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Cyber HC5 is used with your PC computer to form a microcontroller development system. Use it to directly program and evaluate your own microprocessor designs. Est. cost: $90.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jun 1992 (v.2#6) pg. 32

BASIC vs. assembly language for microcontroller tasks. Evaluating microcontroller speeds to determine which language is suitable for a specific application.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jul 1992 (v.2#7) pg. 24

Microcontroller EPROM programming. Easy and economical programming options for single-chip computers and microcontrollers.
COMPUTERCRAFT Aug 1992 (v.2#8) pg. 24

A user's guide to microcontroller interrupts. What they are, what they do, and how to use them.
COMPUTERCRAFT Oct 1992 (v.2#10) pg. 20

Special report on microcontroller boards. Includes comparison charts for the 8051, HC11, and Z8 microcontroller boards.
COMPUTERCRAFT Nov 1992 (v.2#11) pg. 37

Remote microcontroller reset. Simple circuit remotely resets a microcontroller via an RS-232 serial port on a host PC.
COMPUTERCRAFT Nov 1992 (v.2#11) pg. 62

BASIC-52 options for 8051 microcontrollers. Includes a circuit that places the BASIC-52 interpreter in battery-backed nonvolatile RAM, EEPROM or EPROM to permit use of a low-cost 8032 chip.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jan 1993 (v.3#1) pg. 24

Using 80x86 microprocessors in controller projects. Hardware differences, software differences, and using a PC motherboard.
COMPUTERCRAFT May 1993 (v.3#5) pg. 36

Guide to eight-bit microcontrollers. A comparison of features and a reference to device pinouts for testing and troubleshooting. Devices described are the Intel 8051/52, Motorola 68HC05, Motorola 68HC11, and Zilog Z8.
COMPUTERCRAFT May 1993 (v.3#5) pg. 43

Guide to one eight-bit and two 16-bit microcontrollers. A comparison of features and a reference to device pinouts for testing and troubleshooting. Devices described are the Intel 8096, Motorola 68HC16, and Microchip PIC 16C5X.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jun 1993 (v.3#6) pg. 43

Designing microcontroller circuits. Series of articles on how to design, build and test a system you can use to develop microcontroller and single-chip computer applications. Part 1. Core circuits incorporating the 8052-BASIC microcontroller.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jul 1993 (v.3#7) pg. 19
Added Info COMPUTERCRAFT Oct 1993 (v.3#10) pg. 9

Cyber Link. An expandable controller network. Accommodates from 1 to 255 remotely located and independently-oriented controllers. Nodes are linked with three-line RS-232 cable and each node as 32 programmable I/O lines.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jul 1993 (v.3#7) pg. 48

Designing microcontroller circuits. Part 2. Building and testing, adding permanent program storage, and simple I/O tests and experiments.
COMPUTERCRAFT Aug 1993 (v.3#8) pg. 42

Designing microcontroller circuits. Part 3. How to add input and output interfaces that enable the system to monitor and control external devices.
COMPUTERCRAFT Sep 1993 (v.3#9) pg. 64

Build a stand-alone MC68705 programmer that lets you program these popular microcontrollers from a serial port on your PC. Est. cost: $175.
COMPUTERCRAFT Oct 1993 (v.3#10) pg. 16

Motorola 68705 microcontroller. (1) How to build a single-IC microprocessor system using the Motorola MC68705P3 microcomputer on a chip. (2) Build a programmer for burning software into the 68705's internal EPROM. (3) Digital alarm clock project built around the 68705 IC.

Static ROM. Build an EPROM emulator which is an alternative to expensive microcontroller emulation systems. Use in combination with an assembled 8048 board as a learning tool or microcontroller debugging tool.
ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1993 (v.64#12) pg. 66
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Mar 1994 (v.65#3) pg. 18 (28-pin headers)

PIC microcontroller programmer. An introduction to the RISC-like microcontroller from Microchip Technology. How to build a full-function unit that is capable of reading, verifying, blank-checking, and programming the PIC16C54 (55, 56 & 57) 8-bit microcontrollers in both the plastic and ceramic EPROM packages. Est. cost: $70. Part 1. Operating theory.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1994 (v.65#1) pg. 35

Build a programmer for the 68705 (EP705N) microcontroller (one of Motorola's 6805 family of microcontrollers). May be connected to most personal computers via a built-in parallel and serial port.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1994 (v.65#1) pg. 43

PIC microcontroller programmer. Part 2. Construction details, plus information on a programmer for use with PIC17C42 devices.
ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1994 (v.65#2) pg. 48

Burn PIC microcontrollers with a "no parts" PIC programmer. This simple device attaches to the printer port of a PC. It can program, verify, and erase 16F84, 16C84, and 16C83 PIC chips.
ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1998 (v.69#9) pg. 35
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1998 (v.69#10) pg. 12
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1998 (v.69#11) pg. 23
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1998 (v.69#12) pg. 18
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1999 (v.70#1) pg. 4, 7, 23

PIC (Peripheral Interface Controller) assembly language programming for the complete beginner. Part 1.
ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1999 (v.70#9) pg. 36

PIC (Peripheral Interface Controller) assembly language programming for the complete beginner. Part 2.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1999 (v.70#10) pg. 34

Microcontrollers. An introduction to the selection and use of the Peripheral Interface Controller (PIC) family of microcontrollers. Part 1.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 50

Microcontrollers. Part 2. Introduction to the Atmel/MVS 1200 microcontroller.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 43

Microcontrollers. Part 3. Getting the MV1200 BASIC language version up and running, verify communication, and downloading a program to it.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1998 (v.15#6) pg. 44

Microcontrollers. Part 4. Preparing Atmel's AVR microcontroller for assembly-language programming.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1998 (v.15#7) pg. 44

Microcontrollers. Part 5. Developing assembly language code for the Atmel AT90S1200.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 60

Microcontrollers. Part 6. Implementing precise timing delays using software.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1998 (v.15#10) pg. 67

Microcontrollers. Part 7. Generating time delays using hardware.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1998 (v.15#12) pg. 51

Microcontrollers. Part 8. How to store and access data in the built-in EEP-ROM of the AVR family of microcontrollers. How to use assembler macros and the tradeoffs involved.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1999 (v.16#1) pg. 60

Control circuitry. Beginning a discussion on designing and building electronic controllers incorporating the 80XXX family of microprocessors. Part 1. Microprocessor I/O involving latches.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1990 (v.61#9) pg. 83

Control circuitry. Part 2. Latches (continued) and DTMF tone generators.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1990 (v.61#11) pg. 83

Control circuitry. Part 3. DTMF tone generator operates under keyboard or program control
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1990 (v.61#12) pg. 78

Programmer for the 8748H and 8749H series of microcontrollers (single-component 8-bit microcomputers made by Intel). Est. cost: $50 (kit).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1991 (v.62#11) pg. 71