A Full Motion Home Simulatorby Walter Noon Go “virtually” anywhere with your own homebrew flight simulator.
MakerPlot — The DIY Software Kit ... Part 7by John Gavlik, Martin Hebel Be introduced to MakerPlot’s best kept secret: the Logs(Debug) Immediate window.
Build the BaTESLA Coilby Matthew Bates How would of Nikola Tesla designed his famous coil if he had been able to access modern day electronic parts? Here’s one idea.
The Dryer Minderby Jim Lacenski While originally created for a specific purpose, this basic “notification” circuit can be implemented in many different applications.
The Decade Box Revisitedby Frank Muratore Decade boxes allow users to dial in precise amounts of electrical resistance to be inserted into a circuit they’re designing. Original boxes had faceplates with the values printed on them, but extra math was always involved. Here’s a handy update to that reliable piece of equipment.
PICAXE Primer by Ron Hackett PICAXE-Pi Communications — Part 2 We’ll continue with our PICAXE-Pi communications experiments, and cover the basic techniques that can be used to send a PICAXE ADC reading to the Pi from any analog sensor we choose.
Open Communication by Louis E. Frenzel Software-Defined Radios Everywhere. Virtually all radios today — cell phones and Wi-Fi WLAN, for example — are software-defined radios. Find out exactly what SDRs are and how they work.
Smiley’s Workshop by Joe Pardue The Arduino Classroom. Arduino 101/Chapter 4: Digital Input ... Pushbuttons. Learn how to design circuits with pushbuttons and how to utilize them to get your system to take action when they are pressed (or not).
The Design Cycle by Fred Eady Total Eclipse of the Cross Compiler The BeagleBone Black and Raspberry Pi are different in many ways. They are also alike in many ways. However, when it comes to programming them, the equalizer appears in the form of a Linux-based GNU cross compiler toolchain running under the umbrella of an Eclipse IDE.