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MCU experiment kit

15 October 2008 Design Automation

The StampWorks experiment kit from Parallax contains everything required to evaluate the BASIC Stamp 2 Microcontroller.

The StampWorks manual includes 35 experiments based on the microcontroller and the professional development board. The kit also includes the hardware and electrical components required for embedded system programming. Working through the StampWorks system, users will learn about efficient embedded design, connecting circuits and 'smart' sensors to the BASIC Stamp, adding computer control to projects, and 'Power PBASIC' programming techniques.

The kit gives users the know-how to flash LEDs, use 7-segment and LCD displays, monitor one or several pushbuttons or switches, add sounds and sound effects to projects, build a simple light-controlled Theremin, control servos and stepper motors, as well as measure temperature and voltage.

For more information contact AP Electronics, +27 (0)11 624 2944, e-shopping@apelectronics.co.za, www.apelectronics.co.za





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