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Thomas Kibalo

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Build Your Own Wireless Sensor Network Using XBee and the 32-bit Experimenter
December 2012
Our 32-bit Experimenter board is back with two different wireless sensor network applications you can include in your next project.

Upgrade Your 16-bit Micro Experimenter to 32-bit for 16x2 Processing Power
July 2012
With Microchip’s PIC32MX2/MX1 chip and the new MPLAB X IDE and free PIC32-bit C compiler, you can easily transition your 16-bit Experimenter to 32-bit processing.

Using Color Graphics and Widgets with the 32-bit Micro Experimenter
April 2012
Discover and harness the power of widgets to use on your Experimenter board.

Creating a Virtual Serial Port With the 32-Bit Micro Experimenter
February 2012
Need a serial port but don’t have one on your computer? No problem! We’ll show you how to use your Experimenter to provide virtual serial communications.

Legacy Communication With the 32-Bit Micro Experimenter
October 2011
This article explores the use of legacy communication that exists between the Experimenter (as a terminal) and a PC.

Pulse Operations with the 16-Bit Micro Experimenter
August 2010
Time to add more tools to your Experimenter board! This month, we’ll look at the digital pulse capture and generation capabilities.

Using a 128x64 Graphics Display with Your 16-Bit Micro Experimenter
April 2010
In the Feb ’10 issue, we introduced you to the new Experimenter Module. This time, we’ll show you how to add an LCD display that allows you to have graphics and text at the same time.

A Quick Tour of the 16-Bit Micro Experimenter Module
February 2010
There's a lot of cool stuff to be done with the Experimenter board we introduced to you a couple months ago. So, let's take a look at several of the important subsystems and apply some working applications.