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by willie
Mon Dec 14, 2015 1:03 am
Forum: WiPy and CC3200 boards
Topic: Battery backed RTC on I2C bus
Replies: 8
Views: 5319

Re: Battery backed RTC on I2C bus

Why do you want an external RTC? I thought one of the WiPy's attractions was an onboard one. That DS board is awfully large, too. :(
by willie
Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:50 am
Forum: WiPy and CC3200 boards
Topic: 2MB flash on the wipy?
Replies: 21
Views: 8286

Re: 2MB flash on the wipy?

Iandouglas, maybe you could look at the TI SensorTag. I don't know if it's programmable in MicroPython instead of C, but it's a ready-built device that's pretty cheap and has most of the sensors you want. Update: it took some digging on the TI site but the SensorTag uses a Cortex M3 processor with 1...
by willie
Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: Other Boards
Topic: Raspberry Pi Zero
Replies: 29
Views: 21888

Re: Raspberry Pi Zero

I don't understand the desire to port micropython to the Pi0 instead of using CPython or PyPy. Can someone enlighten me? I thought the idea of micropython was to run a pretty good subset of python on a low-resource board. With a bigger board like the rPi, you can run the full blown version with all ...
by willie
Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:19 am
Forum: WiPy and CC3200 boards
Topic: 2MB flash on the wipy?
Replies: 21
Views: 8286

Re: 2MB flash on the wipy?

I don't have any wipy's yet but I have to say I'm also a bit distressed by this discussion. I thought micropython was usable on boards with much less flash, like the original micropython board, or the Espruino Pico or maybe even the ESP8266. It's pretty scary to hear (as the OP said) that 90% of the...