C Programming Book & Kit Combo

C Programming Book & Kit Combo
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Price: $99.95
Product ID : SKU16750



Do you want a low cost way to learn C programming for microcontrollers? This 300 page book and software CD show you how to use Atmel's $19.99 AVR Butterfly board, Atmel AVR Studio, and the FREE WinAVR C compiler to make a very inexpensive system for using C to develop microcontroller projects.

Students will find the thorough coverage of C explained in the context of microcontrollers to be an invaluable learning aide. Professionals, even those who already know C, will find many useful tested software and hardware examples that will speed their development work.

Test drive the book by downloading the FREE first three chapters of the book as a 39 page pdf file:"Quick Start Guide for using the WinAVR Compiler with ATMEL's AVR Butterfly" NOTE October 9, 2008, this is a new version of the Quick Start Guide that is upgraded for Windows Vista and the newest Atmel AVR Studio and WinAVR. Chapter 2 is not exactly like the book to accommodate these upgrades.

The included CD has all the source code, the FREE WinAVR C Compiler, Atmel's AVR Studio, Br@y++ Terminal, the ATmega169 Databook, and the Butterfly Source Code. Note October 9, 2009, the CD now has two sections, the older perfectly good stuff for before Vista and the new stuff for Vista.

In addition to an in-depth coverage of C, the book has projects for:

  • Port I/O reading switches and blinking LEDs
  • UART communication with a PC
  • Using interrupts, timers, and counters
  • Pulse Width Modulation for LED brightness and motor speed control
  • Creating a Real Time Clock
  • Making music
  • ADC: Analog to Digital Conversion
  • DAC: Digital to Analog Conversion
  • Voltage, light, and temperature measurement
  • Making a slow Function Generator and Digital Oscilloscope
  • LCD programming
  • Writing a Finite State Machine The author (an Electrical Engineer, Official Atmel AVR Consultant, and award winning writer) makes the sometimes-tedious job of learning C easier by often breaking the in-depth technical exposition with humor and anecdotes detailing his personal experience and misadventures.

Combo Includes:


1 C Programming for Microcontrollers
1 CD with:

  • Book Projects Source Code
  • WinAVR C Compiler Tool Set
  • AVRStudio
  • Brays Terminal
  • ATmega169 Data Book

Butterfly++ Mini-Kit:

  • 1 – AVR Butterfly
  • 1 – CdS Light Sensor
  • 1 – Battery Box with Switch (2AA)
  • 1 – LED
  • 1 – Resistor
  • 1 – DB-9 Female Connector
  • 1 – 3" Wire
  • 1 – 2-pin Header
  • 1 – 4-pin Header
  • 2 – 10-pin Dual Row Headers
Projects Kit:
  • 1 – Solderless Breadboard
  • 1 – Jumper Wire Kit
  • 10 – LED Red 3mm
  • 1 – 1N4001 Diode
  • 1 – 9V Battery Snap
  • 10 – Resistor 1/8 W 5% 150 ohm
  • 30 – Resistor 1/8 W 5% 2.2K ohm
  • 1 – Opto Interrupter H21A1
  • 1 – Opto Isolator 4N25
  • 1 – Power Transistor TIP-115
  • 1 – Motor DC 6-12V
  • 1 – Potentiometer 10K
  • 1 – Switch DIP SPST 8pos

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