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News from the Netzer (netwerker or networker if you like :) world

2011-11-19 The project Wiki is online!

This project websites are no longer maintained!

Please use the Wiki from now and change your bookmarks!

2011-10-21 Release 1.4 base version is online!

The new version brings some improvements in handling and processing speed. Also there are some bug fixes included. See the Release notes for more details. The hex file is here.

The "Pro" version will be available in a few days.

2011-10-18 Netzer mailing list start up

Since last week there is a news group online for discussing problems and suggestions regarding Netzer. More infos you can find here.

2011-07-01 Networker Breakout Board ready to run

The design and bill of materials are finished. PCB and assembly kit can be ordered in the online shop. First deliveries take place from 2011-07-10.

2011-04-25 Bugfix III

Problem with resetting the serial parameters to factory settings fixed. Also a very bad bug was fixed which leads to a completly broken SPI (master and slave) interface. Thanks goes to Cyrille Hasdenteufel for the bug report. Download the update here.

2011-04-13 Next Bugfix Release

Values to place holder 'x' of the GPIO server were completly wrong interpreted. Download the update here. Thanks goes to Norbert Kollek for the bug report.

2011-03-15 Bugfix Release

  • Wrong setting in the Netzer oscillator generates completly wrong frequencies on all serial interfaces.
  • Problems while obtaining the IP address via DHCP at some DHCP servers.
Download the update here. Thanks goes to Michael Dekker and the ARCHE Systeme GmbH for the bug report.

2011-02-28 New Netzer arrived

Here we go to the loading platform.

2011-02-22 Release 1.3

Most important new feature is the authorization module. Only authorized user can access the Netzer websites. Also there some bugfixes and small enhancements (see the release notes). The hexfile can be downloaded from here.

Please consider the notes about authorization in the users corner.

2011-01-31 Problems with firmware updates on the Elektor Netzer

The second charge of the Elektor Netzers (=Networker) were flashed with incorrect firmware.

Firmware updates are not possible!

Get a solution in the FAQ rubric.

2011-01-08 Release 1.2 online

This Release supports the I2C bus. Netzer acts as I2C Master, slave accesses like Read, Write and Write/Read are supported. The clock rates 100 kHz and 400 kHz can be set via the Netzer web interface.

Thanks goes to Hygrosens Instruments GmbH for the friendly implementation support.

2011-01-07 Netzer as Eagle library!

On the hardware pages the ready to use Eagle library for download is available.

December 2010 Netzer in Elektor!

The articel discusses the base functionality of Netzer. Here is the link to the project: Link

2010-11-02 Version 1.1 Released

The base functionality (GPIO, UART, SPI Master, SPI Slave) are completly implemented. Just in time for the Elektor articel...