Resources for the Electronic System Developer
Guides and App Notes,
Free Utility Software,
Interface Conversion Products
Information About System Development
- A Step by Step Guide to Electronic Product Design
and Development, a guide to understanding electronic product development
and things to consider when designing a custom product.
- Collecting Parachute Test Drop Data,
a guide to developing your own data collection systems and equipment.
- Suppression of Transients in an Automotive Environment,
Application Note AN9312.5 in PDF format, by Harris Semiconductor.
- Protection of automotive electronics from electrical hazards,
Application Note AN2689 in PDF format, by STMicroelectronics.
- A Review of Transients and Their Means of Suppression,
Application Note AN843/D in PDF format, by ON Semiconductor.
- Building Your Own Strain Gauge Amplifiers,
for situations and applications where purchasing amplifiers is impractical.
- Programming the BetaBrite® Classic LED electronic sign,
an article written by our staff for Nuts and Volts magazine.
- Standalone Watchdog Timers,
an article written by our staff that appeared in Nuts and Volts magazine.
Interfacing Signals to Microcontrollers
Utility/Application Software using PC Serial Ports
The following programs are also included on disk with many of our products
- SENDCOM.EXE, a Win32 command line interface to serial
port program. This program can be run from the Windows Task Scheduler to operate Industrologic
products and other RS-232 devices at specific times.
- TERM232.EXE, a Win32 terminal emulation program
with data monitoring and troubleshooting functions.
Microcontroller Software Development Tools
- 8051 family software development tools -
Products and resources we recommend for software development in assembly language,
"C", or compiled BASIC for the 8051 family of microcontrollers, on which many
Industrologic products are based.
RS-232 and PC Serial Port Info
Charts, Tables, Reference Data
- ASCII.TXT, an ASCII/Decimal/Hexadecimal Conversion
Chart of control characters and printable characters, in plain text format.
- ASCII.GIF, a Decimal/Hexadecimal/PC Display
Character Conversion Chart, in graphics format.
Electronics, Electrical, and Industrial Supply Companies