Engineer203

Member Since: September 27, 2010

Country: United States

Profile

Bio

Electrical Engineer

Role

Controls and Embedded Systems

US English

Programming Languages

BASIC, C, Assembly, JAVA

Associations

Professional Engineer

RIT

Expertise

Controls Systems, Pilot Plant Start-Up, CIP Systems, Industrial Instrumentation and Controls

Interests

Embedded Systems, Industrial Sensors and Controls

• The Usual Suspects! PIC, AD, ATMEL, TI, BURNS, KEMET… Book'em Dano!

• I would like to attached this to large piece of machinery as vibration sensor. Has anyone built anything with this sensor? What was the maximum frequency?

• What is the “tilt” sensitivity in degree’s? I could not find this parameter in the data-sheets. How is it measured in output volts/degree?

• Thanks, you guys are the best. Your one of the few distributer that can give us answer that fast. Fantastic website and products.
Best Regards!

• Who is the manufacture of this connector? Can I use Molex pins? Do you have a datasheet?

• For those writing code C or alike here are some of the Bitwise Logical Operators. In the following examples, X is examined with Y, with the result put into Y.<br />
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OR Good for turning individual Bits ON (1)<br />
Y |= X <br />
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AND Good for checking the status of a BIT<br />
Y &= X<br />
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XOR Good for toggling bits in a Word<br />
Y ^= X <br />
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NOT Good for taking 1’s complement<br />
Y = ~X<br />
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NOT AND Good for turning OFF (0) Bits<br />
Y &= ~X<br />
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much more, check your C reference text for Bitwise Logical operators, they will vary for assignment operators used in “If-Then..” statements. i.e.<br />
Not-Equal-to Good for checking that Bits are not Set<br />
If (Y != X) {does something if Y is not equal to X}

• I am curious how the FT232RL board worked out for your MSP430 serial interface. The “MSP430 Launchpad Getting Started Guide” shows a software UART implementation just using two output points on the MSP430G2231 to the MSP430 UART emulation section. It use a Capture and Compare feature of a timer to emulate the UART comm.<br />
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But I noted that their were 100R ohm resistor in series with TX and RX lines between the chips.

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