Designer's Guide to the Cypress PSoC

Designer's Guide to the Cypress PSoC

1st Edition - July 28, 2005

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  • Author: Robert Ashby
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080477145
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750677806

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This it the first technical reference book available on the PSoC, and it offers the most comprehensive combination of technical data, example code, and descriptive prose you’ll find anywhere. Embedded design expert Robert Ashby will guide you through the entire PSoC world, providing thorough coverage of device feature, design, programming and development of the software-reconfigurable PSoC. He shares his best tips, tricks, and techniques that will help you to utilize the flexible and inexpensive PSoC to its greatest potential, with a minimum of heartaches and late nights. With its emphasis on designing for adaptability – a feature of the utmost importance in today’s fast-paced and cost-pressured design cycles – this book will bring you up to speed quickly on everything PSoC, from memory management to interconnects. You will add brains and capable signal conditioning to a design with one chip, giving you extreme flexibility for a relatively low price. Specific application examples highlighting the PSoC’s unique capabilities are included throughout the text, with the supporting sample source code.

Key Features

  • The first independent technical reference available on the PSoC, a product line experiencing explosive growth in the embedded design world
  • Application examples, sample code, and design tips and techniques will get readers get up-to-speed quickly


Embedded systems engineers and programmers;
Hardware/software engineering students, electronics
technicians working in embedded systems, inhouse training departments of electronics
companies, electronics hobbyists

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
    What's New with PSoC?
    What’s On The Companion Website

    Introduction to Microcontroller Basics
    Chapter 1: Why Use the Cypress PSoC?
    Chapter 2: Structure of the PSoC
    Chapter 3: PSoC Designer
    Chapter 4: Improvements of the PSoC
    Chapter 5: Limitations of the PSoC
    Chapter 6: PSoC Modules
    Chapter 7: Interconnects
    Chapter 8: PSoC Memory Management
    Chapter 9: Multiple Configurations
    Chapter 10: Project Pruning
    Chapter 11: Design Tips
    Chapter 12: PSoC Express
    Appendix A: Global Resources
    Appendix B: Project Walkthrough
    Appendix C: Limited Analog System
    About the Author

Product details

  • No. of pages: 272
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 2005
  • Published: July 28, 2005
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080477145
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750677806

About the Author

Robert Ashby

Affiliations and Expertise

Electronics Product Line Manager, ICON Fitness, one of the world's largest consumers of embedded chips, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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