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Using a PIC MCU to read out the MAX6675 temperature sensor (LCD,USB)

This project is about using the Microchip PIC18F13K50 MCU as a USB-serial controller, read out the MAX6675 temperature sensor and write some output on a LCD display. It came up to gain experience with the PIC18 MCU and see how

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PICkit2 programming with MPlabX – PIC16F690 UART ADC

A while ago I discovered that I own a PICkit2, which I had bought a while ago when I started to study microprocessors. With MPLabX Microchip has a IDE which runs under Linux, so I gave the kit a second

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FTDI FT232H USB 2.0 FPGA extension for the Altera DE0

This is a PCB design using the USB 2.0 IC from FTDI, FT232H – Hi-Speed Single Channel USB UART/FIFO IC, to connect it to the GPIO port of the Altera DE0 development board. The design should also work with other

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ADC readout and USB2.0 data transfer with an FPGA

Recently I bought the Altera DE0 Development and Education FPGA board from Terasic. This is a project giving the development board a fast USB2.0 interface. As an USB 2.0 controller the FT232H Single Channel Hi-Speed USB to Multipurpose UART/FIFO IC

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