UART stands for Universal Asynchronous Transmitter / Receiver, a popular serial communication interface which provides full duplex communication between two devices. The term universal means that transmission speed and data format are configurable. As it is asynchronous it doesn’t need Read More
I hope that you already go through our tutorial, Interfacing LCD with PIC Microcontroller – MPLAB XC8. HD44780 compatible controllers used in these LCDs allows us to define 8 custom characters in addition to the standard pre-programmed characters. In this Read More
A Digital Clock can be made easily by using PIC Microcontroller, DS1307 and a 16×2 LCD. I have already posted about Interfacing DS1307 RTC with PIC Microcontroller. The DS1307 RTC can work either in 24-hour mode or 12-hour mode with Read More
Voltmeter and Ammeter can be easily made using PIC Microcontroller having ADC (Analog to Digital Converter). I am using PIC16F877A and the result is displayed on an LCD Display. PIC16F877A is enough if you do this project only for testing Read More
Here is a simple, versatile project which indicates the level of water and automatically controls it by using PIC Microcontroller. The Water Level Sensing Section senses the level of water in the tank and sends it (wireless) to the Receiver Section. Receiver Read More
Microchip’s PICKit2 is much more comfortable,reliable and powerful than the other programmers that we can find all over internet. It is a USB based ICSP (In Circuit Serial Programming) programmer. Since it is a first release, Microchip published all the resources of Read More
TEC or Peltier thermoelectric cooler is a semiconductor based electronic device which functions as a heat pump. When power is applied to this module, heat is transferred from one side to other. This will make a cold and hot side. Therefore this module can be used to warm up or cool down something depending upon…
This is one of the low cost GPS module made using PA6E CAM GNSS module. It utilizes MT3333, a new generation chipset by MediaTek. It has ultra high sensitivity, -165dBm and Time to First Fix (TTFF) by precise GNSS signal processing. It supports both GPS and GLONASS. It has built in ceramic patch antenna and…
FTP-628MCL103 is a 2-inch ultra compact high speed thermal printer mechanism designed for battery powered applications. Its platens are removable, which reduces the maintenance and paper loading problems. This thermal printer mechanism can be used for variety of applications such as measurement equipments, medical equipments, banking terminals, portable terminals, label printers, POS applications, ticket issueing…
This air quality sensor sensor module is made using MQ135, a low cost semiconductor sensor which can detect the presence of Ammonia (NH3), Mono-nitrogen oxides (NOx), Alcohol, Benzene, Smoke, Carbon-dioxide (CO2) etc. It has good sensitivity to harmful gases in a wide range. The sensitive material used for this sensor is SnO2, whose conductivity is lower…
YF-S201 Water Flow Sensor can be used to measure the flow of liquids in both industrial and domestic applications. This sensor basically consists of a plastic valve body, a rotor and a hall effect sensor. The pinwheel rotor rotates when water / liquid flows through the valve and its speed will be directly proportional to…
This sensor module is made using MQ9, a low cost semiconductor sensor which can detect the presence of carbon monoxide gas at concentrations from 10 to 1000 ppm and combustible gases at concentrations from 100 to 10,000 ppm. The sensitive material used for this sensor is SnO2, whose conductivity is lower in clean air. It’s conductivity increases…
Load cell is an electrical transducer which can generate electrical signals whose magnitude is directly proportional to the force being applied. This is a single point load cell which can be used to measure weights up to 200Kg. This is ideal for Human Weighting and Body Mass Index calculation machines.
This gas sensor module is made using MQ8, a low cost semiconductor sensor which can detect the presence of Hydrogen gas at concentrations from 100 to 10,000 ppm. The sensitive material used for this sensor is SnO2, whose conductivity is lower in clean air. It’s conductivity increases as the concentration of sensing gases increases. It has also…
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These berg strips have maximum current rating of 1A, maximum contact resistance of 30mΩ at DC 100mA and insulator resistance of 1000MΩ at DC 500V. It is a 40 PIN straight male berg connector having a pitch of 2.54mm or 2mm. 2.54mm is the commonly used berg strip and it is breadboard compatible.
IC Bases or Sockets are commonly used while soldering ICs to PCB. These are generally meant for avoiding the damages of IC during soldering and for easy replacement of ICs. Overheating of ICs may damage it which are generally costly components in a PCB. The usage of IC Base / Socket is inexpensive when compared…
HT12E and HT12D are Encoder Decoder ICs manufactured by Holtek for Remote Control Applications. These ICs can be used with ASK RF Transmitter and Receiver modules. By using the paired HT12E encoder and HT12D decoder we can transmit 12 bits of parallel data serially. HT12D simply converts serial data to its input (may be received through…
This powerful (200 nanosecond instruction execution) yet easy-to-program (only 35 single word instructions) CMOS FLASH-based 8-bit microcontroller packs Microchip's powerful PIC architecture into an 40- or 44-pin package and is upwards compatible with the PIC16C5X, PIC12CXXX and PIC16C7X devices. The PIC16F877A features 256 bytes of EEPROM data memory, self programming, an ICD, 2 Comparators, 8…
These berg strips have maximum current rating of 1A, maximum contact resistance of 30mΩ at DC 100mA and insulator resistance of 1000MΩ at DC 500V. It is a 40 PIN straight female berg connector having a pitch of 2.54mm or 2mm. 2.54mm is the commonly used berg strip and its size is breadboard compatible.
A Crystal Oscillator is an electronic oscillator which is commonly used to provide clock signals to Microcontrollers and Microprocessors. It creates electrical signals with a particular frequency having very high stability. It takes the advantage of vibrating crystal of piezoelectric material to generate precise frequency of oscillations.
ASK RF Transmitter and Receiver pair is a low cost ideal solution for remote control applications. It is able to transmit data over 100 meters range. It is available in two frequencies, 315MHz and 434MHz. Transmitter is able to operate in a wide voltage range, 3 - 12V making it ideal for battery powered applications.…