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We play with technology. Sometimes we discover things we think are worth sharing.
Reverse Engineering the Denon Amplifier Web API
Web Authoring

Reverse Engineering the Denon Amplifier Web API

We've just purchased a Denon AVR-X3700H AV amplifier. We're now reverse engineering how the web-based application works, and potentially the Android App too, so that we can detail what HTTP GET requests we can make when building our own automation…
Interpreting The AXI Protocol Specification for Testing
FPGA

Interpreting The AXI Protocol Specification for Testing

Interpreting the ARM AMBA AXI protocol specification so that hardware components can be successfully created and tested.
MathJax Plugin For b2Evolution
Web Authoring

MathJax Plugin For b2Evolution

Creating equations in b2Evolution.
WaveDrom Plugin For b2Evolution
Web Authoring

WaveDrom Plugin For b2Evolution

Creating logic timing diagrams for b2Evolution.
Arduino - From INO to Python
Arduino

Arduino - From INO to Python

A guided tour around the Arduino (UNO) and it capabilities.
Cascade Block RAMs for Larger Memories
VHDL

Cascade Block RAMs for Larger Memories

Making the least of Xilinx BlockRAM "cascade logic" for performance.
SRL Inferencing with Xilinx FPGAs
VHDL

SRL Inferencing with Xilinx FPGAs

The inference of Xilinx SRLs is often believed to be dependent on the inclusion of a reset condition. Since the SRL does not have a reset input, it is logical that to infer use of SRLs, the HDL code must also exclude a reset pin. Or is it?
Digital Audio Projects
DSP

Digital Audio Projects

Having purchased Arm's Online DSP Course and completed it, here are a few projects I tried based on note I found on-line written by Prof. Dave Marshall at Cardiff School of Computer Science.
Some notes on using the Keil Debugger
DSP

Some notes on using the Keil Debugger

Had a few issues, found a couple of solutions.