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Merry Christmas!

Friday, December 25th, 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. May you find many PCBs and other electronics wizardry under your tree or pole. Remember, support is available on Christmas. Just give us a shout in the forum.

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On the first day of Taobao Christmas

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Taobao, the Chinese shopping site that combines eBay, Amazon, and Alibaba, recently got a lot easier for foreigners to use. As Sjaak documented in his Taobao buying adventures a few years ago, most foreigners use an agency that takes payment via Paypal, purchases your babies, and forwards them to you...

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Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. May you find many PCBs and other electronics wizardry under your tree or pole. Remember, support is available on Christmas. Just give us a shout in the forum.

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Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. May you find many PCBs and other electronics wizardry under your tree or pole. Remember, support is available on Christmas. Just give us a shout in the forum.

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Support is available on Christmas

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

I2C giving you the Christmas blues? Need help upgrading your new Bus Pirate or Logic Sniffer? Support is available on Christmas, just give us a shout in the forum. Happy holidays from everyone at Dangerous Prototypes!

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Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. May you find many PCBs and other electronics wizardry under your tree or pole. Remember, support is available on Christmas. Just give us a shout in the forum.

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Posted in Holiday | 3 Comments »

Welcome to (another) new server

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Happy holidays from everyone at Dangerous Prototypes! If you see this post, you've arrived at our new server. It has even more power to serve up new prototypes. This is also a test of the blog, Twitter, and Facebook integration. Support is available on Christmas, just give us a shout...

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Support is available on Christmas

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

I2C giving you the Christmas blues? Need help upgrading your new Bus Pirate or Logic Sniffer? Support is available on Christmas, just give us a shout in the forum. Happy holidays from everyone at Dangerous Prototypes!

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Santa’s ATtiny13 LED hat

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SwWcPmWhX_8#![/embed] Mark mounted ATtiny13 controlled Christmas LEDs into a santa cap: Here is the post demonstrating the circuit nicely mounted in an Altoids tin, powering lights I’ve put inside my Santa hat. Via comments.

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How to make a CheerLights controller with Arduino and ioBridge

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

CheerLights is an ioBridge Labs project that allows people's lights all across the world to synchronize, stay linked based on social networking trends. It's a way to connect physical things with social networking experiences and spread cheer at the same time. We are all connected. The Arduino is used to...

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Posted in Arduino, Holiday, web platforms | No Comments »

Christmas message display project

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Embedded lab has designed a Christmas message board using the PIC 16F688, an old printer power supply, BC547 transistors and LEDs.

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Christmas music on the Picaxe

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

If you need a quick source of canned Christmas music in a project, don't forget the Picaxe line of microcontrollers from Revolution Education. All Picaxe "M" chips have three Christmas tunes preprogrammed and playable using the PLAY command: Jingle Bells, Silent Night, and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer!

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Christmas postal delays from China

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Get your orders in now if you want Christmas gifts from Seeed Studio. The holidays are really busy for Hongkong Post, and mail from China can take up to 7 additional days. That means your orders from Seeed Studio will not get on the plane as quick as before.You will...

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Twistmas Tree

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Marisa tipped us to another interactive Christmas tree that uses Twitter. Alpay Kasal's Twistmas Tree uses Processing to scrape Twitter search results for keywords. Ornaments with holiday keywords blink when new search results are found. A netbook running Processing with Twitter4J is used for performing searches of predetermined holiday words...

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Free PCB Sunday: Hackable Christmas ornament

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

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 professionally-made PCBs from one of our past or future projects, or a related prototype. This week we're giving away free PCBs for the Hackable...

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Instructables version of the Hackable Christmas card

Friday, November 20th, 2009

The Instructables version of the Hackable Christmas card & ornament is up. Seeed has copies of the card as a surface mount kit for $12, or assembled for $15. The card is already being manufactured so it can be delivered ASAP. The Seeed stock numbers aren't accurate, less than 100...

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Prototype: Hackable LED Christmas card & ornament

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Holiday cards that blink and beep have always fascinated us. This is our hackable DIY version, made with an ATtiny13A and a few LEDs. Push the button to play a short light show in the tree. We're sending these to friends and family this year. It's a handmade, hackable gift,...

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Posted in Holiday, Prototypes | 20 Comments »

Free PCB Sunday: AVR holiday ornament

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

This week we're giving away free PCBs for an upcoming project, an AVR ATtiny13A-based holiday ornament and card. Later this week it'll be available at Seeed Studio assembled, and as a kit, both under $20 (shipped). The how-to article should be out on Tuesday or Thursday. We received and tested...

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Free PCB Sunday: AVR holiday ornament

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

This week we're giving away free PCBs for an upcoming project, an AVR ATtiny13A-based holiday ornament and card. Later this week it'll be available at Seeed Studio assembled, and as a kit, both under $20 (shipped). The how-to article should be out on Tuesday or Thursday. We received and tested...

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Posted in Free PCBs | 9 Comments »

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