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Sachin's 100th 100

Atlast Sachin scored his hundreth hundred. The most expected thing of the indian hearts atlast occured against Bangladesh. Sachin scored a total of 51 hundreds in test and 49 hundreds in ODIs. People from all over india thanked and congratulated him for his achievement. The first person to congratulate him was the prime minister of india - Mr manmohan singh. Most of the indian actors, actresses and celebrities wished him. India's well known celebrity Amitabh Bachan said that here after india will breath normally. Sachin said " no one is talked about the 99th hundred and the 100th hundred is a media creation andso i am not bothered about that." The 38 old cricketer begun his career from 1989. Since the beginning of his career sachin dared to do things that others afraid to. He made almost all type of records in cricket. Some people criticises sachin for not scoring the ton of ton. But they dont realise that though sachin didn't bring hundreds in the past year. he

How to test a rs232 device using hyperterminal

To understand the concept of  rs232 communication it is better to start with hyperterminal or any other terminal program. Connect your device to the rs232 port of your computer. if your computer doesn't have a rs232 port. then you can use a usb to rs232 converter to use it via usb. then start hyperterminal program in windows xp. You can start it from start > programs > accessories > communications > hyperterminal. it will ask you for basic settings such as name, port, etc fill them and proceed then in the properties you have to change the setting according to your device specification. most of the devices came with a default baud rate 9600bps. if your device is different then change the baud rate, parity, stop bit, etc according to the device manual. then connect to the device by clicking connect button. click the capture text from transfer menu and then give it a file name such as kathirblog.txt then your device sends data to hyperterminal and displayed in th

Mikroelektronika - for electronic hobbyists to innovators

Mikroelektronika - The perfect platform for innovation This is not a promotional post. Its just a personal opinion of mine. Yes, I am using mikroelektronika's development tools. I am a fan of mikroc compiler (mikroc pro for pic). I have been using it for the past couple of months. Since i started to using it. i am amazed by its plenty of libraries (for almost all the commonly used electronic devices and microcontrollers). At the start of my projects i struggled with the registers of my microcontroller. But when i post my code and my problem in their forum. I get instant solutions regarding the changes in my code and the circuits. and then i dared to do new things daily with their products. Their support team doing awesome job by solving and responding to user queries. Though my questions are silly since i am a beginner, their team responded to my queries very humbly and constructively Their support team greatness can be understand by the following incident. a few days ago, i a