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App note: LCD fundamentals and the LCD driver module of 8-Bit PIC microcontrollers

An app note going back to LCD display basics from Microchip. This application note provides an introduction to the basics of LCD: its construction, physics behind its operation, and the different factors affecting its properties and performance. ...
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Free PCB Sunday: Pick your PCB

We go through a lot of prototype PCBs, and end up with lots of extras that we’ll never use. Every Sunday we give away a few PCBs from one of our past or future projects, or a related prototype. Our PCBs are made through Seeed Studio’s Fusion...
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App note: Using PIC32 MCUs to develop low-cost controllerless (LCC) graphics solutions

Adding a low-cost virtual graphics on embedded application, app note from Microchip. This application note describes the LCC Graphics Board that enables the implementation of a low-cost controllerless graphic method using a PIC32 microcontroller.

App note: Digital sound recorder with AVR and DataFlash

An app note from Atmel, digital sound recorder with AVR and DataFlash (PDF!): This application note describes how to record, store and play back sound using any AVR microcontroller with A/D converter, the AT45DB161B DataFlash memory and a few...
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Configure your WR703n with a switch (or two)

Martin Melchior has been experimenting with switch-selectable configurations for a TP-Link TL-WR703n router. The setup allows for quick changes in configuration dictated by changes in location or circumstances. It allows the router’s use as a...
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68 Katy – 68000 Linux on a solderless breadboard

Steve Chamberlin of Big Mess o’ Wires has written up documentation on his awesome 68 Katy project,  a 68000 Linux on a solderless breadboard: Here’s a look at the final version of the hardware. It took about a week to assemble and wire...
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Maker Faire Tokyo set for November 23-24, 2014

Maker Faire Tokyo will be held on November 23rd and 24th!  The fair is in its third year and will be held at Tokyo Big Sight! Mark your calendar!

Free PCB coupon via Facebook to 2 random commenters

Every Friday we give away some extra PCBs via Facebook. This post was announced on Facebook, and on Monday we’ll send coupon codes to two random commenters.  The coupon code usually go to Facebook ‘Other’ Messages Folder .  More...
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Week in (p)review November 21, 2014

Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week. Free PCB Friday is coming up soon. USB Infrared Toy free PCB build Small USB IR Toy case Coming up: Free PCBs via Facebook on Friday App notes on the weekend Free PCB Sunday Free...
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Static DOM XSS scanner

A Static DOM XSS scanner by Ajin Abraham, that is available at Github: Static DOM XSS Scanner is a Static Analysis tool written in python that will iterate through all the JavaScript and HTML files under the given directory and will list out all...
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