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Build Your Own Cheap Antenna Analyser

Ham radio is the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, etc. Developing a ham radio project may requires using an antenna analyser, a device that is used for measuring input frequency and impedance. There are many types of antenna analyzers such as Anritsu VNA Master, RigExpert, …

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WiFi-enabled Color LED Matrix using ESP8266 and WS2812 LEDs

Last Thursday I had a lot of fun doing a workshop at my college (UMass Amherst) where I taught students to use a Wi-Fi-enabled Color LED matrix combined with JavaScript programs to create animations displayed onto the LED matrix. The matrix is made of 5×7 WS2812 (Neo Pixel) LEDs. I’ve actually designed it two years …

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Recover Bricked ATtiny Using Arduino as high voltage programmer

Hi! Today I’ll explain you how to recover your bricked ATtiny microcontroller using your Arduino board. ATtinys are very popular due to their small form factor yet very powerful. While working with them you may accidentally brick the ATtiny. As arduino is extremely popular and really easy to use, I guess you have one or …

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Beginner-Friendly Two-Sided Development Board

MikroElektronika, the microcontroller development boards and accessory boards manufacturer, introduced a new development board for beginners and non-experts called Flip & Click. Flip & Click is a rapid prototyping tool that is an Arduino Due on one side, and four mikroBUS™ sockets on the other side. The first side, the blue side, is Arduino Due …

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