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DMC Attends TI's Technology Day
Ryan Taylor

DMC Attends TI's Technology Day

Like many other students, I considered my TI-89 graphing calculator to be a lifeline during high school calculus and beyond. That device (which I still have and use today) was my first formal introduction to Texas Instruments, and since then I’ve used many of their silicon products. Since joining DMC, I’ve spent a lot of time working with their MSP430 microcontroller line. When I learned that TI would be hosting a Technology Day in Milwaukee, WI, I decided to take the short driv...

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Revealing the Hidden Awesomeness of the TI LaunchPad
Boris Cherkasskiy

Revealing the Hidden Awesomeness of the TI LaunchPad

TI (Texas Instruments) is awesome - I've always known it. What I like the most is their extremely low-cost ($4.30, who beats that?) Launchpad development kit that includes 2 "value line" (pronounced "super-cheap") micro-controllers, USB programmer and development software. That is everything you need to dive into the wonderful world of the super-lower-power microcontrollers.   Picking the test project There are so many options for a first projec...

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