Rupert Hirst writes: For a while now, I have been toying with the idea of modifying a transcriber foot pedal into a programmable HID device. This could be useful for those complicated keyboard macros , Push to Talk or even for a more natural feel in racing type games, although not with proportional control. Your […]
Martin Melchior has been experimenting with switch-selectable configurations for a TP-Link TL-WR703n router. The setup allows for quick changes in configuration dictated by changes in location or circumstances. It allows the router’s use as a Ethernet to WiFi bridge (Access point), since it’s handy to have your own WiFi at a friend’s house or hotel; […]
If you were fortunate enough to score one of the HackRF Jawbreaker SDR boards from Michael Ossmann, you may have noticed the board has an SMA antenna connector as well as a built-in PCB antenna (intended for operation near 900 MHz). Ossmann recommends that you disable the on-board PCB antenna if you intend to use […]
Siklosi mega-sized his IR Toy with a second wide-angle LED from an old remote. In certain situations the LEDs will compete for current and one will dominate, but Siklosi’s video test (after the break) shows them both working pretty well. Grab a regular IR Toy for $20, including worldwide shipping.
Here’s a DIY, potrable version of the USB IR Toy. It runs the same firmware and bootloader as the IR Toy, but has a few changes: smaller than the original USB IR Toy full integration in a tiny case four IR LEDs for increased range it can be powered with a 9V battery, making it […]