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MCUs a dying Breed (eg.Arduino...

Are MCUs a dying Breed (eg.Arduino......Propeller .... Picaxe)


How would you react if I were to predict that by the end of this year our favourite microprocessors would only exist as a Ghost in the works.......


Background :-

Here is a simple upgrade for the Raspberry Pi camera. STL files Here :- Thingiverse_Chiprobot Although the stock lens is sharp ..... it lacks that spycam … Read more

Heads up :- Official Hackaday Prize entry - Odds of project landing in quarterfinals (top 50): one in 8.9

Just a heads up to inform everyone that the "Voting" has started on  The Hackaday Prize

Caution:- Dont get caught by the winning prize (its metaphorical) :-


"To Win a trip to space"

That's right, one hardware hacker will get a trip into space as the grand prize. There are incredible top prizes for the other four finalists, and hundreds of other rewards for the most interesting submissions.

Measures my Heart activity on a FPGA chip
At Last I have been able to experiment with my  terasic Deo_Nano FPGA Development Board. It uses an Altera Cyclone IV, EP4CE22F17C6N, FPGA chip. My example above … Read more

RFID Keylock - RBBB Propeller

Continued......... Video explains the details ....including the painstaking job of finding the right house wires....ekkk

Removed the "Elfish PC" as its needed on another project.........

..... Replaced with a super cool RBBB Propeller board M44D40 found on the parallax forum, for 20 dollars.

I choose this board because of its size and simplicity (it has to fit inside my RFID box) .

A picture is worth a 1000 words.  I have started to document all of the important settings of the Raspberry Pi  Pi NoIR camera. As I am pretty impressed by its … Read more
Designed for the Veyron 24 Servo Controller and Software
We all know that the "Veyron" is a super cool Bugatti Automobile..... until now.... What I present here is the Veyron24  complete with Full Plastic … Read more
Changes resistance when compressed
You may remember an article I wrote with regards to this Conductive Ink Indigogo campaign It has arrived and I am well pleased with the quality and uses it can be … Read more
You might remember an earlier post I made with regards to a Robert Murray Smith Indigogo campaign , btw thanks to any of you LMRians for contributing, he exceeded … Read more
Pushes 3Kgs/sec/cm in a straight line
This is a new Gear motor version of my previous Linear Servo actuator. It is a custom 3D printed Linear Servo actuator for activating a lever or push/pulling … Read more