one at a time (while they are next
to each other to assure proper
placement) and solder them onto
the bread/protoboard, or they can
lay the new board on top of their
own breadboard, place the parts
through the bread/protoboard and
into their breadboard. Then, when
ready, the components can be
soldered from the top to the
bread/protoboard, before removing
it and component leads from their
breadboard, thus saving the step of
transferring the components from
the breadboard to the new
Schmartboard (where errors are
most commonly made).
The 830 tie point bread/
protoboard (bundled with a
matching breadboard) is $15. The
400 tie point bread/protoboard is
ONLINE DEV PLATFORM
Anaren, Inc.’s Wireless Connectivity Group has announced that its Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR)
module team has introduced a range of 1.1 updates and
improvements to its recently introduced Anaren
Atmosphere online development platform. Launched in
January 2015, Atmosphere uniquely provides embedded
product manufacturers with tools to wirelessly connect
their products to the Internet, making the Io T revolution
accessible via Bluetooth Smart equipped devices.
Following are some of the new features and
BLE and Embedded Features:
• Data type selection for embedded functions has
been added to enhance and compress the transmission
time and size over BLE.
• Function type and return selection have been
added to reduce transmission-data size, improve
efficiency, and allow more developer control.
• GATT Elements have been added to expose the
battery state and battery level of a device’s single battery
or set of batteries.
Developer Tool Features:
• Improved source download process — downloading
a user’s project source has been split into two downloads
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Includes the MDE8051 training board, power
supply, serial cable
Purchase Orders are accepted from Educational Institutions,
US Government and Research Centers
NATIONAL RF, INC.
CUSTOMER PUTS IT IN A MEAT CAN!!
www.NationalRF.com for this
and other Radio Products!
The 75-NS- 3
covers 3. 5
11 MHz and
is offered as
MINI HF RADIO
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