Circuit Cellar CD 1993 through 1997

Circuit Cellar CD 1993 through 1997
  • Item #: CD-002-CC1997
  • Manufacturer: Circuit Cellar CD/DVD/USB

ISSUE 31
February 1993
Theme: HOME & BUILDING AUTOMATION

Editor’s INK—Increasing the Bandwidth, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
The Smart House System—A Technical Overview, by H. Brooke Stauffer, 14.
Switched-On CEBus: A CAL Interpreter, by Jeff Fisher, 24.
Temperature Monitoring—Add Some Temperature Sensors to the HCS II, by Steve Ciarcia, 32.
Putting the Wraps on CEBus, by Ken Davidson, 42.
Firmware Furnace—Blindsided by Technology: The ’386SX Embedded Firmware Project, by Ed Nisley, 48.
From the Bench—Simple Steps for Easy Positioning: Controlling Stepper Motors, by Jeff Bachiochi, 56.
Silicon Update—Smart LEDs: The Hard Way, the Soft Way, and the Right Way, by Tom Cantrell, 62.
Embedded Techniques—Embedded Timepieces, by John Dybowski, 70.
Patent Talk—Let Me Explain, by Russ Reiss, 78.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—The Sample Game, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 32
March 1993
Theme: EMBEDDED INTERFACING

Editor’s INK—Getting the Hang of It, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
A Single Chip Video Wind Gauge, by Philip C. Pilgrim, 14.
Computer Controlled Light Dimmers—Part 1: Theory,by William Von Novak, 30.
Control Your Telescope by Voice, by Michael Swartzendruber, 34.
Add Interrupt Support to Polled Parallel Ports, by James Grundell, 44.
Firmware Furnace—Chickens and Eggs: The First Embedded '386SX Programs, by Ed Nisley, 52.
From the Bench—Seven-Segment LEDs Live On, by Jeff Bachiochi, 60..
Silicon Update—68K The Easy Way: Motorola Hits the Mark With the 68306, by Tom Cantrell, 68.
Embedded Techniques—Displays in a Vacuum: Using Vacuum Fluorescent Displays , by John Dybowski, 74.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 82.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 85.
Steve’s Own INK—PC Trials, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 33
April 1993
Theme: DATA ACQUISITION

Editor’s INK—Take Up a Collection, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Data Acquisition and Control With The HP-48SX, by John Wettroth, 14.
What Makes CVSD Tick?, by Jeff Schmoyer, 20.
Generate Digital Speech Using CVSD, by J. Conrad Hubert, 24.
Computer-Controlled Light Dimmers—Part 2: Filters, Snubbers, and Design Issues, by William von Novak, 32.
Firmware Furnace—Barnacles on the ISA Bus: Starting the ’386SX Development Card, by Ed Nisley, 42.
From the Bench—You Can Count On It, by Jeff Bachiochi, 54.
Silicon Update—RISC Faces Reality: And Reality Blinks, by Tom Cantrell, 62.
Embedded Techniques—Bring Your Vacuum Fluorescent Display to Life, by John Dybowski, 68.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 78.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—Voice Recognition and Professional Reinvestment, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 34
May 1993
Theme: GRAPHICS & VIDEO

Editor’s INK—A Match Made in Heaven, by Ken Davidson, 2.
New Product News, 6.
Closed Captioning With The Motorola 68HC05CC1, by Janice Benzel & Linda Reuter Nuckolls, 12.
Vector Approach Simplifies Three-Dimensional Graphics, by Fred H. Carlin, 26.
Graphics LCD Control For Embedded Applications, by David Erikson, 32.
Firmware Furnace—I/O Time: The ’386SX Project Gains a Timer, by Ed Nisley, 44.
From the Bench—Squeeze That Battery ’Till It’s Dry, by Jeff Bachiochi, 54.
Silicon Update—Audio Rx: Skippy CDs? Tangled Tapes? Call an MD, by Tom Cantrell, 60.
Embedded Techniques—Interchip Traffic, by John Dybowski, 66.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 78.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 85.
Steve’s Own INK—The Club, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 35
June 1993
Theme: COMMUNICATIONS

