Questions tagged [microcontroller]

A small computer on a single integrated circuit containing a processor core, memory, and programmable input/output peripherals.

14 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
0answers
99 views

choose ZigBee modules for full wireless mesh

What is the most common ZigBee IP Modules to create full wireless mesh mode? I know that it should be 1) coordinator and 2) router to create full-mesh But I am interesting about what kind of modules ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

How to determine the required CPU speed for a micro-controller with a 2-phase encoder attached to interrupts?

I am building a high-torque steering servo. I am trying to use the Adafruit Feather M0, which has a CPU speed of 48MHz, to monitor a 2-phase encoder that has 2400 pulses per rotation. I have attached ...
1
vote
0answers
147 views

Technique to increase POV resolution

I have thought of a technique to increase the resolution of a POV (persistence of vision) display. In an usual POV display, the LEDs are arranged in a strip and spun in a circle. There are two ...
1
vote
0answers
102 views

Microcontroller for running Linux RTAI

I'm a beginner in Robotics. I'd like to ask what are the minimum/recommended specs for a microcontroller to run a real-time system such as Linux RTAI? What is the popular microcontroller for ...
1
vote
0answers
143 views

SPP Bluetooth profile compatibility with phone

I'm building a project that uses a cell phone to control a microcontroller via Bluetooth. I've decided to use the HC-05 Bluetooth module. HC-05 Manual: http://www.exp-tech.de/service/datasheet/HC-...
1
vote
0answers
230 views

PX4 Communication

Does anyone here know PX4 software? I'm using Eclipse to program it and I want to Open a new UART door and write on this, I'm doing the following commands... ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

What is the best microcontroller/SBC + stepper motor controller/driver combo to build a hexapod robot?

I would like to use a set of high power stepper motor controllers and drivers (e.g. Trinamic). Communication protocol of choice is SPI and motion precision is important. What microcontroller or SBC ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Making my own flight controller to learn the basics

I wanted to make a flight controller from scratch using an appropriate microcontroller. I know this might be a very tough job and it would be just reinventing the wheel as the Pixhawk people have ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Jetson tx2 to Teensy 3.6 Serial communication issue

I am trying to establish serial communication between Nvidia Jetson Tx2 and Teensy 3.6. Using pyserial, while reading the data sent from Teensy 3.6 on Rx pin on the Jetson, I come to an error that ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Proteus simulation keep on looping forever

I have a simple proteus circuit simulation with a PIC18 chip and LED connected to RD0 port with a resistor. My objective is to make the LED blink once only when i start the simulation and the ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Find viscous friction for DC motor transfer function

How do I find the viscous friction for my DC motor without measuring the input current and output torque. I have to do a theoretical model on simulink and can't find any answers on how to find it
0
votes
0answers
15 views

What types of components can be used for wireless, radio-based transceiving?

I am planning out a small hobby robotics project where I hope to wirelessly send video frames (images) from a camera sensor to either an app running on my Android, or to a desktop app running on my PC....
0
votes
2answers
53 views

Reliably enabling/disabling a PID loop via FSM in a microcontroller

I have a PID loop for a small vehicle implemented in a microcontroller. Currently the PID loop is implemented in a timer interrupt. I want to implement an FSM that will have states that enable or ...
-1
votes
1answer
144 views

Motor controller for two Hitec D845WP servos

I am undertaking a project using two Hitec D845WP servos running at 8.4 V. Hitec's website lists idle current of 30 mA, no load operating of 1600 mA, stall current of 10 A and ...