Category Archives: AVR Microcontroller

Articles for projects that use the Atmel AVR microcontroller

USB Generic HID Open Source Framework for Atmel AVR and Windows

The Atmel AVR range of USB capable devices provides a wide-range of functionality and peripherals to the professional and hobbyist; however the additional complexity of both microcontroller firmware and host PC drivers is a tall barrier to anyone wishing to get started with USB development. Although the firmware is greatly simplified by freely available open-source […]

AVR ATmega32U4 USB Development Board

Recently I’ve started working with the Atmel AVR range of microcontrollers. The relatively new range of USB capable ATmega chips are an excellent choice for USB device development, however they are only available in surface-mount packages which represents a barrier to a lot of hobbyists since you cannot simply plug the chip into a breadboard […]