Some time ago I asked our intern, Manny, to design an Arduino clone. This was primarily a learning exercise. He’s worked with the Arduino platform one some projects, and created schematic/PCB/firmware for a Microchip PIC based project. This project was designed to combine those experiences to create a more generic tool. I felt the results […]
Atmel’s AtmelStudio version 7 allows you to import Arduino sketches and debug them. This brings the Arduino into the realm of a professional design engineer tool.
I tasked our intern with creating an Arduino clone. His job is to create a schematic and printed circuit board with connections similar to our Firstbot product (shown above). The main reason for the task was to introduce him to the concept of a bootloader and familiarize him with the popular Arduino product line. It […]