Category Archives: Projects

Laser cut carboard planetary gear

Build Info: Gears made using the gear extension in inkscape. The inside gear or ring gear was also made with this extension but I inverted it. I’ll be making a video tutorial on how to do this in the near … 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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NRF24L01+ development board

This development board is based on the PIC18F45k50 which will communicate with a PC via USB. Example code will be posted in the coming weeks. The PICKIT to FFC adapter adapter board artwork and eagle files are available here. The … Continue reading

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Tenma 72-7735 DMM: Serial interface with Python

The Tenma 72-7735 is a lower end DMM that comes with quite a few handy features including an opto-isolated serial output. This serial communication is over a cable with a male db-9 rs-232 serial connector on one end and a … Continue reading

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