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March (issue #356) Circuit Cellar

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p.6: Build a Composite Video: Text Terminal: Using TI’s TM4C MCU, By Stuart Ball

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“Debugging Embedded Systems with Minimal Resources”  (Circuit Cellar 312, July 2016).

Texas Instruments | www.ti.com


p.12: LoRa-Based Tracking System: SARNet Aids Search and Rescue, By James Lawton, Callum Munn-Middleton and Cam Stauffer

References:

[1]  “What is LoRa?,” Semtech, [Online]. Available: https://www.semtech.com/lora/what-is-lora
[2]  B. Ray, 26 June 2018. [Online]. Available: https://www.link-labs.com/blog/what-is-lora
[3]  T. Roell, “GrumpyOldPizza – ArduinoCore-stm32l0,” 2019. [Online]. Available: https://github.com/GrumpyOldPizza/ArduinoCore-stm32l0
[4]  M. Zachmann, “Medium – The Best LoRa Settings for Range and Reliability,” 18 June 2018. [Online]. Available: https://medium.com/home-wireless/testing-lora-radios-with-the-limesdr-mini-part-2-37fa481217ff
[5]  J. Simpson, “Moxon Calculator,” [Online]. Available: http://tippete.net/cgi-bin/moxgen.pl
[6]  D. Boddie, “PyQt Compass widget,” June 2014. [Online]. Available: https://wiki.python.org/moin/PyQt/Compass%20widget

Adafruit | www.adafruit.com
Heltec | www.heltec.org
Murata | www.murata.com
Raspberry Pi Foundation | www.raspberrypi.org
Ravpower | www.ravpower.com
Semtech | www.semtech.com
Ultimaker | www.ultimaker.com


p.20: Periodic Table Desktop: Trainer: Built Using PIC16 MCU, By Devlin Gualtieri

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Resources:
[1] The datasheet for the PIC16F877A is available at the Microchip Technology website at https://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/devicedoc/39582b.pdf
[2]. Information on the PICBASIC PRO Compiler is available at https://melabs.com
[3] Information on the free, unrestricted-use, MPLAB XC C Compiler is available at https://www.microchip.com/mplab/compilers

Wikipedia has a very complete article about the periodic table at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Periodic_table

Luckylight | www.luckylight.cn
ME Labs | www.melabs.com
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
Raspberry Pi Foundation | www.raspberrypi.org


p.26: A Deep Dive Into LPWAN: IoT Sensor Connectivity, By Wolfgang Thieme

References:

[1] https://behrtech.com/lpwan-technology/
[2] https://behrtech.com/mioty
[3] European Telecommunications Standards Institute, “Short range devices; Low Throughput Networks (LTN); Protocols for radio interface A”, European Telecommunications Standards Institute, ETSI TS 103 357, 2018. https://www.etsi.org/deliver/etsi_ts/103300_103399/103357/01.01.01_60/ts_103357v010101p.pdf
[4] K. Mekki, E. Bajic, F. Chaxel, and F. Meyer. “A comparative study of LPWAN technologies for large-scale IoT deployment, in ICT Express, 2018.
[5] J. Bardyn, T. Melly, O. Seller and N. Sornin, “IoT: The era of LPWAN is starting now,” ESSCIRC Conference 2016: 42nd European Solid-State Circuits Conference, Lausanne, 2016.
[6] J. Petäjäjärvi, et al., “Performance of a low-power wide area network based on LoRa technology: Doppler robustness, scalability and coverage”, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2017.
[7] A. Lavric, “LoRa High-Density Sensors for Internet of Things”, Journal of Sensors, 2019.
[8] T. Lauterbach, “MYTHINGS vs LoRa: A comparative study of Quality-of-Service under external interference”, 2019.  https://behrtech.com/resources/lora-vs-mythings/

Behr Technologies | www.behrtech.com


p.32: Solutions Evolve for: Medical Wearable Designs: MCUs, Analog ICs and Sensors, By Jeff Child

