[Noisebridge-discuss] [dorkbotsf-blabber] MCU > 80MHz, low pincount, power saving?

Taylor Alexander tlalexander at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 14:06:29 PST 2011


Oh also Arduino is launching an official Arduino board based on the SAM3!
http://arduino.cc/blog/2011/09/17/arduino-launches-new-products-in-maker-faire/
So it would be nice hardware for prototyping.
On Nov 11, 2011 4:33 PM, "Taylor Alexander" <tlalexander at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm partial to the Atmel SAM3 line.
>
> The SAM3S16C meets some of your requirements, and they're excellent chips:
>
> http://www.atmel.com/dyn/products/product_card.asp?category_id=163&family_id=605&subfamily_id=2127&part_id=17334
>
> Bonus is that if you're used to AVR datasheets, the SAM3 datasheets are
> similar (just, you know, over 1000 pages).
>
> -Taylor
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 03:28:10PM -0800, Joe Grand wrote:
>> > Check out Parallax's Propeller. May be too expensive depending on what
>> you're doing, but it meets the specs (except DMA):
>> >
>> > http://www.parallax.com/propeller/
>> >
>> > I used one in my Laser Range Finder
>> > (http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/laser-range-finder/)  It was
>> > a bit of a learning curve, but ultimately very powerful and cool.
>>
>> @scanlime also used a Propeller for a similar scale project:
>> http://scanlime.org/2011/04/spdif-digital-audio-on-a-microcontroller/
>>
>> Not too much there about the GPIOs, but I found the discussion of system
>> architecture for high speed IO very enlightening.
>>
>> -andy
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