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Subject: Re: 8bit binary to BCD?
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Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 21:32:21 GMT
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I'm afraid I have no experince what so ever with programming...
I could program a pic 16f84 if I had the hex files to do it, but I cant
hack any pic assembler at all.
Frank Bemelman wrote:
> "Ash" schreef in bericht
> > Hey,
> > haven't studied digital engineering for almost a decade so the memory is a
> bit rusty :)
> > Anyways, thing is I got an 8 bit paralell binary databus I need to hook up
> to 3 7-segment
> > displays. Strobing the bus ic you get bit 1-2-4-8-16-32-64-128 high and I
> want to convert it
> > to BCD to use a simple bcd-led driver ic (something like the 4511).
> > The bus signals are constant high or low when strobed so speed/memory is
> not essential -
> > I simply want to translate the binary to display the corresponding numbers
> on the display
> > when I apply the strobe...
> > Anyone have any ideas? I thoght of 74184 but it's not been manufactured
> for some time,
> > I'm not asking for a complete solution - but I sure need a few pointers in
> the right direction
> > :)
> Can't you find a nice latch, and do the BCD-conversion in software. That way
> you can display all kinds of combinations, including fancy animations as
> seen on slotmachines.
> Frank Bemelman
> (remove 'x' & .invalid when sending email)
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