Editor’s INK—We Don’t Talk Anymore, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Long-Range Infrared Communications, by Larry Foltzer, 14.
Embedded Control Using ACCESS.bus, by David Wyland, 26.
Featuring A PC-TO-ACCESS.bus Interface Card, by Robert Clemens & Tom Stockebrand
High-speed Modem Basics: Standards and Theory, by Michael Swartzendruber, 38.
Firmware Furnace—After This Brief Interruption: IRQs and INTs for the ’386SX, by Ed Nisley, 50.
From the Bench—Component Selection, Inspection, Rejection, by Jeff Bachiochi, 60.
Silicon Update—The Ultimate RAM?: The Quest for CORE Continues, by Tom Cantrell, 64.
Embedded Techniques—Putting I2C Through Its Paces , by John Dybowski, 70.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 78.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS , conducted by Ken Davidson, 85.
Steve’s Own INK—Eat at Joe’s, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 36
July 1993
Theme: REAL-TIME PROGRAMMING

Editor’s INK—Code on the Fly, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Object-Oriented Programming In Embedded Systems, by Mike Podanoffsky, 14.
PC Parent-Child Programming: A Path to Multitasking Under DOS, by H. Bradford Thompson, 26.
High-Speed Modem Basics: The Working Hardware, by Michael Swartzendruber, 38.
Firmware Furnace—Memories are Made of This: The ’386SX Project Goes Nonvolatile, by Ed Nisley, 46.
From the Bench—Breathing Life into an Old Friend: Revisiting the Z8, by Jeff Bachiochi, 56.
Silicon Update—Talking Chips, by Tom Cantrell, 62.
Embedded Techniques—The Art of Battery Management , by John Dybowski, 70.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 78..
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS , conducted by Ken Davidson, 85.
Steve’s Own INK—PC Clone $5,000, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 37
August 1993
MEASUREMENT & CONTROL

Editor’s INK—Pavlov Would Be Proud, by Ken Davidson, 2.
New Product News, 6.
An Introduction To PC-Based Virtual Reality, by Joseph D. Gradecki, 12.
Oscillators Don’t, Amplifiers Do!, by Mark Nurczyk, 20.
Real-World Macintosh—A Mac SCSI Interface Primer, by Marc Bumble, 26.
A Parallel Expander For the PC, by John F. Lenihan, 38.
Firmware Furnace—Absolute Power Corrupts: The ’386SX Project Gets a Watchdog, by Ed Nisley, 44.
From the Bench—Take a Swipe at Optical ID Cards, by Jeff Bachiochi, 56.
Silicon Update—In Bed with PCs, by Tom Cantrell, 62.
Embedded Techniques—Support Your Batteries, by John Dybowski, 70.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 78.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—Engineer, Design Thyself, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 38
September 1993
Theme: SIGNAL PROCESSING

Editor’s INK—Mainstream Processing, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Is The AMD29050 A FIR-Bearing Animal?, by Michael Smith, 14.
Using Your PC For Function Analysis And Control, by David S. Burkett, 26.
Neural Network Basics, by Dwayne Phillips, 36.
Firmware Furnace—Ticks, Pops, and Restarts: The ’386SX Project Gets a BIOS Extension, by Ed Nisley, 44.
From the Bench—Giving the Optical Card Reader Improved Vision, by Jeff Bachiochi, 56.
Silicon Update—Penny-pinching OTPs, by Tom Cantrell, 64.
Embedded Techniques—Storage for the Masses, by John Dybowski, 70.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 82.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 86.
Steve’s Own INK—The Collegiate Challenge, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 39
October 1993
Theme: POWER CONTROL & CONVERSION

