Advanced Level     Skills: 8051, LCD, I2C, EEPROM, OptoCoupler, Keypad    


Electronic Voting Machine with Managed Control Unit

EVM is capable of saving considerable printing stationery and transport of large volumes of electoral material. It is easy to transport, store, and maintain. It completely rules out the chance of invalid votes. Its use results in reduction of polling time, resulting in fewer problems in electoral preparations, law and order, candidates' expenditure, etc. and easy and accurate counting without any mischief at the counting centre. It is also eco friendly.

Our EVM consists mainly of two units - (a) Control Unit (CU) and (b) Ballot Unit (BU) with cable for connecting it with Control unit. Both the units consists of one microcontroller (8052) each. The CU consists of one LCD, one hex keypad and a couple of switches, while BU consists of a candidate panel, a votecast panel and a buzzer, etc.

This project is based on assembly language programming. The software platform used in this project are Keil uVision3 and SPIPGM37.

Important Information:
Please Read this carefully as explained to me by author

i forgot to mention one thing missing in report n coding as well.
actually, in main function of control unit program as soon as controller
enters in it check the value of variable named "status" that resides in
EEPROM. If status is 1 then voting start else no voting.

if the EEPROM is new or fresh, status will have some garbage value
or 0xFF. which can be a problem on first startup.

So a small program is written to clear that status byte.

After you finish making the hardware. You have to do the following things:

1. Load cufirst.hex file in your controller.
2. Run your circuit.
3. Wait for 2-3 seconds.
4. Load voting.hex which is the real control unit program.
5. Run it.


What's New?
1. Schematic updated
2. Added proteus simulation if you want to try it before building it

Please use forum if you have any problem.


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A basit
17 Apr 2016: 09:33 AM
have you pcb of this project ?
if yes, please send me
i will very thankful to you
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16 Sep 2016: 15:40 PM
it is nice job. I try to loaf the program as directed but it does not program the voting hex after I programmed the cufirst.hex. what is the meaning of lock_bit1 and lock_bit 2
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Wed Oct 19 2016, 03:30 PM
can you provide an explanation for the inverter 8051 code and how it works
Sat Oct 15 2016, 12:15 AM
@snaya. Create a thread in the 8051 forum for your questions
Fri Oct 14 2016, 10:00 AM
i m going to make a project with 8051and the name is scrolling led message display .now i wanna ask so many of questions.may be u can help me .so help me out
Fri Sep 30 2016, 10:40 AM
plz I want code for adc interfacing with8051
Sun Sep 25 2016, 04:41 AM
hi sir, could you help me regarding simple multiplication calculator?it should be include with buzzer. i use dragonplus. please
Sat Sep 24 2016, 05:49 PM
@Rus Ans .. what project ?
Sat Sep 24 2016, 05:48 PM
@engr1931 depends on type of scanner
Sat Sep 24 2016, 03:07 PM
Is it possible to send data from 2 barcode scanner to pc using serial port using 8051?
Wed Sep 21 2016, 02:22 AM
Rus Ana
can anyone help me for my project? T.T
Fri Sep 09 2016, 02:54 PM
Sarath babu
8051 a/c motor speed control



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Posted By Pratik_Suthar
Thu Oct 13 2016, 12:39 PM
@martin the HEX file provided in the project is no...
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Posted By ajay_bhargav
Thu Oct 06 2016, 06:15 AM
Hi Phil, Do you want to add this to existing proje...
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Posted By ajay_bhargav
Thu Oct 06 2016, 06:13 AM
CE should be high when you go for reading mode/wai...
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Posted By ajay_bhargav
Thu Oct 06 2016, 06:03 AM
You can also use ESP8266 with its SDK to write app...
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Mon Oct 03 2016, 11:15 PM
This is an old thread and the links no longer work...
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Posted By martinsnc115877
Wed Sep 14 2016, 12:51 PM
sir, i did your led scrolling mass display, and it...
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Fri Sep 09 2016, 11:45 PM
The Hex file for this project is a bit too big for...
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Posted By rajavarmanslr
Thu Aug 18 2016, 01:40 PM
I have two 8051 that interfaces with nRF24l01. One...