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Regarding DMM Shield Compatible Boards


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Hi !!

In your Website under "Arduino DMM Shield Library User Guide"(https://reference.digilentinc.com/reference/add-ons/dmm-shield/arduinolibraryuserguide) it is mentioned that DMM Shield works with 16 bits AVR boards like Arduino UNO and Arduino Mega 2560.

But I can not find 16 bits Arduino UNO and Arduino Mega 2560 AVR boards in market. According to the Atmega specifications both Arduino UNO and Arduino Mega 2560 have 8-bit AVR Microcontrollers

Will this DMM Shield support with existing 8-bit AVR Microcontrollers of Arduino UNO and Arduino Mega 2560???

Further, screenshot of your web is attached below for your reference. 

Quick response regarding this is highly appreciated!!! (Because I need to purchase this DMM shield as soon as possible 😉)

 

Thanks,

Dilum.

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Hi @Dilum Fernando,

This is a typo in the documentation as you are correct that 16 bit versions of the Arduino UNO and the Arduino MEGA 2560 do not exist. I'll work on getting this corrected in our documentation.

I did check through the files on our GitHub, https://github.com/Digilent/Arduino-DMMShield-Library, and it seems that 8-bit values are used consistently throughout.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks,
JColvin

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On 12/22/2020 at 3:47 AM, JColvin said:

Hi @Dilum Fernando,

This is a typo in the documentation as you are correct that 16 bit versions of the Arduino UNO and the Arduino MEGA 2560 do not exist. I'll work on getting this corrected in our documentation.

I did check through the files on our GitHub, https://github.com/Digilent/Arduino-DMMShield-Library, and it seems that 8-bit values are used consistently throughout.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks,
JColvin

Dear Colvin,

Thank you very much for your attention . Anyway I  have purchased DMM shield. It seems perfect for my work. But I need to know about J1 Frequency jumper. Do I need remove it or connect it always?? (I just want to measure only the voltage)

Thanks,

Dilum 

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