That might smoke some external components, but I can't see how that would fry the Arduino/Atmel chip itself.
Indeed, some people (who are too clever for their own good, IMHO) use multiple I/O pins tied together to increase the current capacity. Of course, that requires that you can switch them all REALLY simultaneously.
QuoteAlso, on the topic of "free", there's a distinction, poorly conveyed by the English language. There's "free, as in freedom", and "free as in beer".IMHO, that is an debatable distinction. Most things we consider or call "free" were paid for by somebody back along the line somewhere (including freedom itself).
Also, on the topic of "free", there's a distinction, poorly conveyed by the English language. There's "free, as in freedom", and "free as in beer".
So while you may give me a free beer, I may not be able to freely drink it for other reasons? Say I'm the car pool driver, etc.
And time is, arguably, the most precious commodity of all.
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