EEUG Links

A set of Internet sites likely to be of interest to EEUG members

The original EEUG Website froze some time ago, but is still accessible and may contain some information of interest.

 

Name URL Notes
EDEC http://edec.brookes.ac.uk/ The Electronic Design Education Consortium. Closely associated with EEUG, and with the Teaching and Learning Technology Programme, this group electronics courseware.
101 Computer Hardware Links
http://www.sharewareplace.com/101/101hard.shtml
Like it says!
The Hardware Book
http://margo.student.utwente.nl/stefan/hwb/hwb.html
Connector pinouts, cables, adaptors
IEEE 1284
http://www.fapo.com/ieee1284.htm
The PC parallel port.
ePanorama PC hardware page
(used to be Tomi Egdahl's PC hardware page)
http://www.us-epanorama.net/pc/
Buses, drivers, components.
The ECAD Initiative
http://www.te.rl.ac.uk/ecad/index.htm
At RAL - but you knew about this anyway?
EUROPRACTICE
http://www.te.rl.ac.uk/europractice/
At RAL - but you knew about this one too?
Data Bookshelf
http://homepage.cistron.nl/~nctnico/databook.htm
Directory of links for data sheets.
US Patent and Trademark Office
http://www.uspto.gov/patft/index.html
Searchable for full details of all US patents since 1976, free.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
http://www.engr.unl.edu/eeshop/proto.html
Useful set of notes titled "Electronic Prototyping: Tips and Pitfalls".
Alex's Electronic Test Bench
http://www.iserv.net/~alexx/
Pages of links.
Electronics Links from Steve Hutto (aka PonyGT)
http://home.HiWAAY.net/~huttos/electronics.htm
Links to useful sites - some feature on this list, some are out of date.
comp.arch.fpga archive
ftp://www.super.org/pub/www/FPGA/caf.html
Structured archive of the programmable logic newsgroup.
FPGA related WWW Links
http://www.mrc.uidaho.edu/fpga/fpga.html
Structured directory of links to companies and resources.
FPGA newsgroup
(also covers PLDs)
news:comp.arch.fpga
Great fun watching people slag off dodgy providers and buggy software.

Really useful for getting help of all sorts.

Embedded systems
newsgroup
news:comp.arch.embedded
You want to run an RTOS on a PIC or 8051? Find out what the problems are.
CAD newsgroup
news:sci.electronics.cad
What people think of Protel, OrCAD etc.
Y2K newsgroup
news:uk.tech.y2k
UK discussion on the millenium bug and related matters such as Unix date rollover - minimal spillover of crazed US survivalist nonsense.
USB
http://www.usb.org/
All you wanted to know about the Universal Serial Bus.
PFE
http://www.lancs.ac.uk/people/cpaap/pfe/
A first class freeware editor, sadly no longer being developed. Final version 1.01 still downloadable.
The iRX
http://www.media.mit.edu/~r/projects/picsem/irx2_1/
See what you can do with a PIC.

Now updated to version 2.1!

The Linux/IR Project
http://irda.sourceforge.net/
irDA and Linux - it can be done, probably.

Plus lots of useful links.

QuestLink
http://www.questlink.com/
Look-up centre, seach engine and lots of links about electronics and components.
Significant Patents
http://www.eepatents.com/collection.html
A collection of .pdf patents significant for electronics, downloadable.

This page last updated 2001 June 12 - all links were functional at that date.