Cycle Training with Video Routes

Cycle Training with Video Routes

Posted Monday 26 January 2015 00:16 Page View Counter 108

In November 2014 my brother and I decided to buy a pair of Specialized CruX E5 cyclocross bikes to use in addition to our full suspension mountain bikes. We decided to buy cyclocross style bikes rather than pure road bikes due to the stronger design...

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Raspberry Pi board Test Jigs

Raspberry Pi board Test Jigs

Posted Sunday 21 December 2014 17:44 Page View Counter 130

Since starting to design and manufacturer our own Raspberry Pi expansion boards which we sell on www.abelectronics.co.uk we have found that the testing phase of the board production has always been very time consuming as we have always tested each...

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Postal Address Parser

Postal Address Parser

Posted Saturday 22 November 2014 17:54 Page View Counter 73

On our ecommerce shop we needed to be able to format customer addresses in the correct format and layout for the destination countries, to do this I have written a simple C# postal address parser to format the input address in international formats for...

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Cateye Micro Wireless Bike Computer interference

Cateye Micro Wireless Bike Computer interference

Posted Sunday 09 November 2014 19:46 Page View Counter 189

We recently purchased a pair of Specialized Crux E5 cyclocross bikes from Primera Sports in Bournemouth which we plan to use for longer road rides and some off road and keep our full suspension mountain bikes for just off road rides. We purchased...

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Do not return batteries via the Royal Mail

Do not return batteries via the Royal Mail

Posted Thursday 06 November 2014 00:53 Page View Counter 89

On the 15th October 2014 I ordered a pair of Voltz 5300mAh 8.4v Stick Pack with Traxxas Connector NiMH batteries from www.modelsport.co.uk which they sent to me via Royal Mail at a cost of £76.90 When the batteries arrived they were packaged...

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Maynuo M9812 Serial to USB Adapter

Maynuo M9812 Serial to USB Adapter

Posted Sunday 19 October 2014 10:17 Page View Counter 94

We recently purchased a Maynuo M9812 programmable DC electronic load to use on various projects and one of the features of the M9812 is a serial connector that can be used to connect the load to a pc for external control and data logging.  Maynuo...

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SMC Vacuum and Air Valve Upgrade

SMC Vacuum and Air Valve Upgrade

Posted Sunday 12 October 2014 19:18 Page View Counter 182

In July 2014 we modified the vacuum valves to try to improve the air flow to the picker nozzles by drilling the aperture to a larger diameter. This initially worked but the valve seat wasn’t making a very good seal after they had been used for...

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Maynuo M9812 Programmable LED DC Electronic Load

Maynuo M9812 Programmable LED DC Electronic Load

Posted Thursday 02 October 2014 16:04 Page View Counter 168

We have now purchased a Maynuo M9812 Programmable LED DC Electronic Load rated at 0-150V 0-30A 300W. We had planned to buy a DC load for to use for testing battery drain, battery controllers and for our new solar data logger system which is slowly...

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Mastervolt Soladin RF Filtering

Mastervolt Soladin RF Filtering

Posted Thursday 04 September 2014 22:39 Page View Counter 269

Following from the Mastervolt Soladin 600 Inverter RF Interference post about the major RF interference problems generated by the Mastervolt Soladin 600 tie-in mains inverter we have now resolved the RF interference by replacing the unscreened and...

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LEE Bug Filters and GoPro Hero

LEE Bug Filters and GoPro Hero

Posted Sunday 31 August 2014 18:57 Page View Counter 90

Since buying the GoPro Hero 3+ a few months ago we have found that the video suffers with washed out skies when it is sunny and poor contrast. We use Lee filters on our other cameras and we found that Lee had released a compact filter system for...

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