New PIC32MM family consumes as little as 500 nA
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New PIC32MM family consumes as little as 500 nA

by Clemens Valens @ elektormagazine.com: The new PIC32MM family, currently Microchip’s lowest power 32-bit PIC32 family, features sleep modes down to as little as 500 nA. Filling the gap between the PIC24F XLP and PIC32MX families, the new family also offers so-called core...

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AVR vs PIC: The case of the candle
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AVR vs PIC: The case of the candle

A self-igniting candle implemented using AVR and PIC microcontrollers. This project has two variations, one using an ATTiny25, the other using a PIC12LF1822. In a series of minimalistic devices, this electronic candle periodically measures ambient light levels. Once it detects...

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4 Channel RC Servo Controller Board
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4 Channel RC Servo Controller Board

This PIC microcontroller based RC driver is able to control 4 RC Servo by on board independent 4 potentiometer , 4X3PIN header for RC servo interface, screw terminal for supply input, on board power LED, optional 4X3PIN header connector for external potentiometer. Features...

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Get ready for MPLAB Express
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Get ready for MPLAB Express

Chas from iradan.com discuss about MPLAB Express, the new cloud IDE from Microchip for PIC microcontrollers. He writes: I credit the maker movement with bringing electronics back from the crusty old and lonely electronics hobby back into the main stream. The Arduino is the micro of...

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SolarBoost – Make Your Own USB Solar Mobile Charger
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SolarBoost – Make Your Own USB Solar Mobile Charger

SolarBoost is an open source smart interface that allows you to build your own powerful and portable solar charger for your phone and other mobile devices. It has two USB ports and can provide 5V @ 2A at each of them and is controlled by a 8-bit 32MHz Microchip PIC microcontroller. It...

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USBpicprog – a free and open source usb pic programmer
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USBpicprog – a free and open source usb pic programmer

USBpicprog is an open source Microchip PIC programmer for the USB port based on PIC18F2550. PC Software, Firmware and Hardware are open source and available for free. The hardware is built around a microchip PIC18F2550, this microcontroller has on board USB capabilities. The...

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Microchip cloud-based development platform launches
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Microchip cloud-based development platform launches

Microchip Technology announced MPLAB Xpress, a new cloud based development environment to provide an easy way to get started with PIC microcontrollers. Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today...

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Wake-U-Up System
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Wake-U-Up System

Zhiyong Hao and Zhuo Chen from Cornell Univercity build A PIC-based Alarm clock system that is different from most alarm clocks known. This project is aimed to design a ‘Sleep and Wake-up Assistant’. Different from a normal alarm clocks which can only make noise, this alarm...

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