Engineer203

Member Since: September 27, 2010

Country: United States

Profile

Bio

Electrical Engineer

Role

Controls and Embedded Systems

Spoken Languages

US English

Programming Languages

BASIC, C, Assembly, JAVA

Associations

Professional Engineer

Universities

RIT

Expertise

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

Interests

Embedded Systems, Industrial Sensors and Controls

  • News - SparkFun Gets a Subpoena | about 2 years ago

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

  • Product SEN-09197 | about 2 years ago

    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?

  • Tutorial - (OLD) Accelerometer and Gyro Buying Guide | about 3 years ago

    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?

  • Product PRT-08095 | about 3 years ago

    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!

  • Product PRT-08095 | about 3 years ago

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

  • Tutorial - Bitwise Operators | about 3 years ago

    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 />
    <br />
    OR Good for turning individual Bits ON (1)<br />
    Y |= X <br />
    <br />
    AND Good for checking the status of a BIT<br />
    Y &= X<br />
    <br />
    XOR Good for toggling bits in a Word<br />
    Y ^= X <br />
    <br />
    NOT Good for taking 1’s complement<br />
    Y = ~X<br />
    <br />
    NOT AND Good for turning OFF (0) Bits<br />
    Y &= ~X<br />
    <br />
    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}

  • Product BOB-00718 | about 3 years ago

    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 />
    <br />
    But I noted that their were 100R ohm resistor in series with TX and RX lines between the chips.

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