Trying to get code and a bootloader on to the attiny has been…fun. The solutions to all your errors Apart from making sure you have the 10uf capacitor across reset and ground, after googling for around 7 hours, re testing multiple chips, buying new hardware, the actual solution. My wires were the wrong way. Simple…Continue reading AVR Arduino as ISP errors
Ive been using the Arduino IDE to change the speed of the attiny by clicking install bootloader. But finally figured out how to do it in PlatformIO too. in your platformio.ini place the following Easy!
I have been playing around with the Esp01 to build some battery powered IOT devices. As with most playing that involves hardware, I bricked it. So here’s how to unbrick it… I have the 4/1 mbit and after flashing espeasy and tasmota to test somethings the red and blue led stayed on with the serial…Continue reading ESP01 bricked – Solid red and blue LED
In my quest of pulling things apart and building useless projects, I have been playing around with a RTL Spectrum analyzer / software defined radios, ADS-B signals and antennas. It all started with trying to replicate my garage door opener by reverse engineering the 433Mhz RF signals and ended up with me tracking ADS-B signals…Continue reading Designing a pan\ tilt camera tracking system using ADS-B 1090MHz signals
Now isn’t that a mouthful… My nephew like all other teens, is into Fortnite. He also discovered RGB LEDs…. So, I thought I’d upgrade his AliExpress 5/10m RGB strip to a Wi-Fi enabled, 16 million colour, battery powered, USB rechargeable Fortnite lithographed 3d printed lamp! All in all, it was a pretty easy project, but…Continue reading Wifi, battery powered, USB rechargeable Fortnite lithograph
As a first project into micro controllers, I looked at converting a manual sit stand desk into one powered by a motor, controlled over WiFi MQTT commands. The what The parts The how To Do Github code The original desk had no electronics and could only manually be “wound” up and down with a handle.…Continue reading Adding a motor and MQTT remote control to a sit stand desk