Monthly Archives: May 2012

Programming an Arduino Uno — FreeBSD/VirtualBox/WinXP

Yesterday I received my Arduino Uno R3 clone. Today, I programmed it to do a few basic tasks. The most notable thing is that I ran the Arduino Windows IDE (version 1.0.1) under Windows XPsp3 as a guest VM inside VirtualBox 4.1.8 under FreeBSD 8. And it worked!  Advertisements

My first (clone) Arduino Uno R3

I recently decided to start playing with Arduino embedded computers. On May 9th 2012 I purchased an Arduino Compatible UNO Rev3 Development Board from DX.com (DealExtreme). It arrived May 30th 2012. Here are my initial thoughts.

The QuadPawn programming environment on a DSO Quad

This post describes my brief experience with Petteri Aimonen‘s QuadPawn interpreter to run larger programs from the DSO Quad‘s 2MB USB drive. I’ve dabbled with compiling Pawn programs under both WinXP and FreeBSD/Wine.

Updating DSO Quad firmware from a FreeBSD host

Back in January I received a DSO Quad portable oscilloscope. Here is some additional information on what the scope looks like to a FreeBSD desktop when trying to update the scope’s firmware.