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Enchanted Objects

4 Posts authored by: nikil511
Purchased an RGB led strip some time ago, 1m, waterproof, for 3€ from ebay. (Unfortunately, it was not tri-led, so keep that inmind when you purchase) Did a quick test with a multimeter, it pulls around 170ma per channel. The  RGB LED Lighting Shield with XMC1202 is very straight forward. Just need to solder 4 pins (SCL, SDA, GND, IC2 pull up) so you can stack it ontop of arduino uno. I then found an arduino demo on infineons website here: Boards and Shields for Arduino - Infine ...
I Just received Arduino Yun. There was some delay due to Greek customs,  as it was send from the US,  but element14 took care of it, along with the expenses Thanks! :-)   So I power up YUN with a micro usb cable, and search for wifi. Found one named "Arduino YUN blahblahxxxxx", connected and tried surfing it on IP 192.168.240.1 And this is the welcome screen. (password is arduino)   I configured my Wifi SSID and pass, (would be usefull to have a tick-box for displayi ...
Following pettitda instructions  Atmel SAMA5D4 Xplained Ultra Road Test -- Day 3 I installed the USB driver, and hooked my SAM to the USB of a windows machine, connected with putty....and... hello there! Note that I did not have to change flow control to "none", just changed speed to 115200 and set correct port. "root" account is without password. Had a look around, by running: uname -a Linux sama5d4-xplained 3.10.0-custom #1 Thu Oct 30 16:04:45 CST 2014 armv7l GNU/ cat /etc/issue  ...
Project backgroundI am a (software) engineer and an espresso coffee enthusiast. As a result, I could not settle for an ordinary instant capsule coffee with hightech chemistry but without real smell and taste of proper coffee (i.e speciality coffee). So I got myself an  old school professional espresso coffee machine, revived it and I am enjoying quality coffee at home... well kind of. These old heat exchange espresso machines, require expert handling, to produce decent coffee. It's not like ...