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Be more diligent with your analog and digital circuits outside the lab!

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When you're advertised free toolchains or free value-add, you're skeptical. Ninety-five percent of the time, you're correct, but does that mean the tool isn't worth it?

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Too bad I can’t fit a trip to Colorado into the schedule (or the budget). Bummer.
Excellent display of engineering. We makers sometimes forget about heat and long running issues. Nice to see a study like this.
Too bad this didn’t come out about 3 weeks ago. I’ve just done a project requiring a pair of sensors to determine a joint position by the…
I had this idea and you are executing it. This will be very helpful to the pokemon games to play at late nights. I downloaded pokemon go…
More mounting locations helps prevent rotation of the board w/o using stops on either side. Because the physical board is bigger, you are…
So, the breakout is “slightly more expensive” (yeah, 67% more!); I’m not saying that is unjustified, but what does it give you that would be…
Hey Arthur, I won’t argue with you since I’m sitting at a restaurant in rural Virginia on vacation. But, for your sake, I did want to…
That’s true! I used a cheap one, and only had a single calibration point in my sketch. It simply offsets the values. One thing I didn’t talk…
Another method for calibrating the thermocouple is to use known physical models in the environment. The simplest one is check it out in both…
Nice presentation. One comment, though: I not sure whether the IR non-contact thermometer is one of the lower-cost ones that measure at a…

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