[time-nuts] Good (cheap) PIC chip choice for project?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun May 26 15:47:51 EDT 2013
In message <CABbxVHvP0JmXo=ObnZUmtTH=7-OHixSWixa0hY3sVgo4Gqdegw at mail.gmail.com>
, Chris Albertson writes:
>Probably, one of the best advantages of AVR over PIC is that with avr you
>can use the GCC compiler.
I recently had enough of all the trouble with both AVR and PIC chips
and went ARM, which gives you way better C-language support than
either has ever done.
My current preference for random hacks is this one:
This one has the neat feature that the "firmware-load mode" gives
you are 32KB "USB-stick" with a single file called "firmware.bin"
which means that even your grandmother can figure out how to
update the firmware if need be...
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