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[Il Matto: Hello World]

Date: Nov 2013
Tags: robotics :: C++

Il Matto AVR microcontroller board: backIl Matto AVR microcontroller board: frontIl Matto is a microcontroller development board that uses Atmel's ATMega644PA AVR chip. It was developed at the University of Southampton, which means that I get to play with it thanks to Klaus-Peter Zauner.

There are endless possibilities of what you can do with it, as the microcontroller has 32 I/O pins organised in 4 ports, making Arduino look pretty basic. For now, I have soldered all the components together and tested a simple program where the on-board LED blinks 'Hello world' in morse code.

I have also created a build script that makes compilation and deployment onto the board easy. The script should in fact run with any AVR microcontroller, provided that you have avr-gcc and avrdude installed on your Unix machine.





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