STM32F103 blue pill driver for the TCD1304

A project log for Linear CCD module

TCD1304-based linear CCD module driven by a Nucleo F401RE or an STM32F103 blue pill

esben rosselesben rossel 03/03/2019 at 11:270 Comments

The blue pill is very popular (and cheap), and I've spent this weekend porting the TCD1304 driver firmware to it. It's a less capable chip than the STM32F401, there are limits to the applications. Most importantly, it doesn't support integration times longer than 82 ms.

The specifications are:

Pin-out is:

The board attaches as a virtual com-port, so the usual tools work ie. the pyCCDGUI and the CLI (UART).

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