Go Green This Spring!
Get ready for the next design challenge with the April issue of Circuit Cellar. This month we feature an article by Clemens Valens. Clemens walks you through the RL78 microcontroller, an MCU family for low-power applications. He takes a close look at Renesas's expanding RL78 family to see what they have to offer to help you create a low-power design. Be sure to mark your calendars, the RL78 Green Energy Challenge begins March 26th!
Also, in the April issue you can read about two Camosun College graduates who designed an inexpensive do-it-yourself personal audio amplifier along with Part 2 of Charles Edmondson's Rainbow Color Reader article series. To read these articles and more, and to download your digital issue, visit www.gotomycc.com
If your application relies on Texas Instruments MSP430 - and you're looking for an easy way to "go wireless" - you should get to know Anaren Integrate Radio (AIR) modules. AIR features TI's proven low-power RF chips, the industry's smallest footprints, time- and money-saving pre-certification to applicable standards, and a choice of frequencies (including 400/868/915 MHz and 2.4GHz).
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|The DesignSpark chipKITTM Challenge Ends March 27th!
Are you ready to win a share of $10,000 in cash prizes?
You've been working hard, engaging in the DesignSpark community, and putting the finishing touches on your low-power design. Now it's time to see if the judges think your hot idea is a cool solution!
Manage your product by clicking on the "My Project" tab at www.designspark.com/chipkitchallenge-projects/latest. Be sure to upload, and clearly label all materials necessary for judging your entry including an abstract, complete documentation, and source code. Be on the lookout for e-mails regarding instructions for submission
The deadline is right around the corner, so don't delay! The DesignSpark chipKITTM Challenge ends on March 27th, 2012 at 1:00pm EST.
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