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Removing Hidden COM & LPT Ports and Devices on Windows

These days machines do not have physical serial (COM) ports any more. I do not understand why the USB group had missed to define a clean serial communication standard :-(. 511 more words

Tips & Tricks

Arduino Ethernet shield and Python socket

I started playing with an Ethernet shield for Arduino that I bought at a faire. I noticed that the shield itself is not original, but it’s a clone of the Arduino Ethernet Shield version 5.0, also identified as revision 2. 820 more words


Missing Drivers for a dc7800p and Windows 7 | DIYTechTools.com

For reasons none of us will ever understand, though HP offers drivers for the dc7800 and Windows 7, there are a few drivers missing from the HP download page. 70 more words

IT Tips

Creating a GPS network service using a Raspberry Pi - Part 2

In the last article we learnt how to install and access a GPS module in a Raspberry Pi. Next, we want to write a network service that extracts the current location data – latitude, longitude and altitude – from the serial port. 907 more words


Creating a GPS network service using a Raspberry Pi - Part 1

Using sensors is a task we often face in our company. This article series consisting of two parts will show how to install a GPS module in a Raspberry Pi and to provide access to the GPS data over ethernet. 644 more words


UART Serial Console Interface

The plan is to implement the UART as it often is, interfaced to a serial port. Since my last post I have had to re-wire all of my work, and I have moved from EAGLE to KiCAD since it is open-source, and I find it a bit more user-friendly. 470 more words