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World's first electronic-focusing glasses
posted September 6 2011 12:19.02 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is an interesting new invention. PixelOptics invented a new kind of lenses which can change focusing by applying electrical current. The new lenses have a thin layer of liquid...

[Link: pixeloptics]
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Tags: inventions   crystals   lcd   crazy photo/video   cool gadget   health & nature   pioneer   



LM386 based stereo audio amplifier with digital volume control
posted June 30 2011 18:17.47 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Raj from embedded-lab just informed me about his latest project upload. He made a stereo amplifier with 2 LM386 low voltage audio power amplifiers. What's cool about this project is...

[Link: embedded-lab]
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Tags: pic   microcontroller   amplifier   audio   electronic project   lcd   diy   music   








Reading temperature and humidity with a PIC micro
posted May 30 2011 20:08.05 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Raj from Embedded-lab informed me about his latest tutorial that he uploaded the day before. In this tutorial, he explains how can someone acquire data from the Sensirion temperature...

[Link: mbedded-lab]
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Tags: humidity   sensors   artistic   theory/tutorial   temperature   robot   pic   microcontroller   lcd   electronic project   



How to make custom characters for your LCD
posted April 11 2011 19:43.58 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Do you have a 2 by 16 or similar LCD and you want to know hot you can display simple drawings and smileys? The HD44780 is a very common character LCD display controller. If you have...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: electronic project   theory/tutorial   lcd   diy   microcontroller   pic   tips   



Bill explains how the LCD monitor works - must see video
posted March 17 2011 22:08.12 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Bill Hammack, the engineer guy, uploaded a new video. In this one, he breaks an LCD monitor apart, and explain how it works. He explains what the TFT is (Thin Film Transistor) and...

[Link: engineerguyvideo]
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Tags: physics   chemistry   lcd   led   monitor   computer peripheral hacks   theory/tutorial   how it works   








Altoids to test VGA/Audio functionality!
posted March 17 2011 20:22.12 by Giorgos Lazaridis




PIC16F84 is marked as "mature" from Microchip, yet Chris from pyroelectro seems that he has some of these oldies in stock. He informed me about this Audio/Visual tester box that he...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   lcd   diy   microcontroller   pic   tools   monitor   vga   tester   pc related   audio   



DIY IR multi-touch surface for LCD
posted March 14 2011 22:05.14 by Giorgos Lazaridis




About 3 months ago, i was working on a light touch sensor for my LCD that i reverse engineered (for my coffee maker machine :D ). But it failed to operate. The reason was that there...

[Link: Spritetm]
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Tags: electronic project   crazy hack   lcd   touch screen   diy   multitouch   microcontroller   arduino   computer peripheral hacks   monitor   infrared   



Interfacing a TV remote control to a PIC tutorial
posted February 15 2011 22:29.12 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Chris from Pyroelectro sent us his new project. Based on the PIC 18F452 microcontroller, he demonstrates how can someone make an IR receiver that receives commands directly from a...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: electronic project   lcd   diy   microcontroller   pic   wireless   








PIC - Digital Tachometer/RPM Counter
posted January 27 2011 19:49.43 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Chris from pyroelectro send us his latest project. Based on the PIC 18F452, he made a tachometer and RPM counter. An IR transmitter/receiver pair is connected to the microcontroller...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: electronic project   lcd   diy   microcontroller   pic   

















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