Category Archives: Atmel Power Debugger

Reducing your ATtiny85 power consumption

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In this post, we will look at different techniques to reduce your AVR micro-controller power consumption. This is especially useful if you are running your device from batteries since it will allow them to last longer. More specifically, we will look at the impact of changing the micro-controller speed (frequency) and also at the impact of using sleep modes so… Read more »

Atmel Power Debugger – First impressions

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This week, I received my new Atmel Power Debugger. In this post, I will share my initial impressions of that tool. Build quality The programmer itself seems of good quality. You have 2 USB connectors on the left. The one on the top is for the debugging functionalities while the other one, at the bottom, is to power your projects… Read more »