Free Elektor Circuit – An NE555 Watchdog Timer
Basic Electronics

Free Elektor Circuit – An NE555 Watchdog Timer

from an Idea by Wolfgang Borst (Germany) Virtually every modern microcontroller has a built-in watchdog. It prevents the microcontroller ‘hanging’ which may be the result of a programming error or an unforeseen operating condition, where, for example, the program becomes trapped in...

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A Hardware Watchdog HAT and Power Manager for Your Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi

A Hardware Watchdog HAT and Power Manager for Your Raspberry Pi

For anyone who loves the Raspberry Pi (I'd imagine everyone does), one of the greatest pain points during the use of it is related in one way or the other to Powering the Pi. From being able to find the right power supply for it, to be able to perform simple actions like resetting the Pi...

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The PiWatcher – A watchdog for the Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi

The PiWatcher – A watchdog for the Raspberry Pi

The PiWatcher is a very small board that helps you fully shut down or reboot a Raspberry Pi, in case of an incident or simply for power saving purposes. You can even program your PiWatcher to shut down and automatically reboot your Pi a few minutes or hours later. In essence, the...

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