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EASY Microcontrol'n, a Beginner's Guide to Using PIC16/17 Microcontrollers, Microcontrol'n Applications, PIC16/17 Microcontroller Applications Guide, Time'n and Count'n, and Easy Step'n from Square 1 Electronics by David Benson, and Serial Communications Book by Roger Stevens, as well as being available from Amazon, are also available via the Dontronics shopping cart. We have a special arrangement with our very good friends at Square One Electronics and are able to ship directly to you from Square One Electronics, Idaho, US, via Airmail. We have been associated with Dave Benson for many years, and proof read his first book prior to publication.
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Microcontrollers For Students - The Theory [Paperback]
Dogan Ibrahim (Author)
NEW - 15-Jun-2011
Microcontrollers For Students - Practicals [Ring-bound]
Dogan Ibrahim (Author), Ahmet Ibrahim (Author)
NEW - 15-Jun-2011
Microcontroller Based GSM/GPRS Projects: Advanced Microcontroller Projects [Paperback]
Dogan Ibrahim (Author), Ahmet Ibrahim (Author)
NEW - 30-Aug-2010
Advanced PIC Microcontroller Projects in C: From USB to RTOS with the PIC 18F Series by Dogan Ibrahim
Product Details Paperback
PIC Basic Projects: 30 Projects Using PIC Basic and PIC Basic PRO by Dogan Ibrahim
Product Details Paperback: 376 pages Publisher: Newnes (an imprint of Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd ); ISBN: 0750668792;
1st edition (24 Jul 2006)
Microcontroller Based Temperature Monitoring & Control by Dogan Ibrahim
Product Details Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; ISBN: 0750655569;
1st edition (August 15, 2002)
C And The 8051 by Thomas Schultz.
This book introduces the C programming language and is filled with samples of typical microcontroller application programs. Examples are keyed to a low-cost target board (purchased separately) which comes with all the necessary tools including development software, a development environment, and an emulator. The concepts of real-time operating systems are covered and two RTOS are developed. Several chapters provide algorithms for number conversion, display interface, and use of tables. Extensive coverage of serial communication and small-area networks is included. Several chapters cover interface electronics commonly used in embedded products.
TCP/IP Lean: Web Servers for Embedded Systems by Jeremy Bentham.
Micro Processor based ETHERNET Controlled Web Server. Connect to any Micro Processor to give Ethernet Connectivity, Stand alone Web Server, Factory Automation Data Gathering, Remote control, Factory Floor Machine monitoring, Home Electronic / Hobby Projects, Security Systems
PICBASIC by Dogan Ibrahim.
This is based on micro Engineering Labs PIC Basic. The simplest quickest way to get up and running with microcontrollers. Makes the PIC accessible to students and enthusiasts. Project work is at the heart of the book - this is not a BASIC primer. PIC BASIC is the simplest and quickest way to get up and running - designing and building circuits using a microcontroller.
Microcontroller Projects in C for the 8051 by Dogan Ibrahim
Robot Builder's Bonanza by Gordon McComb
Paperback - 720 pages 2nd edition (September 21, 2000)
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing; ISBN: 0071362967 ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.10 x 9.23 x 7.46
USB Complete : Everything You Need to Develop Custom Usb Peripherals by Jan Axelson
Paperback - 398 pages Bk&Cd Rom edition (December 1999)
Jack Ganssle,Embedded Systems Programming, March 2000 This is a readable and comprehensive book that covers all aspects of actually building and coding USB devices. Jan's description of building a HID-class peripheral is the best around.
Test & Measurement World The author has a flair for taking complicated information and making it readable, interesting, and informative.
Joseph J. Carr, Nuts & Volts, April 2000 Axelson has done it again. If you want to add USB to your repertoire, this is the book for you.
Programming and Customizing the 8051 Microcontroller - 1999 with CD-ROM by Myke Predko
Many people consider the 8051 to be the world's most popular embedded microcontroller architecture. The device can be found in a wide variety of products from toys to jet fighters.
Programming and Customizing the 8051 is an excellent introduction to this popular chip. Starting with an introduction to embedded microocontrollers (and the 8051 in particular), I guide you through basic 8051 programming and hardware interfacing. More than thirty experiments will shown you how code and hardware is created with the 8051. A dozen example applications show advanced programming and interfacing concepts including Real Time Operating Systems and serial device connections.
Included with the book is a CD-ROM containing chip datasheets, application source code, Gerber files to enable you to create your own raw cards of the provided applications and development tools to assemble, simulate and burn your applications.
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The Tab Electronics Handbook of Microcontrollers with CD-ROM by Myke Predko
My goal with this book was to create a complete reference package for today's eight bit embedded microcontrollers. As well as providing technical and processor programming information on the:
Parallax Basic Stamp
Announced Jul-98. 850 pages.
This is a massive piece of work from our friend Myke Predko.
Myke also designed the OEM-SLI LCD interface.
Dontronics and Simmstick get a few mentions. There is a project using an AVR micro and Simmstick which reads a Pot position and generates Video output, and Appendix E at the rear of the book, covers Simmstick.
AVR Enhanced Risc Microcontrollers by Dr. Claus Kuhnel.
Programming and Customizing the Pic Microcontroller by Myke Predko.
Hardcover or Paperback Myke is another Piclist regular. We sell his Serial LCD. Dontronics have been involved with a lot of the beta testing of Myke's products and consider him a good personal friend. Worth it just for the disk of software that comes with it.
Basic Stamp by Claus Kuhnel and Klaus Zahnert. Paperback Claus is linked to Dontronics 'Links' page. Plenty of Dontronics Simmsticks on his Web pages. Claus and Klaus sent us a copy of this book for evaluation. What Parallax didn't cover on the Basic Stamp One may be a better title.
