CIF CF02 Reflow Oven Upgrade to Zallus Learning Controller

CIF CF02 Reflow Oven Upgrade to Zallus Learning Controller

Posted Friday 09 December 2016 23:31 Page View Counter 157

For the past four years, we have been using a CIF CF02 reflow oven to reflow and cook our circuit boards which we sell on www.abelectronics.co.uk and for our own projects. The oven initially needed a lot of tweaking to get a reliable reflow process...

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Knowlton Chruch Night Photography Trip

Knowlton Chruch Night Photography Trip

Posted Tuesday 22 November 2016 23:27 Page View Counter 69

After a busy day building Raspberry Pi boards, we took a drive tonight to Knowlton Church and earth works to try to get some night time photos with the stars behind the Norman church. Knowlton Church was built in the 12th century on the site of a Neolithic...

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Lyme Regis Sunset Photography trip

Lyme Regis Sunset Photography trip

Posted Wednesday 02 November 2016 22:53 Page View Counter 78

Went for a drive this afternoon down to Axmister Tools to pick up a few new tools for the workshop and stopped off at Lyme Regis on the way back to try to get some photos of the sunset from the cob and harbour wall. Larger versions can be viewed on...

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Nextbase 512G low profile mount mod for Ford Focus

Nextbase 512G low profile mount mod for Ford Focus

Posted Sunday 30 October 2016 23:26 Page View Counter 333

After picking up the new Ford Focus last week I wanted to install a dash cam so in the event of us being unlucky enough to be involved in an accident there will be video footage of the moments before and after the event. After watching a lot of...

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Trip to Sturminster Mill in Dorset

Trip to Sturminster Mill in Dorset

Posted Friday 28 October 2016 23:14 Page View Counter 63

Since picking up the new Ford Focus last week I can now drive again thanks to its Powershift six speed transmission and this afternoon after a couple of meetings with customers, I went for a drive up to Sturminster Mill which is on the outskirts...

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Ford Sync 3 USB Drive Music Playlists

Ford Sync 3 USB Drive Music Playlists

Posted Saturday 22 October 2016 11:58 Page View Counter 724

Our new Ford Focus arrived on Thursday this week and the 2016 model in the United Kingdom is now shipped with Fords latest Sync 3 multimedia system which has been available in the USA for some time. I have a large music collection of around 14,000...

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Autumn News Update

Autumn News Update

Posted Saturday 01 October 2016 12:22 Page View Counter 66

Just over four years ago when we built our first Raspberry Pi ADC board (http://www.briandorey.com/post/Raspberry-Pi-I2C--Analog-to-Digital-Converter) to use with our solar data logger we never imagined that it would turn into a full time job designing,...

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Home Energy Solar Logger Update

Home Energy Solar Logger Update

Posted Tuesday 06 September 2016 17:18 Page View Counter 69

Since updating our home solar data logging system to the Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2 in November 2015 we planned to add additional indoor and outdoor sensors to the system.   We ordered additional temperature sensors from...

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10Mhz Frequency Standard Distribution Project

10Mhz Frequency Standard Distribution Project

Posted Sunday 04 September 2016 16:24 Page View Counter 228

Several months ago we purchased a FE-5680A Rubidium Frequency Standard from eBay, part number P/N 217400-30352-1. We planned to use the frequency standard as a reference for our frequency counter, spectrum analyser and our HackRF One SDR radio which has...

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Camera Carry Grip Handle

Camera Carry Grip Handle

Posted Monday 29 August 2016 22:07 Page View Counter 83

Last week I decided to upgrade my old Canon 5D Mk1 to a new camera as I wanted a higher resolution and better autofocus system for wildlife and landscapes. I had been waiting for the new Canon 5D Mk IV which was officially announced on Thursday but...

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