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by pboese
Wed Mar 23, 2005 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PIC Programming
Replies: 4
Views: 1557

Re: PIC Programming

Yea! I too just took the plunge into PIC programming. It's amazing what these little micros's can be configured and programmed so easily.<p>Congrats again and hope to see more posts about your PIC projects on these forums :)
by pboese
Sun Mar 13, 2005 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can anyone help?
Replies: 24
Views: 4703

Re: Can anyone help?

Oooh, interesting topic! All sorts of ways to make noise. Semiconductores in avalanche mode; digital random noise generators; analog circuts that ocillate, ring, etc. Noise! The problem most engieers try their darndest to eliminate from their designs 8P<p>I've got Popular Electronics Magazines from ...
by pboese
Sun Mar 13, 2005 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USB Design or USB Complete - which book to buy?
Replies: 7
Views: 2274

Re: USB Design or USB Complete - which book to buy?

I can't help with the book source, but I will vouch that using the FTDI USB chips is really easy. As long as you are comfortable using a surface mount component. Either that or use the prebuilt modules in DIP format from a company like DLP Designs <p>I prefer through hole parts myself and I'm curren...
by pboese
Mon Dec 20, 2004 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Replies: 6
Views: 1827


The December issue of Circuit Cellar has an article about designing a pulse oximeter using a Light-to-Frequency convertor chip. That's one of those finger clip devices that can measure your heart rate and saturated blood oxygen. The article is very good. The article is in the "FROM THE BENCH" column...
by pboese
Sun Dec 12, 2004 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's everyone working on?
Replies: 52
Views: 23967

Re: What's everyone working on?

I'm working on a USB coders cable for the Dreamcast. This cable allows transfering files and programs to the Dreamcast at 1.56M baud. Here's a picture of the latest revision.[email protected].net/images/USBCC-D-PCB01-LRG.jpg <p>There's a thread about it on a homebrew/develop...
by pboese
Wed Dec 01, 2004 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meddling with USB
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

Re: Meddling with USB

The November edition of Nuts & Volts has an article using an "FT2232C Dual USB UART / FIFO" chip that sounds like it could be adapted to your needs.<p>MULTI-PROTOCOL USB
Home automation with FFTs.
by Don Powrie
by pboese
Wed Nov 10, 2004 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bitscope *alert*
Replies: 3
Views: 1245

Re: Bitscope *alert*

The recent advertisement in the October Nuts & Volts piqued my interest in the device. I checked the BitScope website and saw a reference to the unit in the news items, but I did not see it listed for sale in their online store. Perhaps it was removed for some reason.<p>A full page ad in the magazin...