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AVR based power usage monitor

Posted on Sunday, December 12th, 2010 in AVR, builds, measurement by the machinegeek


Dan Stahlke built an open source homebrew power usage meter based on the Atmega168. The project stores the measurements on an SD card. Just might be the ticket for monitoring holiday display power usage.

Via Electronics-lab.

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