Category Archives: pic microcontrollers

Matchbox Car v1

This build consists of a tiny DC motors ripped from a pair of 9g servos, a h-bridge motor controller, an el-cheapo 8 bit pic and a 100mAh 3.7V LiPo battery. Circuit : (click schematic for pdf) Code: What’s coming next … Continue reading

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Automated Plant Waterer

Here is a circuit diagram of the circuit shown in the video: This is the C program that runs on the dsPIC:

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NRF24L01+ development board

This development board is based on the PIC18F45k50 which will communicate with a PC via USB. Example code will be posted in the coming weeks. The PICKIT to FFC adapter adapter board artwork and eagle files are available here. The … Continue reading

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Mains power detection circuit

Code used for microcontroller: The uC used was a pic18f14k50. Code compiled using xc8 compilter. Read analog channel function taken from batchloaf’s template code post. Here is the source code:

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