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Questions tagged [microcontroller]

A microcontroller is a small computer on a single integrated circuit, similar to a SoC. Often used for DIY automation and embedded systems. Use the [micro-pc] tag for single board computers designed to run regular operating systems

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Best low cost microcomputer for running Unity app + webcam

I have an art installation I want to build that uses software written in Unity, implementing opencv and using a webcam, and displaying on some sort of inexpensive monitor. I can compile to Android/iOS/...
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Hobbyist microcontroller without code write endurance worry

I'm looking for a hobbyist microcontroller that can have its code modified very frequently (like code generated on the fly, or polymorphic code), without worrying about running out of write cycles. ...
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Portable camera with bluetooth or some other wireless technology support

I want to find a tiny camera or camera module that can stream its videos via Bluetooth or other wireless technology. I want to use that camera as an accessory that can be attached to a body part. The ...
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Is there a x86 or preferable x64 SoC with 16-bit or better onboard ADC?

The most high-end SoCs (UDoo, Up Ultra) from Board-db have a pretty good CPU, but have a very poor ADC (8-10 bit). Is there a board that has the best of both worlds, high speed CPU (i3 - i7), big ...
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Budget Microcontroller for large WS2812B strand

I am using an Arduino Uno R3 to control my Christmas lights (a strand of 665 WS2812B LEDs).The Arduino, while driving the LEDs, is not accessible from my PC, so I am attempting to use a Raspberry Pi 3 ...
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RFID solution for reading multiple tags

I am working on a Robot-project where a sub task is have to check how many and which RFID-tags are placed in a bucket. Multiple tags will be placed into the bucket - so I run into the problem with ...
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Cheapest microcontroller with wi-fi

Requirements: 1. Should be able to run C++ programs 2. Price should be less then 20$ (better if <=10$)
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IC chip which can send a different IR signal from multiple pins

Hi I have been trying to send different IR signals over multiple pins using an Arduino Uno. I have been using the IRremote library. It's not possible with Arduino so I am looking for an alternative. ...
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Microprocessor that can connect to the internet

I am looking for a microprocessor (Arduino, Raspberry pi, etc..) that can connect to the internet. Currently I am using a Photon by particle. This small device allows me to connect the the internet ...
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dev board with 3 or more mipi-csi

I'm looking for "NVIDIA Jetson TX1" module alternatives for 360 video capturing main requirements - 3 or more 4 line mipi-csi with ability to transfer 4k from each camera and sata or 10g ethernet phy ...
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Confuse-a-cat : seeking dirt cheap, wheeled, programmable robot

I was playing the old "confuse the cat with a flash-light" game, when I thought that I might like to program a confuse-a-cat robot. Something, probably with tracks, which can right itself if he flips ...
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Which cheap microcontroller with Wi-Fi to choose for IoT endpoint devices?

I want to gather data from multiple sensors, make simple operations on them (like store last samples in a buffer, calculate moving average, etc.) and send them to the Internet of Things cloud using ...
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Low-power 8 bits microcontroller

For a personnal project, I intend to design a board with a temperature sensor, an MCU and a wireless "connector". I would like to have that board powered by battery. The wireless technology is not yet ...