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What is Avr Microcontroller?

Discussion in 'AVR' started by pmphilip, Feb 2, 2005.

  1. pmphilip

    pmphilip New Member

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    Hello Friends,

    What is full form of AVR ? ie AVR Stands for ???????????????????


    Can any one tell me what is AVR.

    Best Regards,
    PM PHILIP
    :D
     
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    I think the full form of AVR is "Advanced Virtual RISC"​
     
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    mvs sarma Well-Known Member

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    nice dig :)
     
  7. ericgibbs

    ericgibbs Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    hi,
    This thread is 4 years old.:)
     
  8. deveshsamaiya

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    ok yar...
    then why anyone not given the answer:)
     
  9. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Probably because no one cared? :D

    AVR probably means nothing?, it was just a three letter name designed to compete with the MicroChip PIC (which also stands for nothing definite).
     
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    avr stands for "advance virtual risc" where avr also stands for "Alf Egil Bogen Vegard Wollan RISC" whr risc stands for reduced instruction set computer........ dont worry buddy.. sometimes we play with the things even when we dnt know about them....:)
     
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    The first video on the AVR television website shows the creators jokingly about to tell what AVR means before being cut off. It has no official meaning, the same as PIC.
     
  12. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Yes Atmel simply choose a similar three letter name to try and compete with the PIC.
     
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    AVR stands for Alf-Vegard-Research or Alf-Vegard-Risc microcontroller.
     
  14. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    So what makes you think that?.
     
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    I have heard that in a video on AVR Freaks , and also Alf-Egil Bogen and
    Vegard Wollan invented it.
     
  16. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    I suspect that's probably just a myth, like many others.
     
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    Well, maybe but also there are chances that its true
     
  18. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    You never know - but Atmel specifically said it didn't stand for anything.
     
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    Why does it have to mean anything?
     

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