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April 30, 2012
News - November Caption Contest
about 7 months ago
Who wants to see my light saber?
News - October Caption Contest
about 8 months ago
What, Me Worry?
- Pete E. Neuman
News - Home of Tomorrow
about 10 months ago
Nice 3’s Company reference; so very clever of you.
News - Designing a control syste…
I was hoping it was a bit more specialized to the task…
Always on the lookout for good tools.
If you need to do timing diagrams, you may wish to check out this tool:
What tool did you use to produce the Arena State Logic state diagram?
Tutorial - BadgerHack - Retired
In the section “Your First Badger Hack,” you should place a comment above the first delay statement telling users what that delay is for. Right after printing out “Hello world,” we changed the string to something longer and were confused for a bit why only so much text scrolled by before disappearing.
Also, the comment above the scrollText call says to scroll 2 times but the parameter passed is a 1.
We got copies at the 2015 AVC workshop and really like them. I expect they might be offered for sale at some point. Some better documentation of the Sparkfun_LED_8x7 (so you don’t have to open up the header or source files) just to play around would be much appreciated by casual users.
I have v.1.6.3 and replacing the boards.txt file did work. Maybe that helps in identifying the issue and solution.
News - The Race to the Bottom: L…
about a year ago
Yes, dougal is correct about 120V AC is the rms voltage.
The power formula being used: power = Vrms*Irms only works if the load is resistive.
I’m expecting in this case that the power factor is not 1. You would want to hook up a scope w/current probe to look at the phase angle between the voltage and current signals.
I would be surprised if the power number on the bulb is not correct. I expect someone, even as a write this, is plugging some bulbs into a lamp socket, which is in turn plugged into one of those socket watt meters like the Kill A Watt, and verifying the numbers.
News - April Caption Contest
about a year ago
Heard from outside the trailer after Shawn’s gotten his next generation Redboard idea praised by Atmel:
I haven’t had an orthodox career, and I’ve wanted more than anything to have your respect. The first time I didn’t feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can’t deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me!
News - New Product Friday: Elast…
about 2 years ago
Q: How do you pronounce MIPI?
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