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Very good! thanks.

Iron

Can u send us the links to schematics that goes with the layouts ?  Thanks!

Iron

Used USBEE usb logic analyzer

Educational Resources won't open (?)

Thanks StephT for your answer

OK.. I'm out till tomorrow..

Blogger

Have I answered eveyone's questions?

Blogger

Thanks Fred.  I do use the forums for a lot of the problems.  And for programming problems I use Daniweb.com.  They have people with more patience for people like me (mentally and physically disabled)

Iron

@EmbedXControls

PICs are generally more available in times of silicon shortages.

There are differences in the features of the PIC and AVR that dictate the choice of MCU.

Blogger

@EmbedXControls:  there is not a clean cut answer (or there'd only be 1 manufacturer out there !)
  it's a mix of features, speed, power consumption... and oh yeah : pricing !
 It is finding the best match for your needs ; and if you're tired of learning everything all over
again, stick with a family you know & like !   ;-)

Iron

@Kentj

Some files are included in the build process and are accessed via the project tree.

Check the Microchip forums to see if anyone else is having the same problem.

Blogger

@EmbedXControls:  If you use DigiKey use there tool for selecting what options you want built in the the processor.  PIC32 for example has Ethernet, USB, SPI, CAN, I2C etc.

Iron

How about required files not being included in source files?

Iron

I missed the first 5 minutes or so of audio.  I'm replaying the audio and everything goes much smoother now.

Iron

Fred: what is the advantage of using PIC MCU's as oppposed to other MCU's such as Atmel MCU's etc ?

@Kentj

I have not experienced those problems.

If you are losing files, that's not a Microchip problem.

Blogger

MLA isn't registering.

It's finding all the files although occassionally it loses the compilers own files.  Then affteer a while gets them back.

Iron

@Kentj

The TCP/IP demos rely on the stack being in the targeted folder.  So do the USB demos.

Did you install the stacks in their default folders?

Blogger

Last call for questions..

Blogger

I have found a lot of files that weren't included in the programs that I had to #include just to get rid of definition errors.

Iron

@Kentj

I've worked with just about all of the Microchip demos and have had minimal problems.

Remember that you have to establish paths to the compiler libs and include folders.

I suggest you install the 2013-06-15 version of the MLA and run from there.

Blogger

@Kentj

I'm still confused.  Are you talking about Microchip demo programs?

Blogger

I've tried it with XC32 directly and with Harmony which introduced even more errors

Iron

Great Class.  Will attend tomorrow also.

Iron

TCPIP demo for example.  Also USB.

Iron

@ Fred  : Thanks agin ; "see" you tomorrow "

 

Iron

@Kentj

?? Which demo programs?

Blogger

@ Rob Spiegel

Any thoughts ?

Iron

I was wondering if it is normal to have thousands of errors in the Demo programs. 

Iron

thank you Fred for your time

Iron

Thank you all for attending today.

I hope to see you again tomorrow.

Any more questions?

Blogger

hello everyone, unfortunately missed the live course

Iron

Have I answered eveyone's questions?

Blogger

i think thats a fantastic idea StephT

in that way we can share our thoughts on project work or may be just help each other 

Iron

@EmbedXControls

Download the compiler manual.

www.ccsinfo.com

Blogger

@StephT  I would.  It would come in very handy for those that can't make the live chat.

Iron

@EmbedXControls

#use is a CCS-only directive

Blogger

@StephT

Have not looked at DesignSpark.

Blogger

@ Design News & Digikey folks (as well as Vlad & all of us)

Last course, there was interest in maybe setting up an other "permanent" forum to continue
exchanging ideas, hints, help after the course is over ; there are many Design News / EETimes
"forums" in LinkedIn, for example (but it seems primariy for news & announcements).  Ever
thought of doing one as an extention to this forum ?

Anybody interested in joining if DN-CEC sets one up ("officially") ?

Iron

@gbabecki

3.3 volt operation.

Blogger

Fred where can i find the full details of all these compiler directives ?

@Rare-Tek

Got out of that business.. Boards don't sell like they used to in the days of the dinosaurs..

Blogger

Fred #use compiler directive is specific to CCS compiler or other compilers also support such directives ?

@C Norgaard

I prefer SPI for speed and ease of use.  I normally only use I2C if I am forced to by the part.

