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Infineon Smart City Model  14h54 21 février
Everybody likes a new toy, for Clem that means new microcontrollers and sensors Infineon has a new range of powerful Arduino compatible 32-bit ARM cortex boards and motor driver shields, as well as, sensors So Clem ventures out to explore them and build a compact demo unit that demonstrates the...
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555 Timer Project Flashing LED Headband - The Learning Circuit  16h05 19 février
555 timers are one of the most popular and versatile ICs on the market. In the previous lesson, we learned how 555 timers get used in circuits. There are three main types of circuits in which they are used, monostable, bistable, and astable. Astable circuits are likely the most common use for 555...
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Arduino #ValentinesDay Love Compatibility Teste  14h53 14 février
As we know, Matt is a sucker for retro novelties and amusement devices, so for Valentine’s Day, he wanted to pay homage to the early days of the arcade with a love tester device. This Arduino-powered novelty determines a couple’s attraction to each other by measuring the electrodermal activity...
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Thermal Tools for Circuits - Workbench Wednesdays  15h04 12 février
Measuring the effectiveness of a heatsink or the thermal load of a CPU requires thermal test tools. In this episode, learn how an IR Thermometer and a Thermocouple could be used on an electronics workbench. Many multimeters (DMMs) include the ability to measure temperature with a K-type...
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Super FX Sword using the BBC #microbit  15h07 07 février
Frequent thrift shopper, Karen, digs into her to-be-hacked pile and pulls out a plastic sword that has an uncanny resemblance to a piece of the Guts AgroCrag (shout out to the 90s kids in the room ). In this project, Karen uses a BBC micro: bit to level up this toy by adding motion-activated light...
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Printer Technology Showdown - The Electronics Inside  15h04 05 février
I started using computers in the 90s when Dot Matrix printers were common, but technology had moved on before I got the chance to learn more about them. Join me and learn about the differences between modern inkjets and classic hardware: http: bit.ly 2RVxNwD Engage with the element14 presents...
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Room-Sized Studio Light Speaker Combo  15h06 31 janvier
Clem likes to hear Podcasts and Music while working on element14presents videos but he’s not keen on using headphones and does not want to pump the volume to max to hear his speakers across the room. So he turns the ceiling of his workshop into a giant speaker, by building Studio panels. These...
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555 Timer Modes Explained - The Learning Circuit  15h03 29 janvier
In the previous episode, we learned about how 555 timers work on the inside. In this episode, we learn how 555 timers are used in circuits. There are three basic types of 555 timer circuits; astable, monostable, and bistable. Bistable circuits have two inputs that can manually set and reset the...
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Flaming Xylophone Rubens’ Tube  15h05 24 janvier
Join Derek as he uses a Rubens Tube to demonstrates diode clamping and PWM Sine Wave Generation: http: bit.ly 2Rng28U Engage with the element14 presents team on the element14 Community - suggest builds, find project files and behind the scenes video: http: bit.ly 2MFMG0v Visit the element14...
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4-Wire Resistance Measurements - Workbench Wednesdays  15h06 22 janvier
Bench DMMs have an extra set of banana jacks called sense. Known as a Kelvin or 4-wire measurement, these inputs accurately measure small resistances. Like, milliohms small. In this video, learn how to use a multimeter with 4-wire capability, prove 4-wire is more are accurate (in some cases), and...
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YouTuber On Air Light with #Particle Mesh Network  15h13 17 janvier
Ever have someone barge in on you while you are recording? Well, I have a solution for that In this episode, we are going to build a DIY wireless Recording light that mounts outside your studio and you can trigger it from the remote at your desk. Utilizing Particle Mesh technology, this device can...
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Apple iMac G4 Teardown - The Electronics Inside  15h03 15 janvier
If you thought the G3 was iconic, then the G4 should be a legend. What surprises have Apple left hiding for us inside the notorious white dome: http: bit.ly 3aaFqpV Engage with the element14 presents team on the element14 Community - suggest builds, find project files and behind the scenes video...
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Raspberry Pi 4 CRT-based VR Headset  15h04 10 janvier
What would virtual reality be like if flat panel display technology were never invented? In this project, Andy uses a pair of CRTs and the Raspberry Pi 4 to build a VR headset with stereoscopic 3D, 3DOF head tracking, and custom, browser-based software. It may not be practical but it’s definitely...
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In-depth On Inductors with KEMET Part 2  15h07 08 janvier
Karen welcomes back William from Kemet to talk more about inductors. Together they conduct experiments to show off some characteristics of various types of inductors. In the first experiment, William uses his store-bought H-field probe, while Karen uses her home-made probe to show the effects of...
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DIY Retro Gaming #Sega #Genesis #Megadrive Portable on a Budget   15h00 03 janvier
Everybody loves a 16-bit retro gaming Sega Megadrive Genesis handheld, but that hardly justifies possibly wrecking an old original console for it. Clem encounters a random fake clone console in his storage and has nothing to lose for ripping apart a device that should not exist in the first place...