Tag Archives: Arduino

Thank you heart

(This is a quick overview.  Proper build details will follow soon.) I wanted to put something nice in the window to say “Thanks!” to all the health care and other essential service workers who are keeping people safe and helping … Continue reading

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Analog joystick

I found this nice-feeling joystick for $2 at Goodwill, and thought it might make a good controller for an early demo of the LED wall display at the Northside Mini Maker Faire.  I’d originally planned to use a drum pad, … Continue reading

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Quickie 1-cell discharger

Wow – I wasn’t planning to make this.  But as I fantasized about just building a simple discharger while struggling with 1-cell problem on the big 18 cell discharge tester, it sounded too simple to resist.  I could get to … Continue reading

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Arduino 301 class post mortem

The 301 class went well, but far from perfectly.  Despite scheduling the class for 3 hours instead of 2, I was once again overly optimistic about what I could get covered, and left a lot undone. Of the original outline … Continue reading

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Supply voltage brinksmanship for sound modules

I’ve been working on two “3 volt” sound modules – a micro SD card module for the dollhouse and a from-scratch flash memory sampled sound playback device for the starter’s gun.  Neither one actually works on 3.3V.  So begins the … Continue reading

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