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novemberstorm
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Before ATTiny
novemberstorm   9/27/2013 7:47:57 PM
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I have been working with the predecessor of ATTiny2313  -- the AT90S2313 -- for many years now and it has been a GREAT chip.  The on-board serial comm and SPI are very helpful.  I also like the AVR assembly language, which was pretty easy to learn.  I have worked with their small 8-pin chip (ATTiny25) a little but unfortunately, it is limited.

sanjaac
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The real fun
sanjaac   9/27/2013 7:28:41 PM
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Guys, you've been talking about Atmel stuff, which is good, but.. there is something better, somewhere else.

For the real fun, give yourselves a try with the newest Renesas RL78/G10: http://am.renesas.com/products/mpumcu/rl78/rl78g1x/rl78g10/index.jsp

Or for something more beefy, look at the RL78/G12: http://am.renesas.com/products/mpumcu/rl78/rl78g1x/rl78g12/index.jsp

I am just talking about something comparable to -or even better than- the ATtiny pricewise and which comes in low pin count packages, but which renders ATtiny in the dust, starting with the 16-bit vs. 8-bit capabilities, power consumption, etc...

Enjoy!

JeremySCook
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Re: nice
JeremySCook   9/26/2013 6:58:34 PM
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Thanks!  I definitely enjoyed working with it!

Caleb Kraft
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nice
Caleb Kraft   9/26/2013 12:44:57 PM
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Great thoughts Jeremy. I think a lot of people are starting to crave the hands on approach and finding the arduino to be a peculiar fit. I think this could be the post that encourages many of them to just re-connect with their roots and jump into ATtiny!



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