Editor’s INK—The Year Ahead, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Fire Control For Foundry Furnaces, by David McFalls, 14.
Stepping Up In Performance, by Tom Dahlin, 26.
Data Logging Meters Are No Fluke, by Derek Matsunaga, 38.
Firmware Furnace—IDs and LCDs: The ’386SX Project Gets Positive Identification and a Small Display, by Ed Nisley, 46.
From the Bench—Updating TIM for the HCS II: Add the Touchtone Interactive Monitor to your Home Control System, by Jeff Bachiochi, 58.
Silicon Update—Swiss Army Chip, by Tom Cantrell, 66.
Embedded Techniques—Small Memories, by John Dybowski, 72.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 82.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 86.
Steve’s Own INK—The Race for Power, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 40
November 1993
Theme: PROGRAMMABLE DEVICES

Editor’s INK—Circuit Cellar and the Internet, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Speed Up Your M68040 With An Interleaved Bursting EPROM Interface, by Ron Stence, 14.
Designing With FPGAs—Part 1: An Overview, by Del Hatch, 26.
Loader31: A Pseudo EPROM Emulator, by Brad Hunting, 36.
Firmware Furnace—Booting C: Writing a Micro-C BIOS Extension for the ’386SX Project, by Ed Nisley, 42.
From the Bench—Talking on the Phone Without a Word, by Jeff Bachiochi, 56.
Silicon Update—The Swiss Army Sends in the Special Forces, by Tom Cantrell, 62.
Embedded Techniques—Decoding Magnetics, by John Dybowski, 68.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 78.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—Lest We Forget that Chips Can...and Will, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 43
February 1994
Theme: APPLICATIONS IN LIGHT

Editor’s INK—Warp Speed, Mr. LaForge, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Programmable Lightware—How to Develop Photonic Products for Fun and Profit, by John Hait, 14.
In The Eye Of The Beholder—Displaying Messages with the LightStick II, by Shawn Greaney, 26.
Interrupt-Free Design, by Do-While Jones, 36.
An Assembly Language Programming Aid, by Hank Wallace, 40.
Firmware Furnace—Hardware for the ’386SX Project’s Bitmapped LCD Panel, by Ed Nisley, 48.
From the Bench—Warming Up the Digital Thermostat, by Jeff Bachiochi, 58.
Silicon Update—Op-amp Terminators, by Tom Cantrell, 64.
Embedded Techniques—Data Logging and Collection Devices, by John Dybowski, 70.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 77.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 83.
Steve’s Own INK—And the Survey Says..., by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 44
March 1994
Theme: CROSS-DEVELOPMENT TOOLS

Editor’s INK—Double, Double, Toil, & Trouble, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Tools For Debugging Real-Time Embedded Computer Systems, by Noel Anderson, Dean Hoyt & Ron Shaw, 14.
Inexpensive 68HC11 Cross-Development, by Bruce Olney, 22.
Computer "Train"ing—Using Commercial Evaluation Boards in Teaching, by Michael Smith, 30.
Improving the Performance Of An 8051-Based System, by Michael Alwais, 40.
Firmware Furnace—Testing the ’386SX Project’s Bitmapped LCD Panel, by Ed Nisley, 48.
From the Bench—Designers Spell Relief "IPC", by Jeff Bachiochi, 56.
Silicon Update—Update Your Design On the Fly, by Tom Cantrell, 60.
Embedded Techniques—Getting to the Embedded Core—The DS2250, Backplane, and Power Control, by John Dybowski, 66.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 75.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 82.
Steve’s Own INK—Superhighway Limits, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 41
December 1993
Theme: EMBEDDED CONTROL

Editor’s INK—Our First Month of Email, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Secrets of Using The DS1209 In An RF Transponder, by Maurizio Ferrari, 14.
The Covert Chordic Keyboard, by Scot Coburn, 22.
Accessing The DS5000T Timekeeper From C, by J. Conrad Hubert, 30.
Designing With FPGAs—Part 2: An Example, by Del Hatch, 40.
Results Of The Fifth Annual Circuit Cellar Design Contest, by Rob Rojas, 48.
Firmware Furnace—Beyond Small: Mainline C for the ’386SX Project, by Ed Nisley, 52.
From the Bench—Measuring Up an Electronic Caliper Interface, by Jeff Bachiochi, 60.
Silicon Update—It’s Showtime, by Tom Cantrell, 64.
Embedded Techniques—Conversing with Batteries, by John Dybowski, 72.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 77.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—Embedded in Everything, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 42
January 1994
Theme: HOME AUTOMATION

