- Published in issue 11/1994 on page 54
Debugging the 8031 series
Few things are more frustrating than a circuit which refuses to come to life even after burning the midnight oil trying to find out what is wrong. Fortunately, any fault can be located fairly quickly if you stick to a structured way of 'debugging'. In this article, a ten-step guide is given for successful faultfinding on an MCS-51 (Intel 8031 series) microcontroller system.