My Tiva Launchpad Simple Drum Machine

I've completed my next Tiva LaunchPad project. I created a simple drum machine. Press a button and an audible 8-bit drum sample is played back. A video explaining and demoing it is below. A link to the C program I wrote which runs on the LaunchPad is given below as well.


If you're inter…

Date: November 26th, 2016 at 12:28pm
Author: Terence Darwen
Tags: Embedded, Tiva LaunchPad, TM4C123G, ARM-Cortex-M4, Drum Machine, Sabbatical

My Tiva LaunchPad Powered Sine Player (Video Included)

A while back I mentioned I had been reading up on ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers and obtained a Texas Instruments Tiva LaunchPad (aka "Tiva Stellaris"). The Tiva LaunchPad has an ARM Cortex-M4 chip onboard. I've completed my first small project: An audible sine wave player whose tone is controlled…

Date: September 22nd, 2016 at 8:07pm
Author: Terence Darwen
Tags: Embedded, Tiva LaunchPad, TM4C123G, ARM-Cortex-M4, Sine Player, Sabbatical

Getting Started with ARM Cortex-M Microcontrollers

The low power usage, yet powerful computing power of microcontrollers like the ARM Cortex-M series really interests me. I've recently spent some time watching various tutorials such as this Embedded Systems Programming Course on YouTube.

Tiva Launchpad

After watching a number of tutorials and reading about how p…

Date: July 27th, 2016 at 9:19pm
Author: Terence Darwen
Tags: Embedded, Tiva LaunchPad, TM4C123G, ARM-Cortex-M4, Sabbatical