Archive for the 'microchip' tag

App note: USB Mass storage class on an Embedded Host

Microchip’s application note (PDF!) on USB Embedded Host Mass Storage class: With the introduction of Microchip’s microcontrollers with the USB OTG peripheral, microcontroller applications can easily support USB Embedded Host...
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App note: Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) Topologies (part I)

Here is an app note (PDF!) from Microchip describing the basics of different SMPS topologies: The industry drive toward smaller, lighter and more efficient electronics has led to the development of the Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS). There are...
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App note: Use and calibration of the internal temperature indicator

Use and calibration of the internal temperature indicator (PDF!), an application note from Microchip: Many PIC16 family devices include an internal temperature indicator. These devices include the PIC16F72X device family, PIC16F1XXX device family,...
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App note: Synchronous CCSS Regulator

Capacitor-coupled switched shunt regulator (CCSS) App note from Microchip. App note here. Shunt regulators consist of two elements: a voltage regulator in parallel with the load (the shunt), and a series element between the supply and load to...
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App note: HV823 & HV825 EL lamp driver circuits

App note from Microchip on their EL lamp drivers circuits utilizing (Supertex) HV823 and HV825, App note here. This application note presents fourteen EL driver circuits utilizing the Supertex HV823 and HV825 drivers. They have been optimized for...
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App note: High-Precision 16-Bit PWM

Technical brief from Microchip on their high-precision 16-Bit PWM modules found on various PIC16 devices. PDF link here The high-precision 16-bit PWM available in various PIC16 devices such as the PIC16F1574, delivers advanced features beyond...
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App note: USB to I2C bridging with Microchip USB 2.0 Hubs

App note on Microchip’s USB 2.0 Hubs on its I2C support. PDF link here The USB to I2C bridging feature of Microchip’s USB 2.0 hubs provides system designers expanded system control and potential BOM reduction. When using this feature...
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App note: USB to GPIO bridging with Microchip USB 2.0 Hubs

App note on Microchip’s USB 2.0 Hubs on its GPIO capabilities. PDF link here The USB to GPIO bridging feature of Microchip’s USB 2.0 hubs provides system designers expanded system control and potential BOM reduction. General Purpose...
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App note: Introduction to USB Type-C

Microchip’s App note on USB Type-C cable. PDF is here The USB-IF has secured the ubiquitous nature of USB for years to come with the radically updated USB Type-C connector. While the sleek new reversible form factor has been significant for...
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App note: 16-Bit multiplication and addition by using the Math accelerator peripheral on PIC16(L)F161X

16-Bit multiplication and addition by using the Math accelerator peripheral on PIC16(L)F161X (PDF!) application note from Microchip: Several products in the PIC® device family have a Math Accelerator module to do a 16-bit multiplication and...
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