Archive for the 'microchip' tag

App note: MRF24WG0MA/MB software migration

Another app note from Microchip on MRF24WG0MA/MB software migration (PDF!): This application note explains the necessary changes to the existing MLA software stack to migrate from older  MRF24WB0MA/MB software stack to incorporate the...
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Application note: WiFly WebScan

Here’s an application note from Microchip: WiFly WebScan (PDF!) WebScan is a special firmware release based on the standard WiFLY firmware that is designed to run on all Roving Networks Wi-Fi™ modules such as the RN-171 and RN-131. The...
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App note: Debugging stand-alone real-time clock/calendar-based applications

Here’s an application note from Microchip:  Debugging stand-alone real-time clock/calendar-based applications  (PDF!) An increasing number of applications require Real-Time Clock/Calendar (RTCC) devices. Microchip’s RTCC’s (I2C™...
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App note: Using the PIC16F1XXX High-Endurance Flash Block

An application note from Microchip: Using the PIC16F1XXX High-Endurance Flash Block (PDF!) This application note illustrates the benefits offered by the high-endurance Flash block and describes a small C library which allows a simple and safe...
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MPLAB X IDE v2.05 released

Microchip has announced the release of MPLAB IDE v2.05. This release provides:Major performance improvements in opening and closing projects. Added Emulation Header Data Breakpoint comparisons on , !=. Avoid building projects when tool options are...
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App note: A complete low-cost design and analysis for single and multi-phase AC induction motors using an 8-Bit PIC16 microcontroller

Here’s an application note (PDF!) from Microchip on driving a single and multi-phase AC induction motor (ACIM) using the PIC16F1509 microcontroller: This document provides a detailed analysis of driving a single and multi-phase AC...
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Microchip PIC chips could have been the Power Behind Arduino

Gerry Sweeney writes: As I understand it Microchip are in the silicon chip business selling micro-controllers – actually Microchip make some really awesome parts and I am guessing here but I suspect they probably want to sell lots and lots of...
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NRF24L+ library for XC16

Arhi writes: I ported some NRF24l+ library long time ago but was having lot of problems with it trough time, it was not easy to use and had some conceptual problems that could only be solved by a complete rewrite so I looked around and found a...
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Pratham: Breadboardable PIC32 board

Gaurav Chaudhary  has written an article detailing his Pratham – breadboardable PIC32 breakout with USB OTG , USB/SDCard/UART bootloader: doing random projects with Microcontroller i always come into position when i need to have a bit...
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Microchip’s Harmony supplements MPLAB

Users of Microchip’s MPLAB will be interested to know about their latest addition to the IDE known as Harmony. MPLAB Harmony is a new process for software design, development, testing and documentation. It consists of a set of peripheral...
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