Posts Tagged ‘Hardware’

Understanding Arduino UNO hardware design

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Yahya Tawil over at All About Circuits has published an article on Arduino UNO's electronic design and better understanding of its hardware: This article explains how Arduino works from an electronic design perspective. Most articles explain the software of Arduinos. However, understanding hardware design helps you to make the next...

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A development board for the STM32F042 TSSOP package

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Andy Brown designed a development board for the STM32F042 in the TSSOP20 package: Development board features USB. The 042 series supports USB and although 32Kb is not a lot of space to include a USB driver and your application logic it does make sense to hook up those USB data lines and...

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Hacking the HP Z800 Xeon motherboard into a standard case

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Andy Brown wrote an article detailing how to hack the HP Z800 Xeon motherboard into a standard case: I’m not one to give up in the face of a technical challenge and besides I’d just forked out a hundred notes on the board so the rest of this article will...

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Workshop Update May 14th, 2012

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Today and tomorrow we're preparing for the Bay Area Maker Faire this weekend.  Skot is going to display the DigitGrid project (show above) with us at Maker Faire. Stop by and check it out. The taco crawl is booming this year. Jeff from MighyOhm is coming. Will you be there?...

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Recent Comments

  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please