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Macrofab Pick and Place (PnP) – musings

I have been doing some PCB SMT design using pcb-rnd with a goal of using a board assembly shop. My current, semi-commercial, project will simply have too much volume to consider self-assembly. I’ll do a few prototypes but that is … Continue reading

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STX-882 / SRX-882 Radio Testing

I recently did some testing of the STX-882 433HHz transmitter and the SRX-882 433MHz receiver and, after additional tests, updated my original findings. I tested line-of-sight along a road. I performed two tests using Arduino NANOs and two laptops, shown … Continue reading

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Arduino Teaches Old Coder New Tricks

In September, 2012, my article of this title was published by Linux Journal magazine. A blog version of the article is below. Background The first significant electronic circuit that I designed and implemented was in 1973 and consisted of several … Continue reading

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