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Diagramming Software
Firstly, let me apologise for using the hideous word 'diagramming'. I'm not even sure it's a real word but we all know what I mean.   I need to produce some block diagrams...
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - 18:43
Identify the Switch time
Before I spend all weekend trawling the 'net, does anyone recognise this switch?   It's nothing clever, just a SPST pushbutton.  
Friday, 24 July 2020 - 12:47
Suspect Advice
In another thread someone wrote this...   Quote: I had read from another reference (Make: AVR Programming by Elliot Williams) that hooking up the ADC power pins is not...
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 - 07:39
Video Graphics Frame Store
Is anyone aware of a video frame store/graphics card that can be hooked up to an AVR? (Yes, I know, it makes no sense to do so but sometimes....)   I'm know about PiGFX which...
Friday, 17 July 2020 - 15:37
Power Changeover Switch - Ingenious Circuit Needed
I have a unit that needs to run on two different power sources...   1) An external 12V DC supply or 2) An external AC supply which can be anywhere in the range 8-18V rms,...
Saturday, 20 June 2020 - 11:36
Solder Fumes
On my never-ending list of things to do is an entry 'solder fumes'. I have one of these...     ..which is, frankly, a bit pants.   What do other people do?...
Tuesday, 2 June 2020 - 11:29
Precision AC Calibrator for Audio Measurement
Prompted by my recent build of a DC reference, and another freak's mention of a video calibrator I've been wondering about AC calibration, in particular in the context of audio...
Sunday, 31 May 2020 - 15:22
Saturday Morning Junkbox Project - Voltage Reference.
I've been meaning to put this together for a while...       Other than the Adafruit LM4040 breakout it's cost me nothing as it's been 'designed' around what I...
Saturday, 30 May 2020 - 09:13
"Hire A Freelancer" websites. Anyone used one?
As the topic title really.   I've got a small standalone chunk of development work that I could give to someone else to do. It's the sort of thing that if you've already got...
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 - 08:56
Battery Powered Equipment - Regulator Recommendations Wanted
Hi, I'm looking for recommendations for two different scenarios, although they might both be met by one solution...   1) 9V PP3/MN1604, either primary cells or rechargeables...
Friday, 15 May 2020 - 15:37
Obscure Far-Eastern Controllers
A while back I bought a couple of these (don't ask)...     ...it records any sounds and then plays them back, pitch shifted up, whilst moving its head up and down....
Thursday, 14 May 2020 - 16:45
Adjusting Vtarget in Studio 7 on an nEDBG debugger
When using nEBDG debuggers, the documentation says you can adjust the onboard Vtarget. How does one do this in Studio 7, or even MPLABX? 'Cos it doesn't seem to work.   I've...
Friday, 8 May 2020 - 13:50