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Nuts & Volts Magazine (July 2017)

Building Your Own Microcontroller

By Fabio Pereira    View In Digital Edition  

Ever wanna make your own MCU? Then, follow along with this discussion that can be useful for anyone wanting to learn about computing basics, microcontrollers, embedded programming, and/or VHDL. We will utilize the Zilog Z8 Encore! (a.k.a., eZ8). It’s an eight-bit microcontroller core with a simple — yet powerful — instruction set and a very nice on-chip debugger.


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