Category Archives: AVR Basics

AVR basics: An introduction to AVR registers and macros

It’s occurred to me that I somewhat jumped the gun when I wrote a blog post a while back about interrupts on AVR ATMEGA microcontrollers. Maybe it would be useful to take a step back. This series is part of my learning process and I hope it will help others who, like me, are embarking on projects such as programming… Read more »

AVR basics: ATMEGA 88-168-328 cheat sheets

Why is it you can never find the data sheet you need when you’re in a hurry? I’m currently exploring (or as my More Significant Other puts it, ‘twotting about with’) AVR microcontrollers. This is a natural extension of my earlier addiction to Arduinos, which are the gateway drug of the microcontroller world. Sooner or later you start feeling constrained by… Read more »

AVR basics: interrupts

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[As I may have mentioned somewhere, this blog is about my journey through the worlds of electronics, robotics and retro computing. I’m not an expert in any of these. In fact, I’m learning as I go, and this site is my way of sharing what I’ve learned. So this is the first post in yet another occasional series detailing my… Read more »