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DIY Electrical Body Fat Analyzer

Whether you are trying to drop some fat or build some muscle, it’s important to track progress. It’s easy enough to track your weight, but weight doesn’t tell the whole story. 301 more words


AVR programación en C – 11 Timer/Counter0 del ATmega16 – Parte 3 (Modo Fast PWM)

Qué onda a todos!

Continuando con la serie de tutoriales de timers de los AVR (después de un tiempo de ausencia), y más en específico del Timer/Counter0, ahora toca turno de mostrar uno de los usos mas útiles y frecuentemente usados en muchos proyectos, (para el control de velocidad de motores, control de intensidad de luz, control de servomotores etc ) y es el uso de este timer en modo FAST PWM, que genera una señal de onda cuadrada de alta frecuencia constante y periodo variable por el pin OC0. 938 more words


Prototyping With The ATMega1284P

While most people are moving onto ARMs and other high-spec microcontrollers, is bucking the trend. Don’t worry, it’s for a good reason – he’s continuing work on one of those vintage CPU/microcontroller mashups that implement an entire vintage system in two chips. 187 more words


Arduino Pro Mini power saving modes

There are many ways to save power on the Arduino board itself. I summarise these with power consumption numbers… 696 more words


Reverse-Engineering a Superior Chinese Product

It makes an Arduino look like a 555.  A 364 Mhz, 32 bit processor. 8 MB RAM. GSM. Bluetooth. LCD controller. PWM. USB and dozens more. 535 more words


Flashing Chips With A CNC

needed to flash several hundred ATMegas for a project he was working on. This was a problem, but the task did have a few things going for it that made automation easy. 234 more words

Tool Hacks

Weird Clocks and a Two Chip Apple I

The Apple I, ’s original, had about sixty chips on a single board. Most of these chips were logic glue or hilariously ancient DRAMs. The real work was done by the 6502, the 6821 PIA, and the Signetics video chip. 213 more words

Classic Hacks