A how-to on building a tracking generator using off-the-shelf components by Kerry Wong: In this blog post, I will show you how to build a 0 to 5.8 GHz tracking generator for the HP 8566B 100 Hz to 22 GHz spectrum … Read more
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Kenneth Finnegan writes, “In this installment of the “How to Build a Repeater” series, I explain the concept of a simplex repeater and how to assemble one out of an Argent Data ADS-SR1 and a Motorola Maxtrac. Thanks again to … Read more
KF5OBS writes, “In this video I’m showing how to generate a PWM signal that’s behaving proportionally to analog control signal.” Details at KF5OBS’ blog.
Tutorial on the theory, design and characterization of a CMOS transimpedance amplifier from The Signal Path: In this episode, Shahriar and Shayan discuss the design and characterization of a deceptively simple CMOS inverter-based transimpedance amplifier. The the large and small … Read more
A detailed guide on designing a CPU in VHDL by Domipheus: This is part of a series of posts detailing the steps and learning undertaken to design and implement a CPU in VHDL. Previous parts are available here, and I’d recommend … Read more
Oskar’s tutorial on how to patch the USB Infrared Toy driver into LIRC sources. Get detailed instructions on github. You can get IR Toy v2 for $22.05, including world wide shipping.
Jatinder writes, ” I have a done a video about a contactless payment (NFC) ring that I have made. The video talks about NFC antenna coil design and how I used the concepts to make the wearable ring.” Via the … Read more
Want to add this on your car? Check out Eddie Zarick‘s video on how to install a pressurized water system on your car bumper: A step by step guide to me cutting up my 15′ Wrangler and installing some running … Read more
Dany over at Elecfreaks writes: If you are an electronics enthusiast, and also fond of programming, I would be very glad to share with you an Android BLE application development method, so you can integrate the phone and MCU to … Read more
An article on a DIY 30 watt stereo amplifier circuit by Ron Hoffman over at Gadgetronicx: The Stereo Amplifiers are quite handy in places where we need to amplify the input signals to make it audible for all. Weather it was a … Read more
A DIY 3D Printer built out of reused electronic parts by mikelllc, an instructables here: This project describes the design of a very low budget 3D Printer that is mainly built out of recycled electronic components. The result is a small format printer for … Read more
Antscran over at the 430h forum posted a how-to on using an Android phone and voice commands to control a MSP430G2553: In this tutorial I will demonstrate a MSP430 voice control over Bluetooth, using a HC06 Bluetooth module. I will … Read more
Matt Mets of Blinkinlabs shared a tutorial on making solder paste stencils quickly by hand: This is a truly quick and dirty method for making solder masks, and is nice because it only requires a few hand tools. It’s great … Read more
Kathy Yang writes, “We may often encounter such situation as bootloader falls off when using Arduino, this thing can freak us out especially when we got no bootloader tools on hand. So what shall we do? Here we’ll introduce a … Read more
Rupert Hirst of RunAwayBrainz writes: Surface mount component removal can often be tricky. With a little thought, and a piece of copper wire, small components can now be safely and cleanly removed, without damage to either the component or PCB … Read more
WayneAndLayne is doing a series of short Kicad tutorials. This next tutorial in the series will show you how to use autorouter: Routing, the process of connecting all the pads of a printed circuit board (PCB) layout, can be a time-consuming … Read more
Part One – Resistive bridge basics: Bridge circuits are a time-honored way to make accurate measurement of resistance and other analog values. This article covers the basics of bridge circuits and shows how to use them to make accurate measurements … Read more
Here’s a short Kicad tutorial by Wayne and Layne: PCB edges An important part of designing a PCB is to clearly indicate the outline of the board, so the board house will know how to cut your boards apart. Most … Read more
This video discusses electrical overstress of analog integrated circuits.
Make Magazine has a tutorial on the OpenERP enterprise resource planing tool. It’s a project manager for tracking a project from an idea to fulfillment. The tutorial runs through one project example and explains how to setup all the steps … Read more