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8-bit assembler compiler project

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Dilshan Jayakody writes, "8-bit Assembler compiler is NASM compatible assembler compiler to generate binaries for 8-bit x86 like CPUs. The binaries produced with this compiler can execute on Marco Schweighauser's 8-bit virtual Javascript CPU. This native compiler can build using Lazarus / FPC. During the implementation we build and test...

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A 2-channel receiver that can save your old Motorola TX

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Boris Landoni writes about a new open source project 2-channel receiver that can save your old Motorola TX: A 433,92 MHz Receiver that can be paired with a maximum of 10 Motorola TX each with relay outputs that can be set both in monostable or bistable mode. Although we have had...

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A DC motor controller with control LEDs

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Boris Landoni writes about a new open source project a DC motor controller with control LEDs: It can be controlled through logic levels to set the speed and the direction of the rotation of CC brushed motors and stepper motors; outputs have LEDs indicating the rotation direction. The circuit board we...

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Build an open source laser reflection barrier

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Boris Landoni from Open Electronics writes about an open source project laser reflection barrier: It allows us to detect the presence and passage of an object thanks to the combination of a laser diode which emits a light ray and a phototransistor which detects reflected light. Robotics applications and industrial control systems...

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An open source sprinkler system powered by Yún

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Boris Landoni writes about an open source sprinkler system powered by Yún: A control unit for the garden sprinkler that can be controlled via web and smartphone thanks to Arduino Yún. With summer approaching, our plants and our gardens need some regular watering in order to stay lush and green...

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A full featured mp3 Demoboard

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Boris Landoni from Open Electronics writes about a new open source Demoboard MP3 audio player DFR0299: Let’s test out the capabilities of the DFR0299 audio player module, an ideal choice for Arduino but also for many stand-alone applications. In this article, we decided to design and propose a demoboard for...

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Open source data logger

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

An Arduino Nano-based open source data logger by Liudr. I have been designing data logger for a number of years. This is my answer to lots of data logging needs. An Arduino Nano-based open source data logger More details at Liudr's blog.

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MeArm Pi – Build your own Raspberry Pi powered robot arm!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Here’s an interesting open source project on Kickstarter the world's first robot arm kit for the Raspberry Pi, the MeArm Pi: We believe in helping people understand how the world works. With so much development going on in robotics at the moment, now is the perfect time to get to know...

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A FPGA controlled RGB LED MATRIX for Incredible Effects – the Hardware

Friday, February 10th, 2017

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlU2S6_yW0w[/embed] Boris Landoni from Open Electronics writes: In this post you will find  the description of a graphic display that uses a modular solution based on dot matrix blocks (in which each dot is a RGB LED), that are driven – via a specific bus – by a very powerful...

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An open source Rain Sensor and controller

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Boris Landoni from Open Electronics writes about a new open source Rain Sensor and controller: Designed to be coupled to an irrigation controller, a weather station or motorized curtains and rolling shutters, it shuts down a relay when rain is detected. Full details at Open Electronics project page.

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Muxtronics open source 12V powerbank

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

A custom 12V powerbank for Cube i7 Stylus from Muxtronics: Why would anyone even try to build a power bank - i.e. an external battery for charging mobile devices - these days? These things are commodity, it's impossible to compete. Right? Well, that is until you find out that the type...

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Tiny-TS: An open-source DIY touch synthesizer

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Jan Ostman has a nice build log on his open-source DIY touch synthesizer the Tiny-TS, that is available on Hackster.io: The Tiny TS is a credit card sized (100x65mm) fully open-sourced synthesizer with a 1-octave capacitive touch keyboard. Check out the video after the break. (more…)

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A Christmas star with Neopixel LEDs

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

A geeky Christmas decoration made with 56 LED Neopixel and controlled via an Arduino Micro board from Open Electronics: Let’s take a look, therefore, at the project’s electrical section, that is essentially composed of a set of 56 Neopixel LEDs, that have been arranged so to form two concentric stars; the...

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The BF 15+15W open source power amp

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Boris Landoni from Open Electronics writes about the BF 15+15W open source power amp: The amplifier revolves around a monolithic integrated circuit for universal use, that is composed of two BF amplifier stages having a bridge output, that may be equated to operational amplifiers connected by a bridge and supplied...

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PowerShell is open sourced and is available on Linux

Friday, August 19th, 2016

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WZwv7TxqZ0[/embed] Microsoft is announcing PowerShell on Linux and open source, that is available on GitHub: Today, we are taking the next step in our journey. I am extremely excited to share that PowerShell is open sourced and available on Linux. (For those of you who need a refresher, PowerShell is...

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Open hardware DSP platform

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

 Open source hardware digital signal processing platform from Paul Janicki: The open hardware DSP platform is a range of small boards that can be plugged together to give you a flexible platform for processing all sorts of audio signals. If you want a simple crossover, a custom USB soundcard and headphone...

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An open source 3D Scanner made with Raspberry Pi

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Boris Landoni from Open Electronics writes about a new open source 3D Scanner made with Raspberry Pi: This being said, we may move on to talk about our 3D scan approach, that consists in using a linear laser, that is, one capable of drawing a vertical line having a constant luminous intensity, and...

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OpenPnP build

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwmbz31pkSY[/embed] Tom Keddie posted a video showing his OpenPnP pick and place build.  

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Cherry MX keypad

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Dan Watson documented on his blog an open source Arduino-compatible Cherry MX keypad he designed using the ATmega32U4 microcontroller: The board that I designed includes four Cherry MX keys. I used MX Blues, but it is also compatible with other types such as Brown and Red. It's simply a matter...

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ViaConnect circuit board test tool

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

David Spinden writes, "Wanted to pass along an open source hardware circuit board tool that allows a person that has a circuit board that has vias for .1 inch headers, but has no headers to prototype for their idea. Using a spring contact, the ViaConnect attaches directly to the via....

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