Posts Tagged ‘testing’

DC voltmeter test gadget

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

DuWayne posted an update on his test gadget project we covered previously: The picture shows the completed DCVM test gadget in 4 channel mode measuring the 3 voltages present on the headers used to connect the individual test gadgets.  I was running this off of the PC without the 12...

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Playing with a surplus E-ink module

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Sjaak @ writes: When I was in China last year I sourced a couple of small E-ink displays (GDEH0124S01) through Taobao. They were simple ones with 8 14 segment characters. After some searching on the Chinese website from the manufacturer I found the datasheet. It was by all means...

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Testing the Shinyei PPD42NS

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

From the comments on our Arduino dust sensor post,  KH writes: The sensor can obviously measure dust concentrations, it also has to be placed and set up properly, and it gives useful readings. For hobby users like most of us, obviously calibration to specific or absolute standards will be almost...

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Testing the new reduced-sized ICSP connector

Monday, December 17th, 2012

This week we received a batch of PCBs and amongst them was the latest revision of our USB TFT breakoutboard. This board is the first board that features a new ICSP footprint, which occupies less space on the PCB and should improve testing and programming times at Seeed. (more…)

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Posted in #liveupdates, demonstrations, Development, manufacturing, programmers, Prototypes, testing | 16 Comments »

Test buffer logic for Bus Blaster v3

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

A test buffer for the CPLD on the experimental Bus Blaster v3 is now available in the forum. The self test passed, but it needs more real-world testing. If you built a Bus Blaster v3 free PCB please give it a try and report how it went. Bus Blaster v3...

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Dangerous DSO part 5: Testing and conclusions

Friday, May 13th, 2011

It's the last day of our week-long Dangerous DSO adventure. Yesterday we simulated the analog front-end and found a few changes to test. First, we're going to increase the ADC buffer gain to 2. That should make vertical offset adjustment easier. Second, we're going to try a more refined input...

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Posted in Development, FPGA, oscilloscope, Prototypes | 17 Comments »

Bus Pirate v4 hardware self-test

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Bus Pirate v4 just passed the hardware self-test. A test firmware will be available soon. So far we've implemented: USB connection Main IO pins Hardware I2C On-board EEPROM, with I2C edit mode v4 hardware self-test Function button Extra axillary pins New LEDs Next we're going to address a bug in...

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Bus Pirate v4 firmware alpha – alive!

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Bus Pirate v4 is alive! Bus Pirate firmware v5.9 is running on the new Bus Pirate v4 hardware with direct PIC-based USB connection. It started out slow because USB support is hacked into replacements for the existing serial port functions, but the latest SVN version is working great. BPv4 doesn't...

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