When we build a device that uses a battery, it is very important to save as much energy as we can. In order to do that, engineers take advantage of different battery-consuming strategies. Here we will explore some of them, and we will measure the power consumption of our Bytes Counter.
Depending on your project, you may be interested in having a simulation environment where you can test your solution. In other cases, that's the only option you have since you need to wait for the supplies or works in different groups. Concerning that, simulations can provide an excellent testing bench where you can try the best and worst scenario for your solution, saving you time and money.
On this first chapter of Pic Bytes Micro, we will write down some specs and requirements to have an idea of how the final system will look like. This will also help us to select the components and divide the whole project into small tasks.