Tagged: Shield

A shield, in the context of microcontrollers, is an expansion board that can be attached to a microcontroller to extend its capabilities. It serves as a hardware add-on that can provide additional functionality, such as WiFi, GPS, or motor control capabilities, that isn’t built into the microcontroller itself.

Shields are designed to stack onto the microcontroller board, and they usually share the same form factor as the microcontroller to allow for this seamless integration. They can be easily connected and disconnected, allowing users to swap them out based on the requirements of their particular project. These shields can also be designed with built-in components like sensors, drivers, displays, etc., thereby easing the development process and reducing the need for external hardware components.

In summary, a shield is a practical way to expand the abilities of a microcontroller, enabling it to perform tasks or interact with technologies beyond its base capabilities.

Ebyte LoRa E32 with STM32: WOR (wake on radio) and new STM32 shield 2

Ebyte LoRa E32 with STM32: WOR (wake on radio) and new STM32 shield – 9

In this article, we will dive into some technical details of the Ebyte LoRa E32 module integrated with the STM32 microcontroller. One key feature that we will explore is the WOR (Wake on Radio), which is a significant factor in the world of low-power long-range communication systems.