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Every once in a while we get a thread or two where the OP is looking for some gadget or doo-dad that someone remembers seeing, bit cannot remember where.

Please post links to some of these gadgets and doo-dads you find here.

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Atmel Studio6.2/AS7, DipTrace, Quartus, MPLAB user

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Here is one for an MP3/Wav player that I just ordered two of.

http://www.mdfly.com/products/sd...

Might prove useful somewhere.

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Atmel Studio6.2/AS7, DipTrace, Quartus, MPLAB user

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http://www.modularhose.com/Assistive-Technology/mh-at-kits
"Loc-Line kits and prepackaged items for the Assistive Technology field."
Loc-Line is a modular hose system.
What you've seen for tools to assist the disabled can be used on the bench for getting probes (oscilloscope, logic analyzer, custom) and cables up and out of the way.
A heavy version of a third hand tool.
Browse that web site for connections to Schedule 40 PVC pipe (used for construction of light-duty semi-rigid structures), and, for pieces and parts to make it work for you.

"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

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Heres a link for a driver and manager for the Nordic nRF24L01

http://www.airspayce.com/mikem/a...

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Atmel Studio6.2/AS7, DipTrace, Quartus, MPLAB user

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http://www.liftlabsdesign.com/
This is a spoon to counter some of the tremors in the hand of a person with Parkinsons. I could see a market for a similar device that could do the same for someone trying to solder fine pitch surface mount parts.

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A search on "essential tremor" here results in this thread:
Essential tremor, and soldering by bretm.

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This stuff is amazing!

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THis Ebay store has a 5 pack of DC-DC converters

http://www.ebay.com/itm/5pcs-DC-...

The store itself has some interesting stuff as well

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Atmel Studio6.2/AS7, DipTrace, Quartus, MPLAB user

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5 items that made a difference in my Lab:

 

Cheap pyrometer, to find faults in boards:

http://www.dx.com/p/szbj-bm200-n...

 

"Smart Tweezers",  to read L-C-R values off the parts bin:

http://www.smarttweezers.us/

 

"RF Explorer", cheapest portable spectrum analyzer available, USB interface to PC:

http://dangerousprototypes.com/2...

 

DIY UART level converter, to debug boards with no serial ports (my avatar).  Using any '3232 IC + 5 x 100nF caps

 

Carbide drill bits for DIY PCBs:

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/D...

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But if you post something after you CAN delete all.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

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