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15 October 2015

USB MultiComms Part One USB Board

Designing a USB communications box. Several of the projects we have been working on recently needed...

13 October 2015

Sinclair ZX81 Kit Build

Several years ago we purchased a mint conditioned unopened Sinclair ZX81 Computer Kit from eBay with...

30 September 2015

Hope One LED Light GoPro mount

With the dark winter evenings drawing in we are starting to use the bikes more at night than in the...

22 August 2015

QuietPC Silent Fan Upgrade

Last week we ordered a new compact pc for the loft workshop and a new wide screen monitor to use...

11 August 2015

USB Smart Charger with Bluetooth LE

For the past few months we have been working on a set of new USB smart chargers which run from our...

01 August 2015

HackRF One Shielded Case Installation

In 2014 we purchased a HACKRF One SDR radio and quickly found that the receiver was being swamped...

31 July 2015

Powerpole Fused Distribution Board Case

Since building the Powerpole fused distribution boards we have been planning to make a case to prevent...

08 July 2015

Designing a PIC24 Development Board

Several of our recent projects have used a 16 bit PIC24 microcontroller from Microchip.  The...

07 July 2015

July Storms and Flooding

Lightning over Poole from the Studland road viewpoint The full size image of the photo above is...

15 June 2015

Windows 10 IOT Libraries for Raspberry Pi

Since the announcement that Windows 10 IOT was being released to use on the Raspberry Pi model 2...

19 May 2015

DIY Pick and Place Speed Updates

Since adding the various modifications to the DIY pick and place machine in the past few months we...

04 May 2015

DIY Soldering Robot Project Completed

The DIY soldering robot which we have been building in our spare time over the past few months is...

07 April 2015

Soldering Robot Designing the Motor Driver Board

For several months now we have been working on a new soldering robot to solder the 40 pin headers...

06 April 2015

Soldering Robot Temperature Controller

With the mechanical side of the soldering robot well underway the next stage was to begin work on...

25 March 2015

Soldering Robot Solder Feeder

Today we finished the machining and building of the first of two solder feeders for our DIY soldering...

23 March 2015

HackRF One SDR EMI Shield installation

In September 2014 I pre ordered a HackRF One SDR radio from Passion Radio Shop and on the 13th March...

14 March 2015

Soldering Robot Head Assembly

We have finished the soldering iron element slider system and stepper mount for the new soldering...

08 March 2015

Antex TCS230 50W Temperature Controller Part 1

We are working on a new project to make a dual headed soldering robot to automate the soldering of...

26 January 2015

Cycle Training with Video Routes

In November 2014 my brother and I decided to buy a pair of Specialized CruX E5 cyclocross bikes to...

21 December 2014

Raspberry Pi board Test Jigs

Since starting to design and manufacturer our own Raspberry Pi expansion boards which we sell on...

22 November 2014

Postal Address Parser

On our ecommerce shop we needed to be able to format customer addresses in the correct format and layout...


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