Programming and Customizing the Basic Stamp Computer by Scott Edwards.
Hardcover or Paperback
Scott chose to do the Public release of his PIC source Book/Disk on the Dontronics Home page.
Scott shouldn't need an introduction to Stamp or PIC users.
His Applications and Projects in US magazines are frequent and very well written.
Programming the Parallel Port : Interfacing the PC for Data Acquisition and Process Control by Dhananjay V. Gadre
email@example.com from Athabasca, Canada , 04/21/98, rating=10: What your PC must do to sieze the world by the bits. This very up-to-date handbook reveals little-known secrets of PC hardware and the software needed to control the outside world with a PC. Suitable background in electronics is given for the book to be used as a textbook, yet the approach is that of a helpful cookbook. Going beyond the PC, the important topic of microcontrollers is addressed. Best of all, important problems in data measurement using PCs can be addressed with very inexpensive hardware easily built (a complete novice might need a Radio Shack style guide to how to do soldering). Software is included in source code form on disk, an added bonus. Reading this book won't get you an EE degree but it might be the next best thing.
Internet Guide to the Electronics Industry by John Adams
John won equal first prize in the Dontronics Logo contest.
You can see his entry on the bottom of our home page.
It's the one with the map of Australia.
Visual Basic Programmer's Guide To Serial Communications by Richard Grier
Jan Axelson (firstname.lastname@example.org) , 06/12/97, rating=9: A valuable guide from an accomplished programmer. Richard Grier clearly has a wealth of experience in programming serial communications, and in this book he shares his knowledge with readers. Sections I found especially useful were the debugging tips, a discussion of real-time Windows programming, and descriptions of bugs and anomolies for every version of MsComm. There are dozens of quick tips in Q & A format, and many insider tips and insights. It's an excellent resource.
C Programmer's Guide to Serial Communications by Joe Campbell
Sams Pub. : Comprehensive coverage of serial communications for all intermediate and advanced C programmers. This new edition provides a new perspective on incorporating serial communications with C. Includes new information about Windows and DOS serial communications. Discusses the basics of serial communications, ASCII, and RS-232 technology. Filled with inside information to bring developers up-to-date on the latest developments in serial communications. Covers All Major C Compilers.
Programming, Interfacing & Using the PC'S Parallel Printer Port by Jan Axelson
email@example.com from Kokomo, IN , 03/15/98, rating=10: Very thorough and informative.....good job as usual for Jan. I have read Jan's columns for years in various electronics magazines and papers. She does not disappoint in this book. She presents the subject of PC interfacing very thoroughly and with much detail. Her use of Visual Basic was important so that the book would appeal and be usable to the most widest audience possible. Not everyone is a C programmer so I think the book would be useful to all. The book cleared up many concepts for me. Very well written.
The Microcontroller Idea Book : Circuits, Programs & Applications Featuring the 8052-Basic Single-Chip Computer by Jan Axelson
PC Magazine, 5/28/96 : The real gold in the book is the collection of input/output circuits that show you how to connect to the outside world and have it all work properly. The writing is a model of clarity and conciseness. Once you know how these things work, you can use them cookbook-style.
The Parallel Port Manual - Vol 1, Use of a PC Parallel Port for Data Acquisition and Control by Peter H. Anderson
The author, Peter H. Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org , 04/01/97: Use of a PC Parallel Port for Control and Data Acquisition This 124 page manual is primarily intended for use by electrical engineering students who have completed introductory courses in circuit theory, digital and C programming. Although it was originally written for my students at Morgan State University, there has been a strong demand from industry, students at other schools and from hobbyists.
The Parallel Port Manual Vol. 2: Use of a PC Printer Port for Control and Data Acquisition by Peter H. Anderson
The author, Peter H. Anderson, http://www.access.digex.net/~pha , 01/26/97: This is a sequel to The Parallel Port Manual - Vol 1 and this new Volume assumes the reader is familiar with the content of Volume 1. Both of these books were written to encourage experimentation and tinkering using a PC's parallel port.
Design With Pic Microcontrollers by John B. Peatman
A reader from Santa Barbara, CA , 01/10/98, rating=9: Concise, readable design guide suitable for beginners. Unlike many of the current micro-controller texts currently available which extoll the history of the technology and earlier (re. out of date information), this text is refreshingly to the point. It focuses on current PIC controllers (could use an addendum for newest additions) and current interface components such as rotary encoders and LCD displays suitable for low cost design.
PIC and Basic Stamp Books
BASIC Stamp / Stamp 2 / SX
Microcontroller Projects With Basic Stamps.
Paperback - 300 pages Bk&Cd Rom edition (October 1999)
This book is much better than the regular Stamp manual. It starts out explaining how everything works and then covers each of the commands by function which is a great idea instead of alphabetizing them). After that the author shows you how things work by bringing you through a series of projects. Unlike some books most of these projects are simple enough to breadboard in 10 or 15 minutes. There are a few projects that are more complicated at the end so you can get some feel for how do do a real design too (like the morese code keyer that has a pcb).
Programming and Customizing the Basic Stamp Computer.
Paperback - 350 pages Bk&Cd-Rom edition (March 1998)
McGraw-Hill; ISBN: 0079136842
A book/CD-ROM tutorial on the BASIC Stamp single-board computer, which runs a PIC Microcontroller and doesn't require any assembly language programming. Offers a primer on basic electronics, and coverage of both BASIC Stamp I and II, from understanding BASIC programs to PBASIC toolboxes and applications. Includes 12 complete projects demonstrating applications, and a reference guide. The accompanying CD-ROM provides software tools for developing PIC applications.
The Basic Stamp 2 - Tutorial and Applications.
Spiral-bound - 170 pages 1 edition (February 1998)
Peter H. Anderson; ISBN: 0965335763
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