PIC – First Project

Programming in PIC microcontroller can be done by using assembly language or by using Embedded C because of the ease of writing code.We have used done the programming through Embedded C language.For programming any microcontroller we need a IDE or Intregrated Developement Enviroment. In case of PIC microcontroller the official IDE is MPLAB  Further several third parties develop C language compilers for PICs ...

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Top Embedded Projects Ideas for Engineering Students

Embedded system An embedded system is designed to perform one function with real-time applications. Embedded systems are found in simple devices like calculators, microwave & television remote controls and also in more complicated devices such as a home security and neighborhood traffic control systems. Many Talented people can take the advantages of simple embedded systems and turn them into a more int ...

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Emergency Excuse Generator using PIC16F690

This device is a must-have for any respected professional. Any time the need arises, you will have an original, freshly-generated excuse ready in seconds. One press of the button can get you out of a tight spot ensuring smooth sailing toward retirement and guaranteeing that you don't have to perform any actual work. How does it work Simple: The device continuously monitors and decodes the brain waves coming ...

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Steam Turret Tank R/C PIC Servo Controller

A Microchip PIC based servo controller offering many of the capabilities of digital servos for under $9! The controllers capture the r/c receiver output, optionally manipulate the samples, then regenerate new servo control signals. As such, they greatly enhance what is possible with cheap servos. They were created for my Steam Turret Tank Instructable. Here is a list of some of the things possible: Expand n ...

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Gas Cooker & Water Purifier Using Free Energy

I originally wrote this for my final year project in 2005. I won't provide a parts list as certain technology has moved on such as the ease of Arduino for the electronics and solar cells are a lot better and readily available now. Also I was a student at the time and so my budget was extremely limited but even today I am happy with my design. Many parts of the world suffer from lack of clean water to drink ...

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Breathalyzer circuit using 8051

Last Updated on March 12, 2014 by admin in 8051 projects with 15 Comments   Alcohol Breathalyzer circuit using 8051 microcontroller (AT89S51). This article is about a breathalyzer circuit using 8051 microcontroller which outputs the blood alcohol content (BAC) from the breath. The BAC is displayed in percentage on a 3 digit seven segment display. The microcontroller used if AT89S51 which belongs to the ...

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How to get started with PICAXE 08M microcontroller

This is instructable for how to get started with PICAXE 08M microcontroller. To get started, you need: - 08M Protoboard or same kind of board (Can be homemade) - A LED - AXE027 USB Cable - 3V Power supply Step 1: Connect the led to pin 4 Just  connect cathode lead to Ground, and anode lead to pin 4 of the microcontroller like this Step 2: Connect the power and the cable Connect the power, and plug the cable ...

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Simple Button Keypad – Microcontroller

Simple method for creating a custom button keypad that doesn't require separate hardware.  Just your microcontroller buttons a few resistors. What we have here is 9 buttons and 6 signal lines (3 inputs, 3 outputs).  The basic setup is in a grid pattern where the three input lines come down as columns (PIN0, PIN1, and PIN2),  and the three output lines come across as rows (PIN3, PIN4, and PIN5). Each button ...

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Single-Axis PIC Controlled Solar Tracker DIY Kit using PIC18F1220

Single-Axis PIC Controlled Solar Tracker DIY Kit Hi All I'm not going into as much depth with this instructable due to my current time constraints.  That said, I fully plan on updating this instructable as time progresses with new algorithms and programs for optimization. Intro: I was messing around with some new stepper motors one day, and I decided to make a light tracker unit.  It is very simple and work ...

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Buck converter using pic microcontroller and IR2110

Buck converter using pic microcontroller and IR2110 , In this article you will learn everything you need to design a buck converter. you will learn following things in this article what is buck converter ? how to design buck converter ? what are applications of buck converter ? how to select components like diode , switch, inductor and capacitor for buck converter ? how to select or design gate driver circu ...

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