Jun 13, 2013 by Atmega Editor
I spent part of an afternoon developing a hardware RSS reader (most of my time was spent on the python side of things).
It’s pretty simple and uses an AVR...
Jun 12, 2013 by Atmega Editor
The goal of our project is to create a VGA video adapter. This “homemade video card” should be able to connect to any monitor that subscribes...
Apr 14, 2013 by Atmega Editor
LCDs are often used in microcontroller projects. Most used are these green character displays with two or more rows to display menus, status or debug messages. With mass...
Apr 1, 2013 by Atmega Editor
The Network Time Protocol (NTP) has revolutionized the world. Suddenly one could have anywhere in the world accurate time and date. NTP is a simple UDP based protocol...
Mar 27, 2013 by Atmega Editor
This hack shows how to make a dumb terminal out of a keyboard, LCD screen, and an 8-bit microcontroller. From time to time, a portable dumb terminal can be handy for...
Mar 26, 2013 by Atmega Editor
The reason for making this project is that I was always fascinated by Conways Game of Life. It’s a great demonstration of the fact that simple things with a very...
Mar 24, 2013 by Atmega Editor
This is a projected that I finished development on over a year ago and I’m just now getting around to documenting it. I wanted to program Tetris from scratch and make...
Mar 13, 2013 by Atmega Editor
AVR SED1520 Library
This is a C-library for avr-gcc/avr-libc to access SED1520-based graphics-LCDs. The modules used to develop the library only support “write to...
Mar 6, 2013 by Atmega Editor
Our project consists of making a reflow soldering device using a normal toaster oven with a graphical LCD display for control and GUI. Soldering is an...
Feb 18, 2013 by Atmega Editor
Lets have some practice and write simple AVR LCD menu routine. For this we need to write LCD control library. I decided not to use one from AVRLIB. LCD controlling...
Feb 16, 2013 by Atmega Editor
Controlling numeric LCD isn’t so tricky as it may look like. O course you can find numbers of LCD libraries. One of more universal you can find in AVRLIB library...
Feb 14, 2013 by Atmega Editor
For measuring motos speed there can Optical interrupter used like H21A1. This is a device where IR LED and photo-transistor is coupled in to plastic housing. The gap...
Feb 12, 2013 by Atmega Editor
Standard alphanumeric LCD display controlled by 74HC164 LCD controller can accept 8 bit data bytes or 4 bit nibbles. Earlier my 4 bit and 8 bit LCD libraries were split...
Feb 8, 2013 by Atmega Editor
During spare time I have been playing with graphical LCD. This time I decided to display simple signals that are stored in microcontroller memory. The idea was to read...
March 5th, 2014
I hate articles titled "Ten ... myths debunked." I would have to start by listing a round number of [...]
March 4th, 2014
This project was my take on a DIY visual impairment aid that uses haptic and sound feedback. Basical[...]
March 3rd, 2014
Electromagnetic door locks can be very easily implemented to almost any entry or security system.
March 2nd, 2014
Have you ever heard of TFT LCD screens? They are great ways to display information from your Arduin[...]
March 1st, 2014
I and my friends like to have fun in summer. We like to fool around with music when we are camping. [...]
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