433MHz RF remote control system based on PIC microcontroller

5-Channel RF (Radio Frequency) remote control transmitter/receiver using PIC18F4550 microcontroller Today RF modules are widely used in many applications (wireless data transmission, quadcopter, car remote control....). This project shows how to use low cost 433MHz RF transmitter/receiver modules to build a 5-channel wireless RF remote control system using 2xPIC18F4550 microcontrollers. The used RF modules ...

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Interfacing PIC18F4550 with 1.8″ TFT display

This post shows how to connect ST7735S TFT display to PIC18F4550 microcontroller and display different things (numbers, text, lines, circles .....). The compiler used is CCS PIC C. To interface PIC18F4550 with the ST7735 TFT display we need a small library (driver) which can be downloaded from its original post at the following url: ST7735 SPI TFT Display Driver for CCS PIC C compiler Or you can just downlo ...

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Real time clock with remote control and ST7735 TFT display

(Some knowledge about RC-5 protocol is required) This project shows how to build a remote controlled real time clock with TFT display using PIC18F4550 microcontroller. In this project DS1307 RTC is used as a real time clock chip and the remote control is an IR (infrared) remote control which uses RC-5 communication protocol, this remote control is used to set time and date. The device used t display time an ...

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Display BMP images from SD card on ST7735 TFT screen

This example shows how to display Bitmap (BMP) image files from SD card on ST7735 1.8" (128x160) TFT screen using PIC18F4550 microcontroller and CCS PIC C compiler. To build this project we need the ST7735 TFT driver, SD card driver and FAT16 library. The three source files must be added to the project folder (or CCS C driver folder) in order to compile the C code. The ST7735 driver is update to support the ...

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Interfacing PIC16F877A with DHT11 (RHT01) sensor Proteus simulation

PIC16F877A + DHT11 (RHT01) Proteus simulation This topic shows how to interface DHT11 (RHT01) digital relative humidity and temperature sensor with PIC16F877A microcontroller, and how to simulate this interfacing using Proteus. Note that for the simulation Proteus version should be 8.1 or higher. With these versions there is no need to install Proteus DHT11 library, it is included with the software, so don' ...

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Interfacing PIC16F877A with DHT22(AM2302-RHT03) sensor using CCS PIC C

Interfacing PIC16F877A with DHT22(AM2302-RHT03) digital humidity and temperature sensor This topic shows how to interface PIC16F877A microcontroller with DHT22 sensor with hardware circuit. Related topic: The following topic shows PIC16F877A microcontroller and DHT22 Proteus simulation and some details about this sensor. PIC16F877A and DHT22(AM2302, RHT03) sensor Proteus simulation Interfacing PIC16F877A wi ...

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Sensored brushless DC (BLDC) motor control with PIC16F877A microcontroller

Sensored BLDC motor control using PIC16F877A - CCS PIC C compiler This topic shows an easy way to drive a Cd-Rom sensored brushless DC motor (BLDC motor) using PIC16F877A microcontroller with CCS PIC C code. This motor is three phase motor, it has three stator phases that are excited two at a time to create arotating electric field. This method is fairly easy to implement, but to prevent the permanent magne ...

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4-Digit 7-Segment display with 74HC595 shift register

There are many topics in this blog talking about the 7-segment display and how to interface it with different types of PIC microcontrollers. One of these topics shows how to interface PIC16F877A with a multiplexed 4-digit 7-segment display with the shift register 74HC164N. There are many topics in this blog talking about the 7-segment display and how to interface it with different types of PIC microcontroll ...

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How To Prepare Your PCB For SMT Assembly

The electronics industry is evolving at a fast pace, with IoT and wearable devices driving the trend. This calls for smaller PCB that packs more features than before. In these devices, the PCB must be designed for SMT assembly and they should adhere to best design practices to minimize defects in final products. Best Design Practices For SMT Assembly Before you start manufacturing your PCB, do ensure that i ...

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What Should You Consider Before Choosing A Low Cost PCB Manufacturer.

As the electronics industry gets increasingly competitive, electronics design companies are constantly on the search for low cost PCB manufacturers. Yet, getting the right fit in a PCB supplier takes more than blindly selecting the cheapest alternatives you found online. Making a wrong decision, especially when it comes to low cost PCB manufacturers can means costly consequences in your production cycle. Re ...

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