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USB MultiComms Part Two RS232 Board

31 OCTOBER 2015

This is part two of the USB MultiComms project, you can view part one where we built the controller board at USB MultiComms Part One - USB Board In part one of this USB MultiComms I detailed the design and construction...

USB MultiComms Part One USB Board

15 OCTOBER 2015

Designing a USB communications box. Several of the projects we have been working on recently needed some form of serial communication with our PC, either through RS232, UART, I2C or SPI and at the moment we use a handful...

Hope One LED Light GoPro mount

30 SEPTEMBER 2015

With the dark winter evenings drawing in we are starting to use the bikes more at night than in the day time due to work commitments to try to keep fit. We purchased a set of Hope One LED lights earlier this year and they...

QuietPC Silent Fan Upgrade

22 AUGUST 2015

Last week we ordered a new compact pc for the loft workshop and a new wide screen monitor to use for our electronics development and also to use with our SDR radio.We purchased a Quiet PC Sentinel Mini system from www.quietpc.com...

Cycle Training with Video Routes

26 JANUARY 2015

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...

Postal Address Parser

22 NOVEMBER 2014

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...

Maynuo M9812 Programmable LED DC Electronic Load

02 OCTOBER 2014

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...

Railway Sky LED Controller

23 MARCH 2014

Alongside our electronic projects another long term hobby has been model making and more specifically model railways.  We have had a model railway in our loft workshop for many years and it has always been a way of...

SolarStorm X2 LED Bike Lights Mount Modifications

18 MARCH 2014

I am trying to get fit again after a long wet winter of not using my bike and I decided it was time to replace my old halogen bike lights with a modern LED system so we can go out for night time rides after work. My old...

Metcal SP200 Soldering Station Repair

14 JANUARY 2014

While soldering boards today one of our Metcal SP200 solder stations stopped working with a quiet pop and some magic smoke* came from the case. We removed the case of the power unit and found that the internal fuse had...

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Brian Dorey

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I make websites and manufacturer and sell expansion boards for the Raspberry Pi range of computers.

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