MCC 118 – 100kS/s Stackable DAQ HAT For Raspberry Pi
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MCC 118 – 100kS/s Stackable DAQ HAT For Raspberry Pi

Measurement Computing Corporation (MCC) has released a $99 measurement DAQ (Data acquisition system) HAT for the Raspberry Pi. It is highly optimized for single point and waveform voltage. MCC claims their board allows greater accuracy with high resolution. It has much faster sample...

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An introduction to GPIO Settings
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An introduction to GPIO Settings

Working with microcontrollers means managing GPIO pins at some point. Many configurations have been developed for modern microcontrollers which can lead to some “fancy” terms that may confuse programmers. Its important to understand all of this to avoid confusion and errors while...

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BML GPIO-14 USB Board for PCs
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BML GPIO-14 USB Board for PCs

BML project for using a $2 FTDI FT260Q for adding 14 bits of GPIO to any PC via USB with no device drivers required. Ever miss the simple days of using a PC’s LPT1 parallel port to bit-bang GPIO over 8 output pins and 4 input pins of the DB-25 connector? I sure do. My first design...

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Three Ways to Make Arduino Works As A USB/TTL Converter
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Three Ways to Make Arduino Works As A USB/TTL Converter

Even if you have years working with electronics, you will still find some simple hacks that you never thought about before. Personally and to save money, when I was a student with a very limited budget I knew that my Arduino UNO can work as a USB/TTL(serial) converter. I used to remove...

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Robust C Library and Utility for GPIO sysfs Interface in Linux
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Robust C Library and Utility for GPIO sysfs Interface in Linux

by Derek Hildreth - Technologic Systems This comprehensive and easy to read example C code is designed to work alone or included as a library for dealing with general purpose I/O via the sysfs interface in Linux.  It can easily be applied to any computer which utilizes the GPIO...

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Low-Cost FPGA With Reconfigurable Electronics Feature
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Low-Cost FPGA With Reconfigurable Electronics Feature

Iolinker is a cheap 64 FPGA board with a MachXO FPGA that functions as a dynamically configurable IO matrix. Its main functionality, besides IO extension, is to dynamically set up a matrix of GPIO connections, that allow direct pass-through of high-frequency signals. Circuits can thereby...

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ESP8266 controlled with Android app (MIT App Inventor)
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ESP8266 controlled with Android app (MIT App Inventor)

Rui Santos from Random Nerd Tutorials tipped us with his latest tutorial on how to build an Android app using the MIT App Inventor software that allows you to control the ESP8266 GPIOs: ESP8266 controlled with Android app (MIT App Inventor) -...

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How to Control ESP8266 GPIO using Android App
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How to Control ESP8266 GPIO using Android App

This video will guide you to control gpio of esp8266 from android app in details. so that you can build your first home automation project easily. How to Control ESP8266 GPIO using Android App -...

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