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Etch-a-sketch clock is indeed a good idea
posted May 19 2011 19:41.38 by Giorgos Lazaridis




I received today a notification from herctrap about an Arduino (what else) project. He sent me the link and bellow he marked "good idea". Youtube user fusionintech made this project...

[Link: fusionintech]
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Tags: etch-a-sketch   electronic project   clock   microcontroller   arduino   mechanical   games and fun   step motor   geek   



This is how you can reveal the WiFi in your town
posted May 17 2011 20:43.13 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This is an excellent idea! Three Scandinavian guys, Timo Arnall, Jørn Knutsen and Einar Sneve Martinussen managed to "reveal" the immaterial landscape of the WiFi networks around...

[Link: YOUrban]
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Tags: electronic project   microcontroller   wlan   wireless   games and fun   artistic   arduino   long exposure   crazy photo/video   creative   








Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) protocol explained
posted May 12 2011 19:46.34 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Two days ago, Raj from embedded-lab informed me about his latest article that he uploaded in his website. He wrote the theory regarding the I2C (spelled Ai squared C) protocol. If...

[Link: embedded-lab]
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Tags: theory/tutorial   electronic project   communication protocols   software   how it works   microcontroller   



Lego workers to quickly sort your pile of resistors
posted May 5 2011 20:17.18 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Petros, a friend of mine, sent me this interesting project that he stumbled upon. David from robotroom made an ohm-meter, which is connected with a PC and sends data to a .Net application...

[Link: robotroom]
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Tags: electronic project   diy   microcontroller   lego   crazy designs   



How to make a USB HID with PIC
posted April 21 2011 20:20.04 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Chris from pyroelectro have just uploaded a video demonstrating his latest PIC project. I was very excited to see such a project from him, as i know that he will have an awesome and...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: electronic project   diy   microcontroller   pic   computer peripheral hacks   usb   theory/tutorial   how it works   pc related   








Kenneths' nixie tube thermometer
posted April 17 2011 20:02.59 by Giorgos Lazaridis




I really like nixie tubes. As a matter of fact, i have already order myself some to experiment with and make some more artistic projects. This project that Kenenth made will help me...

[Link: kennethfinnegan]
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Tags: nixie   electronic project   diy   high voltage   microcontroller   avr   temperature   



A POV clock made with all off-the-shelf parts
posted April 14 2011 20:10.44 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Chris from pyroelectro informed me for another project upload. Look around you. Do you see some LEDs? A PIC microcontroller? A fan? Then let's make a POV clock! For those who...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: electronic project   clock   diy   microcontroller   pic   mechanical   



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   








Airsoft Gun IR controlled turret could fit on an IS1
posted April 2 2011 19:28.27 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Chris from pyroelectro informed me about his latest project. I received this email 2 days ago, but unfortunately due to lack of time i did not post any blog entries at all. Chris...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   diy   rc servo   microcontroller   pic   remote control (RC)   wireless   mechanical   games and fun   crazy designs   warfare   knives/guns   

















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