Microcontrollers and Mobile Devices

Mobile Synth II Workshop 2017 - CCRMA, Stanford University

What are microcontrollers?

  • Small computers
  • Extermely cheap (usually a few dollars)
  • Limited power (typically less than 100MHz)
  • Large number of GPIOs

Arduino Uno

Teensy 3.2


  • They are very fragile!
  • Be gentle when you plug/un-plug the USB port
  • Always double check your circuit before you power your Teensy