All items tagged with Board and interface (18)

| In days of yore before all PCs came with USB ports we were busy toggling pins on the PC’s parallel port and communicating via RS-232. Nowada...

| Temperature sensors are needed in many automation applications, and the RS-485 interface allows reliable communication of data even over lon...

| Even though performances of microcontrollers are improving as the requirements are getting more sophisticated, there are still many applicat...

| For this interface we use an (old) computer keyboard. This contains as many switches as there are keys. These switches are scanned many time...

| Is it possible to use a microcontroller from the pre-USB era to fashion a USB device without using additional ICs? The designers set themsel...

| The Philips XA series of microcontrollers has been available since 1996. These microcontrollers, which were originally presented as 16-bit v...

| CompactFlash (CF) cards are ideal for storage of large amounts of data, which is retained for years without the need for a backup supply vol...

| In view of the popularity of generat purpose PICs (Peripheral Interface Controllers), two experimentation boards are presented: one far...

| A low-cost computer system is described that forms the perfect introduction into programming Intel's 8088 CPU. The system is complete with...

| In this second and final instalment of the article we discuss the power driver board that sits between the PC interface described last...