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technology, the RotoView Development System is also
perfect for electronics hobbyists, educators, and
researchers in the field.
For more information, contact:
10425 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77099
Circle #117 on the Reader Service Card.
Imagine Tools has
launched its first
towards the electronics enthusiast
and student: the
Starter Kit. Taking
based approached for adding value to the product, several
practical application notes can be downloaded from
www.imaginetools.com for innovative uses of this
embedded control system kit. Each application note has a
wiring schematic, list of parts needed, sample C program
to run the application, and an overview of what the application can do. These applications have been designed to
challenge both the seasoned professional and the first-time
electronics user. Applications can be expanded and/or
used for learning how control systems work.
Imagine Tools plans to grow its business based on
user-contributed designs. As the number and scope of
applications increases, greater value is added to the
Microprocessor Starter Kit for users to take advantage of.
Imagine Tools is seeking to publish any practical or fun
applications created by the user. Users whose applications
are published on www.imaginetools.com will receive
rewards based on the "cool factor" of the application, and
the number of working applications from that particular
user. Submission criteria are: a working application with
wiring schematic, list of materials, sample C program, and
brief overview of the application. To view the submission
page, visit Imagine Tool’s website. Let's see what you can do!
The Microprocessor Starter Kit is built around the
Rabbit Semiconductor R3000 microprocessor. This eight-bit platform is designed specifically for embedded control
systems and is also used in Rabbit Core Modules. The kit
contains a starter board for prototyping and wiring various
applications to the core module included in the kit.
Dynamic C Lite is a free, simplified educational version of
the industry proven Dynamic C Integrated Development
Environment for use in the kit. This free C language
compiler provides a simple interface to program and run
applications. The Microprocessor Starter Kit is available
for purchase at a special introductory price of $99.00 for a
limited time at Imagine Tool’s website.
For more information, contact:
2900 Spafford St.
Davis, CA 95616
Circle #140 on the Reader Service Card.
· For the experimenter.
· Determine surplus stepper motor specs using
simple easy to build test equipment.
· Design and build microcontroller-based control systems
(flow charts and code examples included).
· Design and build stepper motor driver circuits.
· Analyze the mechanical characteristics of stepper motor-driven devices.
· The book is full of experiments, circuits and code. $34.95
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of Microchip Technology Inc.
Easy Microcontrol'n - Beginner $29.95
· Programming Techniques
Instruction set, addressing modes, bit manipulation,
subroutines, loops, lookup tables, interrupts
· Using a text editor, using an assembler, using MPLAB
· Timing and counting (timer 0), interfacing, I/O conversion
Microcontrol'n Apps - Intermediate $44.95
· Serial communication - PICmicro to peripheral chips
· Serial EEPROMS
· LCD interface and scanning keypads
· D/A and A/D conversion - several methods
· Math routines
· 8-pin PICmicros
· Talking to a PICmicro with a PC using a terminal program
· Test equipment and data logger experiments
Time'n and Count'n - Intermediate $34.95
· 16-bit timing and counting applications
· Timer 1, timer 2 and the capture/compare/PWM (CCP)
Serial Communications - Advanced $49.95
· Synchronous - bit-bang, on-chip UART, RS-232
· Asynchronous - I2C (Phllips Semiconductors)
SPI (Motorola), Microwire (National Semiconductor)
· Dallas Semiconductor 1-Wire bus