memory Management ...
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AVR dragon, Ubuntu and avrdude failed to sync

Don't panic if this seems a huge question, I just tried to add as many details as posible, but I guess most of them can be ignored and still get to the point. I am trying to set up my avrdragon to ...
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What are similarities between RTC DS1374 and RTC DS1307

I mostly work in software and not good in reading Hardware data sheets. I need help in understanding the similarities between RTC DS1374 and RTC DS1307,From below link I could make out that both ...
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Update ATmega168 program with serial

I'm working with an ATmega168 with a Linux based board (TI DM365). The ATmgea168 communicates with the TI over UART. The Atmel is programmed using AVRMKII and is running fine. I was wondering if ...
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How to use k150 pic programmer on Linux?

I'm trying to start with PIC microcontrollers. I bought this programmer: http://www.kitsrus.com/pdf/k150v2.pdf and a 16F628A. But I'm not able to use it with my Arch Linux... How can I do that? Thx ...
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Beaglebone black i2c-1 file write error

I am using beaglebone black i2c2 pin 19 and 20 of p9. Somewhere in the bet it was told i2c2 has told accessed with i2c-1 in /dev folder. I am booting default amstrom linux from emmc. Hardware is ...
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Serial Over IP or USB over IP?

Need to connect remotely to a device using cellular GPRS gateway. Device supports RS-232 and USB. It boils done to two options: 1.- Serial Over TCP/IP (Serial to Ethernet - to GPRS, or Serial to ...
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Installation of IceCube2 on Linux

I am trying to install the Lattice IceCube2 software on my linux box (i am using Fedora 20 64bit) but i only get the message that the binary installer cannot be executed. Does anyone know how to ...
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Linux-friendly PICs to timestamp an intermittent 4 µs long TTL pulse

I've got an experimental box of tricks -- the console of an MRI scanner -- that spits out a 4 µs long, +5V TTL about every 100 ms, when something interesting happens. I'd like to ultimately create a ...
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How does UBI determine a NAND flash block is bad?

I understand that if a block erase fails it can be marked as bad. If a page write fails immediately it can also be marked bad. I have a board that shows "read disturb" and/or "program disturb" errors ...
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Is it possible to change a USB's enumerated descriptors (from the OS side) after plugging it in?

I don't mean as in change the descriptors built into the device, but the descriptors that the OS has enumerated. Can this be done from the OS side without touching the USB device? For example, can I ...
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TI TLV320DAC32 vs TLV320DAC33

A board I'm working on has been populated with a TI TLV320DAC32 sound codec. My target O/S is Linux and quickly looking in sound/soc/codecs I see support for the TLV320DAC33. Octopart, DigiKey, even ...
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Is it normal to have SPI Clock with varying duty cycle?

I am working to get an SPI interfacing radio module on embedded Linux system. This particular module (RFM12B) is already ported onto Raspberry Pi. Now I am working on OMAP4 based systems. I noticed ...
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Xbee configuration with X-CTU on linux

I'm trying to configure an XBee with the X-CTU tool using Wine. I followed the steps given in this tutorial. I plug the USB in and check the kernel logs to see on which serial devices it has been ...
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LPC1343 take forever to mount in ISP mode on ubuntu. How to speed up the process? [closed]

When i plug the LPC1343 in isp mode on my usb port on a linux machine (ubuntu 14.04) , i have to wait between 10 and 20 seconds before the mount apeared. After that, i use the simpleflash.py python ...
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Quartus II hangs when trying to create new project [closed]

I have Quartus II installed under Ubuntu 13.10. It starts up fine, but when I click "finish" on the "Create New Project" wizard, it loads infinitely, stuck at 0%, then stops responding. I have tried ...
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Most reliable Flash memory for an embedded Linux system?

What would be the most reliable Flash memory hardware to use for an embedded Linux system? I.e. one that has the least chance of losing data or getting corrupt when the power goes down? The Flash ...
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Periodic timer (64Hz) with ARM processor and (embedded) Linux

I want to call a function 64 times per second with a ARM processor which is running linux. (ex: Rasberry Pi or Freescale i.mx6). Ideally, I don't want too much jitter. I want to perform a task ...
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NAND: no devices available

I am trying to run FALCON MODE on zynq-microzed board. I am following README-falcon.But when i run nand read 82000000 kernel command, i get this error.. **no ...
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IEEE 802.11 standard on channels

Could someone please help me find (page#) where in the IEEE 802.11 standard it directly says that Access Points are responsible for choosing the channel/frequency to be used and not clients. I know ...