NEW GUIDE: Digital Circuits 7: Microcontrollers, how do they work? @MicrochipMakes #AdafruitLearningSystem
What’s inside that large chip on the Adafruit Metro Classic and Arduino Uno compatibles? Take a peek at the coppery picture below, which is the silicon chip magnified.
In our new guide, we take a tour of the Microchip/Atmel ATmega328, looking at each significant functional piece.
Understand the pieces of the chip we all use in our microcontroller projects, see the guide here.
What are you making with the Microchip ATmega328 series chips? Post in the comments below!
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.