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Low-Power Real-Time Clock

This application note shows the implementation of a software, low-power Real-Time Clock (RTC) on an 8-bit PIC16(L)F171X microcontroller using the Timer1 module. Timer1 enables the device to operate in Sleep...

Implementing Simple Bluetooth Gateway

The primary purpose of this application note is to help users or application developers to have a quick understanding of the interface requirements and the process of communication between the...

Ultrasonic Range Detection

Introduction This application note describes the use of PIC microcontroller Core Independent Peripherals (CIP) in ultrasonic range detection applications. The featured peripherals of Microchip’s PIC16F176X family enable the described example...

In-System Programming Using an Embedded Microcontroller

Xilinx high-performance CPLD, FPGA, and configuration PROM families provide in-system programmability, reliable pin locking, and IEEE Std 1149.1 (JTAG) boundary-scan test capability. This powerful combination of features allows designers to...

Iontophoresis Implementation Using a Low-Cost Microcontroller

Iontophoresis is the method of using an electrical current to assist the infusion of a drug through the skin. The advantages to this approach are many. First, the medicine can...

Low-Cost Electric Range Control Using a Triac

This application note will describe a low-cost microcontroller-based replacement for the mechanical thermostat which eliminates these drawbacks. The PIC10F204, Microchip's 6-pin PICmicro® microcontroller (SOT-23 package), is used to implement this...

DC/DC Converter Controller Using a PICmicro Microcontroller

  In many applications, a DC/DC Converter is used to produce a regulated voltage or current, derived from an unregulated power supply, or from a battery. Examples of these applications...

Bluetooth® Low Energy Digital Pedometer Demo Design

A digital pedometer is a portable electronic device that counts each step a person takes by detecting the motion of the person's body with an accelerometer. This application note demonstrates...

EEPROM Emulation with the eZ80F91 MCU

This application note describes a method to utilize a portion of Zilog’s eZ80AcclaimPlus! MCU’s Flash memory to emulate the functionality of an EEPROM device. The on-chip Flash mem- ory offered...

12-Bit Thermometer Using an 8-Bit µC and Assembler

This application note explains how an 8-bit microcontroller (μC) and a MPASM free assembler can be used to implement a 12-bit digital thermometer. This design is ideal for process-control fabs...