Tag Archives: open source

RGBW LED Controller v3.1

The new RGBW LED Controller is here! The video above shows some of the things it can do, but here is a list of improvements: IRLB8721PBF MOSFET’s – More power! Double sided and thicker board traces More output headers Cleaner … Continue reading

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One Square Inch of Goodness

So a while ago I discovered that I needed a microcontroller in a really tight space. I tried an ATmega328P PU (DIP package), but try as I may, It would not fit. The answer? The ATmega328P AU (TQFP) this is … Continue reading

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i Get a charge out of this!

I had a post a while back on charging an iDevice (iPhone, iPad, iPod) and talked about and showed a schematic for the charging circuit. This design is based (and the schematic is almost exact!) off of Ladyada’s Reverse engineering … Continue reading

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RGBW LED Controller

Control your blinky! Hi everyone, I am happy to announce that I have completed my RGBW LED controller kit and it is now for sale!┬áThis kit is a LED controller that features an embedded ATmega328 with an Arduino bootloader for … Continue reading

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Automation Intro

I wanted to give a tour/crash course on automation systems, so I put together a video showing some of what an automation system can do. I ran through everything kind of fast, so I will do more videos getting into … Continue reading

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