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RS-232 Serial Interface Status Indicator Circuit
RS-232 Serial Interface Status Indicator Circuit. I designed this circuit many years ago and have used it several times since. It uses a single logic IC to indicate the TXD and RXD.
Parallel Port Relay Interface Circuit
Below are three examples of controlling a relay from the PC`s parallel printer port (LPT1 or LPT2). Figure A shows a solid state relay controlled by one of the parallel port data lines (D0-D7) using a 300 ohm resistor and 5 volt power source. The solid state relay will energize when a "0" is written to the data line. Figure B and C show mechanical
Interface a HD44780 Character LCD with a PIC Microcontroller
An HD44780 Character LCD is a liquid crystal display (LCD) display device designed for interfacing with embedded systems. These screens come in a variety of configurations including 8x1, which is one row of eight characters, 16x2, and 20x4. The most commonly manufactured configuration is 40x4 characters, which requires two individually addressable
TFT display with USB interface
Like so many others, we found a nice 1.8"" TFT display in China, and we decided to make a breakout for it. Instead of just breaking out the pins, and perhaps adding the micro SD card holder, we equipped our version with an USB enabled microcontroller and a few buttons for GUI projects. This display is based on the ST7735R controller and is.
Telephone Audio Interface Schematic
Audio from a telephone line can be obtained using a transformer and capacitor to isolate the line from external equipment. A non-polarized capacitor is placed in series with the transformer line connection to prevent DC current from flowing in the transformer winding which may prevent the line from returning to the on-hook state. The capacitor sho
Maximite Stepper Motor Interface
homemade Geiger counter with UGP interface
It uses very common building blocks. The high voltage power supply is a classical oscillator circuit used in many places where a low current and high voltage is needed. TR is a step-up transformer salvaged from a xenon light circuit. You can find simmilar transformers in fluorescent tube portable flashlights and simmilar devices using battery oper
DAC schematic diagram of the USB interface formed by PCM2702
Peripheral circuit is very simple, it is DAC schematic circuit diagram of the USB interface which adopts PCM2702 to make the picture, the Ausgang of circuit can be connected with the power amplifier directly, can drive earphone of more than 32 ohms too.
DS1621 IIC interface under Linux drives designing
IC bus line explains conduct and transmits the bus line as one kind, it uses and is wired little, simple in construction, it is the extensive high-performance bus line way of a application. The operating system that and Linux cuts out publicly and easily as a source code, is very suitable for the application of the embedded system. The embedded...
the interface design of the liquid crystal touch-sensitive screen of ARM microprocessor
FTDI DLP-USB245 USB/FIFO Interface applied to motor control
The FTDI DLP-USB245M is a USB-to FIFO interface module that simplifies the control of multiple steppers by a PC
Flyback Power Supply Powers Subscriber Line Interface Circuit
Cable and xDSL modems are experiencing increasing popularity. For this reason, many designs are now required to interface with existing telephones at the subscriber`s location. The subscriber line interface circuit (SLIC) within the modem has the additional burden of ringing the phone as well as providing loop current while a conversation is takin
Building power/control interface for RGB LED strips
Control RGB LED strips via a USB or ethernet interface. These strips consume a lot of power and the mass produced controllers suck. I would also like independently controllable "zones" if you will, so ideally this device could power 1 or more strips. Since a picture is worth 1, 000 words I`ve attached an image of what I am trying to accomplish....
Yaw Rate Gyroscope interface to PIC16F917
4x3 4x4 Matrix Keypad Interface with Atmel AVR Microcontrollers
Many application requires large number of keys connected to a computing system. Example includes a PC keyboard, Cell Phone keypad and Calculators. If we connect a single key to MCU, we just connect it directly to i/o line. But we cannot connect, say 10 or 100 keys directly MCUs i/o. Because :- We want to avoid all these troubles so we use some...
IP phone to analog phone or modem audio interface circuit
The transformer is a 600:600 ohms transformer (also named 1:1 ratio 600 ohm transformer) : more or less the same number of turns on both primary and secondary coils, and optimized to work at 600 ohms load. Selectronic sells one here. I measured the primary and secondary coils on the one from Selectronic: about 75 mH inductance and 50 ohms
NMEA to RS232 Interface Board
This design is based on that of Andrew Bruno. His design appeared under the name of "bruno-if". My contribution was to provide Postscript files for a Printed Circuit Board. This circuit is quite old and goes back to the days of NMEA-0180 and 0182. Note that it is non-inverting. Its purpose was to shift the NEMA voltage levels to be RS232 compliant
Motion Control Sensor Interface
My task for the system was to implement and program all the hardware devices and make data available to the receiver program running on the PC. This includes the configuration of all Prospeckz devices and implementing protocols for radio transmissions communication back to PC. I was also tasked with setting up the accelerometer chip(s) for data ga
Data transmitter circuit using the TM1V IC
Many modern motherboards are equipped with an infrared data interface compliant with the IrDA standard, but this interface not very often used. However, it is not difficult to build a data transmission module and connect it to the corresponding header. As can readily be seen from the schematic diagram, this doesn`t exactly involve a large array of
Vehicle Accessory Computer Interface
The following document will provide information to develop your own VACI (Vehicle Accessory Computer Interface). What I have done is rather simple, however it took about 3 weeks of planning, programming and debugging. The wow factor on this interface is awesome; everyone that has seen/used the system wants one in their car. The system can also be
Building circuits to interface an Amiga A1200 to a PC AT/ATX power supply and tower case..
