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KiCad

KiCad is an EDA program, similar to Eagle, Altium and the like. I last tried it some years ago and found it to be very difficult to use, not least because of the inevitable steep learning curve that all CAD … Continue reading

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New Boards On The Way

Finally, after being involved in non-electronic projects for a while, I’ve been able to finalise the new ZAViouR board v1.02 and the 7400 based I/O expansion board v1.00. Both have been sent to my favourite fabrication house, Hackvana and I … Continue reading

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AVR/Z80 Hybrid

The AVR/Z80 Hybrid boards arrived yesterday. Excellent service as always from Hackvana, my preferred fabricator. I set about constructing the first board. I’ve not included the output port on the first one since I haven’t got the two relevant 74′ … Continue reading

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JOTA – 2014

This year, I’ve been invited to the Scouts JOTA/JOTI event on October 18 & 19th. JOTA (Jamboree on the Air) & JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) organises Scouts all over the world to communicate via radio and the internet. Primarily, … Continue reading

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minDuino v1.4 is live

I’m pleased to announce that I have received the minDUINO boards from Hackvana, built and tested one and all is well! You can download all the design files from the tab marked minDUINO v1.4 above. I will be adding directions … Continue reading

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Been a while…

OK So, I’ve not posted on this site for a [VERY LONG] time but I hadn’t forgotten it. I’ve been involved in numerous projects that have kept me away from straight AVR projects. Not least ProjectHAB, my other website devoted … Continue reading

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