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Offline 123ericTopic starter

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Data loggers
« on: April 16, 2007, 04:22:37 PM »
I have read the article on data loggers and I want to build one. However I am not really sure how to connect my microcontroller up with  a USB cable to my computer. some pictures or something would be nice.

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Re: Data loggers
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2007, 04:34:52 PM »
Heres a link on using HyperTerminal to hook up a PIC16F84 to your computer via a serial port. http://www.electronic-engineering.ch/microchip/projects/rs232/rs_test/rs_test.html

A USB connection, i think, is much more difficult. I would recommend going with serial, although if USB is totally needed, then there are tutorials for that aswell. Remember - google is your friend :)

It would be handy to know which type of MCU you plan on using.


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Re: Data loggers
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2007, 07:58:51 AM »
I guessing that I will be useing a pic16f870, or a pic16f84.

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Re: Data loggers
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2007, 08:06:29 AM »
there are easy to use serial-to-usb adapters available for ~$15 :P

 


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