RTC Using a SeedBoard

Hi everyone, If you haven’t heard, me and my co-partner are building a development board to embed into projects rather than using a full blown Arduino. For more details see this post. Anyway, as one of the first projects for this little board, I have hooked it up to a DS1307 real time clock, and […]

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SeedBoard

Want to see what a SeedBoard can do? Check this post! Note: SeedBoards are currently not for sale, but if you really want one drop me an e-mail and I will get in contact! So big(ish) news guys! Me and my co-partner Jacob Rawson have been developing a small micro-controller dev board in our spare […]

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Blutooth Audio Link – Video!

Above is a video about my Bluetooth Audio Link board REV.1. My revision 2 board is currently up on OSHPark, so go check that out! http://oshpark.com/shared_projects/4JnDnzgH Also if you have got a rev.1 board here are the instructions for making it work properly! Unfortunately there were some design changes needing to be made which I […]

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VFD Tube Clock

Hey people! So a while ago I bought an old Vacuum Florescent Display tube, and attempted to build my own controller for it. Well I’ll keep that story brief but it doesn’t need saying that I failed dramatically, and blew about £60 on it ($96). But I didn’t give up and a couple of weeks […]

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Bluetooth Audio Link

UPDATE: The BAL project has now been redesigned, check the BAL section on the header to see the changes! Hey everyone, So after successfully completing my RGB LED strip lights, I was at a loss for what project to embark on next. I wanted to make something a bit more flashy, and a bit more […]

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Hakko Fx-888D Review Take 2

Hey everyone! This is a re-write of my review of the Hakko Fx-888D review, thanks to some brilliant people giving me feedback on the EEV Blog Forum – link to thread here. So recently I picked up a new Soldering Station: the Hakko Fx-888D. This soldering station is a more substantial and robust iron than […]

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Hakko Fx-888D Review

Hey everyone! So I’ve been soldering on my old Soldering Iron (Antex C15), which, don’t get me wrong, is a lovely iron for it’s price, for a while. But I’ve been doing a lot of soldering recently and it wasn’t quite good enough. So I decided to upgrade to a slightly higher priced and more […]

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RGB LED Strip Room Lighting Build – Part 2

Hey there everyone! So in part one I dealt with getting the strip hooked up to the MOSFETs and getting it fading through the colour Spectrum! Now that is great and all, but I want to do MUCH more than that. My original plan was to have a controller module with some potentiometers and buttons, […]

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RGB LED Strip Room Lighting Build – Part 1

Hey there everyone! So I recently ordered some RGB LED strips from e-Bay (sorry the link is for e-Bay UK, I’m a UK guy so!) and I’m planning on turning these into a lighting system for my bedroom at home. In this post I’m going to take you through how far I’ve got so far […]

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Getting an ATX power supply to run outside a PC

Hey everyone, So I recently bought an old ATX power supply off a friend of mine, and it took me hours to get it running, so I thought I’d do a quick post to help you guys do it in future. So first thing everyone will tell you is to ground the green wire to […]

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