How Arduino Simplifies Digital I/O – and why AVR is Faster Have you ever wondered exactly what happens under the hood when you execute a digitalWrite() call on your Arduino UNO? This post gives you a quick look behind the …

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How to Debug your AVR Project with the Atmel-ICE Microcontroller projects are complex beasts: the combination of hardware and software gives bugs plenty of room to hide from you. If you’ve ever struggled to debug your AVR microcontroller projects then …

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How to Use AVR Fuses – and Understanding What They Do Avoid frustration and get over the fear with this quick guide to AVR Fuses. If you’ve been working with AVR microcontrollers, it’s likely that you’ve come across references to …

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Cheaper ISP Programming with a USBTiny When I first started with Atmel Studio, I was a little taken aback at the cost of the programmers needed to flash my programs onto the microcontroller.  After a fair bit of research I …

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