Articles related to IT Hardware, but also to other physical artifacts of various technologies.
Homemade Flyback secondary
How to build a Tesla Coil #3
Robo Evolution – how to build a better robot
A not-so-short article on various robot platforms I’ve experimented with. See my latest designs, and learn about my findings on robotics.
A simple H-Bridge design
Win Mobile Tech Seminar in Lisbon, 11-12 March, 2009
A few words on the Windows Mobile Seminar held in Lisbon, Portugal, during 11-12 March 2009.
As a speaker at this seminar, I’ve presented a Voice Command Recognition system for Windows Mobile, in my topic named “Extending your Smartphone’s functionality”.
ATMega8 and DS18B20 (digital temperature sensor)
How to use a digital temperature sensor (DS18B20) with a microcontroller (ATMega 8). Source code included.
ATmega8 and 2×16 HD44780 LCD
A tutorial including source code on how to use a 2×16 LCD (HD44780) with the ATMega8 micro controller. LCD Interface as C++ Class.
First steps with micro controllers (ATMega8)
How to build a Tesla Coil #2
My first TEA Nitrogen laser
An attempt on building a TEA N2 Laser and an innovative idea for positioning the high voltage electrodes.
How to build a Tesla Coil #1
ZVS Flyback Driver
My first ZVS high voltage driver. A lot of current, and a lot of hot plasma. Includes YouTube video.
Glass and… Uranium?!
100mW Burning Red Laser
This is about lasers, a short article where I speak about a 100mW red laser that I’ve recently built. Lots of interesting photos included.