projects

ModernUI Pick and Place Controller Software

10 AUGUST 2014

I have finished the latest version of the DIY Pick and Place controller software to work with the new KFlop motion controller and our latest custom USB controller board. I decided to build this application using the ModernUI...

Pick and Place Controller V3 Part 2

09 JULY 2014

Following from the previous Pick and Place Controller V3 Part 1 post we have now built and installed the new control board for the pick and place machine. While building and testing the board we found an issue with one...

Powerpole Fused Distribution Board

09 JULY 2014

We use Anderson Powerpole connectors (http://www.powerwerx.com/anderson-powerpoles/) on our ham radios and other 12 volt accessories in the house and we had always used leaded plugs connecting to a central point with inline...

USB to RS485 Adapter

15 JUNE 2014

The new solar data logger project is slowly progressing and a part of the project includes some Atmel based slave boards for measuring sensors in various parts of the house.  The slave boards are connected together...

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...

PSU Temperature Monitor

27 FEBRUARY 2014

For a few years now we have been using a GW Instek GPC-1850D power supply in our workshop and while it has served us well over that time there has always been one issue that has annoyed us, the loud cooling fan in the back...

Atmel AVR Dragon Programmer Case

20 FEBRUARY 2014

To program the Atmel chips in our recent PNP controller board and for our planned expansion boards for the solar power data logger we needed to be able to program the Atmel chips used on the boards. After looking at various...

Pick and Place USB Control Software

08 FEBRUARY 2014

After completing our DIY Pick and Place machine USB Controller Board  we needed to rewrite the controller software to drive the pick and place machine. The new Pick and Place software is written in C# and we used...

Variable RF Signal Sampler

16 JANUARY 2014

One of my hobbies is Amateur (Ham) radio and it is useful to be able to check the outputs on the radios transmitters to check that the signal is transmitting on the correct frequency and not causing spurious frequency...

DIY Pick and Place V2 Project Complete

23 NOVEMBER 2013

The DIY pick and place machine project is now finally running and is able to place the components for our Raspberry Pi expansion boards. This project started in July 2013 when we began to order the various components, bearings,...

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Brian Dorey

Welcome to my blog, here you will find my projects and other things.
I make websites and manufacturer and sell expansion boards for the Raspberry Pi range of computers.

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