Don3

Member Since: February 11, 2009

Country: United States

Profile

Bio

Fun kind of engineer. I’m into embedded and making things work.

Role

I create software for spacecraft

Programming Languages

C, C++, assemblers, Perl.

Universities

U of Iowa

Expertise

Embedded Systems

Interests

Embedded Systems. Fun things for people to do. I play piano.

Websites

www.azlaborlaw.com

  • I’d sure like to see an update to this board. Not sure what encouragement I might offer to the Sparkfun team, but it would sure be neat.

  • I think a live webcam feed from the manufacturing floor of Sparkfun is the best idea I have heard in a long time.

  • Quite an adventure! Good luck! I would suggest taping a second formatted micro SD card (and maybe a third…) inside the box for emergency backup. I have had a couple data loggers fail because of SD card failure. Other than that, your design looks pretty good. Looking forward to seeing your data.

  • You need to check out: http://www.invensense.com/mems/gyro/documents/RM-MPU-9150A-00.pdf I’m sure the Spark folks will post this in a bit

  • My understanding also is that the three resistors are 5K

  • For Windows 7:
    Go ahead and install X-CTU. On the shortcut to it, right click to get properties. On the Compatibility tab, click “Run this program in compatibility mode for:” and from the drop down list select “Windows XP (Service Pack 3)”