Embedded Design Engineer

Control System Design From Electronics Engineer John Heritage, London, Essex UK

PIC32 PIC24 Micro Development

PIC32 PIC24 Micro Development Professional Micros For Professional Products I have been a loyal customer of Arizona Microchip for the past 25 Years investing heavily in their Products and Development Systems, the name PIC that is spoken about so much today in the electronic semiconductor market refers to Peripheral Interface Controller (PIC). PIC IC’s were originally […]

Electronic Control Systems

Electronic Control Systems, Professional Design Professional industrial control systems have always been a large part of my working life, and I have spent many hours over the years understanding the fundamentals of how control systems function and overseeing a large array of different Sensors, Actuators , Encoders, Motor Drives, Relay and Solid state Switching etc. […]

Ethernet Web Page Control Systems

Ethernet Web Page Control Systems Embedded Microcontroller Way back in the early 1990s, I was commissioned by one of the largest Swimming Pool manufacturers in the UK to design an intelligent Swimming Pool & Spa Bath electronic control system. Back then micro controllers were fairly limited and I opted for an 8bit micro with barely […]

Embedded Electronics

Embedded Electronic Design & Development Professional 16 / 32 Bit Development From John Heritage I have been designing with embedded electronics and embedded micro systems, since the early 1990s, and the industry has progressed on a long way. It fair to say the early micros were fairly limited in power, performance and feature set, compared with […]

SPI BUS

SPI BUS Electronic Design & Firmware by Embedded Design Engineer John Heritage   SPI BUS (Serial Peripheral Interface) The Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) is a synchronous serial bus developed by Motorola and present on many of their microcontrollers. I currently design and program daily using the SPI protocol when communication between peripheral ICs and the […]

USB Electronic Design

Universal Serial Bus (USB) Electronic Design & Firmware

PICkit 3 Programmer/Debugger Review

John Heritage Video Blog Area ….. Excellent Videos From Engineer Dave Jones. A collection of my favorite video’s from electronics engineer David Jones, I adore Davids sense of humor and what makes him tick in the electronics world! I have spent many hours watching him and very often agree with most of his views and […]

RS-422 RS-485

RS-422 and RS-485 Electronic Design & Firmware by Embedded Design Engineer John Heritage I have worked with the RS-485 protocol when designing DMX lighting control hardware, by using differential line drivers high speed serial data can be achieved in a multi node control system. TIA/EIA-422-B (typically referred to as RS-422) and TIA/EIA-485-A (typically referred to as […]

Soldering Tutorial 2

John Heritage Video Blog Area ….. Excellent Videos From Engineer Dave Jones. A collection of my favorite video’s from electronics engineer David Jones, I adore Davids sense of humor and what makes him tick in the electronics world! I have spent many hours watching him and very often agree with most of his views and […]