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Build a PT100 probe for a fraction of the price

By martinm, in DIY, july 18,2023.

If you've ever bought a Yocto-PT100, you've probably noticed that it doesn't come with a PT100 probe, and that these probes are pretty expensive. But did you know that it's possible to make one quite easily and cheaply?

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Using an I2C infrared camera

By mvuilleu, in Electronics, DIY and Programming, february 10,2023.

There are now small infrared cameras in the form of break-out boards that are very affordable and easy to integrate into automation projects. Surprisingly, they often use the I2C protocol to transfer data. Today, we show you how to use a Yocto-I2C to interface this type of camera.

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Driving a DC motor with a RC motor controller

By mvuilleu, in DIY, january 13,2023.

You may have noticed that we have removed the Yocto-Motor-DC from our assortment. Some components were no longer available, and since we sold very few of them, replacing them with an exactly equivalent module was not justified. But as we will show you below, this does not mean that you can no longer drive a DC motor with Yoctopuce modules.

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Assembly: tips and tricks

By martinm, in DIY, november 25,2022.

Yoctopuce sells dedicated enclosures for single and double-width modules. But you don't have to use them. This week, we share with you a few assembly tips that we use internally to quickly build module systems that are easier to handle than a tiny circuit board hanging off the end of a USB cable.


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The watt hunt is on

By martinm, in DIY, november 04,2022.

James Watt, courtesy of The MetWith the energy crisis coming this winter in Europe, the order of the day is "watt hunting". A good opportunity to build a small tool that should allow us to save a few.

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