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Introduces the microcontroller, a tiny computer which uses digital inputs and outputs to control electrical/electronic circuits. A Basic Stamp microcontroller will be programmed via a USB port to a PC using a PBASIC editor program. It will then be connected to digital inputs such as switches and sensors and used to control output circuits such as LED displays, DC motors, relays, buzzers and servo motors.

Pre/Corequisite: 10-620-172 INDUSTRY WORKPLACE SAFETY. Condition: Enrollment in the Electromechanical Technology Associate Degree, Automation Systems Technology Associate Degree, Industrial Automation Technical Diploma, Industrial Electronics and Maintenance Technician Technical Diploma, Electrical Maintenance Certificate or Industrial Automation Certificate.

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- I104-Wausau Campus I Bldg-AME James Buck -


This course is offered as self-paced learning. Lectures will be offered online. Projects will be completed in the AME lab at the Wausau Campus Room I104. This lab is open Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00am-8:00PM; Wednesdays, 8:00am-4:00pm; and Fridays, 8:00am-12:00pm. For questions, contact Steve Wittenberg, academic advisor.



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This class is only open to students enrolled in a program, or those with special approval. To register for this class, please first enroll in a program or request Dean approval.