Re: [rsa] Re: MAVRIC board
- I have a ARM+DSP desktop industry robot control system.
----- Original Message -----
From: "rtstofer" <rstofer@...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 11:30 AM
Subject: [rsa] Re: MAVRIC board
> Very nice! Now I have to find a project for the one I have and the
> one I want!
> I'll be in touch...
> --- In email@example.com, Brian Dean <bsd@b...> wrote:
>> [ Subject changed so as not to hijack the Gumstix thread. ]
>> On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 11:47:20PM -0000, rtstofer wrote:
>> > I'm looking for a project for that board. I really like the
>> > expanded memory and the peripherals. That board is capable of
>> > extensive projects. In my view the JTAG interface is the hot
>> > I really like source level debugging with AVR Studio 4.
>> The JTAG interface is very nice, but I must admit that it's a
>> surreal single-stepping through the MAVRIC code while on my MacOS X
>> system using GNU GDB. I'm used to only having that capability
>> BTW, I've got a new revision of the MAVRIC coming out soon. The
>> hold-up right now is that I've got a slew of other projects
>> my attention and I just haven't had a chance to take good photos
>> update the web site. For a preliminary look, see here:
>> New on this revision is the low-dropout regulator and the RS485
>> network interface. Also, this is an ultra-stable 4-layer board
>> massive ground and power planes. Not that there was ever a problem
>> with the first revision MAVRIC board, but this board is even
>> I kept the footprint the same however there's a slight pinout
>> and the optional RTC crystal driving timer 0 is gone (those pins
>> control the RS485 interface). However, like the original MAVRIC it
>> incorporates the Dallas DS1307 serial I2C real time clock chip for
>> time keeping as well as 32K of serial I2C eeprom for extra
>> non-volatile storage. All other features are the same as on the
>> original MAVRIC.
>> > By the way, thanks for publishing the info on linking the
>> > RAM.
>> As a controller board, I just couldn't imagine not including the
>> schematics. I remember the days when many many products used to
>> actually come with schematics. If you get into a pickle, the
>> schematics can save your bacon.
>> Brian Dean
>> ATmega128 based MAVRIC controllers
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