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Files and links relating to the 8052-Basic and similar 8051-family microcontrollers and how to use them.
Complete reference to the BASIC-52 programming language.
Includes many program examples and handy back-cover index.
Salt Lake City, UT
User's Manual (Intel #270010-004) $15
The original reference to the BASIC-52 programming language.
Includes some circuit schematics. Out of print.
The PC boards from these vendors typically contain an 8052-BASIC chip (or an 8032 with Basic-52 in EPROM) plus RAM, EPROM, EEPROM, or battery-backed RAM, and I/O circuits.
Los Angeles, CA
8052-Basic boards, including one with an STD bus
Blue Earth Research
The Micro-440e and -485 are tiny surface-mount boards
with an enhanced Basic-52 and a monitor program in ROM.
Gary Drummund has a proto board available on his Embedded Controllers page.
Many 8051-family boards, including high-speed Dallas chips, with BASIC options.
The 70691BASIC Board uses the 8052-BASIC Chip
8052-Basic boards using the Philips 80C552
West Orange, NJ
Baton Rouge LA
The first to offer BASIC-52 in a CMOS chip.
The Domino is a complete system in a tiny molded package.
Founded by Steve Ciarcia, now under new ownership.
8051 boards with BASIC-52 option.
MITE (Czech republic)
Controllers with an enhanced Basic-52
RIC320 uses a Dallas DS80C320, available with Basic
(Many of the pc-board vendors listed above also sell individual chips.)
San Jose, CA
Includes compilers, programming environments, and Basic-52 source code.
Basic compilers for the 8051 family
Basic compiler, including extensions for Dallas Soft/Secure Micros.
Inexpensive Basic compiler with floating-point and I2C support.
Basic compiler, development environment, toolkit.
Steve Walz's FTP site. 8052-Basic and other Basic and assembly-language files.
Asem-51 is an 8051 assember that will assemble the Basic-51 source code without errors. The binary file that results is identical to that in the 80C52-Basic. (135k)
Madis Kaal has an improved 8052-Basic and many projects, including an IDE interface.
Try out the 8052-Basic chip on the web. This is an actual system that you can control remotely. Enter commands and enter and run your own programs. From the Remote Experiment Lab at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brazil. (In Portuguese and English).
MDL Labs has tips, hints, questions and answers, and links for 8052-Basic developers.
One of many source's for Russ Hersch's 8051 FAQ.
eg3 has an extensive list of 8051 Internet Resources.
Bruce Reynolds has several 8051 projects.
- Murray R. Van Luyn's HomePage. Projects and code.
I've written some magazine articles on microcontroller-related topics.