During elementary and high school I was quite into model rocketry, building and launching a number of model rockets. Most of them were bulit around commercially available rocket motors. At that time some of my colleagues were building their own …

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Today I spent quite some time figuring out how to set up a batch script to run before a bulid in a CooCox IDE. The script I wrote was to automatically change the bulid number of a program I am …

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So recently I wanted to generate two fast (40kHz), phase offset signals with Arduino. I have done various modes of PWM and PPM modulation before, but have not yet tried to generate phase offset signals. Actually there is only one …

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I recently had to programm a NEO-6 GPS receiver module for a friend of mine, that needed it to have a specific baudrate and specific NMEA sentences to be sent. The module was to be connected to a ham radio …

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There are many integrated circuit products available for the USB to serial (TTL or RS232) conversion on the market. Serial communication protocols like RS232, RS485, RS422, USART, UART, LIN are still commonly used in industrial and commercial applications where only …

USB to serial (TTL/RS232) converter comparison Read more »

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So today I figured I could update firmware on my ESP8266 to make it useful for work with the arduino uno. The problem with the original firmware is that the serial port baudrate is fixed at 115200 which is way …

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I recently did a presentatiton on Low-power Piezoelectric Micropump Driving Module at the MIDEM International ConferenceĀ  on Microelectronics, Devices and Materials. The module was developed at the Laboratory of Microsensor Structures and Electronics. Despite its small size the module is …

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