AVR-USB Oct 12,2006
AVR-USB is a library for AVR microcontrollers to allow them to communicate via USB with no additional hardware.
Beyond Logic Mar 31,2004
Beyond Logic is a good site with notes on interfacing anything to anything else. Excellent notes on USB, TCP/IP, and CMOS cameras.
Control-L Aug 29,2003
Control-L connector wiring details.
Dave Houston's Home Automation Page Sep 13,2003
Dave Houston's Home Automation pages - All you ever wanted to know about X10.
FTDI Nov 18,2003
FTDI make a USB-to-serial chip that allows you to USB-enable your project without a lot of work.... It is a surface-mount chip, which means unless you can make printed circuit boards, you'll hava a hard time using it.
Ferretronics Servo Controller Chip Sep 13,2003
Ferretronics' Servo controller - controls 5 servos via RS-232...
I2C FAQ Mar 31,2004
I2C is a form of synchronous serial communication used by many ICs and special purpose modules. Thanks to Daniel Hirschmann for the link.
LANC & PIC Aug 29,2003
Controlling a LANC device from a PIC chip...
National Control Devices Aug 28,2003
National Control Devices - RS232 project boards, serial conteolled video switchers, and more.
Nirvis Systems Aug 29,2003
Nirvis Systems - makers of the CDJ jukebox. They also have Sony S-link tools and more.
Notes on Telephone Electronics Sep 13,2003
Larry Gaminde's Notes on Phone Line Electronics...
Physical Bits Aug 29,2003
Geoff Smith's Director Xtras - programming tools for expanding Macromedia Director, PalmPilot applications, and good links to component parts. Excellent notes on the PIC chip as well.
Pinouts for many common data cables May 4,2004
Network Technologies, Inc. has this nice page that shows the pinouts of many common connectors: RS-232 serial, USB, VGA, and many more.... Thanks to Mark Argo for the link.
Protocols.com - a very good Aug 30,2004
Protocols.com - a very good list of networking protocols and explanations of their natures and the infrastructures they operate on. Thanks to Meredith Finkelstein for the link...
SIRCS Sep 14,2003
SIRCS - An explanation of the Sony Infrared Remote Control System (SIRCS), with examples.
Serial Communication in OSX Terminal Feb 13,2006
I knew it had to be possible to view serial data in the OSX terminal window, but I'm not enough of a unix geek to figure it out.... Here's how to read and send serial data from the terminal in OSX: First, open Terminal.
Serial Server for Flash, etc. Oct 4,2003
Dan O'Sullivan's SerialServer applet opens a connection to the serial port of a machine, giving access to applications that are capable of connecting to the internet, but not to the serial port (for example, Flash MX).
SerialIO Aug 27,2005
SerialIO sells a number of serial I/O products, including barcode scanners, serial cables for a number of different PDAs and phones, and more.
Sony S-Link Resource Center Aug 29,2003
Sony S-Link Resource Center...
Sony Serial Protocols: LANC and S-link Aug 29,2003
Sony Protocols Miscellaneous bits on Sony LANC Controlling a LANC device from a PIC chip Sony S-Link Resource Center Control-L connector wiring details. More LANC notes, link from James Tu.
Sparkfun Feb 13,2004
Sparkfun sells some fun stuff: cheap accelerometer boards, PIC programmers, and more. They also have the cheapest GPS modules I've seen so far.
USB Programming for the PIC Feb 20,2006
Some good notes on USB Programming for the PIC, from Daniel Hirschmann, tested by Amit Pitaru. Jeff Gray's Del.icio.us links on USB are good too.
Videonics serial info Aug 29,2003
Videonics video mixer MX and TM Control Port...
X-10 store Nov 6,2003
X-10 Store sells all kinds of X-10 parts, including the CM11A serial to X10 module, a convenient way to speak X10 from a microcontroller. Thanks to Dan Kantor for the tip.
X10.com Aug 29,2003
x10 - Wireless cameras and other X10-enabled automation tools.
Zircon Designs Aug 29,2003
Zircon Designs - John Huntington's guide to all things in show control. John's book on show control covers every show control data protocol you might need and then some.