Embedded

Running TL866II Plus in Manjaro Linux

13 Sep 2019, 08:21pm TZ +05:30
hardware, linux, manjaro, programmer
tools, tips, Embedded

TL866II Plus on Manjaro (Arch Linux)

The TL866II Plus is a Parallel programmer. Freqenty used in my lab for programming age old chips like AT89C51.

One might wonder what use I have for these old 8051. Well I have big box full of these ! And many of my project still run 8051. Yes!

All this time, Windows was the only way for this programmer.

Since, I am using Manjaro Linux wanted it to work there.

Lets look at how I mad this possible.

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STM8 Precise Cycle Delay

12 Sep 2018, 08:32am TZ +05:30
hardware, STM8
Embedded

This started a quest to design the perfect cycle delay for one of my favorite MCUs the STM8. In the process I learned a lot about custom pipeline and execution of in proprietary MCU such as STM8S.

STM8 board Image
Fig: STM8S Board

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ESP8266 Unofficial Windows Development Environment

06 Aug 2018, 12:00am TZ +00:00
hardware, WiFi, windows, ESP8266, Espressif
Embedded, IoT

It has been long time since I worked on ESP8266 and that too native SDK from Esperssif. With the rusty know-how and lack on info online, I had a mixed start again. Hope that the experience shared here might be helpful for many users, who wish to do ESP8266 native SDK development on Windows Platform. But are afraid that most of the working tools for ESP8266 are linux friendly.

Not to worry you are in good company.

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