Monthly Archives: January 2017

STM32F429I Discovery

The ST Microelectronics Discovery series are designed to show off the capabilities of the STM32 series. They come with numerous peripherals, and large amounts of I/O lines. The philosophy is to show the user what the device is capable of immediately, without the need to add any peripherals. The device that I am testing is… Read More »

ARM mbed Ethernet Starter Kit

Embedded systems are all about being lightweight, and only including what is really needed. This is sometimes the case for evaluation boards, but other times, evaluation boards come with multiple peripherals. This board is different, it comes with a large array of sensors and peripherals, almost as much as can fit on the board itself,… Read More »

emtrion SBC-SAMA5D36

I may be a microcontroller guy myself, but there are times where you need the power of a microprocessor. Having an operating system handle the memory, peripherals and events just saves time, and some applications really do need the power a microprocessor provides. Atmel’s SAMA5D3 family has some impressive devices. Based on ARM’s A5 architecture,… Read More »