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Entries from March 19th, 2009

Testing a EM-406A GPS module

March 19th, 2009 · 15 Comments · Uncategorized

Some months ago I ordered a EM-406 GPS module from Sparkfun. I intended to explore geotagging and this module seemed to be a simple one to use : integrated antenna, SiRF III chipset (seems to be well know on forums) while not too expensive. Among the specs : 20-Channel Receiver Extremely high sensitivity : -159dBm [...]

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Teensy ordered and received

March 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I plan to investigate the possibilities of USB with the ATMEGA family of microcontroller. The AT90USB162 is one of them and the Teensy board seems to be just enough to begin tinkering with. I did know that the package was small but I was surprised by the board size nonetheless ! Next step: compiling and [...]

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