C.H.I.P. vs Pi Zero: Which Sub-$10 Computer Is Better?
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C.H.I.P. vs Pi Zero: Which Sub-$10 Computer Is Better?

David Scheltema @ makezine.com compares the C.H.I.P computer with Pi Zero to find our which is the best option for your next project: Now that there are two capable, sub-$10 computers for Makers — the $5 Pi Zero and the $9 C.H.I.P. — the debate will rage online over which board...

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Solar powered Particle Photon environment monitor
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Solar powered Particle Photon environment monitor

FutureSharks @ github.com has another great project on it's repository, it's a solar powered particle photon enviroment monitor. Here is the Photon code and hardware details to build a solar powered environment monitor. It uses a combo module of 3 separate sensors that are read via...

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HiFi Passive Preamp
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HiFi Passive Preamp

FutureSharks @ github.com has build a very nice HiFi passive preamplifier controlled by an Arduino board. It has the following features: Volume control and input selection via encoder and Apple remote. Uses a 256 step R2R relayed based attenuator. Completely...

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MagSpoof – Wireless credit card/magstripe spoofer
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MagSpoof – Wireless credit card/magstripe spoofer

MagSpoof is a device that can spoof/emulate any magnetic stripe or credit card you currently own. It can work "wirelessly", even on standard magstripe/credit card readers, by generating a strong electromagnetic field that emulates a traditional magnetic stripe card. Note: MagSpoof...

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ESP8266 Weather Station
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ESP8266 Weather Station

blog.squix.ch has published there code for a ESP8266 based weather station. More details here: It is not yet working as smoothly as I want it to work but maybe some of you can help me getting rid of the nasty issues that were bugging me for the last few weeks. The README on github...

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Raspberry Pi tutorial: Use SSH to in order to remote control your Raspberry Pi
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Raspberry Pi tutorial: Use SSH to in order to remote control your Raspberry Pi

SSH protocol can be very useful if we want to remote control our Raspberry Pi. I am using a Raspberry Pi A+ board in this video but you can use any Raspberry Pi board you like. So far, when we wanted to use our Raspberry Pi, we were using a keyboard, a mouse and a monitor via the...

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Microcontrollers with USB interface are common, but…
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Microcontrollers with USB interface are common, but…

FTDI.FT-X series USB to serial bridges can be still reasonable option even for today. Microcontrollers with USB interface are common nowadays. Manufacturers provide source codes for USB device classes like CDC, HID, Mass storage and DFU. . Even in this case, programming USB...

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Contactless Infrared Thermometer (Pyrometer) using MLX90614 and MSP430
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Contactless Infrared Thermometer (Pyrometer) using MLX90614 and MSP430

mcs.uwsuper.edu has build a contactless thermometer based on MLX90614 sensor and MSP430 mcu. The device is designed for contactless measuring and monitoring temperature of objects. It is built on Melexis MLX90614 sensor and can measure temperatures in the range from -70°C to +380°C...

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