REGISTER | LOGIN
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: Using PWM to drive antique analog meters
Max The Magnificent   1/6/2014 11:03:43 AM
NO RATINGS
@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 ...

alex_m1
User Rank
Author
Re: Using PWM to drive antique analog meters
alex_m1   1/4/2014 9:07:22 AM
NO RATINGS
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.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Using PWM to drive antique analog meters
Max The Magnificent   1/3/2014 2:13:10 PM
NO RATINGS
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"



Like Us on Facebook
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Martin Rowe

Test Tool Finds Ethernet Wiring Errors
Martin Rowe
Post a comment
When my house was renovated several years ago, I had the electrician install network outlets in numerous places, then run the LAN cables to a wiring closet. But he didn't document the ends ...

Martin Rowe

Local Electronics Store Supplies Engineers and Hobbyists
Martin Rowe
5 comments
Rochester, N.Y. — Tucked away in this western New York city known for its optics is Goldcrest Electronics, a local store that's supplied businesses and individuals with electronic ...

Martin Rowe

How to Transform a Technology University (Book Review)
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
The Presiding Genius of the Place by Alison Chisolm. WPI, Worcester, Mass., 234 pp., 2016. Engineers love to discuss, and often criticize, engineering education. They often claim ...

Max Maxfield

Aloha from EEWeb
Max Maxfield
Post a comment
Just a few minutes ago as I pen these words, I posted this blog about this month's Cartoon Punchline Competition over on EEWeb.com.