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Choosing a microcontroller for a project [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to choose a MCU platform? I'm designing my first project that could possibly go in to production(as a university project) but I am now stuck on choosing a microcontroller ...
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What are good microcontrollers available today? [closed]

I have experience with assembly and C programming for microcontrollers, but I'm not familiar with the various MCU and DSP families offered by today's companies. (eg: Texas Instruments, Atmel, Renesas) ...
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How do I come up with a list of requirements for a microcontroller for my project? How can I then find microcontrollers that fit?

I have been working on an eBike control project on the Arduino MEGA2560. The program runs 3x PID control loops, one battery capacity control loop (interpolation based on lookup tables), a speedometer (...
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How to choose an ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller?

Based on my rough requirements of being in the 36 to 72 MHz range, having 16kb+ SRAM, 128kb+ flash, being programmable in C, I have decided that for my application I want to use an ARM Cortex M3 MCU. ...
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How does one know if an 8 bit MCU is sufficient or 16 bit MCU is needed? [closed]

16 bit micro controllers are more powerful than 8 bit ones and the 32 bit ones are on a whole different level. With that being said, while we can decided what peripherals we needed for an application ...
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New to microcontrollers…options for getting up and going cheaply

I've never designed a microcontroller circuit before, but have programmed them on dev boards. I've Googled around for a while, but haven't found a definitive answer. Maybe I'm missing something. I ...
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Choose a microcontroller [closed]

I plan to use a microcontroller on my project. But I don't know which one should I use. I know the features the microcontroller will need to have but many manufacturers can fit my need. Should I ...
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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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How to make a Microcontroller choice?

I would like to find a microcontroller but I don't know how to make a choice! Currently I know I will need my device to be able to: Check the battery level Include a timer Have at least two ...
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Choosing a 32-bit microcontroller

Now that most vendors offer a diverse variety of ARM Cortex-M chips, why would one pick a Renesas or Freescale product? I understand that there are reasons for somebody to go with a PIC32 as they are ...
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mbed vs Teensy 3 vs other options [closed]

I'm an electrical/electronic technician, I'm good with analog electrical stuff & electronics, but when it comes to microcontrollers, programming & uA, stuff start to sound Chinese to me (no ...
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why have ARM based microcontrollers not oblierated all other microcontrollers in the market e.g PIC, Arduino e.t.c [closed]

ARM is ruling the world, it is everywhere. So why is it that we still have PIC and Arduino among others around. I think they all should be extinct by now and people should only be learning and doing ...
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Which microcontrollers that can I buy to learn such an USART, UART, RS232, USB, SPI, I2C, TTL communication? [closed]

I have a high interest in learning such an USART, UART, RS232, USB, SPI, I2C, TTL communication. I find some detail explainations about above communications in this link And I want to have deep ...
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Choosing the right microcontroller [closed]

How do you choose a micro-controller for your project? My hardware requirements are : I2c SPI ADC channels SMD package 3.3V operating voltage A few GPIOs. There are so many microcontrollers ...
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How do I determine what microcontroller is the right one for my project? [closed]

I have just started developing a tiny GPS trackingdevice that (eventually) will be able to log positioning-data on demand - via SMS commands and/or via a smartphone-application. The device should be ...

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