Infineon Technologies | www.infineon.com
Maxim Integrated | www.maximintegrated.com
NXP Semiconductors | www.nxp.com
ON Semiconductor | www.onsemi.com
Renesas Electronics | www.renesas.com
STMicroelectronics | www.st.com

p.38: PCB Assembly Services: Parts, Prototypes, Production, By Jeff Child

ADVANCED ASSEMBLY | www.aapcb.com
BETA LAYOUT | uk.beta-layout.com
EASYOEM | www.easyoem.com
EZPCB | www.ezpcb.com
FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT TECHNOLOGIES | www.flexiblecircuit.com
IMAGINEERING | www.pcbnet.com
OURPCB | www.ourpcb.com
PCBCART | www.pcbcart.com
PCB UNLIMITED | www.pcbunlimited.com
PCBWAY | www.pcbway.com
SAN FRANCISCO CIRCUITS | www.sfcircuits.com
SCREAMING CIRCUITS| www.screamingcircuits.com
SEEED STUDIO | www.seeedstudio.com
SIERRA CIRCUITS | www.protoexpress.com
SLINGSHOT ASSEMBLY | www.slingshotassembly.com
WELLPCB | www.wellpcb.com

p.42: DATASHEET: Industrial Power Supplies: Factory Functionality, By Jeff Child

Aimtec     www.aimtec.com/site/Aimtec/files/Datasheet/HighResolution/amel5-277nz.pdf
CUI     www.cui.com/open-frame-ac-dc-power-supplies
Murata Power Solutions     www.murata-ps.com/datasheet?/data/acdcsupplies/pqu650.pdf
RECOM     www.recom-power.com/pdf/Powerline_AC-DC/RAC04-K_277.pdf
TDK-Lambda     www.us.tdk-lambda.com/ftp/Specs/tps4000.pdf
XP Power     www.xppower.com/product/CMP250-Series

p.46: EMBEDDED SYSTEM ESSENTIALS: USB Attacks and More with GreatFET: Facedancer Fun, By Colin O’Flynn

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References:

[1] https://github.com/usb-tools/Facedancer
[2]  https://greatscottgadgets.com/slides/TR18_AR_RE-Black-Box-Systems-GreatFET-Facedancer.pdf

Great Scott Gadgets | www.greatscottgadgets.com
NXP Semiconductors | www.nxp.com
Texas Instruments | www.ti.com


p.52: THE CONSUMMATE ENGINEER: Redefining the Kilogram: From Metal to Math, By George Novacek

References:

[1] George Novacek, Circuit Cellar March 2018, Issue 332, Measuring Acceleration
[2] Design Engineering www.design-engineering.com Volume 64, No. 6
[3] https://www.nist.gov/image/nist4wattbalancejpg Public Domain
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=62335811
[4]  Science Says Goodbye to the Original Kilogram
Laboratory News, May 20, 2019
http://www.labnews.co.uk/article/2024794/science_says_goodbye_to_the_original_kilogram

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kibble_balance


p.54: PICKING UP MIXED SIGNALS: Dehumidifier Revamped for the IoT Era: Wireless Control, By Brian Millier

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Setting up the Adafruit library for Si7021 humidity sensor:
https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-si7021-temperature-plus-humidity-sensor

Tutorial “How to Send Text Message (SMS) using ESP8266″:
https://circuitdigest.com/microcontroller-projects/sending-sms-using-esp8266

ESP8266 Programming using the Arduino IDE:
https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino

ESP8266 Huzzah module schematic:
https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-huzzah-esp8266-breakout/downloads

Adafruit Products-
4-Digit LED display with I2C backpack:
https://www.adafruit.com/?q=878

Si7021 Humidity/Temperature Sensor
https://www.adafruit.com/product/3251

ESP8266 Huzzah Module:
https://www.adafruit.com/product/2471

Adafruit | www.adafruit.com
Espressif Systems | www.espressif.com
FTDI | www.ftdichip.com
Hi-Link | www.hlktech.net
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
Omron Electronic Components | www.components.omron.com
Silicon Labs | www.silabs.com
TE Connectivity | www.te.com


p.66: FROM THE BENCH: Taking RPLIDAR Out for a Spin (Part 1) Command Interface, By Jeff Bachiochi

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References:

[1] http://bucket.download.slamtec.com/b90ae0a89feba3756bc5aaa0654c296dc76ba3ff/LD108_SLAMTEC_rplidar_datasheet_A1M8_v2.2_en.pdf
[2] https://github.com/robopeak/rplidar_arduino

Molex | www.molex.com
Slamtec | www.slamtec.com


p.79: The Future of Data in Robotics: Distilling Insights from Tomorrow’s Digital Exhaust, By Jeff Linnell

Formant | www.formant.io

 

 


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