Peter (DK7IH) blogged about his 14MHz shirt-pocket SSB transceiver.
Dilshan has published a new build: Today Carbon Monoxide (CO) meters are available in different forms. Overall, Carbon Monoxide meters sense CO fast and display the amount to the user and trigger alarm if it reaches a critical level. Compare with most of the DIY Carbon Monoxide meters, the project which we described in this […]
Here’s KarlTorp’s palm-sized Tiny V/A: Tired of replugging your multimeter when you want to measure both voltage and current on a small project? Tiny V/A meter is the device you need! Via Arduino Blog. Check out the video after the break.
Recycled cyberdeck made from old project Raspberry pi Zero Boot System @ Facelesstech: So when I redesigned my ZBS (zero boot system) I decided to also make a thinner version of my portable raspberry pi setup. This worked out great and I used it to develop the raspberry pi add-ons and the software for the […]
Michael @ the-diy-life.com posted detailed instructions of how to build your own Arc reactor CPU performance monitor: In this project, I’m going to be showing you how to turn one of these popular DIY arc reactor kits into a useful Arc Reactor CPU performance monitor for your computer. It plugs into one of your computers […]
cVert, a truly random MIDI controller @ danny.makesthings.work cVert is the result of an idea I’ve been kicking around for years, and took a few months of work to bring to fruition. The idea was to use a Geiger counter as a true random number generator to give a non-deterministic input for computer art or […]
An ATmega328 based portable home made oscilloscope with ADC from Creative Engineering: It is basically a small scaled digital oscilloscope. It is capable of displaying all type of waveform like sine, triangular, square, etc. It’s bandwidth is above 1 MHz and input impedance is about 600K. The device is mainly using the ATmega328 micro-controller as […]
A detailed instructions of how to build an ATmega 1284p based data logger: In this tutorial, a logger is built using a 3.3v Moteino MEGA with a 1284p CPU @ 16Mhz, w 4K eeprom,16K SRAM for variables & 128K program space. Considerably more than the 328’s 1K eeprom, 2K ram & 32K progmem. Also has […]
Fwacer shared detailed instructions of how to build this shortcut keyboard from an old cash register, project instructables here. More details at brycedombrowski.com.
Dejan @ howtomechatronics.com shows how to make an Arduino based RC receiver: Now these two devices can easily communicate and we can use them for controlling many things wirelessly. I will explain how everything works through few examples. In the first example we will use this Arduino RC receiver to control a simple car consisting […]
Dilshan has published a new build: This is an experimental stepper motor driver for Celestron CG-4 German equatorial mounts. This unit is functionally equivalent to the Celestron dual-axis motor driver, and we developed it as a replacement unit for the original Celestron driver. See the full post on Dilshan Jayakody’s blog. Project files are available […]
ATTINY85 High-Voltage Flash programmer @ td0g.ca: The Atmel ATTINY85 is a great chip (cheap, easy to use, supported in the Arduino IDE). Unfortunately it only has 5 IO pins, which limits its usability. There are guides on using a High-Voltage Programmer (HVP) to change the Reset pin into an IO pin. However, that prevents you […]
John Keefe made this DIY pulse oximeters, that is available on Github: The heart (ha) of the project is the Pulse Oximeter and Heart Rate Sensor, which includes the sensor itself, a tiny brain to make the measurement calculations, and two “Qwiic” connections. Qwiic is Sparkfun’s system of making it easier to wire up sensors. […]
DuWayne KV4QB posted his UHF version of TinySA project: I had started on the TinySA from Groups.io HBTE, but am still waiting on some parts that I had orderd than have yet to show up. Looking around I found a UHF version that covers 240 to 940 MHz. This only uses a single si4432 transceiver […]
VE3POA published his DIY signal generator control project: I built a step attenuator, highlighted in 2 previous posts, and quite some time ago I experimented with the AD8307 logarithmic amplifier chip and have a couple of prototype circuits for measuring low power signals sitting around in the junk box. I have the prototype SigGen as […]
An update on Dual Mono AK4490 DAC project we covered previously: Since I was going to update the PCB design, I thought I might as well improve on as much as I could. So, the new board would: *Include a new reclocking solution. I went for the best specc’ed chip out there, the famous Potato […]
Petteri Aimonen designed and built his own voltage and current reference: When developing a data acquisition system, I ran into a need of having fairly accurate current reference to compare against, 0.1% accuracy or better. This is not a particularly high standard, but unable to find a suitable device in my price range, I chose […]
Ben Eater built a programmable 8-bit computer from scratch on breadboards using only simple logic gates and documented the whole process on his blog: Check out the video after the break.
ArduPicLab published the details on how to build a current, voltage and power datalogger with Arduino and the INA226 module: In the past I have developed various projects of ammeters based on Hall effect current sensors such as the ACS712, or on High-Side Current-Sense Amplifiers such as the MAX4080SASA or made with operational amplifiers. All […]
Bogdan Berg has been working on a DIY motion simulator: As you may have seen from some of my other posts on this blog, motorsports and cars in general are one of my passions. I try to attend at least couple track days in a season, and enjoy circuit racing greatly. However, costs can add […]