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HC-SR501 PIR motion sensor

PIR Motion Sensor

You can in fact build your own motion sensor without spending too much. Motion sensors can be setup using ultrasonic transceivers, video cameras or microwave signals. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use the PIR motion sensor with a microcontroller. PIR is short for passive infrared which describes …

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nokia 3310 lcd

Use the PIC16F877A with Nokia 3310 in XC8

In this post, I’ll share with you how I got the Nokia 3310 LCD to run using a PIC16F877A microcontroller. How to use the Nokia 3310 LCD with the Arduino has been covered before. This one is more challenging because I had to create a library for the XC8 compiler. …

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arduino like ide for pic - chipkit uc32

Arduino Like IDE for PICs

Before the Arduino become popular, PICs was the go-to microcontroller device for most electronic hobbyists. PICs were cheap and the resources (at that time) were plenty. But then Arduinos came, which offer a much simpler way to code and so only few now use these microcontrollers. Arduino's strength relies on it …

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PIC16f877 internet esp8266

PIC16F877 Internet: Creating Web-based PIC Apps

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution has inspired thousands of makers to build interconnected systems that span the globe. Want to join the revolution? Learn first how to make a PIC16F877 Internet connection! This tutorial will cover using the PIC with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module both in sending and receiving …

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