Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of GeneratorPlatform


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Timestamp:
10/19/2012 02:50:46 PM (8 years ago)
Author:
pchapin
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Some thoughts about which platform should be used for the Generator component.

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  • GeneratorPlatform

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     1= Generator Platform = 
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     3This page is about the specifics of the platform chosen for the Generator component. Here are some goals/requirements of the Generator platform. 
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     5* Inexpensive 
     6* Small 
     7* Can be powered by USB 
     8* Easy to obtain 
     9* Easy to program 
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     11I'm inclined to use an MSP430 based platform if only because I have other reasons to become familiar with the [http://www.ti.com/lsds/ti/microcontroller/16-bit_msp430/overview.page MSP430 microcontroller]. For example the [http://www.ti.com/tool/ez430-f2013 eZ430-F2013] might provide sufficient functionality. 
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     13Other possibilities to consider: [http://www.arduino.cc/ Arduino] or maybe some ARM based processor evaluation board.