Circuit Cellar Issue 029 October/November 1992-PDF

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ISSUE 29
Oct/Nov 1992
Theme: MEASUREMENT & CONTROL

Editor’s INK—A Look at Next Year, by Ken Davidson, 2.
New Product News, 6.
Planting Geraniums By Robot—Build an MC68HC11-based 2-D Sensor, by Brian Farmer, 12.
The Design Of A Time Domain Reflectometer, by Brian Kenner & John Wettroth, 22.
Serial I/O On The IBM PC, by Jim Schimpf, 34.
Firmware Furnace—Extending Your Control: The HCS II MCIR-Link, by Ed Nisley, 64.
From the Bench—X-10 Interfacing with PLIX, by Jeff Bachiochi, 74.
Silicon Update—I’m 18.432, and I Like It, by Tom Cantrell, 80.
Practical Algorithms—The Middle Ground: Negotiating a Keyboard Interface, by John Dybowski, 88.
ConnecTime—Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS, conducted by Ken Davidson, 95.
Steve’s Own INK—Let Me Tell You About Yourself, by Steve Ciarcia, 112.

EMBEDDED GRAPHICS & VIDEO SECTION
Add Text Overlay To Any Video Display, by Bill Houghton, 40.
The Virtues Of The Hue, Lightness, Saturation Color Model, by James R. Furlong, 50.
Driving Multiple VGA Monitors, by Michael Swartzendruber, 61.