Blogger

@Fred re NH LCD:

'Thanks for the direct Digikey link.  Is there any particular reason you selected this type of COG display vs. a "regular" LCD display?'

I think I have answered my own question by looking at the datasheet and your schematic - serial interface explains it all.

Iron

Thank you Fred

@StephenT

no specific question as of now 

Just trying to increase my network of people who work with PIC

Thanks  

 

Iron

@Rare-Tek

The boards in the lecture are "garage manufactured".

These days, I usually design a dev board based on the project I'm working on.

Blogger

@Fred :  Have you used the DesignSpark SCH+PCB SW (free) ?
   Not locked in to ExpressPCB (or others of the like)

http://www.rs-online.com/designspark/electronics/eng/page/designspark-pcb-home-page

Iron

@EmbedXControls

kbhit is actually monitoring the PIC's USART buffer looking for a character to be received.

Blogger

?? Fred - Thanks. Looks like my next project will be porting this library to Microchips' XC8.

Iron

I meant Slave Select not Chip Select.

Iron

@EmbedXControls

The FTDI allows you to use the stream functions to target a specific peripheral.

Instead of printf, you stream with fprintf.

Blogger

@vlad

Take a look at logging to a usb stick with PIC32 or logging to an sdcard with PIC18.

Blogger

Thanks Fred and Rob for this class.

I'm using several SPI parts so use a 3-line to 8-line demux attached to a port, and OR the output of it with the chip select.

Iron

@ Vlad : do you have a specific question for me ?   ;-)

 

Iron

Audio is fine via IE 11

I have no favorite PIC

I have not used the Saleae Logic analyzer yet

I could use Microchip voltage regulators in designs

@drw36

I have ported the driver code to many a PIC compiler.  You're not locked in.

CCS is not free. You can easily port this to any of the Microchip X C compilers.

Blogger

@Fred re NH LCD:

Thanks for the direct Digikey link.  Is there any particular reason you selected this type of COG display vs. a "regular" LCD display?

Iron

@fred45

www.ccsinfo.com

CCS C Compiler for PIC Microcontrollers

Blogger

Thank all see you tomorrow.

Iron

some spi interfaces don't need chip select. current micro allows one to use it or not and i have never used chip select on any past spi projects.

@lbrooks

CCS C running under MPLAB X.

Blogger

recently finished with the serial interface to the newhaven display instead of using eight data lines 

good learning experience

 

Now need to learn data logging and pic communication to PC. I am still using assembly language though.

Any good development board for the above two functionalities? 

 

Iron

?Fred: Well said, I also chose my embedded controller based on the number and types of input and output devices that I need to control.

Iron

Thanks to Fred, Rob, Digi-Key, and Design News.  I agree with the earlier comment about getting a drink from a fire hose.

@kaddaem

I suggest you get the dev board for the part family (PIC16, PIC18, PIC24, PIC32M, PIC32MZ, etc.) you want to use.

THe Explorer 16 is a very nice board that accepts PIMs (Plug In Modules)for a bunch of PIC family members.

Blogger

@gbabecki

http://www.digikey.com/product-search/en?lang=en&site=us&KeyWords=nhd-c0216cz&x=0&y=0

Blogger

thank you fred, rob, digikey and ieee.

 

rob fyi: have had to wear earphones, because past presentation's volume was low (from semister 1). today's volume came booming in.

still get 'some' gliching, (very little), at the start, but; 14 min in, lost sound for about 8 seconds, sound bar said it was still connected.

@emertp

My favorite PIC is the one that can do the job at hand :-)

 

Blogger

@C Norgaard re I2C vs SPI usage:

The basic decision is based on the part or other subsystem you are interfacing to that has either an I2C or SPI interface.  Then it's a matter of the interface speed supported and the number of interface signals required.  I2C has a fixed number of signals while SPI requires a chip select line for each interface in addition to the clock and data lines.

Iron

Thank you StephT

do you mind giving your email address?

Iron

@StephT

Because that's part of tomorrow's lecture :-)

Blogger

@ Fred Eady I've read many of your NV articles but don't see much hardware on your website.

Iron

@CG

The link can be found at the beginning of the chat.

I posted it yesterday.

