Category Archives: electronics

TI Unleashed the Revolution (Palm Sized) – BeagleBone

BeagleBone is a new development board from TI in the BeagleBoard Series. This brings nearly the same power of the other Beagleboards right into palm of your hand. This board contains the AM335x Family of Sitara Arm(r) Cortex-A8 processor. Here are some vitals about this … Continue reading

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Bread Board Tips and Tricks: Beginner to Proficient(Incomplete!!)

## NOTE: This tutorial is still incomplete however we would like your Thoughts to flow In and help us out We have all used breadboards, or those who plan to jump into the fascinating world of electronics need to know … Continue reading

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Audioino: Arduino programmable via sound card

Here’s a unique way to program an Arduino chip: using your computer’s sound card! Chris from the hobby-roboter forum provides the details on this amazing hack in his forum post.The process simply requires the Atmega168 to be programmed with Chris’ special audio … Continue reading

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Inflatable Antenna from GATR

We came across the remarkable innovation that makes it possible to have remote stalactite communication and still has portable infrastructure. GATR Technologies has developed an antenna that can fit right into your backpack. This is an inflatable 1.2-metre satellite antenna … Continue reading

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MMA8453Q Accelerometer Breakout – Update

We had built the MMA8453Q accelerometer breakout board. We could not test it since long.For the Circuit we followed what the Datasheet said: We only had to map it to our pin Configuration as stated earlier.For testing we used the Famous … Continue reading

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MMA8453Q Accelerometer Breakout – Soldering can be Art

Check out the Update: MMA8453Q Accelerometer Breakout – Update Well we have been busy all this time so you see not much of blog activity. However our pursuit on creativity continues.We were trying out the Freescale’s new Accelerometer MMA8453Q which we procured recently.The problem … Continue reading

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MSP430 with FRAM: Break Through in Microcontroller World

We received an Astounding news that TI has been successful able to combine FRAM Technology into one of the world Lowest power microcontroller MSP430. We knew about the verifiability of FRAM earlier but combining it with the Microcontrollers adds a whole new dimension to it. Source: TI Website … Continue reading

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Open Source Hardware Logo Usage

We got a few picture and templates for using the OSHW logo.However we wanted to make the Logo on PCB and various other things that we keep making. So we found some good Source:http://www.openhardwaresummit.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=421 Here we got the following to … Continue reading

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LM3914 based voltage measurement

We were trying to investigate a simple way to make a representative LED output from a given input voltage. Basically this was intended to be a quick checker for the Battery we use in the Offline Inverters. We found that LM3914 was a low part count Bar … Continue reading

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Opens Source Hardware Logo Selected

The Open Source Hardware Revolution about which we published some time back. Well now the logo for the hardware platforms that would follow this resolution has been finalized. Source: Open Hardware Another one without the Text – useful to generate … Continue reading

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