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Which cheap microcontroller with Wi-Fi to choose for IoT endpoint devices?

One option is Particle (f.k.a. Spark) Photon - STM32F205 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller with Broadcom BCM43362 Wi-Fi module, 1MB flash, 128KB RAM for $19. Second option is WiFiMCU - STM32F411CE ARM ...
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Low-power 8 bits microcontroller

I would recommend the Arduino. Arduino chips are absolutely the way to go! The Arduino MEGA uses the ATmega16U2 chip and meets all of your requirements. It can easily run on USB power or less. ...
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Best ultra low power microcontroller to run with solar panel

An ATmega328 has three timers, one of which, Timer1, is a 16 bit timer. The Arduino Uno and Nano both use an ATmega328. As you say that you have a A4988 module, then an Arduino Uno with a CNC ...
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dev board with 3 or more mipi-csi

Yes, I was looking for the same requirement last month, I found e-con Systems who make cameras for NVIDIA Jetson TX1. They have a 360degree solution for TX1. I can see that they run 6 MIPI CSI-2 ...
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Cheapest microcontroller with wi-fi

It is not clear if you are looking for a microcontroller (i.e. a chip) with wifi support, or a single-board microcomputer with built-in wifi. If it is latter, then you have plenty of options. One of ...
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Binary digital watch

There are a number of binary clock designs on Instructables, as well as a few binary watch models. Due to a sign-on requirement for searches, the above link now goes only to Instructables. Use "...
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Looking for cheap MCU for projects

I would personally go for ESP32. With WiFi & BT for US $4 to 5. Here is one for less than $3, including P & P. If you can afford $30, then you can get 2 @ ESP32 LoRo boards, where LoRa means ...
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Looking for cheap MCU for projects

I don't know how to tell what is inexpensive for you. There are lots of options for microcontrollers, for examples this list on Wikipedia. There are options from TI there if you wanted to stick with ...
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Microprocessor that can connect to the internet

In Make magazine, Vol. 49 March 2016, they mention the C.H.I.P, this is a $9 single board computer, though it is not yet shipping, and is scheduled to start shipping November 2016. There is also ...
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Best low cost microcomputer for running Unity app + webcam

There are microcomputers I suggested in another similar question, and unless your cam needs a specific connector you can choose from those: UP Core - https://up-shop.org/up-core/271-up-core.html 1-4 ...
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Portable camera with bluetooth or some other wireless technology support

Not Bluetooth, but wifi, therefore it qualifies for "other wireless technology, the "aiball" camera comes in as a candidate. Available on Amazon, as well as a few other locations, it doesn't come in ...
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RFID solution for reading multiple tags

Ended up going with setup 1 and using this RFID-reader from Sparkfun. https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14066 I interface the reader by use of the Mercury library in a Python program. Super reliable ...
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Low-power 8 bits microcontroller

The Arduino is probably one of the best options out there. Another board that you might find interesting is the SimpleLink Wi-FI CC3200 Launchpad. You can program the board via two ways, which are ...
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