MT8885 Integrated DTMF Transceiver With Power-Down And Adaptive Micro Interface
This design note presents a simple yet feature loaded 16 watt output, universal AC input adapter power supply for modems, hubs or similar applications. The circuit is a discontinuous mode (DCM) flyback converter topology designed around ON Semiconductor`s NCP1027 monolithic current mode controller with internal 700V MOSFET The output will provide
Microcontroller Interface To The Adc12038 Families
NCP5080 Xenon Photoflash Capacitor Charger With Photo Sense Interface
The NCP5810D is a dual ’output DC/DC converter which CAN generate both a positive and a negative voltage. The device is optimized for powering modules such as AMOLED Display drivers where very good output voltage accuracy and regulation, signal integrity and space is essential for handsets applications. The output voltage of the inverter is fully
A Power Management Interface Circuit For Telecom Hot Swap With Local Dc/dc Conve
New cellular phones have incorporated high resolution cameras, which require high brightness illumination of the ambient area in order to achieve high quality pictures. Traditional xenon-filled photo Flash cannot be used in the very tight space available to photo cameras in cellular phones. Instead, design engineers use a white LED with high pulse
Rotary/linear Motion Detection Using The Msp430 Scan Interface & Optical Sensors
The SP1481E SP1485E and SP1490E 1491E series transceivers with SP6652 high efficiency high frequency current mode PWM buck Regulator together allow creating an isolated RS-485 Interface with up to 2kVrms isolation and CAN support up to 15Mbps data rate Communication
Rs-485 Isolated Interface
TS4956 Stereo Audio Amplifier System With I2C Bus Interface
The TS4962 is a differential class-D BTL power Amplifier It is able to drive up to 2. 2W into a 4, load and 1. 4W into a 8, load at 5V. It achieves outstanding efficiency (88% typ. ) compared to standard AB-class Audio amps. By STMicroelectronics
Suunto PC Interface
This page contains GIF images of the circuit diagram for the Solution interface, the PCB artwork, the board layout, a typical side elevation of the assembly, a parts list, some hints and a little about troubleshooting. This is a self-extracting 2. 5MB file; although Solution variants aren`t listed, the same software is used for all the older co
Commodore 64 Cassette Interface
U7 is a 6510 microprocessor. One of the features of the 6510 is a built in parallel I/O port (P0-P5). P3 - P5 control most of the cassette interface circuitry. P3 pin p6 of U7 outputs the write data signal to connector CN3 on pins E and 5. P4 is an input that senses the play switch depressed on the cassette deck. P5 is on output that controls...
USB Interface Circuits
Ultrasonic distance finder circuit
The circuit described here uses ultrasonic oscillations and operates based on the propagation velocity of these oscillations in the air. Thus, we can easily determine the distance of two points if the time within which the wave travels this distance is measured. There are three main categories of distance measurement methods in use: a) By...
Simple Metal detector circuit with CD4030
Sometimes the precious metals are hidden too deep and are not detected except with complicated devices. In many cases, however, small pieces of precious metal buried near the surface can be detected by relatively simple means. Everyone is very attractive to find something potentially valuable, hidden a few centimeters below the soil. So many...
Fully automatic watering circuit for flower pots
Many times for various reasons we forget or can not water the plants that we have in our homes. And many humidity sensors units just notify us with a beeping sound or with a flashing light, that the pot needs watering. But what if we are away from home? This circuit comes as a solution to this problem. Depending on humidity of the pot at...
Simple deep searching metal detector circuit
The principle behind a metal detector is really very simple. Proof of this is the circuit that follows, in which it proves that the construction of a metal detector can be done in the minute, with few components that we find very easily everywhere. With the circuit of this metal detector, it is possible to detect a metal coin in depth of 90 to...
Sub-Harmonic Bass Converter for Electric Guitars
The sub-harmonic bass generator is a sound producing unit for guitars. The sound it produces looks very much like that of the bass guitar. The octave generator is sometimes quite unusual since it does not produce any of the usual ways of coloring the sound, such as filtering or distortion. Instead, a frequency division system produces outputs...
Echo Depth Sounding Sonar for Boats
In the past the sounding (sea bottom measurement) was done with the "bullet", that is, with a heavy lead object that the seamen plucked into the sea hung from a calibrated rope. As soon as the "bullet" reached the bottom, the depth appeared directly from the calibration of the rope. This arrangement still exists in some yachts. The big...
100W HiFi Audio Amplifier Circuit
This Amplifier was designed to have the following specifications: Distortion less than 0.1% at full power of 100W even at 20KHz. Power has to be attributed to an extended bandwidth. The output transistors must be protected against short circuits. The power supply must be symmetrical so that no electrolytic capacitors are needed at the outlet....
Plant-Pot Water Level Indicator Circuit
A series of LEDs serve to alert the gardener when plants need water. Using two conventional digital integrated LEDs and a series of LEDs, we make a very useful device for gardening. The device detects the amount of water in the pot and alerts the grower. The circuit of the device is shown in Figure 2. The water detection is made from the bottom...
Analogue Sound Preasure dB-Meter Circuit
The best human ear can capture sounds from 20Hz to 20KHz. These limits are known to be the broadest that can exist. Normally the normal limits range from 100Hz to about 13KHz and depend on the age and health of the individual. We for our measurements and to have a good accuracy we will get the limits of 20Hz to 20KHz. A sound to be heard does...
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