start early on lab6: don't fall behind; write programs in advance.

there will be 5 prelab marks assigned to lab6 (see www page): DO THE PRELAB...

lab6 grocery list

lab6 will be pwm: microprocessor control of lamp brightness, and more on timing, as well as servos (microprocessor robotics, etc.)

the 82c54 will also be used for interrupts, etc., and for understanding microprocessor interrupts.

where to get 82c54

lab6 requires some advance preparation, so it makes sense to take some time to go over important aspects of lab6, such as servos:

lab6: servos

See also description of the 82c53 (equivalent product of a 2 MHz 82c54) in See also