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1  Products / Arduino Due / Re: ARM On-Chip Debugging: What do I need to use it? on: June 09, 2014, 10:26:39 am
The supported devices for the AVR Dragon does NOT show any SAM devices. The AVR -ICE does show it. So does this mean you cannot use the Dragon but you can use the ICE?
2  Community / Exhibition / Gallery / Re: Arduino/ATmega328 C64 Emulator on: November 30, 2013, 05:59:37 pm
I have a Due and was wondering if the 6502 emulator would run on it. With 512K Flash and 96K Ram it should have plenty of room to run programs. Also I was thinking of offloading the sound and video and keyboard onto a "co-processor" via SPI. The Parallax Propeller chip does video and a  PS2 keyboard easily and someone has written code for SID emulation with is extremely good. If not SPI maybe by 8 bit buss instead since the Due has plenty of I/O and the Propeller should be able to read it in.
3  Products / Arduino Due / Re: Seeed Studio 2.8" V1.0 Shield Compatibility on: August 29, 2013, 06:30:54 pm
Here is the modified SEEED Studio files as requested. The inputs are the same as the modified UTFT files I posted. The TouchScreen libraries have not been fully tested.
4  Products / Arduino Due / Re: Seeed Studio 2.8" V1.0 Shield Compatibility on: August 20, 2013, 07:17:46 am
I could not get the modified UTFT to work with the UNO32 I have although it looks like there is code for it. I did take the library that was posted on the SEEEDStudio wiki page for the V1 shield and modified it to work with the UNO32 and I'll post it if you are interested.
5  Products / Arduino Due / Re: Seeed Studio 2.8" V1.0 Shield Compatibility on: August 14, 2013, 06:57:00 pm
Here is the modified UTFT Library. The changes are:

UTFT.h added 2 defines st7781 and SEEEDV10 to identify the St7781 and shield

st7781 folder in the UTFT\tftdrivers which contain initlcd.h and setxy.h for the ST7781

UTFT\hardware\arm\HW_SAM3X8E.h has been modified so if you use
#define SEEEDSTUDIO_SHIELD_V1_0 you will remap the 8 bit data buss to P2-P9 so you can plug in the SEEEDStudio Shield right into the Due.

If anyone is interested I also have modified the SEEEDStudio driver found on their WIKI page to work with the DUE
6  Products / Arduino Due / Re: Seeed Studio 2.8" V1.0 Shield Compatibility on: July 03, 2013, 08:43:17 pm
Well since no one has replied I'll answer it myself. I have modified UTFT to work with the SeeedStudio V1.0 Shield available at Radio Shack.
7  Products / Arduino Due / Seeed Studio 2.8" V1.0 Shield Compatibility on: July 01, 2013, 11:04:53 pm
I was wondering if this shield could be used with the Due. I do have the graphics working (slowly) on a Fez Domino and working well on the Chipkit UNO32 which are also 3.3V so there wouldn't be any voltage translation problems.

With the Chipkit I took the existing libraries for the ST7781R and changed the direct accessing of the ports to match the Uno32 ports. With the FEZ Domino I took a ILI9341 driver and changed the command calls to the commands of the ST7781R and also changed the direct accessing of the ports to match the shield.

Could I take the ST7781R libraries and modify the direct port access to match the appropriate pins on the Due with the shield?
Or could the UTFT library be modified to use the ST7781R?
8  Using Arduino / Project Guidance / Due and Seeed Studio TFT 2.8" Shield V1.0 on: June 24, 2013, 08:44:42 am
I recently picked up the Seeed Studio TFT 2.8" Shield V1.0 from Radio Shack and was planning on using it with the Due for a GPS based project and was wondering if the TFT library on Seeed Studio's Wiki would be compatible with the Due? Thanks
9  Using Arduino / Programming Questions / Re: Array of File Names on: August 01, 2012, 07:01:42 am
Thanks for the suggestions. I haven't used C in a long time so I have forgot some of the functions such as strdup.
10  Using Arduino / Programming Questions / Array of File Names on: July 31, 2012, 08:57:01 pm
I am reading a SD card and I want to store an array that contains the file names that are on a file here is the code I'm using

File getDirectoryPage(File dir, int num) {
   File entry;
   char* fName[num];
   for(int i=0; i<num; i++) {
     entry = dir.openNextFile();
     fName[i] =;
   return dir;

When I use it to do 5 names all entries in the FName array points to the last name. Is there a better way to store into an array of strings? Thanks.

Edit: Added code tags
11  Community / Local Groups / Re: Anyone from Pennsylvania still around? on: June 04, 2012, 11:28:19 am
I too live in Pennsylvania, 30 miles south of Erie, PA. I have a degree in Electrical Engineering and have many micro controllers such as the Arduino, Propeller, Basic Stamp, Pic Chips and MSP430. I am currently working on a Arduino Pro Mini interfaced serially with a Propeller.
12  Forum 2005-2010 (read only) / Development / Re: Arduino Diecimila with LCD touch screen as input on: June 08, 2010, 11:25:01 am
I found a cheap 4.3" touchscreen ($18 US plus shipping) at The info on the page is for the Parallax Propeller Microcontroller. He carries a breakout board to go with it that permits the use of 6 bit color. There is also a reference to a 24 bit color breakout board. Both have I2C interface for the touchscreen part. It may be able to interface with the Arduino.
13  Forum 2005-2010 (read only) / Development / Re: Custom Ethernet Shield on: May 11, 2010, 11:27:05 am
I would be interested on how this turns out. I have a breadboard compatable board using the ENC28J60 called the PropNIC found at It's made for another controller, Parallax's Propeller, but should work with the Arduino.
14  Forum 2005-2010 (read only) / Bar Sport / Re: What was your first OS? on: May 10, 2010, 11:22:00 am
JCL (Job Control Language) using punch cards in my sophmore year of college. My first exposure to personal computers was the Timex Sinclair 1000 (ZX-81)
15  Forum 2005-2010 (read only) / Bar Sport / Re: Do you know any suppliers near Pittsburgh PA? on: May 08, 2010, 03:18:44 pm
Has there been any activity with the Pittsburgh area? I like kernsy live an hour north of Pittsburgh and would like to be involved in an Arduino/Micro-Controller club.
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