How to configure an AVR XMega for 32MHz

Here’s how to quickly and easily get your Atmel AVR XMEGA running at a very stable 32MHz without a crystal.  This will enable both the 32Khz and 32MHz internal oscillators, using the 32KHz oscillator for DFLL calibration and switch the

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How to repair Nano CP X Landing Gear

Nano CP X Landing Gear Repair - Step 5

Here’s a quick way to repair and strengthen your Nano CP X landing gear, getting you back in the air within the hour!  About four packs into my new Nano CP X, I managed to snap the landing gear.  The

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FloodBrain – 18 Channel 10W RGB LED Floodlight System


Here’s a few details on the flood light system I designed for our Halloween display this year.  This is the first real project I’ve ever done from scratch with a micro of any kind.  I’ve dabbled with AVRs on breadboards

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Ridgid R4512 Zero Clearance Insert

R4512 ZCI

Here’s a quick and easy way to make your own ZCI (Zero Clearance Insert) for a Ridgid R4512 table saw out of 3/16″ hardboard.  Trace out your OEM insert onto the hardboard then cut it out slightly larger, leaving it

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