Microcontroller - 8051, 8052, OpCodes, Analog Interface.

Friday, March 06, 2009

ATE IC - Intersil Semiconductors

ATE IC - Intersil Semiconductors

"Planet ATE technology delivers "System on a Chip" (SoC) integrated circuits that combine all analog functions required to construct a digital channel, DUT (device under test) power supply, PMU (parametric measurement unit) or a VI (voltage current)."

Intersil Semiconductors

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Field Oriented Control using XC886/888

"XC800 family of 8-bit MCUs combines a dual-cycle 8051 core with embedded flash memory and powerful on-chip peripherals. The high-quality MCUs are well-suited for a wide range of 5 V and 3 V applications, including motor control, automotive body and white goods, and add networking functionality to industrial and building automation systems."

Field Oriented Control using XC886/888

The FOC Drive Application Kit provides customers with a cost-effective method of evaluating and developing Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) control applications using the FOC technique.

FOC Drive Application Kit

CANmotion BLDC Evaluation Platform

"The CANmotion board was designed to provide an easy to use BLDC motor control platform. The board is equipped with a reverse polarity safe power supply with a DC/DC converter for 5 V supply line, a high performance 8 bit microcontroller with 32 kB flash memory, an operational amplifier for the DC-link current measurement, a resistor network for back EMF and DC-link voltage measurement, a CAN interface and of course an inverter with discrete gate driver."

From Infineon Technologies - parent company is Siemens

Monday, March 02, 2009

PSoC FirstTouch Starter Kit - CyFi Low-Power RF

This intuitive starter kit allows you to evaluate the PSoC programmable system-on-chip and CyFi Low-Power RF in CapSense touch-sensing, temperature sensing, and light-sensing applications.

PSoC CY3271 Kit - Cypress

It also features the PSoC Designer IDE and Cypress's Sense and Control Dashboard.

CYFi Low-Power RF

The kit contains:
  • One PC dongle with RF
  • One RF expansion card with power amplification for long-range applications
  • One multifunction expansion card
  • Two battery packs (2xAAA and CR2032)
Cypress Semiconductor

zws.com - Embedded Design Services

zws.com - Embedded Design Services

"This is a second-generation vending machine controller project featuring Secure Digital/MMC slot for auditing and audio data, telephone-quality audio output, and a large number of relay and Darlington outputs (most are factory-configurable for either mode) and optoisolated inputs. Also features on-board diagnostics and calibration routines, and simple configuration via a text file on the SD/MMC card."

See Capabilities - Lewin A.R.W. Edwards.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Corvalent - Industrial Motherboards

Corvalent - Industrial Motherboards Corvalent - Industrial Motherboards

"Corvalent is a leading designer and manufacturer of long-life, PC-based embedded boards, motherboards and systems for embedded and industrial applications. Our product line includes single board computers, peripheral devices, desktops, handheld devices, custom enclosures and rack-mounted systems."

Corvalent's Embedded Systems are engineered with the highest quality components and peripherals, including Corvalent designed and owned industrial long life embedded boards

Long Life Quad Core EATX Industrial Server Board

"The SB5000P is a long-life, quad core EATX server board based on the Intel Dual Core, Dual Xeon 5100 Industrial Server Series, Intel Xeon Quad Core E5300 Series, Intel Duo Core, Duo Core LV L5200 Series, Intel Quad Core E5400 Series processor and Intel 5000P chipset. The SB5000P was designed specifically for high performance embedded applications such as Medical, Oil and Gas, Industrial Automation, Automotive, Semiconductor Equipment, Security and Surveillance, Gaming and Robotics."