LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Blogs
User Name
Password

Notices

Old

Back to hacking?

Posted 10-20-2010 at 02:45 PM by peonuser

Put a new point on my soldering iron. of course it will have to be properly prepared before soldering. Doing research on schematics of projects I would like to build. I know nothing about electronics, but I get along some how. Then again Edison did not either.
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 346 Comments 0 peonuser is offline
Old

Not much to say today.

Posted 10-18-2010 at 11:19 AM by peonuser

Still working on my article for www.instructables.com for a parallel port controlled antenna rotator. While I was at it I thought I might experiment with a pir sensor. Let you know more later.
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 320 Comments 0 peonuser is offline
Old

Good day.

Posted 10-17-2010 at 04:56 AM by peonuser

Have nine of my twelve stator coils wrapped for my test generator. Started disassembling old dead ide hard drives for the magnets to work with the coils.

Loving web servers more and more especially for home use. You can develop web pages that will easily work on web based devices such as the android, iphone, ipad, nook, and etc without out use the development packages for those units. If your using thin clients, it makes even more sense to have the apps on the web server. Saves a...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 298 Comments 0 peonuser is offline
Old

Reuse it.

Posted 10-15-2010 at 03:37 AM by peonuser

Another one of my bookshelves bit the dust from carrying two many out of date linux books. I moved most of the books to a bookshelf I had rebuilt. With another good bookshelf. I added one of the shelves from the fallen unit to add some of the mementos I have collected over the years. With a little rearranging and I seem to have more room than before. Weird. Thinking of what to do with what is left of the other bookshelf and maybe making a workbench for the garage. We have one out there from the...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 307 Comments 0 peonuser is offline
Old

Uhm goodie goodie.

Posted 10-13-2010 at 01:51 PM by peonuser

Just received some goodies from Jameco. Some crystals to play with some micro-controllers.

Almost done with my parallel port controlled directional antenna for the mythbox.

printer port > uln2803 > 5 wire stepper motor (from old 5 1/4 inch floppy drive) with freebasic to control it.

www.antennaweb.org can get the details for what direction to point the antenna.
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 336 Comments 0 peonuser is offline

  



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:51 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement

Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration