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RD6006: adding a wired network connection

By martinm, in DIY, august 21,2020.

For one of our experiments, we needed a laboratory power supply, that we could easily move around and that we could drive remotely through a wired network connection. At Yoctopuce, hardware-wise, we tend to bet on the best known manufacturers, but this time we decided to give the RD6006 a chance...

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Reed switches, magnets, and Yocto-PWM-Rx

By martinm, in DIY and Electronics, august 02,2020.

A customer recently contacted Yoctopuce support to ask why his DIY tachometer didn't work with a Yocto-PWM-Rx. We looked into it and, to our surprise, we discovered that generating a clean PWM signal with a magnet and a reed switch was not as easy as one could think.

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Weather forecast display

By martinm, in Internet of Things and DIY, december 06,2019.

This week, we discuss a small DIY to display the weather forecast. It's an opportunity to show you that you can use the job system of the Yocto-I2C for something else apart from reading sensors.

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A speedometer for hamsters

By seb, in DIY, august 30,2019.

This week, we are going to do a small and amusing DIY: we will build a speedometer for a hamster wheel.



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Driving roller shutters

By martinm, in DIY and Internet of Things, august 22,2019.

It seems that when it comes to installing accessories such as electrically powered roller shutters or lights built into a house, the tendency is to avoid pulling cables but to stick on the walls switches which are actually battery-powered radio controls. We are not very convinced of the ecological balance sheet of such a shortcut, but it opens up interesting prospects in terms of DIY.

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