The Pros: It’s color and it looks good even at steep angles. Getting a simple Hello, World app running is trivial. It’s engine is a PIC18F26K20! Oh, the price is pretty darn good. Buy 500 units (~$1000) and they’ll tweak …

Digole 2.6 Serial DS320240CIPS-66T SPI LCD Display Library for the PIC18F2550 XC8 Read more »

This isn’t a magical cut and paste example. YOU need to do some work.  Why? There are a number of Vishay thermistors, all with different properties and I don’t know which one you have. The values included here are for …

Using Vishay NTCASCWE3102J or NTCASWE3xx NTC Thermistors with the PIC18F2550 Read more »

So, you’re missing a few 32 bit libraries on your 64 bit Fedora install. Note, I DID NOT need to install 32-bit java. # java -version openjdk version “1.8.0_111” OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_111-b16) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.111-b16, …

Install MPLABX 3.45 on Fedora 24 x64 SOLVED Read more »

Below is a 16-bit Timer0 example for the PIC18F2550 using the XC8 1.38 compiler. I’ve included two examples: INITCONbits and straight up INTCON. Why? Well, In one project, the XC8 compiler bitched with: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip\xc8\v1.38\include\pic18f2550.h:8051: error: (1098) conflicting declarations …

Microchip MPLABX XC8 PIC18F2550 Timer0 example Read more »