HintShop: avrdude -c buspirate Let’s put two things together today… The BusPirate is the ultimate tinkerers’ tool that makes the SPI, I2C, 1-Wire, UART, JTAG and some other low-level protocols available to an ordinary PC equipped with a serial or USB port. That way a PC can talk to many digital electronic components, from temperature sensors through microcontrollers and memories to I/O devices like LCD displays or ethernet interfaces. Uploading a firmware to an Atmel AVR microcontroller (MCU) is possible through many different ways, with the most common and universal probably being ICSP — In Circuit System Programming. HintShop: avrdude -c buspirate
Wii nunchuck data logger | Windmeadow Labs Wii nunchuck data logger | Windmeadow Labs I wanted to use the wii nunchuck accelerometer for some measurements. I didn't really want to drag my computer around, so I built a little data logger. The nunchuck accelerometer data gets written to an eeprom. Then later I can download the data to my PC. I used a Microchip 25AA512 eeprom.
Tutorials
Arduino Tutorial - Learn electronics and microcontrollers using Arduino! So, I get two or three emails a day, all basically asking the same thing: "Where can I learn about electronics?" In general, most of these people have seen some of my projects and want to be able to build similar things. Unfortunately, I have never been able to point them to a good site that really takes the reader through a solid introduction to microcontrollers and basic electronics. I designed this tutorial course to accompany the Arduino starter pack sold at the Adafruit webshop. The pack contains all the components you need (minus any tools) for the lessons

Arduino Tutorial - Learn electronics and microcontrollers using Arduino!