Blogger

An interesting talk. A lot to think about.

Iron

Please tell us how to locate the link to the download package.

Iron

@ vlad

You could also save you log data to a USB key or an SD card ; Microchip has libraries
to to that, I believe (they also have a SW course on USB interfaces!)

You can find SD card mechanical interface on the web (and probably DigiKey)
Then load that data to a PC and use Excel...

Iron

@StephT

Yes.  It is USB.

Blogger

@EmbeXControls

That is the I2C protocol. You only have one line to pass data on and one line to clock the data in and out. So, the addessing must be done in the message.

Blogger

What considerations do you apply when you are able to use either I2C or SPI?  Thanks.

Iron

ok great since I missed all of this

 

Iron

@ClintA - yes, audio now is the archived session

Iron

how do i find and download the pc board info?

Iron

Is the audio now just a loop from the class session?? I wasn't able to get it to load earlier (IT issues)

Iron

What developement boards are you using Fred? I have some from Mikroelektronica

 

Iron

@vinjayz

Yes.. A PLC is made up of computing components and I/O modules.

A PIC is an IC.

Blogger

Fred:  when kbhit(FTDI) function is executed on MCU, how is it figuring out that you hit a key on the keyboard connected to the pc.

@StephT and @lbrooks, Fred answered your question and mine about what compiler is used.
He replied to me that it is CCS C.

Gold

@ all :   FYI :  For those interested in Microchip HW, they have a monthly sale of certain
      kits and sell them from Microchip Direct ; see :

"Save up to 50% with our monthly deals on Microchip Development Tools"

http://www.microchip.com/pagehandler/en_us/promo/devtooldeals/

Iron

Fred -- Good as always!

Iron

Going to move on from PIC16 to PIC32MX

Iron

fred in the #use directive on page 13 the last parameter is stream=FTDI

what does it actually translate to ?

Great overview. See you tomorrow...

Iron

@rblouin and all the replied. Thanks for the tips will check those out

 

Iron

@kchandra

Fred provided the schematics and board layouts "for free"; not actual boards.

Iron

@bucknso Look to the right of the Digi-Key logo above for the Archived classes link.

Gold

I am using PIC18f67J90 for our current project

 

But later we need to implement data logging as well.

Do you think I need to switch to a different PIC or simply use external memory to store data?

 

Also what will be the best software to implement data logging (I mean for visual analysis of logged data)with PIC microcontroller?

Iron

Thanks for info Fred!

Iron

If you want a practice board, I would suggest Digilent ChipKit Arduino clones:

https://digilentinc.com/Products/Detail.cfm?NavPath=2,892,894&Prod=CHIPKIT-MAX32

It has a PIC microcontroller instead of Atmel.

Iron

@kaddeam:  I recommend either the Ethernet starter kit or USB starter kit whichever you're more comfortable with, and a display.

Iron

Thanks Digikey and Fred

Iron

I heard boards being given away at the beginning of talk?

Iron

?? Fred - does the downloaded source give us enough to port the library to a diff compiler or are we locked into using ccs(?) in order to use this library? Is ccs a free compiler? I'm familar with the cXX onces for MPLAB X.

Iron

I joined late, is it possible to listen to the lecture and view the slides again?

BlueSky

Iron

@Fred? info about the compiler o suite used

Iron

@jhmumford

See bottom of posts ;

Link is :  http://www.edtp.com/cec/day1PicCode.zip

Iron

There is a link to the download code in the third posting from the bottom.

Iron

Thanks Fred for a great presentation.

? Fred, what sw dev environment are you using in these examples?

Iron

Thanks Fred, Rob, EDN, DigiKey, et al.  I have to learn me some PIC assembly!!

Iron

thank you Fred. Very nice

Iron

Thank you,  Fred.

Iron

Thanks Fred great talk.

Iron

@FREd thanks for the greak lecture. New to PIC microcontrollers used Atmel for all projects. Is there a Dev board you recommend ?

 

Iron

Thanks, Fred.  Another great lecture.  Where can I download the code?  I don't see any download links except for the slide deck.

Gold

@CG, look at the third post from the bottom for the link

Gold

@Fred

What was the part number for the New Haven LCD display and can they be ordered from a distributor (e.g., Digikey) or do they have to be ordered from New Haven?

