Author Archives: Benedikt Stockebrand


Long term IPv6 evangelist/book author/trainer/consultant and generic Unix guy (*BSD, Linux, Solaris, and about a dozen more).

BIVBlog #50: Floating Microcontroller Inputs, Single Throw Switches and Pull-Up/Pull-Down Resistors

Feeding analog voltages to digital microcontroller inputs already got us some interesting effects, but what about leaving an input pin entirely disconnected? All of a sudden microcontrollers become sensitive to the weather outside, and the clothes we wear—or any other source of electrostatic. The easy way to deal with this is to always ensure that […]

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