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Projects

My Projects

  • I2C ADC Breakout

    A simple way to add a 12 bit ADC to any project using the I2C protocol. Built on the proven MCP3221 and MCP1541 pair this unit makes it very easy to take readings in 1mV steps (for even 500uV steps …

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  • Xbee Level Shifter

    This is a very handy unit, designed after many fruitless attempts at connecting multiple voltage level module together we decided to take the popular TXS and TXB line of ICs and create a breakout for them. Using the Xbee form …

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  • USB to Serial Xbee

    Having a need for a few USB to Serial/Xbee adapters I decided to create one that would have enough power for the Pro line (and the awesome Wifi boards SparkFun makes). Using the ever popular FTDI IC this breakout board …

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  • Expedition Trailer

    Another one of my hobbies(and passion) is camping, and with time ever so important these days I took it upon myself to build a small expedition trailer to make quick trips much easier! Inspired by some of the off-road expedition …

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  • GarData Aeroponics

    After tons of trial and error, combined with research and talking with various sources I settled on the Aeroponics form of Hydroponics. It is a great way to conserve water and energy while maintaining robust plants. The idea is to …

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  • CT Coil Interface

    The main purpose of this project is to provide an open source solution to non invasive energy monitoring. Basing our design off the Atmel 465 application note, we will use 2 analog front ends(3 for both phases of split phase) one …

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  • Install SiriProxy

    This tutorial is intended to be a primer and show newer users(of linux) how to install Ubuntu and set it up as a SiriProxy server running on a Virtual Machine on Windows 7. The most difficult part for new users …

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  • RelayPCB

    ISRelay is simply a basic breakout board for a mechanical relay. This board includes a reverse spike protection diode to contain the inductive spike which results when the magnetic field breakdowns in the coil of the relay. This design uses …

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  • Smart Relay PowerStrip

    Smart Relay PowerStrip is an easy to build "Power Tail" which allows the control of 2 mains outlets via relays. These relays are controlled by an atmega328 (so it is Arduino compatible) which allows us to connect communications modules to …

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  • Arduino RTC Turorial

    A very common need when dealing with Arduino projects is Time, and I always see questions about Arduino RTC usage. Keeping time is crucial for many projects, not just clocks 🙂 You can time processes down to the MS or control …

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  • arduino ph probe interface

    If you've ever wanted to make a pH meter out of an Arduino or RaspberryPi or to find the pH of a solution, needed to interface a pH probe or wanted to make your own pH sensor. This is an …

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