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What are the best C-programming sources [closed]

I want to ask that what are the best sources available nowadays to improve your Embedded System Skills?
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Turn Arduino into a Bootstrap Loader for MSP430 programming [closed]

How can I turn my arduino into a USB Bootstrap loader for programming the MSP430g2xxx series chips?
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What's the order of the array generated by Verilog? Syntax

What is the correct interpretation between these two lines: wire[2:0] w = SW[17:15] = {SW[17], SW[16], SW[15]} wire[2:0] w = SW[17:15] = {SW[15], SW[16], SW[17]} When I call w[0] will I get SW[15] ...
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How do for loops work in verilog? Why can't I achieve what I want?

This is my code for a simple 2-1 8 bit multiplexor, where SW[17] is my selector. If it is on, show Y = SW[15:8], if it is off, ...
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Programing a C8051F380 [closed]

I have just recieved a board with a Silicon Labs C8051F380 on it. It has something like a JTAG interface. I have got some sample .hex files for it as well. My only problem is I have got no idea how to ...
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visualdsp++ programming with labview

I would like to program a Blackfin processor with labview or in C with visualdsp++. Any book or notes please. Thank you.
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Embedded systems programming in C [closed]

I want to start programming embedded systems with C (need it for school anyway and I like C). I searched for beginner guides and such quite a long time before deciding to post here. I have several ...
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Anticipating processing delay in embedded systems

Background: I have been working with the STM32F3 discovery board and I am trying to implement some signal processing algorithms from the ground up. My problem is shown below in the graph. The more ...
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Freescale Kinetis KE - writing to flash

I've been using various microcontrollers and microprocessors for many, many years now but I seem to be stymied by the Kinetis KE series (specifically the S9KEAZN64AMLC). Jan 17, 2015 TL;DR: ...
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ICSP or Pre-Programmed Microcontroller

I've designed a PCB for small scale production; currently I'm hand soldering them in batches of 20 at a time. This PCB uses an ATMEGA168 microcontroller which I program before soldering to the board - ...
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what is the problem with led trainer in arduino?

currently I am trying to develop a light trainer by arduino , as a begging I used 3 led and 3 push button ,the led must work randomly and when the ledX is flash the user press push bottonX and so on ...
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How to program a msp430 via USB?

Programming a msp430 microcontroller in circuit or has a dip package is easy but how can I program it if it's in a circuit with all the components smd and I want to do it with an USB? What's the ...
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Handling variable length commands with pauses in transmission

I have my embedded system and I send many different commands to it using PC via RS232. The issue is that each of command consists of different amount of bytes. What is more there is possibility that ...
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Using a Arduino Pro Mini to power more than 2 servos

I don't know very much about Arduino, but from some basic research I have read that the Arduino Pro Mini can only support two servo motors. I am trying to create a set of reaction wheels using hard ...
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display multiple data

I want to display 4 different data on a multiplexed seven segment display .I am able to display 2 data for a certain interval ,now i want to expand this to 4.How to do this . ...
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Introdution to CUPL with Example?

I want to introduce with CUPL programming but i need a example.for example if i write a hex bcd to 7 seg decoder how i write it in CUPL?(I can write it with verilog but i want it into CUPL)
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Is PIC microcontroller PIC16C72 and PIC16F72 almost the same from a programmer's perspective?

I just wrote a program to use in PIC16F72. I was trying to simulate it on Proteus and I found that Proteus doesn't have that microcontroller in its library. I read somewhere that PIC16F72 and PIC16C72 ...
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Curious how does ALU addressing work like in Assembly code?

When writing assembly code, say R1 = R2 + R3, it is pretty easy to understand the addressing procedure because all registers are close to the ALU. But I find it hard to see how does the ALU go to the ...
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Editing/Hacking 8031 Eprom code

Not sure if this is the correct place to ask such a question, but here goes. Ok so I mess around with an old 80's drum machine a lot. It's based around an old 8031 Processor Program code is stored on ...
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How to open recent schmatic on Tanner Eda Tools v13.0

This is my first time working with Tanner Eda Tools. I designed the circuit and then I saved the T-spice and S-edit and exported the PDFs successfully. My first problem is that I couldn't open my ...
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LC-3 Programming

"Write a program in binary LC-3 machine language. Your program will compute the max of 10 numbers represented in 2's complement format and will store the result in register R5. Your program will begin ...
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Choice of the appopriate conditional statement

I'm measuring the width of a PWM puls with the external interrupt: ...
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PIN selecting problem over arduino

My schematic as below. I have connected 8 hall sensor as shown in picture. Problem i am facing here is SO, s1, s2 The Led light are not glowing .Even the forard voltage across is 3.9v. i have tested ...
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Temperature stabilization with PWM , PID controller with delay system

I am doing a project to control the temperature with PWM. I use peltier, thermistor,mcu and h-bridge mosfet. I want to reach a temperature with an error less than 0.05 and stay at that temperature ...
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I'm trying to implement interrupt from RB pins. But it doesn't work

I'm new to PIC programming. I made a program to get interrupt from RB pins. but it doesn't work. My code is as follows: ...
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Reading of data from USB2LPT cable IEEE 1284 controller

From PIC controller, I want to read parallel port data using this USB2LPT converter cable. At every print from PC, I just receive 0x1B, and then printing stops. I am using ...
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What would be a good language interpreter to implement into a Microcontroller [closed]

For beginners it is always a problem getting started with microcontrollers. The biggest problem is getting the whole system running and then programming it with C. C is a great language but it has its ...
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How does the PIC's PMCON1.WRERR bit actually work?

