What would you like to see in The Next Chip?

boarchuz
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Re: What would you like to see in The Next Chip?

Postby boarchuz » Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:41 am

Functionality to help with very low power projects. I think the ULP coprocessor is amazing and underutilized. I know there has been talk in here already of making it easier to work with.

-Faster boot time (and/or faster wake from deep sleep if more feasible)
-Faster WiFi connection time (I'm still convinced there's some kind of serious low-level bug with WPA2 connections). Even on par with 8266 would be a solid improvement.
-Boot directly to ULP program if this is technically possible. It could then be used as a kind of user-programmable 'bootloader' for the main cores at very low power. eg. Monitor battery voltage, if power good then enable higher current LDO and then wake chip, otherwise continue waiting or taking low-power sensor readings until there's enough power available to wake up and transmit.

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Re: What would you like to see in The Next Chip?

Postby Agree007 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:05 pm

When can we expect to see the next new chip?

What is the current list of confirmed spec for it?

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Re: What would you like to see in The Next Chip?

Postby edigi32 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:43 am

- 32 bit PCNT counter (with capture possibility)
- better interrupt latency (even when using C/Arduino)
- better ADC (less noisy conversion, better linearity)

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arunbm123
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Re: What would you like to see in The Next Chip?

Postby arunbm123 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:47 am

Proper documentation of Examples and API

Jeroen88
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Re: What would you like to see in The Next Chip?

Postby Jeroen88 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:26 pm

I would like to have an accurate core wake up from deep sleep and an accurate ulp wake up at an exact time. Currently timing is dependent on temperature an crystal accuracy.
Also I would like to restart the ulp timer at the start of the ulp program, instead of at calling 'halt', to make restarting the ulp program independent of the duration the ulp program was running

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Re: What would you like to see in The Next Chip?

Postby M@rcel » Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:06 am

A 2nd Canbus controller would be very useful for automotive applications.

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Re: What would you like to see in The Next Chip?

Postby Deouss » Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:47 pm

Faster ram and much more ram available in continuous blocks of memory would be a dream.
Also increasing carrier frequency for RMT up to 433Mhz would help greatly.
Mandatory thing - make better and clear documentation for I2S !!

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