Editor’s INK—Catch the Bug, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Put A CEBus Power Line Interface In Your Next Design, by Christopher Yasko, 14.
Home Temperature Control Basics, by Anthony Segredo, 24.
Add A Serial X-10 Interface To Your PC, by Rick Zarr, 28.
Designing Printed Circuit Boards For High-Speed Logic, by David Prutchi, 38.
Firmware Furnace—Lots’a Dots: Big Bitmapped LCD Panels for the ’386SX Project, by Ed Nisley, 44.
From the Bench—Temperature Sensing Eludes Analog Interfacing, by Jeff Bachiochi, 56.
Silicon Update—PID-Pong Challenge, by Tom Cantrell, 60.
Embedded Techniques—Embedded Timers, by John Dybowski, 66.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 76.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 82.
Steve’s Own INK—Interactive Harmony—An Installer’s Market, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 45
April 1994
Theme: GRAPHICS & VIDEO

Editor’s INK—Video Galore, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Control Your Audio/Video Connections With The AVMux, by Steve Ciarcia, 14.
Exploring The Vertical Blanking Interval—A Tool for Gathering Data from your TV, by Mike Barnes, 24.
Employee Ownership Of Employee and Consultant Work Product, by Mary Luria & Laura Butzel, 40.
Firmware Furnace—Bringing the ’386SX Project’s Graphic LCD
Panel to Life, by Ed Nisley, 44.
From the Bench—Build the Message Board—An Audio Record/Playback Unit, by Jeff Bachiochi, 54.
Silicon Update—When the SHARC Bites, by Tom Cantrell, 62.
Embedded Techniques—Who’s in Control?, by John Dybowski, 68.
Patent Talk, by Russ Reiss, 77.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—In the Citadel, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 46
May 1994
Theme: ROBOTICS

Editor’s INK—Robocult, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 9.
Scope Out The Laser Range Finder, by Tom Ward, 14.
A Robotics Design Seminar, by Robert Angelo, 22.
YAMCI—Yet Another Motor Control Interface, by Michael Swartzendruber, 30.
Wireless Remote Control Of The AVMux, by Steve Ciarcia, 36.
Firmware Furnace—All Text is Graphics: Characters for the ’386SX Project’s Graphic LCD Panel, by Ed Nisley, 46.
From the Bench—Audio/Video Traffic Control, by Jeff Bachiochi, 60.
Silicon Update—Honey, I Shrunk the PC, by Tom Cantrell, 68.
Embedded Techniques—Embedded Programs, by John Dybowski, 74.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—The Market That Was Never Born, Refuses to Die, and May Yet Live, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 47
June 1994
Theme: DISTRIBUTED CONTROL

Editor’s INK—Spread the Wealth, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Aero-Pix Aerial Photography System, by Ken Pergola, 14.
Programming PICs On A Budget, by Russ Reiss, 22.
Prototyping—Beyond The Electronics And Software, by Dan Hopping, 34.
Habitech—The Home Automation Industry’s Own Trade Show, by Ken Davidson, 46.
Firmware Furnace—What’s in the Box Still Counts: A New PC, by Ed Nisley, 52.
From the Bench—Virtual Reality Requires Real Data—Part 1: Collecting Data with an Exoskeleton, by Jeff Bachiochi, 62.
Silicon Update—Fear & Loathing in L.A., by Tom Cantrell, 68.
Embedded Techniques—Reach Out with BIOnet, by John Dybowski, 74.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—More MIPS Per Pin, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 48
July 1994
Theme: COMMUNICATIONS

