Archive for the 'microchip' tag

Recommended usage of Microchip serial RTCC devices

  Another good app note from Microchip, a guidance in using the Microchip RTCC family of devices (PDF): This application note provides assistance and guidance in using the Microchip RTCC family of devices. This application note...
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Simple link budget estimation and performance measurements of Microchip sub-GHz radio modules

  Assessing the link budget with this app note (PDF) from Microchip: This application note describes a simple link budget analysis, measurement and techniques to evaluate the range and performance of wireless transmission with ...
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App note: Switching power supply design with the PIC16F785

An SMPS application using PIC16F785 from Microchip, app note here (PDF). In this application note, we will examine a typical buck topology intelligent SMPS design using the PIC16F785. The design presented here shows an alternative single-chip...
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App note: Gas and water metering with the PIC16F91X family

Good app note from Microchip on using PIC micro for metering application. Electronic utility meters are an important step towards automating the utility metering process. Automated utility meters allow many new features that help reduce the cost...
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App note: Using the Microchip motor model library for Simulink

Using the Microchip motor model library for Simulink, app note here (PDF!): Microchip’s Motor Model Library is a set of components (“blocks”) that can be used with the Simulink® simula- tion tool from MathWorks®. These blocks are...
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App note: An overview of DMX512A

An overview of (Digital Multiplex) DMX512A (PDF!) from Microchip: This application note presents an overview of DMX512A. It shows and explains the recommended electrical and electronic requirements, then presents how the protocol was...
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App note: USB to I²C bridge reference guide

A USB to I²C bridge reference guide (PDF!) from Microchip: Microchip’s SCSI USB to I²CTM bridge devices provide a USB to I²C bridge. The I²C bridge utilizes SCSI pass-through commands using the Mass Storage Class driver. The internal hub...
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App note: PCB Design Guidelines for QFN and DQFN Packages

Efficiently design your PCB involving QFN or DQFN packages with this App note from Microchip. Successful implementation of QFN and DQFN packages requires special consideration for printed circuit board (PCB) layout and solderpaste stencil...
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App note: USB Battery Charging with the Microchip/SMSC USB2534 Hub Controller

USB2534 Hub Controller Chip provides various battery charging protocols built-in. App note here. The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is the most used computer interface in the world. It started as an expansion bus for personal computers, but has...
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App note: Wi-Fi data logger

An app note from Microchip on Wi-Fi data logger (PDF!): Dataloggers are used in a variety of industries, some examples are: Environmental sensors Motor RPM measurements Location tags using GPS Temperature sensors Light sensors Motion sensors ...
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