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Announcement: Layad Circuits is now accepting OJT applicants for the 3rd quarter of 2018. If you are a graduate or a candidate to graduate in any 2-5 year course in Electronics or IT related course, send your resume to info@layadcircuits.com with the subject OJT Application followed by your name. Training starts June and July.  Trainees with 2-3 year technology courses are encouraged to apply.

  • Arduino vs ATmega vs Atmel vs AVR (5/22/2018) by admin

    In the world of DIY/Hobby electronics, at least for Filipino hobbyist, one will encounter these terms that are sometimes used interchangeably. Knowing what they mean would help one better digest online materials or actual conversations on Arduino.


    Atmel – A lot of Arduino boards uses microcontroller chips originally manufactured by Atmel. It was taken over by the company called Microchip, the former competitor of Atmel.

    Microchip – The company that has taken over Atmel.

    AVR – A distinct product family of microcontrollers manufactured by Atmel/Microchip. It is based on an 8-bit RISC architecture under which are the microcontrollers that power Arduino Uno, Nano, Leonardo and Mega2560, among others.

    AtmegaXXXX – These are the part numbers of the actual chips. The Arduino Uno uses the chip ATmega328P while the Arduino Mega uses the ATmega2560. Both are part of the “megaAVR” sub-family of chips under AVR.

    Arduino – The development board we are all familiar with including its tool sets.

  • Demo of the Saleng-ACS712 (5A) (3/24/2018) by CD Malecdan

    A simple test code for the Saleng-ACS712 module. Connect the terminal blocks of the Saleng ACS712 in series with the circuit you want to test. Simply upload and open the serial monitor with a baud rate of 9600. Connects are as follows:

     

    The complete code may be downloaded from our github page.

    See the Saleng-ACS712 user guide here.

  • NEW: 2-in-1 Line Follower and Obstacle Avoidance robot Kit (3/15/2018) by CD Malecdan

    Kit Contents:

    1x Arduino Uno
    1x Mobile Robot Shield
    3x IR line sensor
    1x Ultrasonic Sensor
    1x 2WD Chassis
    1x 20pcs Female-Female connector
    1x Battery Set (2x LiIon + Holder + single charger)

    https://github.com/layadcircuits/linetracing_mobotshield

    https://github.com/layadcircuits/Obstacle-Avoidance-Robot