Iron

I feel like I've been drinking from a fire hose.

Iron

Thanks for the class and the download files.

Iron

?Fred: What is your favorite PIC and why

Iron

Thank you, Fred, very helpful info.

Thank you Fred and Digi-Key

Thanks Fred for the lecture

Iron

I don't know what developement devices you are using

Iron

How do I get the IEEE certificate ? I already attended 4 different 5 day courses so far in last 4 months.

Nice little modules.  Your library also makes it easy to talk to the hardware.  Thanks

Silver

@Fred : which compiler are you using again ?

Why didn't you use the Microchip MPLABX suite ?

Good lecture, !

 

Iron

I've used several Microchip parts, but I cannot remember the part numbers.

Iron

Very informative, thanks.

Iron

Thank you for today's class Fred

Iron

Hello, Fred and Digi-Key... I don't see a link for the source code download archive. Am I missing something obvious?

Iron

Good stuff Fred.  Thanks!

Iron

Where shall I find the download files?

Iron

@EmbedXControls:  Lines 144-146 of i2c.c

do {
        sLCDText[wlj+ ] = sLineBuf[wli ];
    }while ((sLCDText[wlj-1] != 0) && (wlj < 32));

Iron

Thank you Fred for the Excellent lecture.

Iron

Terrific! Thank you Fred, Design News, and Digi-Key

Gold

Thanks Fred and Rob.

Iron

Thanks Fred and Digikey.  Great info.

Iron

Thanks Fred and Rob, It's a great class.

Iron

Great class! Thanks Fred, Rob & Digi-Key!

Iron

No audio bar here, no audio

Ha! COM55 says you do a lot of development!

Iron

We're now on slide 20.

Blogger

Hope the archives have audio because pressing play on the audio bar is not producing any audio even with the IT depart directly unblocking.  Would have enjoyed listening in.

Iron

We're now on slide 19.

Blogger

how is sLCDWriteLine(2); writing the buffer ?

We're now on slide 18.

Blogger

CMC = Cave Man Calculus

Iron

Where (or when?) is the link for the source code download archive?

Iron

I've only used LM series regulators

Iron

I have also tried the archives.  No audio bar.  Help.

I haven't used microchip regulator.

Iron

We're now on slide 17.

Blogger

Fred's? linear tech and national (now ti) power chips.

no I don't use the voltage regulator. I just use 78xx series and 27xx series.

Iron

Yes to VR use of Microchip.

 

Iron

Like JMax - all other standard, Linear, TI/Natrional

Iron

I use the Saleae logic at work

Iron

USed HP 16500A analyzer for VMEbus work

Iron

I used a Microchip voltage regulator in a project about a year ago. Don't remember the number. It needed a low ESR cap to prevent oscillation. Otherwise a nice regulator.

Iron

Vr 78xx, lm3xx, etc. 

Iron

Yes to voltage regulator use

Iron

N0,  I haven't used microchip regulator.

Iron

We're now on slide 16.

Blogger

I have not used a microchip regulator. I often seem to end up with TI offerings.

Have not used a Microchip regulator to date; mostly TI/National, Analog, etc.

Iron

Yes, have used voltage regulator. MCP 1705

Iron

Have not used Microchip voltage regulators

Iron

Have not used a Microchip regulator.  Linear Tech mostly...

Iron

Have not used a Microchip voltage regulators but I've used just about every other regulator out there.

Iron

I have not used a Microchip voltage regulator.

Iron

No, to use of the Saleae Logic analyzer

 

Iron

We're now on slide 15.

Blogger

have used microchip voltage regulators

Iron

Just use the typical linear VReg (78xx, 79xx, LM3xx, etc.) so far!

Iron

Have used Microchip voltage regulator; don't remember the part number.

Iron

Used a number of regulators including 7805

Iron

I've used an MCP16301 switching mode regulator

I haven't used a micrichip regulator

Have not used anything from Microchip yet other than MCUs

Iron

no. I have not used Microchip MCU before.

Iron

only on a Microhip prototype board

Iron

last regulator I used was 7805

 

Iron

Hi,

I have but I dont remember the part number

 

Iron

No I have not used it.

Iron

i have not used any Microchip reg

Iron

have used non-Microchip regulators

Gold

Used VR 78xx series

Iron

Have not used a Microchip voltage regulator.

