jeanmarc78 writes, ” An interesting tutorial about PID which includes the description of a simple method to tune the P, I and D parameters” by Charles D. H. Williams It is important to have an intuitive feel for the ways that feedback … Read more
Category Archives: tutorials
GNURadio.org has been revamping their website, updating information on the latest release. As part of this process Marcus has posted a new seven part tutorial series on GNU Radio. “Our task is to build a beginner-level tutorial, which will then … Read more
Here’s a cool DIY cardboard laser piano by ElecFreaks: Hi Guys, today, ElecFreaks will show you a guide how to make a cardboard laser piano by yourself. By this way, I think you do not only could make piano , you can transform … Read more
Juan Chong has posted a detailed tutorial on how to cut out solder stencils for both ExpressPCB and EagleCAD designs on a laser cutter: In this post I’ll be going over how to cut out solder stencils for both ExpressPCB and … Read more
Shawon Shahryiar over at Embedded Lab talks about Atmel XMega in this tutorial: At present we have different families of XMega devices. Of these many we are focused toward the AU series only throughout this post and its following ones. I’ll explain later why … Read more
Christophe Alladoum has posted a tutorial on the IO Active Labs Research blog on the Java debug wire protocol and its insecurities. He explains, “In this post, I will explain the Java Debug Wire Protocol (JDWP) and why it is … Read more
Parallax has posted an updated tutorial on using the I2C library when programming using Propeller C. This example relies on Simple Libraries in the (5/14/2014) Learn folder or later. Check Parallax Propeller library updates to download the code.
Russell is interested in working with FPGAs. He’s developed an educational website: www.nandland.com. “It’s an educational website for people interested in learning about FPGAs and ASICs, mostly by focusing on VHDL and Verilog tutorials and examples. I have written all … Read more
Luca Dentella has published the last part of his tutorial explaining how to develop Android applications that “talk” with embedded devices using Bluetooth. The tutorial covers basic tasks like enabling/disabling the phone’s Bluetooth adapter to advanced ones like using separate … Read more
Raj of Embedded Lab has a series of chipKIT tutorials. This 4th project of a series will show you how to build a digital light meter using the chipKIT Uno32 board and the BH1750 digital light sensor: A light meter … Read more
If you’re a GNU Radio user you know that most of the functions you need are contained the stock group of GNU Radio blocks. However, there are times when you may want to code up a custom block to perform … Read more
The NRF24L01+ is a popular wireless communications module from Nordic that interfaces well with MCU applications. In this detailed video tutorial, Kevin Darrah outlines how to use it with the Arduino. Source code is available from Kevin Darrah’s website.
Solid state drives (SSD) are gaining in popularity, particularly as components costs and machine form factors continue to shrink. In this article from Linux Journal online magazine, Brian Trapp gives an in depth presentation on the current state of SSD’s … Read more
Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing or OFDM is a method of encoding digital data on multiple carrier frequencies. At this presentation from them recent FOSDEM 2014 conference in Brussels, Martin Braun explained the use of GNU Radio software and an SDR transceiver … Read more
Electro Labs has posted a detailed tutorial on why and how to use bypass capacitors: You may have heard about the phenomenon of bypassing in circuits, however, we may not have sufficient knowledge of how to apply this technique in real circuits. … Read more
Carl informs us that the Hackshed crew has added a tutorial on building a 4-bit binary adder in CPLD as part of their ongoing CPLD beginner’s guide. Via the contact form.
Jonathan Valvano, professor at The University of Texas at Austin informs us of his upcoming embedded systems course. Myself and Professor Yerraballi are teaching a course this semester in collaboration with edX called UT.6.01x Embedded Systems: Shape the world. It … Read more
Raj over at Embedded Lab has just finished a new Pulse Meter project based on chipKIT Uno32 and Easy Pulse sensor: This is a third project in our chipKIT tutorial series and today we are going to construct a simple pulse … Read more
Richard Harris has produced a series of video tutorials on how to build a low cost micro CNC machine that uses old floppy drives for the movement. The video above is 10 in the series, if you would like to build you … Read more
John Boxall over at Tronixstuff has a series of Arduino tutorials. This chapter fifty-five of a series will show you how to use the SIM900 GSM modules with Arduino: The goal of this tutorial is to illustrate various methods of interaction … Read more