This section focuses on the use of the micro-controllers I/O in controlling non-protocol devices

4.1 Do EACH of the following and submit to your instructor:
  • Identify and describe the available OUTPUT current on an ATMEGA328P micro-controller
  • Identify and describe why understanding OUTPUT current is important when interfacing with devices
  • Identify and describe the available OUTPUT voltage on an ATMEGA328P micro-controller in how it relates to operating voltage
  • Identify and describe why understanding OUTPUT voltage is important when interfacing with devices
  • Identify and describe FIVE devices you could interface with a micro-controller’s OUTPUT
  • Identify and describe the available INPUT current on an ATMEGA328P micro-controller
  • Identify and describe why understanding INPUT current is important when interfacing with devices
  • Identify and describe the available INPUT voltage on an ATMEGA328P micro-controller in how it relates to operating voltage
  • Identify and describe why understanding INPUT voltage is important when interfacing with devices
  • Identify and describe FIVE devices you could interface with a micro-controller’s INPUT

This guide was first published on Nov 13, 2013. It was last updated on Nov 13, 2013.

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