Create Your Own Brand PIC Programming GPS LCD Display

I know it is a cool and creative way to combine the PIC Programming with the GPS LCD display (You should try it if you have unused GPS LCD display, so it can cut down the cost).This project is based on a PIC16F84. First of all, you must use a 4 Bit configuration for the LCD to PIC wiring (You’re better use the PIC16F84 wisely, as it doesn’t have too much of port pins). With the help of above schematic, you can see the: GPS data coming in on Port A Pin 1 LCD data goes out on Port B Pin 0-3 LCD’s Register Select (Rs) is on Port A Pin 2 LCD’s Enable (E) is on Port A Pin 3 Beside that, you also noticed that I have had eliminated the MAX232 level converter for this project, by only adding a simple software conversion on it. This will save me more space and the entire circuit can fit perfectly on a board the same size as the 4×20 LCD! As you can see at the above figure, they’ve fitted… Continue reading

Grab This Open GPS Tracker Today

Are you feeling afraid or nervous when you find yourself getting lost in a place you have never been before? Do not let this embarrassment situation happen to you again! You can easily overcome the above manner if you have an Open GPS Tracker. You must wondered, any special features for this GPS tracker. Well, GPS tracker is a small and smart device that plugs into a $20 prepaid mobile phone. It’s consistently respond to the text messages and even your recently location by Google Maps or Wikimapia. The three main components need for GPS tracker: Tyco Electronics A1035D GPS module Motorola C168i AT&T GoPhone prepaid mobile phone Atmel ATTINY84-20PU AVR microcontroller Another good news is the phone is currently available FREE, that is mean you can get the phone without any contract on it. If you want to know more how to get it, then you need to check out the ‘forum‘ for detail before May 10! You can get relief and no more ‘hide and seek’ with this GPS tracker. Continue reading