Breaking the Arduino Speed Limitby Bob Davis Just how fast can you push the Arduino platform before it releases that magic smoke? Very fast, actually.
MakerPlot — The DIY Software Kit ... Part 6by John Gavlik, Martin Hebel See how to have MakerPlot send info to your micro of choice to control the firmware’s setpoint using a “slider”.
Build an Inexpensive 12 volt/12 amp Modern Digital Solar Charge Controllerby Ron Newton This reader-requested solar controller for charging 12 volt lead-acid batteries is very simple to build and will help keep your batteries in tip-topped off shape.
A Multi-Stage High Speed Input Monitorby John Mastromoro This neat little device will help you make those close calls in high speed competitive events.
A Unique LED Clockby Craig Lindley Just when you thought there were no more cool electronic clocks to build, this Arduino-controlled version showed up.
Techknowledgey by Jeff Eckert Events, Advances, and News Topics to read about this time include squeezing out leakage; faster, cheaper SSD; a real crock; plus some other interesting stuff.
The Spin Zone by Jon McPhalen More Shifty Business Expanding quadrature encoder inputs using the 74x165.
Smiley’s Workshop by Joe Pardue The Arduino Classroom — Chapter 3: How an Arduino Program Works Get introduced to the basic concepts of an Arduino program, then use those concepts to keep counts and times so you can blink some LEDs in a pattern.
Near Space by L. Paul Verhage A New Airframe Design for Near Spacecraft — Part 3 Securing the more expensive internals of a near spacecraft to the airframe is the final — and perhaps most important — step in finishing the new design.
The Design Cycle by Fred Eady Setting Up Linux With Bones is a Piece of Pi I'm a Microchip PIC kind of guy. However, when it comes to Linux, almost any flavor will do. The Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black are getting lots of press. So, instead of deciding whether to bake a Pi or walk the Dog, we are going to do both. In this installment of Design Cycle, we will make the crust and put a leash on the Dog.