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Lecroy WaveAce 224 — Mini hack #001: Upgraded ground clip

I managed to damage the alligator clip on one of my probe’s ground cables. It was probably a bad one and it fatigued. I replaced the alligator clip with one I found in a box. During this procedure it turned … Continue reading

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Arduino 1.0 — a few things you can do to save FLASH space

Since the release of Arduino 1.0, some libraries have seen a huge increase in compiled file size. This is _not_ a fix for those. This will be taken care of the community sooner or later! Here are a few general … Continue reading

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SUGRU — a short adulation

I had been waiting for my pack of SUGRU for quite a while. Fortunately they have successfully tackled the step towards mass production and it is now available through their website. For those of you who might now have heard … Continue reading

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Nitelite upgrade — another RGB thingy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU23Af8sHPo

A few days ago I visited my parents. The main purpose was to ‘deposit’ my new Lecroy WaveAce 224 DSO. I bought it as a gift for myself, but I haven’t fulfilled all criteria to receive the gift yet. Therefore … Continue reading

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Getting auto reset to work with FTDI cables on Linux (MAC)

Update: please use avrdude 5.11 or later with “-c arduino” and your problems are gone! Before you start, make sure you have the perl module Device::SerialPort installed ! On Debian based systems, you can easily do that by typing:

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