Iron

Fred's question:

Do you use Microchip voltage regulators in your designs? 

Blogger

No I have not used Saleae logic analyzer

Iron

It's a Brave New World, with well-designed, low-cost - and even open source - hardware. IIRC, there has been a Kickstarter that included a superior L.A. See also "Red Pitaya", "Parallella", etc.

Iron

We're now on slide 14.

Blogger

I have an Intronix logic analyzer.

Iron

haha caveman calculus

Iron

Have not used that locig analyzer.

Iron

No I have not used Saleae logic Analyzer.

Iron

Yes, I own the Saleae logic analyzer.  Great tool!

 

Iron

We're now on slide 13.

Blogger

Have seen people use other logic analyzers.

Iron

I have not used Saleae

 

Iron

I have not used it.

Iron

?  do not know that L.A. ; Fred, is that a USB L.A. module ?

 

Iron

No on the logic analyzer but I wished I had one

Iron

can u write down the name of the logic analyzer !

Never used the analyzer tool

no, haven't used that LA

Iron

We're now on slide 12.

Blogger

i have not used that analyzer

Iron

I use a Zeroplus Logic Cube 16-128 Logic Analyzer. Love it!

Iron

yes, I have one, nice tool

Iron

Have not used that logic analyzer.

Iron

No have not used it.

Iron

Fred's question:

 Have you used the Saleae Logic analyzer?

Blogger

Have not used that particular analyser. Looks interesting!

Iron

have not used the analyzer

Gold

I've used the PIC32 and PIC24

 

Iron

We're now on slide 11.

Blogger

Favorite PIC - Used so many... Just depends on the project.

Iron

My fav PIC was the 18F

Iron

Favorite PIC? I haven't used any PIC chips. I just learn about the chip though.

Iron

why do i have to differentiate read and write adresses.

Starting on assembly on Intel x64

Iron

We're now on slide 10.

Blogger

Have not used a PIC

Iron

Thanks for the code/PCB download link Fred posted yesterday.

Iron

@gavrasmw

While I don't dwell on assembler these days, I'm not afraid to still get "bits under my fingernails."

Iron

We're now on slide 9.

Blogger

@gavrasmw - I got my start with assembly in the '80s...

Programming using MPLAB (C18)

Iron

@gavrasmw: I often use assembly and I haven't died yet...

Programming using MPLAB (ASM)

 

Iron

if you missed the code/PCB download link Fred posted yesterday:

http://www.edtp.com/cec/day1PicCode.zip

Gavrasmw: Been there, have a T-shirt.

Are there any die-hard assembler coders out there?

 

Iron

got it! Thanks much

 

Iron

We're now on slide 8.

Blogger

@Rare-Tek - Look down at beginning of chat for the link

Iron

http://www.expresspcb.com/

Iron

Fred, as long as you're happy I'm happy too!

Iron

We're now on slide 7.

Blogger

@spananhi

slides are under Special Educational Materials

Iron

@GPS Look up center for "Today's Slide Deck".

FTDI now has usb to serial smart cables, meaning, you need only solder pads or connector; (at digikey). 

@spanahi - download "Today's Slide Deck" (link under "Special Educational Materials")

power points >> spanahi

Iron

We're now on slide 6.

Blogger

@vinjayz

"PIC" is a Microchip microprocess family; "PLC" is Programmable Logic Controller which is used in automation control.

Iron

how do I see the slides? I only get audio

 

Iron

FYI (for some) PIC is from Microchip

Iron

We're now on slide 5.

Blogger

I haven't use pic before, but I'm interested in finding out more.

Iron

Hi all - Audio is back up. Pls refresh if you don't have sound now.

I've used several 16f* PICs, and also a couple projects with PIC32*

Iron

We're now on slide 4.

Blogger

I have been using the PIC32MX795 but will be moving to PIC32MZ so I don't need two processors.

Iron

I haven't used a PIC yet, but I want to.

Iron

Is PIC different from PLC?

Iron

I have not used PIC yet

Iron

 I have not used pic micro yet

 

Iron

favorite pic: PIC24FJ*

Iron

Don't have a fav PIC, yet.  But I have used 16F73.

