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LED strobe using dimmer board

In the evenings this week, I soldered up another PWM controller for the LED lamp projects, and programmed it with the ISP cable I made… 1,287 more words

Arduino as ISP

For the LED lamp projects, I’ve been using ATtiny13A chips for the dimmer board, programmed with the Arduino IDE and an Arduino board as an In-System Programmer… 392 more words

BigBox is a large, hackable and open source 3D printer

This 3D printer from E3D and LittleBox boasts an impressive build volume, modular design and hotend.

It’s safe to assume that Makers who’ve dabbled with RepRap and other low-cost, open source 3D printers are most likely familiar with UK-based startup E3D. 606 more words

3D Printing

Adding Shiftregisters to an Attiny10

I have a problem: if I underuse a microcontroller, i feel uncomfortable. So if I see a project with an Arduino or standalone Atmega328 that uses only say 2 pins, I start thinking ‘Attiny’. 502 more words


DrinkMate is a mini breathalyzer that plugs into your iPhone

Have you had a couple of drinks? Don’t worry, DrinkMate has got your BAC!

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 30 people die every day in the U.S. 533 more words


Flashing an LED with Attiny13: Timer, Watchdog timer and Sleep


I have written two articles on timers in one article I discussed timers in general and in the 2nd article I went more into a… 1,860 more words


Tiny teaser...

Just a short “teaser” for one of my work-in-progress ideas, a (sort of) universal audio controller based on the ATtiny85 microcontroller (hence the slightly saucy headline…) and the Arduino IDE. 284 more words