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BASYS3 RoadTest : SISC#2

Posted by dubbie May 24, 2018
The first step in my Road Test of the Digilent BASYS3 was to download the Vivado software from Xilinx. My first post ended with me waiting for it to download. I somehow think that web sites and me just do not go together as it turned out that I downloaded the update rather than the package itself so I had to go through the whole process again. Xilinx do make their software downloads a little bit confusing as there are only a few references to the free web pack version of Vivado that can be used ...
rscasny

What is a RoadTestPlus?

Posted by rscasny element14 Team May 21, 2018
A RoadTest is a product review where a supplier provides a product at no charge in return for a review or project-build by the reviewer. Products offered for RoadTests are usually a development board, small board computer, or a piece of test equipment. Other than general knowledge about the product or technology, all members of the element14 community are eligible to apply and compete to be official Roadtesters. But what happens when the product requires specialized knowledge or requires a uniqu ...
fyaocn

5 Test on Super Capacitor

Posted by fyaocn May 10, 2018
Continue with 4 Test on Switch Shields_ Infineon Smart Power Switch Bundle   5 Test on Super Capacitor Using Super-capacitor in parallel with LED arrays to test the on/off status and voltage surge on pulse. This is meaning to test the protection features of the protection shield since the capacitor can make the waveform analysis complex. In this test one 5.5V 1.0F super-capacitor is used. It works fine, not triggers fault during the process. Larger capacitor is  needed for this test ...
FULL REVIEW: Pi-Top - A Raspberry Pi Laptop - Review My pi-top arrived last week! To not keep you in the dark until the very last moment, I've decided to split up this review in multiple blog posts, each with a specific topic to cover. The actual review will then link to these blog posts along with a description and conclusion. As the title suggests, this first blog post will cover the unboxing and setup of the pi-top, with some initial impressions of the product.   Unboxing Physi ...
Currently awaiting package from UPS - tracking suggests NEXT Thursday as it is coming from USA. They make the kits in Nottingham, 25 miles from my home in UK. ...
tonygo

Kitronik INVENTOR'S KIT

Posted by tonygo May 3, 2018
Awaiting delivery from UPS. Once the kit arrives I intend to follow the instructions in the booklet and report on how I get on. I'm a retired IT teacher (started teaching coding in1968 with Fortran IV) but have little experience with Block coding. I've a 9 year old granddaughter who will also be helping me with some of the experiments. ...
Adding Table of Contents (Suggest me if you have a better method)   Step 1: Add the 'Table of Contents' from here, This is how it will look like in your Editor The final version will look like below which is your table of contents. You can click a particular link to navigate to that section in this page. Heading1 Heading2 Heading3 Heading4 Heading5 Heading6   Step 2: Go to <HTML> option and change a word to heading as shown below. This is will p ...

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