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Kirby2008
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Re: Perhaps the board was lost given all the ones available?
Kirby2008   6/11/2014 1:16:03 PM
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Good day Max,

In regards to some of the kinetis boards... mbed.org supports some of them and so you can now use mbed's system... so online compiler, libraries, etc.  The result... you compile your program and save the resulting file to your PC... then drag this file over to the virtual mbed hard drive to self program...


As for some comments by others about the exceptional low cost of the PSoc board... I think it is impressive to offer a dev board for $4,but to once the price is below $20 or $15 I find it ridiculously cheap...  To have a fully assembled board for less than $20 or so is utterly amazing. 

Cheers

Nenik0
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Re: Free shipping from Digikey
Nenik0   6/11/2014 10:47:05 AM
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Thanks very much. I'll certainly try this analog way. Much appreciated!

Max The Magnificent
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Re: PSoC4
Max The Magnificent   6/11/2014 9:30:49 AM
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@antedeluvian: Coincidentally look for my upcoming blogs this month on the PSoC4. Right Max?

Good grief -- talk about a slave-driver -- yes, I will indeed be posting your columns just as soon as I have a spare moment LOL

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Free shipping from Digikey
Max The Magnificent   6/11/2014 9:29:44 AM
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@bodger: Little known fact: you can get free shipping from Digikey if you pay at the time you submit your order.

I didn't know that -- thanks for the heads-up.

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Re: Debugger End vs Business End...
Max The Magnificent   6/11/2014 9:28:51 AM
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@rwehri: ...by now, shouldn't we already have a fairly full complement of USB patch cords?

On the one hand I'm up to my armpits in them ... on the other hand I never seem to have the one I need to hand LOL

Fortunately, there's a technology recycling store just round the corner that also makes up cables -- they do most USB cable varients for about $5 or less.

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Debugger End vs Business End...
Max The Magnificent   6/11/2014 9:24:34 AM
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@rwehri: ...the debugger end doesn't stop having value, either.  You now have a very low cost debugger for your own target board...

That's an excellent point!

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Perhaps the board was lost given all the ones available?
Max The Magnificent   6/11/2014 9:22:25 AM
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@Kevin: I ordered one to give it a try...

I'm going to give one a try myself (like I need something else to do LOL) -- I'd love to hear your experiences (max.maxfield@ubm.com)

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Re: PSoC 4 dev board packaging video
Max The Magnificent   6/11/2014 9:20:42 AM
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Wot? Not using anti-static protection, or was that on the hand holding the camera?

bodger
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Re: Free shipping from Digikey
bodger   6/11/2014 8:14:13 AM
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To get that option in practice, print out your order, write a check for the order amount, and mail them to Digikey.

Nenik0
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Re: Free shipping from Digikey
Nenik0   6/11/2014 3:09:51 AM
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So much for theory. How do I get that option in praxis?

(When checking out at DigiKey, I only get options of Debit/Credit, COD and Contact Me)...

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