Type in the full discussion title or a part of it.
Discussion Title Created date
Aoyue 8208 hot air station - Modified temperature control
This (german) site reviews an Aoyue 8208 hot air station and shows what is inside. It costs only €75. An improved temperature control with thermo couple is presented. http://gsg...
Sunday, 7 April 2013 - 00:04
Doing SMD work by dipping parts in solder paste?
I have no experience with SMD... But one hurdle is the hassle with applying solderpaste to each spot. So I thought: in stead of applying solderpaste with seringes or stencils,...
Wednesday, 3 April 2013 - 00:23
About L297 stepper controller cw/ccw switching
What happens if I change from CW to CCW when Clk is high. Will the signals A, B, C, D immediately change to the previous step state? Or doe this only happen after the clock goes...
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 - 13:11
Coil spring as length transducer for Solenoid?
I would like to use a solenoid on which I would like to have some position feedback. I came with the idea of connecting a thin long coil spring to the mechanism. From http://...
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 - 17:06
Melexis IR thermometer MLX90614
I was playing with the idea of some kind of better controlled or robotized spot soldering with hot air. It would be nice if the board and component temperature could be measured...
Monday, 17 September 2012 - 13:08
Prolific USB to serial in Windows vista
(Notification) It seems that changes in these settings (bps/databits/paraty/stopbitsflowcontrol: http://www.quatech.com/support/USB_cp_change.gif are not passed to the...
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 - 08:40
Qtouch usable at wet condition?
I just wonder: can Qtouch be used when it gets wet? I understand that it is a capacitive technology. I have some bad experiences with cheap calipers in workshop environment. They...
Thursday, 24 June 2010 - 11:07
EEPROM read clock cycles
I am planning to use EEPROM for storing a table in ATmega162/V. It is for speed reasons. On page 22 the handbook says: "The EEPROM read access takes one instruction, and the...
Monday, 14 June 2010 - 11:47
DT830B digital multimeter < merged >
http://cgi.ebay.com/DIGITAL-MULTIMETER-Model-DT830B_W0QQitemZ260515743399QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item3ca7f2c6a7 I had 3 of these in the past years. I gave one...
Friday, 16 April 2010 - 20:24
PC-AVR Serial command + data definitions framework?
I want to operate my AVR from my PC, I mean that I want to send commands to do things. The communication goes by serial. I start with ASCII and want to show the characters on a...
Thursday, 15 April 2010 - 07:43
Compact quicky for long delays
Sometimes people ask for "long delays". I came to this one, because it requires only 1 variable and appears to have a simple formula. (Not tested yet) I use it for the initial...
Friday, 9 April 2010 - 07:56
PC power supply how to get 24V from it?
I would like to use ATX power supply as a compact all-in one solution for a stand alone (stepper) motor power+control box. I found something on the internet called ATX+24V that...
Wednesday, 17 March 2010 - 13:04

Pages