Editor’s INK—Information Society, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
The Personal PBX, by Richard Newman, 14.
Using The Golay Error Detection And Correction Code, by Hank Wallace, 24.
The Great Encryption Debate, by John Iovine, 36.
Take A Bus To The Nearest Star—The Star-485 Adds Flexibility to any RS-485 Network, by Michael Swartzendruber, 40.
Firmware Furnace—Journey to the Protected Land: The ’386SX Takes the First Step, by Ed Nisley, 48.
From the Bench—Virtual Reality Requires Real Data—Part 2: A Simple Matter of Software, by Jeff Bachiochi, 58.
Silicon Update—IrDA—The IR Babel Buster, by Tom Cantrell, 68.
Embedded Techniques—Add Some Code to the BIOnet, by John Dybowski, 74.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—One Man’s Junk..., by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 49
August 1994
Theme: DATA ACQUISITION

Editor’s INK—The Ultimate Data Collection Machine, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
The Two-Channel Printer Recorder—Replace that Expensive Strip-chart Recorder with a Dot-matrix Printer, by Brian Millier, 14.
Get Precise, With The PRÉCIS A/D Converter—Collect Lots of Precise Data with this 16-bit, 100-kHz ADC, by J. Conrad Hubert, 28.
Calibrating Seismic Velocity Transducers With PRÉCIS, by Chris Peoples, 38.
Patents And Copyrights For Protecting Software—Recent Progress in Finding the Proper Balance, by Barry Rein, Esq., 44.
Firmware Furnace—Journey to the Protected Land: Segments All the Way Down, by Ed Nisley, 52.
From the Bench—Ta(l)king Control, by Jeff Bachiochi, 60.
Silicon Update—In the Realm of the Sensors, by Tom Cantrell, 68.
Embedded Techniques—Speed Demon in 8031’s Clothing—Exploring the DS80C320 Processor, by John Dybowski, 74.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 82.
Steve’s Own INK—Time to Move On, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 50
September 1994
Theme: EMBEDDED APPLICATIONS

Editor’s INK—The Golden Issue?, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Time To Meet Big Brother: Exploring The M68HC16, by Dana Romero, 14.
DRAM On An 8031: It’s Not As Hard As You’d Think, by Hugo Cheung, 24.
Motorola’s 68322 Processor: Redefining The Low-End Laser Market, by Ron Stence, 34.
Preventing The Ultimate Blow: A Portable Checking Unit For 8751s, by Mike Collier & Fred Gweme, 40.
Understanding PC Buses, by Stephen Bigelow, 44.
Firmware Furnace—Journey to the Protected Land: Smashing Bugs in Gates, by Ed Nisley, 52.
From the Bench—Probing the Dark Side: The Motorist’s Aid to Hindsight, by Jeff Bachiochi, 62.
Silicon Update—PID-Pong: Point, Set, Match: Using a Hitachi H8 for Real-time Control, by Tom Cantrell, 68.
Embedded Techniques—Fast Processors, Big Caps, and Ring Oscillators, by John Dybowski, 74.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 82.
Steve’s Own INK—I’ll Put My Money Where My Mouth Is, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

 

ISSUE 51
October 1994
Theme: INDUSTRIAL CONTROL

Editor’s INK—Breaking Old Habits, by Ken Davidson, 2.
Reader’s INK, 6.
New Product News, 8.
Jugglers Delight: PIC-based Controller For Up To Eight Servos, by Scott Edwards, 14.
Analyst 2 Data Line Monitor, by Bill Payne, 22.
A RISC Designers New Right Arm—Designing with the ARM Processor, by Art Sobel, 36.
Feeling Out A Braille Digital Clock, by Wayne Bigelow, 48.
Firmware Furnace—Journey to the Protected Land: Booting into Protected Mode, by Ed Nisley, 56.
From the Bench—Celebrate National Cannibalism Week—Take Your Old Floppy Drives to Lunch, by Jeff Bachiochi, 64.
Silicon Update—Flash of Inspiration, by Tom Cantrell, 70.
Embedded Techniques—ec.32 Wrap Up, by John Dybowski, 76.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 84.
Steve’s Own INK—Of Patentable Value?, by Steve Ciarcia, 96.

  

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