Category: Makers

Excellent plugin for Kicad

One of the issues I have encountered when testing circuit boards is finding where on the board a particular part is located. Typically I open the PCB layout (Kicad PCBnew) on my computer and use the zoom feature to scroll

Accessing the STM32 System Bootloader

The STM32 range of Microcontrollers have a built in bootloader that may be used to update the firmware running on the MCU. Depending upon the STM32 variant being used this update may be done using a USART, USB, or SPI

Information Sources

There is so much new technology to stay abreast of these days that we all need a little help. I find there are a number of YouTube channels that can help with this task. The Open Source and Maker communities