Iron

Have not used PIC's directly.

Iron

I like PIC18 devices quite a lot :D

audio has restarted 

 

Iron

I pressed F5 and it worked!  WTF?

Iron

Haven;t used PIC yet...

Iron

I like the PICs that had a high resolution Delta Sigma A/D

Iron

I cannot play favorites, some good at one thing or anoyher...

Iron

hello everyone. Audio works fine here...

 

Iron

Fred's question:

 What is your favorite PIC?  

Blogger

No favorite, I like them all 8^). 

Iron

My preferred PICs are PIC18 and PIC32 series

Iron

Used PIC16F, PIC18F, dsPIC3x, and PIC32.

Iron

PIC 16s and PIC 18s.

Iron

PIC12F609 - I love those little eight pin guys. 

I am using ATmel. I am new with PIC

Iron

The PIC24 is great and versatile, but I really like the PIC16 for low-power stuff.

Iron

Fred's? not using pic at this time.

I haven't use PIC in awhile

Iron

Most experience on 16F876

Iron

Using 16F series and Arduino

Gold

works on Chrome for me

Don't have a favorite.

Iron

Currently looking into the 18F series

Iron

My favorite is the PIC18F8722.

Iron

have refreshed multiple times....no audio

Iron

Hi Fred, good afternoon from Boston

We're now on slide 3.

Blogger

No audio, tried Chrome, Firefox, IE, refreshed, etc. no luck

Iron

tried reload several times, get the intial sound then dead

Iron

Audio fine here using Firefox.

Iron

I have audio...  Press F5 (refresh() ?

 

Iron

Had audio initially. Then failed.

Iron

is this audio only and we follow externally with the PPT?

Iron

Try Google crome, it works for me

Iron

no audio here

 

Iron

Refreshed - audio now working for me.

Iron

I have the audio bar but no audio

Iron

audio failed. Bummer.

Iron

HI ALL - ARE SOME OF YOU GETTING AUDIO?

No audio, refreshed, no luck.

Iron

reloaded twice

 

Iron

We're now on slide 2.

Blogger

I cannot hear and also do not have an audio bar at the top of the webpage...?
Using Chrome..

Iron

My audio cut out twice

Iron

Hello from Montgomery, AL.

Let's hear it for edX.com's online course 

UTAustinX: UT.6.01x Embedded Systems - Shape the World

Iron

@Rare-Tek, did you click on the audio bar above the lecturer's picture?  Refresh your browser if necessary.

Gold

I don't have audio either, but I heard the initial audio.

Iron

Rare-Tek: Disable Ghostery, NoScript, and AdBlock.

Same here... no audio

Iron

Audio is good in Chrome...

Iron


We're now on slide 1.

Blogger

Hello from Albuquerque.

Iron

I can't hear anything

Iron

Ready to go in King of Prussia PA

Hello from Montreal, Canada

Iron

Hello fro Pittsburg, Kansas

 

Iron

Good afternoon! Greetings from South Florida.

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Howdy from Tomball, TEXAS

Iron

Howdy from Atlanta, GA

Iron

@Chipmonger, I lived in Honolulu for 22 years.  Aloha, brah.

Gold

Hi, I am Ravi from New Jersey

Iron

Honolulu . . . jealous!!! Hello from Eastern Iowa

 

Iron

Hi for Rocklin, CA

Iron

hello from SW Michigan

Iron
Good morning from Honolulu.
Iron

Hello from Cedar Park TX

Iron

Hi from Kansas City, Missouri

Hello from Binghamton, NY

Iron

@Fred, what compiler are we using?

Gold

Hello from Houston

Iron

Hello from Colorado

Iron

 

hello from Mishawaka

 

Iron

Greetings from Plymouth, MN

Iron

Howdy from Arlington, Texas.

 

Hello from Albuquerque.

Iron

Good Afternoon from Rochester, NY

 

Iron

Greetings all from Buffalo, NY!

Iron

Hello from southwest Ohio

Iron

Hello from Thornville, Ohio

 

Iron

Good Morning from Calgary

I'm wondering if it is normal to have thousands of errors in the demos.  I have an ESK with display and still haven't gotten the program to compile.

Iron

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Blogger

Flurrying in CNY. Too bad about the Orangemen.

