Ultra low power design with ESP32 – 10 ways to do it right

Ultra low power design with ESP32 – 10 ways to do it right

Have you experienced your ESP32 modules going burning hot when running absolutely no work load? All at the same time when Espressif claims that the chip is really low power? Well – every chip is really low power these days if you know how to cut down on power consumption the right way. In here,Read more about Ultra low power design with ESP32 – 10 ways to do it right[…]

Interfacing an Audio Codec with ESP32 – Part 2

Interfacing an Audio Codec with ESP32 – Part 2

The previous article touched on some basics of interfacing an I2S audio codec with the ESP32. This article will further outline the pinout and requirements of a typical audio application built around the ESP32, to be specific. Types of audio codecs In terms of interfacing, there are primarily 2 types of audio codecs: Codec thatRead more about Interfacing an Audio Codec with ESP32 – Part 2[…]

FreeRTOS Event Groups – quick reference notes

FreeRTOS Event Groups – quick reference notes

The notes contained in this article have been compiled with reference to FreeRTOS Reference Manual v.9.0.0. The APIs are not going to change for future versions of FreeRTOS, even though new ones may be added (ensuring backward API compatibility). These APIs are very mportant for programming applications on the ESP32 because the programs may haveRead more about FreeRTOS Event Groups – quick reference notes[…]

The Forlinx OKMX6UL-C1 i.MX6UL development board

The Forlinx OKMX6UL-C1 i.MX6UL development board

The demand for low power electronics is high as ever and new products are always hitting the market. The i.MX6UL series is another such chipset that is extremely useful for powering multimedia applications, especially the low power portable ones. So we decided to check out some of the small form factor boards readily available forRead more about The Forlinx OKMX6UL-C1 i.MX6UL development board[…]