I know from the datasheet that it gets set automatically on a rising edge of the WR bit and cleared automatically on a successful completion. Thus, if it's still on, then something went wrong. So ...
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Can I use math functions in PIC16F877A code?

Can I use exponential (exp) math function in PIC16F877A code? For example like this: double a,ans; a=5.7; ans=exp(0.5);
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Globlal Variable Problem: Pic18f4550 and Pickit3 Debugging

I'm working on a project which includes the usage of the A/D converter module in the micro-controller (pic18f4550). I haven't had any problems in the past with the micro-controller using a pickit3 ...
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How to start reverse engineering a circuit?

I have an old controller card from a pc which had to control some stepper engines. But there are several problems with it: The pc isn't working anymore, and I have no access to the program which ...
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Is it possible to connect FT2232D's 3V3OUT pin to VCCIO for USB-JTAG programming?

I want to design a USB-JTAG Programmer with FT2232D. And I want to program Xilinx spartan3 FPGA with it, so I need 3.3 volt logic for VCCIO. Datasheet indicates that FT2232D has an internal regulator ...
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Elan microcontroller program not working

I am writing a program for an ELAN EM78P156NP using the WisePlus C Compiler, but my program is not responding when written on microcontroller. Below is the code written, please let me know any ...
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Programming pic24fv32ka301 only works after resetting by turn off

I am only able to program my pic24fv32ka301 after I turn the power off and on. When I try to program the pic without resetting the device, one of the two errors is displayed: ...
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ELAN EM78P156NP microcntroller programming

I am writing program for ELAN EM78P156NP using WisePlus C Compiler ,but my program is not responding when written on micro controller.I am putting the code below please let me know what is wrong with ...
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AtmelStudio 6.2 changes the ISP clock when I try to run a program

I'm having a strange problem with AtmelStudio. I took a few screenshots: Here, atmel studio is open and I check the project settings. ISP Clock is set to 125kHz. This is good. I also check the ...
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Using the UHD (USRP Hardware driver)

I've compiled and built an USRP Hardware Driver (UHD) and want to understand how this driver works. I need to understand the form in which it sends data to a USRP-device, but without using an actual ...
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No response from AVR microprocessor while programming

I've been attempting to program a few different micro-controllers using nothing but an FTDI 5V TTL cable and self-written software to bitbang the needed pins on the chips. Until now I had success only ...
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Do Electrical Engineers use microcontrollers? [closed]

I've always loved to program, and I just recently became interested in electronics and programming microcontrollers. It is very fun, but I am wondering if I am learning something useful that can get a ...
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Reprogram / modify existing products containing microcontrollers

Is it possible to reprogram a device containing a microcontroller if I know the name of the microcontroller and have the necessary equipment to program a clean microcontroller of the same type? To be ...
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ELAN microcontroller programming

I am new to ELAN microcontrollers , I am trying to program EM78P156N using UWTR from ELAN. I am facing problems as I do not know the correct procedure to program ELAN controllers. Can anybody please ...
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Optimum aspect ratio for storing data in Block RAMs

I am working on Xilinx virtex 4 FPGA. I want to store some filter coefficients in Block RAMs. Specifically, I have many sets of filter, each set having 64 coefficient, each coefficient is of 18 bits. ...
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Can an operational amplifier circuit be made entirely out of diode Nand and Nor gates?

I'm not sure whether this question has been asked before, but in researching my question, I came across this user's post (at If-else decision structure using op amps or any other non-programmable ...
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How to intitalize data in Program Memory

Im using MPLAB IDE & C18 compiler to program Pic18f2550. I have to initialize a const string in program memory to save space in RAM how do I do it ?
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Changing to relocatable code for PIC microcontrollers

I've come back to PIC programming after 10 years and I've been relearning everything. I'm looking at the section in the MPASM manual where it discusses relocatable code. And I've come to the ...
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Do I have to use external clock for ATmega ISP programming after changing fuse bits?

After programming an ATmega microcontroller via ISP (SPI) interface and changing the clock-related fuse bits, I'd like to reprogram it again. Will I have to connect it to an external clock now to do ...
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Possible to re-program microcontroller over Bluetooth?

I am looking at making an embedded design featuring an ARM Cortex M3 MCU and bluetooth. I would like to be able to update its firmware over Bluetooth periodically. Is this possible with the following ...
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Is there a way to avoid an infinite loop and reduce CPU power consumption when using PIC and timer0 interrupt?

I have made a simple program that runs on a P12F629 microcontroller, using MikroC. I need ...
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Where do you find out how to program a specific microprocessor?

I have experience with AVRs, by programming them through the SPI port, but right now I'm looking at a Holtek HT46R22 and I can't find anything about how to program this Microprocessor. My question is ...
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using mbed with gps

I am trying to program an mbed micro controller to work with a GlobalSat EM 406 GPS receiver and have got it outputting long and lat to a host computer using the information on: ...