Electronics, Open Source and Tools

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TI’s CC Debugger


TI CC Debugger


A programming and debugging tool for the TI RF 8051 SoC line. Supporting software tools:  SmartRF Studio, SmartRF Flash Programmer, SmartRF Packet Sniffer, Code Composer Studio, IAR EW 8051 (v.>7.51A).


LPC 800 – simply amazing:

Electronics: NXP LPC800

The amazing small board – NXP LPC800

  • ARM Cortex-M0+
  • Switch matrix for flexible configuration of each I/O pin function
  • 2 USART interfaces, 1 SPI controller and 1  I²C-bus, with pin functions assigned through the switch matrix
  • Self Wake-up Timer (WKT) clocked from either the IRC or a low-power, low-frequency internal oscillator
  • CRC engine
  • Boot ROM API support: boot loader, USART and I²C drivers in ROM, power profiles, Flash In-Application Programming (IAP) and In-System Programming (ISP)


The QiLiCape

Electronics: QiLiCape-v3.51


Project Status = alpha, not released

It’s all about a Wireless Charging (Qi compliant) Li-X Battery Cape for the BeagleBone.Started as a Element14  competition, the QiLiCape may be released as a part of an embedded electronics product.