Archive for February 2013

“Souvenez vous!”

Rest in peace Stéphane Hessel. The author of the now famous “Indignez-vous!” passed away last night.

Blog of the day

Open music labs is a real source of  high quality information and amazing products. The ADC page and its subsidiaries are of particular interest for those who try to challenge the performances of their ATMEGAs. A must visit. I am currently evaluating their Audio Codec Shield which “sounds” great!    

Tips and Tricks (16)

Previous Tip and Trick Few words about the Adafruit thermocouple module. This nice little module features a couple of smart ideas: Use a fully integrated driver solution which outputs data on a SPI port (MAX31855) Any thermocouple assembly will fit on the header  (as long as it is a K type) 5V / 3.3V compliant […]

Getting started with the DUE (Part 1)

Part [-1, 0] 1, 2 Back to green horn status! Form my point of vue, the DUE board seems to open the way to real DSP, audio applications, thanks to its 32 bits architecture, memory access performances and speeeeed! So that It will not be a big surprise if my first steps in the DUE world are in […]

New kid in town (Part 1)

Part 1 Talking each other can help sharing information faster than any HiTech means! While tchating each other yesterday at a local meeting dedicated to “Tiers lieux”, I discovered the Texas Instruments initiative in the “open world”. Tadaaa, and now let’s introduce the LaunchPad! This little cheap (5€) development kit features:  Supported micro controller: MSP430  Kit […]

Direct Digital Synthesizer (DDS) (Part 6)

Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Patrick, thanks for your feed back. Thanks to you, there will be some updates of the PlainDDS library and its related MicroDDS applications. Here is a quite simple but already pretty effective human-machine interface for driving a signal generator. Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash […]