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ATmega16 Score board project
Most LEDs are spec'ed to draw 20mA, if not more - this gives very nice and bright LED's. Since a 7-segment display contains... well, 7 LED's, and you have a whole bunch of them,...
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 - 09:34
Manual tramisssion gear detection
Video camera in the dashboard looking at the stick, and then some image processing to figure out which gear it's in? :)
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 - 08:51
Stupid question about DC power switch position
I've seen it used when picking apart old RC cars and such, they seem to be fond of placing their switch on the low side. So long as it's only battery operated, it's fine, as...
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 - 08:49
What's the purpose of the ground plane?
Well, that wikipedia article looks like a very good summary of how I'd like to explain ground planes, to be honest. The theory can be however advanced you wish - it's explainable...
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 - 08:44
Schematic and PCB review
So, I had an epiphany last night. Or, well, an idea anyway. I wasn't too excited about the way R8 was hooked up, but you should be able to solve it. Rotate it 90 degrees, and...
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 - 07:23
Schematic and PCB review
Looks all right to me. I was about to suggest flipping T2 to be able to make the trace wide all the way... but it's monday morning, which means my head wants to do it, but it can'...
Monday, 23 August 2010 - 08:00
LED as input
ArnoldB wrote:TrainzStoffe wrote:Interesting question, too. If a LED flashes in a closed cake tin, does it emit light? You start to get the idea.ArnoldB wrote:I am sure it works...
Wednesday, 28 July 2010 - 08:32
avr-gcc.exe: CreateProcess: No such file or directory
I... may just take a few extra days of vacation this year... yeah, good plan. *Removes pictures* *Deletes backups of pictures* *Sues google to take down my pictures from their...
Friday, 23 July 2010 - 12:56
avr-gcc.exe: CreateProcess: No such file or directory
JohanEkdahl wrote: Glad I didn't post in in then. Hey, wait... Can it get me retroactively?! :shock: Hasn't it already?
Friday, 23 July 2010 - 12:17
LED as input
ArnoldB wrote: Note the category Computers & Electronics -> Office Products -> Food & Beverage Service That's to enable computer companies (and technology companies in...
Friday, 23 July 2010 - 12:13
LED as input
Yep, seems so. And that error can pretty much be anywhere in the house... though likely sources are probably nearby. Can you walk around with it in your house and still get the...
Friday, 23 July 2010 - 07:30
PWM on LED
Depending, of course, on what your application needs to do, it's entirely possible to get good pwm results using a pure software approach. I've run 4 rgb led's off of a 168, all...
Thursday, 22 July 2010 - 12:36

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