A Quick Overview of the Eltima Virtual Serial Port Driver
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A Quick Overview of the Eltima Virtual Serial Port Driver

If you have used some form of hardware especially those legacy ones or something like the Arduino and other embedded systems you must have come across the term Serial Port, FTDI chip, USB to Serial, or RS232 at some point. So what are those? Well, they mean the same thing - Serial...

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I²CDriver – An easy-to-use tool for controlling I²C devices
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I²CDriver – An easy-to-use tool for controlling I²C devices

I²CDriver is an easy-to-use, open source tool for controlling I²C devices. It works with Windows, Mac, and Linux, and has a built-in color screen that shows a live “dashboard” of all the I²C activity. It uses a standard FTDI USB serial chip to talk to the PC, so no special...

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The Chirp Explorer Board, a first for data-over-sound.
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The Chirp Explorer Board, a first for data-over-sound.

The Chirp Explorer Board is the first IoT prototyping platform that’s tailor-made from the ground up to explore the possibilities of acoustic data transfer. Built around the powerful Arm Cortex-M4 CPU with inbuilt DSP for optimised audio processing, it allows developers to quickly and...

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Credit Card Sized HMI Development Hardware
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Credit Card Sized HMI Development Hardware

Coinciding with the BT815 and BT816 advanced graphics controller ICs being ramped up into volume production, Bridgetek has introduced a series of accompanying entry-level development modules. Supporting a range of different display configurations, the compact (54.1mm x 85.60mm) VM816C...

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Extending I2C communication distance with the DS28E17
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Extending I2C communication distance with the DS28E17

App note from Maxim integrated about alternative method to extend I2C bus. Systems are increasingly requiring greater distances for I2C buses. This article explains how the DS28E17 can be used to extend the distance of I2C devices while decreasing cost. Extending I2C communication...

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I2C Encoder V2 – Connect multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus
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I2C Encoder V2 – Connect multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus

I2C Encoder V2 is a tiny smart board for connecting multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus and it's live on kickstarter. The I2C Encoder V2 supports various type of rotary encoder with one footprint: Standard mechanical encoder Illuminated RGB encoder Clickable rotary...

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SPI Isolation Board
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SPI Isolation Board

The isolated SPI module is designed for applications, where SPI signals need to be transferred over longer distances than usually. It is based on Linear’s LTC6820. The board is designed as two layer stack-up, with GND plane on the bottom layer and signal traces and components at the...

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A Compact Camera Using Raspberry Pi A+ And Adafruit TFT Display
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A Compact Camera Using Raspberry Pi A+ And Adafruit TFT Display

PiJuice at instructables.com designed an interesting compact camera project with raspberry pi. Raspberry Pi A+ is used in this project as it is the cheapest and smallest available Raspberry Pi. The real challenge in this kind of portable Pi projects is powering the Raspberry Pi. This...

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