Pulse Width Modulation – What is it?

Anish August 17, 2013 5 Comments
The good definition of Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) is in the name itself. It means modulating/varying the width of the pulse (Not the frequency). To best understand what PWM is, let us first see some basic terminologies. Microcontrollers are...
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Working with MPLAB IDE

Anish June 5, 2012 No Comments
Introduction to MPLAB IDE – What is it and how to install it? The above link takes you to the article about introduction to MPLAB IDE, in case if you have missed it. Having installed MPLAB IDE and one...
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Introduction to MPLAB IDE

Anish June 5, 2012 No Comments
Similar to Atmel’s AVR studio, Microchip MPLAB is a feature rich IDE which integrates compiler tool-chains into the IDE itself and also supports proprietary programming devices and debuggers for the Microchip’s Controller family. Just if you have a microchip...
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Timers and Interrupts (PIC16F84A)

Anish June 5, 2012 1 Comment
Timer Module: A Timer is a simple module included along with almost most of the microcontrollers. A timer can be used as a timer/counter. The size of the timer varies from controller to controller. The PIC16F84A has one 8...
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Arduino (For beginners)

Anish February 4, 2016 13 Comments
We have developed this article as a beginners guide for Arduino.  We have compiled many of our arduino articles to help you understand the board better and begin your first serious project using Arduino. So let’s begin. Ever thought...
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PIC16F84A – Instruction Set (Continued)

Anish June 5, 2012 1 Comment
Having known about the byte oriented file register operation, only two categories are remaining – the bit oriented file register operations and the control operations. Bit-oriented file register operations: Here these instructions are used when a single bit needs...
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PIC16F84A – Instruction Set

Anish June 5, 2012 1 Comment
The instruction set of PIC16F84A has 35 instructions .These instructions are otherwise called Mnemonics. While introducing about the PIC16F84A till the hello world program,  7 instructions are introduced to you which were, BSF – bit...
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PIC16F84A – The Hello World program.

Anish June 5, 2012 2 Comments
The previous posts about PIC16F84A explained about controlling the GPIO(General Purpose I/O) pins of the IC. Previously laid circuits explained only about how to switch on or off an LED. You just simply set the desired pin to output...
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PIC16F84A – Working with Inputs

Anish June 5, 2012 2 Comments
I hope everyone who read the post about programming the PIC16F84A will now be savvy with downloading the program to the controller, and also check the working of the controller. In the previous post, we discussed about producing an...
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Embedded Systems – An Introduction

Anish December 19, 2011 7 Comments
Hi everyone, We are introducing a new author to CircuitsToday 🙂 Well, here meet Anish.K, a student in engineering from Anna university. He will cover topics on Embedded systems and Robotics mainly. You can read about Anish in his...
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