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February (issue #343) Circuit Cellar

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p.6: Build a Self-Correcting LED Clock: MCU-Driven Art, By Eldar Slobodyan and Jason Ben Nathan

[1]  C.U. Bruce Land, “Development Boards,” 6 December 2017. [Online]. Available:
[2]  Cornell Rapid Prototyping Laboratory [Online]. Available:
[3] C.U. Bruce Land, “Pixel Strip,” 14 August 2017. [Online]. Available:
[4} C.U. Bruce Land, “Protothreads and Timers,” 31 October 2017. [Online]. Available:

Video of the project:

All Electronics |
Digi-Key |
Microchip Technology |
Mean Well USA |
Texas Instruments |

p.14: Inductive Sensing with PSoC MCUs: Tougher Touch Tech, By Nishant Mittal

Cypress Semiconductor’s CY8CKIT-148 PSoC 4700S Inductive Sensing Evaluation Kit

Inductive Sensing Design guide

Cypress Semiconductor |

Scroll down to the APPENDIX of this page to find a set of MagSense Component screen shots showing the tuning configuration parameters for the buttons and
proximity along with settings for the SCB configured as EZI2C, and the EZI2C settings themselves.

p.22: Building a Generator Control System: Three-Phase Power, By Kent Altobelli and Caleb Stewart

Microchip Technology |

p.36 Thermal Management in Machine Learning: Beat the Heat, By Tom Gregory

University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) project

6SigmaET |
Future Facilities |
Google Cloud |

p.40: MCUs Serve Up Solutions for Car Infotainment: Dashboard Dazzle, By Jeff Child

Cypress Semiconductor |
Infineon Technologies |
Microchip |
OpenSynergy |
Renesas Electronics America |
STMicroelectronics |

p.46: SWaP Needs Drive Non-Standard SBC Demand: All-In-One Solutions, By Jeff Child

Advantech |
Garz & Fricke |
NXElec |
Technologic Systems |
VersaLogic |

p.50: PRODUCT FOCUS ADCs and DACs: Resolution and Speed, By Jeff Child

Analog Devices |
Maxim Integrated |
Texas Instruments |

p.54: EMBEDDED IN THIN SLICES: Bluetooth Mesh (Part 1): Alternatives Compared, By Bob Japenga

[3] This was a specification error which has since been corrected and was corrected in the SDK that we used in April of 2018. See the CERT database at

Nordic Semiconductor |
Silicon Labs |

p.58: THE CONSUMMATE ENGINEER: Infrared Sensors: Heat Lights the Way, By George Novacek

[1] Temperature Measurement Part 3, George Novacek, Circuit Cellar # 313, August 2016
[2] Fundamental Optics Part 3, George Novacek, Circuit Cellar #307, Feb 2016
[3] PIR lenses
[4] Zilog Z8FS040
[5] ON Semiconductor NCS36000-D

Texas Instruments |

p.62: THE DARKER SIDE: The Art of Voltage Probing: Scope Savvy, By Robert Lacoste

WaveRunner 610Zi oscilloscope, WaveMaster 813Zi-B, WaveLink D610 probes

P6150 Z0 passive probe,  P6015 high voltage probe

Analog Circuit Design, volume 2
Immersion in the Black Art of Analog Design
Bob Dobkin & Jim Williams, Linear Technology
Elsevier/Newnes, ISBN 978-0-12-397888-2

What’s All This Scope Probe Stuff, Anyhow?
Bob Pease – Texas Instruments & Tektronix

8 Hints for Better Scope Probing, Keysight application note

Analog Devices |
Keysight |
ROHM Semiconductor |
Tektronix |
Teledyne Lecroy |
Texas Instruments |

p.69: FROM THE BENCH: Tinkering with Time: Protocols and Programming, By Jeff Bachiochi


[1} Arduino support for the ESP32

Arduino monochrome graphics support for the SSD1306 (and other display drivers)

Espressif Systems |
SparkFun |

p.79: The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Intelligent Edge: Is AI Ready to Play a Role?, By Scott Nelson

Digi International |


APPENDIX : Supplemental materials for Nishant Mittal’s article:

The following 4 screen shots show the tuning configuration parameters for the buttons and proximity.

MagSense Component Configuration Button 1


MagSense Component Configuration Button 2

MagSense Component Configuration Button 3

MagSense Component Configuration Proximity

This next screen shot shows the settings for the SCB configured as EZI2C.

EZI2C Setting

This next screen shot shows the settings for the Digital Output Pin components in PSoC Creator. These pins are used to drive the seven feedback LEDs. The settings are the same for all the Digital output pins in this example.

Digital Output Pin Setting

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February (issue #343) Circuit Cellar

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