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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Dallas Personal Robotics Group - DPRG

Articles, Photo Gallery, Projects, RoboLinks, Tutorials, Here you can share and exchange solutions and ideas about the exquisite art of Robot Design and Building. - https://www.dprg.org/

Dallas Personal Robotics Group - DPRG

DPRG members have created some tips and howto for the common issues faced by robot builders.

Dallas Personal Robotics Group - DPRG

SR04 is a small mobile robot suitable for exploring human habitats unattended. It is controlled by a Motorola HC6811 microprocessor running in an M.I.T. 6.270 CPU card, similar to the commercially available “Handy Board.” Two 12-volt DC gear-head motors maneuver the robot in a dual-differential drive configuration, balanced by a non-driven tail wheel caster and powered by a 12 volt 2.2 amp-hour sealed lead acid battery.

Friday, August 08, 2014

Electronic DIY Projects - Kalle Hyvönen

Kalle Hyvönen an electronics enthusiast from Finland has made many interesting. In childhood dismantling of all kinds of electronic devices was his main occupation. That is what makes him a Wizard Today.

Electronic DIY Projects from Dago

"Here’s a quick project I made in couple days or so. It is a push-pull step-down laser diode driver based on LT1683 SMPS controller chip from Linear Technology."

Switchmode laser diode driver based on LT1683

Switchmode laser diode driver based on LT1683

"I’ve been thinking about making a temperature logger for my room and my computer, I set on using DS18S20 sensors from Maxim because they’re common, cheap and overally pretty ideal. My computer is so new that it does not have a serial port "

USB-to-1-wire Adapter

USB-to-1-wire Adapter

"I also built a humidity sensor to my 1-wire network from a DS2438 chip and a HIH4000 humidity sensor."

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Talking Electronics - Colin Mitchell

An e-magazine for newcomers and everyone who likes to be involved with electronics., aimed at teaching electronics from the beginning with courses, tests and interactive questions.

Talking Electronics - Colin Mitchell

The thrust of the course is for you to be able to design your own circuits and eventually move into the wonderful world of electronics as a career.

Talking Electronics - Colin Mitchell

"There are many different types of power supplies, including batteries, plug packs, switch-mode supplies and a basic transformer and bridge"

The Power Supply - Basic Electronics

"However the simplest power supply consist of a transformer, one or more diodes and a large filter capacitor (electrolytic)."