electronics

Electronic hardware, gadget designs, do-it-yourself computer modifications. Stuff with parts.

Troubleshooting Rule #1: Is it plugged in?

The first in my series of troubleshooting rules:

A surprising number of day-to-day problems are solved when you realize that the thing just isn’t plugged in. Oops.

www iq option The obvious sense of “plugged in” is “plugged into the mains supply” - the AC wall outlet.

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Robot Taxonomy

Having been playing with various electronic gadget designs that might or might not be considered “robots,” and recently thinking about buying a Roomba, I was wondering what my own working definition of a robot actually is. Here’s what I came up with while washing the dishes. read more...

PICkit 2 modifications

Note: This page is obsolete, but I’m leaving it up for history. My current solution for automated control is here.

Microchip’s PICkit 2 is a good, cheap PIC programmer. One nice thing about it is that they’ve made the source code available. So you can tweak it if it doesn’t suit you.

In order to integrate it with the SourceBoost IDE, I added this command-line option: binaire opties strategieën read more...

Quadrature encoder module

Here’s some PIC assembly source code (MPASM) for reading a quadrature encoder. It’s fairly raw and simple, but it works. traden demokonto read more...

LED driver

Here’s some of the source code for a LED driver chip I’m working on. It’s just here for inspection at the moment, as I’m trying to get help with a problem.

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