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Max The Magnificent
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Re: Using PWM to drive antique analog meters
Max The Magnificent   1/6/2014 11:03:43 AM
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@alex_m1: And if you really want to push it , you could probably convince an XMOS mcu to offer pwm on every pin , meaning 90 PWM.

My mind is well and truly boggled -- I remember when I thought it was amazingly cool for a MCU to offer one or two PWM pins ...

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Re: Using PWM to drive antique analog meters
alex_m1   1/4/2014 9:07:22 AM
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Max: The atmel ATUC256L3U have 36 PWM outputs. And if you really want to push it , you could probably convince an XMOS mcu to offer pwm on every pin , meaning 90 PWM.

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Using PWM to drive antique analog meters
Max The Magnificent   1/3/2014 2:13:10 PM
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This is very interesting -- I'm currently using PWM to drive antique analog meters (see Creating an Inamorata Prognostication Engine) and as far as I'm concerned it's "the more PWM outputs, the merrier"

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