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A Tiny Electronic Dice

Here’s a simple, tiny electronic dice project using 7 LEDs, an ATtiny25V, a CR1616 coin cell and a few passives. Measuring just 18mm x 18mm and 4.9mm thick while weighing 2.1g. Rolling The Dice...


USB Power Switch and Filter

What’s more annoying than having to pull the USB cable every 5 seconds to power cycle the project you’re working on? Especially when you’ve ran out of front USB ports and have to reach around the b...


Car Rev Alarm and Gear Indicator

Having had a Toyota GT86 for a while I quite enjoyed the built-in rev alarm and winding the engine all the way round, until an old lady made it an insurance write off. Though, I did have the luxury...


Si4463 Radio Library for AVR and Arduino

This is a library for use with the Si4463 radio IC from Silicon Labs, used (or will soon be) in some of my projects. The Si4463 is configurable in a ton of different ways with options for modulatio...


Modifying RAM SPD Data

Recently I brought some low-power Mini-ITX motherboards; a Gigabyte GA-N3050N-D3H and a Biostar N3050NH. These boards take SO-DIMM DDR3 RAM, the sort found in laptops. The boards are both pretty m...


MCP2221 HID Library

This is a library for interfacing with the HID features of the MCP2221 USB to UART and I2C/SMBus serial converter from Microchip and the newer MCP2221A. The converter includes 4 GPIO pins, 3x 10-bi...


N|Watch – DIY Wristwatch Kit

Orders now closed! See [this] for more info about the watch. There probably won’t be a batch #3, but if I do decide to do another batch then subscribe here to be notified about it. Batch #2 pro...


DIY Digital Wristwatch

Introduction The main incentive behind this project was to see how much I could cram, in terms of both hardware and software, into a wristwatch-like device that is no larger than the display its...


AVR USB RGB LED Controller

While working on an update for my CPU Usage LEDs project I thought why not just make it into a universal RGB LED controller? The CPU Usage LEDs controller took a value between 0 and 255, worked out...


Bluetooth Net Monitor v2

This post only goes over the new stuff in the network monitor, I’d recommend having a look at the original post first. New PCB design The new PCB is now an almost single board design, just a se...