Archive for the ‘UART’ Category

TASCAM Sound Recorder (Part 4)

Part 1, 2, 3, 4 And here is the driver code. Nothing exceptional just plain good’ol arduino code. Check the¬†writeByte function which contains few tricks and optimizations that are mandatory to achieve a proper timing. Ultimately this code contains a pretty versatile bit-bang UART writer that you may want to reuse in various applications. Enter […]

TASCAM Sound Recorder (Part 3)

Part 1, 2, 3, 4 As per product reviews on the web and as per my personal experience, the DR-40 picks up noises generated by the handling of the device. One way to prevent such noises consists in using a wired remote controller namely the Tascam RC-10. The key component from this option is a […]

FN-M16P MP3 player (Part 2)

Part 1, 2 As seen in the previous post, the MCU (e.g. arduino) and the module are talking each other through a serial communication (UART) at a quite modest rate of 9600 baud.¬†Data is exchanged as packets of 10 bytes according to the following structure: Byte# Function Value Comments 0 Start Byte 0x7E constant 1 […]