@ Fred    Hi Fred. I am looking forward to this week's classes. I bought a PIC course a few years ago which was OK but no guidance on usind serial anything. I designed a few eval boards but then ran out of time. I recently bought a cheap but very useful kit from Mexico. It is called a Bolt 18F2550. It is fun to play with. It has a keyboard, LCD, temp sensor and I got the optional Bluetooth adapter. Their website has many tutorials and code examples...

Iron

Thanks Fred, I'm anxious to learn some more about these important features of the PIC MCUs.

Iron

Good (period of time) from Shelton, WA

Iron

Hello from sunny Montana

Gold

@Rob Spiegel .. was curious.  No problem. --Mark

Good afternoon from a fluffy Minnetonka, MN.

Iron

Hey Mark,

We don't list participants.

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-Be sure to click 'Today's Slide Deck' under Special Educational Materials above right to download the PowerPoint for today's session.

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Hi from Philippines!

Iron

Hello from Beavercreek Ohio

Is there a list of participants for view in this session?

Yo from Aurora CO. It is cold and snowing a bit.

Iron

Hello from Co Springs, CO.

Iron

I see lots of familiar handles out there.. Welcome back!

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@rclipat

I'm doing well and am anxious to get this party started!

Blogger

Howdy from Corinth, TX!

Checking in from Warren, MI. Glad the white stuff is (mostly) gone, can't wait for the green stuff to come back.  (Brown & grey just isn't as pleasing to the eye.)

How is everyone doing?

Iron

Hello from Summerville, SC.

Iron

Hi from Panama City, FL.

Iron

Hello from Sweetwater, TX.

Iron

Greetings from Scottsdale, AZ

Iron

@DaveWR

The pcb files have the values of the components documented under each part.

The parts are pretty generic.

If anyone needs part numbers, just ask and I'll supply them.

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@Fred:  Where is your Digi-Key parts list? And why not publish it the week before...? Then people could really follow along!

Iron

Late March snow in Minneapolis?  <ouch>

Hello from Sunny (But COLD!) SE Lake Simcoe Ontario Canada.

Iron

We didn't get enough snow yet this winter...  Snowing & 25 degF today in Minneapolis.

Iron

Good morning from Edmonton, AB

Iron

Hello From Boston, MA.  Snow is almost gone.

Signing in from Colorado Springs

Iron

hiii from Guadalajara Mexico!!

@everyone

There will be bonus downloads available for each lecture day.

Be sure to download the code/pcb package for Day 1.

http://www.edtp.com/cec/day1PicCode.zip

The download package contains numerous EDTP dev board layouts in ExpressPCB format.

It also includes an MPLAB X project containing the full source for today's lecture.

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Hello from Chicago

Iron

this week is Pick (andImplement) theRight PIC MCU,great

Iron

Good morning from a very cold Long Island, NY

Iron

Cold morning in NJ

 

Iron

-Please join our Digi-Key Continuing Education Center LinkedIn Group at http://linkd.in/yoNGeY and be sure to follow @designnews and @DigiKeyCEC on Twitter for the latest class information. We encourage you to tweet about today's class using #DigiKeyCEC.

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Hello from Albuquerque, New Mexico

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-You are eligible to earn IEEE Professional Development Hours by attending these courses and participating in the chat function. Additionally, we are no longer using the points system, offering "graduation", or giving grades. The IEEE hours are taking the place of that. There are some important things for you to know about earning the hours. The most important ones are that you need to attend these courses live, you need to attend a minimum of two of them per semester, you need to fill out a course evaluation form within 2 weeks of the end of the class, you need to attend 4 out of the 5 classes per course, and you need to participate in the chat function every day you attend. Please click on the link at the top of this page that says "How do I earn IEEE professional development hours" to read all of these important details and more.

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Greeting From Ghana @ work

Iron

@everyone

There will be bonus downloads available for each lecture day.

Be sure to download the code/pcb package for Day 1.

http://www.edtp.com/cec/day1PicCode.zip

The download package contains numerous EDTP dev board layouts in ExpressPCB format.

It also includes an MPLAB X project containing the full source for today's lecture.

I can't wait to "SEE" you all on Monday!

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@rruther2

"SEE" you on Monday!

Blogger

Slides good / killer!

Iron


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