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Cabe Atwell
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Re: Thank the Lord for Arduino!
Cabe Atwell   6/12/2014 1:12:00 AM
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Fun shows, Mr. Don

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Re: Thank the Lord for Arduino!
mrdon   6/4/2014 1:32:08 PM
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warren@fourward.com

 

I believe the information presented will provide some interesting perspectives on Arduino applications for participants attending the course!

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Re: Thank the Lord for Arduino!
warren@fourward.com   6/4/2014 1:12:35 PM
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I'll be there! It better be good! 😄

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Re: Thank the Lord for Arduino!
mrdon   6/4/2014 11:39:40 AM
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Rob,

Thanks for the kind words in the article. I look forward to teaching the class to the Design News audience next week.

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Re: Thank the Lord for Arduino!
mrdon   6/4/2014 11:38:08 AM
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warren@fourward.com

 

I agree. I have used several microcontrollers like the TI MSP430, Maxims DSC89C450 (8051), and Microchip PICs for consumer and automotive electronic products with somewhat of a steep learning curve. The Arduino platform makes development of the ATMega328 microcontroller easy to rapidly prototype electronic product applications. Since introducing the Arduino to my Electrical Engineering Technology students in 2012, it has been the microcontroller development platform of choice for creating their Capstone projects. Hope you can join next weeks Design News Getting Started with Arduino CEC course.

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Re: Thank the Lord for Arduino!
Rob Spiegel   6/3/2014 9:31:06 AM
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That sound great Warren. I hope you attend the class. The presenter is one of your fellow commenters on these message boards.

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Thank the Lord for Arduino!
warren@fourward.com   6/3/2014 9:18:03 AM
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I designed a variable frequency pulsating power supply in digital and analog ICs the way I have always done projects for 30 years. But I was having problems relating BCD switch to output frequency in some crossover points and it was a hassle. Then I discovered ARDUINO, I'm not a software guy, having had one C/c++ class 18 years ago, but it didn't take much to not only have it go from 2-999 Hz from a keypad, without an oscillator circuit, but I had a digital readout with text besides! Wow! All for <$30! I spent $150 on the circuit board I had made on the original effort plus stuffing the board and parts! Plus, I now have a new skill! I'm sold on Arduino!

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