Posts Tagged ‘PSOC’

PSoC5 Grbl with Native USB

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

bdring at Buildlog.Net writes: I added native USB support to my PS0C5 port of Grbl. The PSoC has USB capability on the chip. It also has a component for using it as a USB UART (CDC Interface). This means it looks like a serial port to the connected PC and...

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PSOC – design and implementation of a 12 lead portable ECG

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Alex Lao and his team at McMaster University have developed a compact, battery powered, 12-lead electro-cardiogram: During the academic year of 2016-2017 at McMaster University, in conjunction with Dr. DeBruin, Christina Riczu, Thomas Phan and Emilie Corcoran, we developed a compact, battery powered, 12-lead electro-cardiogram. The project won 1st place...

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App note: USB HID bootloader for PSoC 3 and PSoC 5LP

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

An application note on USB HID bootloader for PSoC 3 and PSoC 5LP from Cypress: AN73503 describes how to implement a USB bootloader for PSoC 3 and PSoC 5LP devices by using the USB Human Interface Device (HID) class. It also shows how to build a Windows-based USB host program. A...

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App note: Stepper Motor Driver for Smart Gauges

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

A smart gauges stepper motor driver app note from Cypress. This application note shows how to use the PSoC® Programmable System-on-Chip to drive a low-power stepper motor for smart pointer gauges. This application note demonstrates how to perform micro stepping in the stepper motor using PSoC 1.In addition; this application...

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PSoC3/4/5 built-in waveform generator

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Xykon writes: I haven't used my PSoC board in a while so I checked what's new and found a new ready to use waveform generator component that makes use of the built-in 8bit dac. I went straight ahead to check it out... Beside the standard sine/square/triangle/sawtooth forms you can either...

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PSoCWorld virtual conf December 12-13, 2012

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Cypress Semiconductor, manufacturers of the line of Programmable System-on-Chip products known as PSoC, are hosting the first annual PSoC World virtual conference, on December 12th and 13th, 2012. "PSoC World is something truly new and exciting that Cypress is doing for all of us PSoC developers. It will give us...

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Loki – a new PSoC based development board

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Nickjohnson posted his Loki PSoC based development board in the project log forum: Loki is an arduino-esque development board I've been working on based on Cypress's underappreciated PSoC series of chips. The PSoCs are novel in that instead of predefined peripherals, each chip has a set of programmable digital logic...

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PSoC1 programmable embedded system-on-chip

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Web Warrior draws our attention to the PSoC1 family of programmable embedded system chips by Cypress Semiconductor. "EASY PSOC1 is an inexpensive starter board for PSOC1 family featuring CY8C28433 chip. For newbies, PSOC1 is world’s first programmable embedded system-on-chip integrating configurable analog and digital peripherals, memory and microcontroller all on...

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App Note: Mixed signal circuit board layout considerations

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Hli located an interesting app note from Cypress called "Mixed Signal Circuit Board Layout Considerations". "It discusses how to layout a board to have good analog performance, even if you have digital stuff on the same board. Some parts are specific for the Cypress PSoCs, but much of the advice...

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App note: PSoC I2C to SPI bridge.

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Here is an app note from Cypress that describes how to implement a I2C to SPI bridge on a PSoC IC. PSoCs are devices that incorporate a microcontroller, a logical gate array, and some analog peripherals. What makes them different than microcontrollers is that all the peripherals are separated from...

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EZ-USB-FX1 based PSOC 3/5 programmer source files uploaded

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

As promised, Zeta uploaded PCB and schematic files for his PSOC 3/5 programer we covered a few days ago. Via the forum.

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EZ-USB-FX1 based PSOC 3/5 programmer

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Zeta built a Cypress PSOC 3/5 programmer with the EZ-USB-FX1 IC: The First touch kits have an embeded programmer based on EZ-USB FX2LP so I wanted to clone it. I didn't have any FX2LP and didn't want to wait a week to get some on my mailbox, but I happen...

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