středa 18. února 2015
Arduino Due Central Node
Anyway, the ILI9341 library for Due works just great, the ENC28J60 network behaves as well, and both work together. I wrote really basic sketch just to test the hardware, called DueCentral. I plan to move all the diagnostic output to TFT as a first step, and make sure that I can get exact time from network. The node also acts as a web server, maybe I could use it somehow? Like a table of all sensors etc...
Of course, when attempting to slap the stripboard on Arduino, I got pissed off again. I definitely need all the connectors to be available on the stripboard, including the famous one that's shifted by 50mils (pins 8-13). This connector provides some pretty important signals, like 10 for SPI CS, and the rest is available as PWM. Oh well, what should I expect from a board designed in Italy - the guys should stick with making ice cream, and don't mess with electronic.
I wanted to update the GM counter sketch yesterday, but I figured out I don't really know what I expect to be displayed and measured, so let's leave it alone for a few days.