Chosing the right BLDC motor and battery setup for an electric skateboard

Recently, I have been involved with the electric skateboard community because of my custom ESC. I get many questions about motor kv, gear ratio, current, voltage and efficiency. In this post, I will try to explain how things are connected … Continue reading

Debugging the STM32F4 using openocd, gdb and Eclipse

About This article will describe how to debug the STM32F4 microcontroller using the zylin eclipse plugin. The following setup will be used: STM32F4 discovery board The built-in SWD programmer/debugger on the discovery board Toolchain and example program from this tutorial … Continue reading

Get started with the STM32F4 on Ubuntu Linux

Updated 2014-04-03 Introduction This tutorial describes how to set up a complete and free toolchain for STM32F4xx microcontrollers, including how to use hardware floating point support. It is mostly aimed towards beginners with ARM microcontrollers, however, experienced developers could probably … Continue reading