Talk:Wishlist/Sensorbox

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This is what has been thought of: a simple processor that still suppports A/D converters and USB.
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This is what has been thought of: a simple processor that still suppports A/D converters and USB. A good candidate appears to be http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/41124c.pdf Cost is approx. 5 USD.
A good candidate appears to be http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/41124c.pdf Kost approx. 5 USD.
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Using an ARM processor just to convert some samples per second into USB appears to be overkill to me. But it is just one of the options to considered. A drawback appears that the ADC resolution is just 8 bit. This is quite coarse for some sensors. 12 bit wouldbe better.
 
Using an ARM processor just to convert some samples per second into USB appears to be overkill to me. But it is just one of the options to considered. A drawback appears that the ADC resolution is just 8 bit. This is quite coarse for some sensors. 12 bit wouldbe better.

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Users:hns

This is what has been thought of: a simple processor that still suppports A/D converters and USB. A good candidate appears to be http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/41124c.pdf Cost is approx. 5 USD.

Using an ARM processor just to convert some samples per second into USB appears to be overkill to me. But it is just one of the options to considered. A drawback appears that the ADC resolution is just 8 bit. This is quite coarse for some sensors. 12 bit wouldbe better.

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Users:hns

This is what has been thought of: a simple processor that still suppports A/D converters and USB. A good candidate appears to be http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/41124c.pdf Kost approx. 5 USD.

Using an ARM processor just to convert some samples per second into USB appears to be overkill to me. But it is just one of the options to considered. A drawback appears that the ADC resolution is just 8 bit. This is quite coarse for some sensors. 12 bit wouldbe better.