Category Archives: Microcontrollers

Matchbox Car v2 (fail)

PCB and schematic: Pictures of the built board: This PCB is pretty rough around the edges, I made it a few weeks ago with the intention of etching it at home but then decided to give OSHpark a go just … Continue reading

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Matchbox Car v1

This build consists of a tiny DC motors ripped from a pair of 9g servos, a h-bridge motor controller, an el-cheapo 8 bit pic and a 100mAh 3.7V LiPo battery. Circuit : (click schematic for pdf) Code: What’s coming next … Continue reading

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sure electronics LED dot matrix HT1632c Energia example

This LED array has been sitting in my room for months now so I decided to hook it up to an msp430g2553 and get it displaying stuff. I bought it from ebay from a chinese supplier called sure electronics. The … Continue reading

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Automated Plant Waterer

Here is a circuit diagram of the circuit shown in the video: This is the C program that runs on the dsPIC:

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