Technical Articles

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Micro/sys, Inc.


Micro/sys, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Express is apropos for the EPIC Express standard's name because it puts PC/104 on the fast track to the next level. Efforts put forth by Ampro Computer, Micro-sys, Octagon Systems, Versalogic, and... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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When a network needs to transfer small blocks of information over long distances, RS-485 is often the interface of choice. The network nodes can be PCs, microcontrollers, or any devices capable of... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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There's embedded Linux and there's embedded Linux. The Linux strategy used for a shirt-pocket sized MP3 player won't necessarily fit in the PC/104 world. And guess what? RedHat and other commercial... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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In the desktop PC world, networking is the big black hole. Servers, clients, protocols, services, adapters, addresses, etc. Highly trained network administrators spend weeks trying to get functions to... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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To implement an embedded application, a wide range of software choices must be made before implementation is started. Some typical decisions might be: - Should I use an operating system or not? - Does... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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A technical evolution is propelling PCI Express to become the wave of the future for high-performance I/O in industrial/embedded applications. PCI Express provides a high-speed, high-performance,... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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There are so many vendors of LCD panels and so many different sizes and parameters; it is likely that someone will want to use a panel that has not been tested here at Micro/sys. Although there are... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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While the ISA bus and PC/104 continue to be popular, board-level embedded system designers are faced with the challenge of finding a replacement that can support current form factors and address... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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The introduction of the EPIC form factor at the March 2004 Embedded Systems Conference attracted considerable attention from the media and a groundswell of support from other embedded computer... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning)
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Designing a data acquisition system (DAS) is like learning to play golf. Anyone can hit the ball from day one but then may spend the rest of their life refining the game. Anyone can design a system... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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In most embedded computer systems, there is a need for interrupts to handle events that require prompt handling by the operating system or application program. Although USB supports interrupt... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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In today's fast-paced world, the length of a design cycle for a product is increasingly critical to the projects' success, whether that project is deployed in-house or is a marketable product. In both... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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With increasing pressures to both reduce the time to market and increase the number of features in their latest models, many medical equipment manufacturers are turning to off-the-shelf PC boards in... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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This article guides the reader through the process of migrating a DOS-based application to Linux. A simple example program is provided which demonstrates key concepts for direct I/O port access in... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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One of the main problems with designing embedded computer systems in the rapid advancement of technology and its effect on the features that are desired or required in a system. In some systems,... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Although the x86 processor is by far the most popular CPU to be used on PC/104 boards, recent industry trends toward smaller, lower power devices have made the PC/104 platform an attractive choice for... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Intel, Motorola, AMD and others continue to ship truckloads of low-end 16-bit CPU devices to OEM companies who use these devices to provide internal automation to their products. Quantities are even... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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When using a disk drive, whether it is a flash disk or a rotating media disk, there may be repercussions due to a power failure during a disk write. The FAT file system is the prevalent standard... (View Full Article)