Posts Tagged ‘device’

Simpleceiver Plus version 2 SSB transceiver

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

An update on Pete Juliano's (N6QW) Simpleceiver project we covered previously: Version 2 -- What is it? V2.0 is the Simpleceiver Plus SSB Transceiver Architecture with the following changes: A GRQP Club 9.0 MHz Crystal Filter is used in place of the homebrew 12.096 Four Pole Filter. This gives the...

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Controlling speakers with RADAR

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Speaker power controller made with a RADAR module from Scott Harden: I just finished building a device that uses RADAR to toggle power to my speakers when it detects my hand waiving near them! I have some crummy old monitor speakers screwed to a shelf, and although their sound is decent...

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Building a “$5 Forth computer” – first steps

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Ken Boak writes: In this post we look at a new MSP430 FRAM based device - the MSP430FR2433. It has 15K of FRAM, 0.5K of Info FRAM and 4K bytes of SRAM. As well as the memory, there are 3 serial communications interfaces, a multichannel 10 bit ADC and 3...

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Vodka vending machine

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Ben Armstrong made this cool Vodka vending machine project: Designed to dispense alcoholic beverages in night clubs this project was design and built by myself and another team mate. Arduino hardware was used to program the device which include a stepper motor, an infra red sensor, two solenoid valves, an...

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Telecine film digitisation

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

spanner888  writes: Finally got prototype working and have captured over 90,000 frames with promising results. Noticed along the way that SMD component tapes fit the 16mm film sprocket really well, so there is food for thought! Documenting an outline of build and all the useful stuff from around the web...

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Eidos sensory perception enhancing masks

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Here's a cool Eidos sensory augmentation device designed by Tim Bouckley, Millie Clive-Smith, Mi Eun Kim and Yuta Sugawara that lets you fine-tune your sight and hearing: A group of students from the Royal College of Art in London has developed headsets that allow the wearer to adjust their sight and hearing...

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