Mini Maker Faire 2014

Just recently we had an opportunity to participate in Sydney’s Mini Maker Faire 2014. This was the second event of a kind being organised at Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. The decision to take part has been made spontaneously and one only week before ‘the day’ which, to some extent, contributed to our poor performance and […]

Quiz System DIY Arduino Project for a Budget Price

This time our task was to build a Quiz System (also known as ‘Quiz Buzzer’ or ‘Quiz Show’). The real challenge was in meeting two major requirements: being really inexpensive and looking attractive and ‘factory-made’ at the same time as the project was intended for use in elementary school. To our surprise, it became almost […]

Firmware for Pilot Display

The firmware of Pilot Display unit comprises of two parts: bootloader and main application. Bootloader simplifies the process of main application upgrade – once the bootloader is programmed, there is no need in external programmers to do firmware upgrades. Source code of the main application is designed as a sketch for very popular Arduino platform […]

VFD MagiClock Designing and Assembling Process

The whole process from initial design to final assembling is presented in this video. We aimed to make it alive, entertaining and easy to watch. Hope you will like it!

VFD Driver Demo

In order to control DP501 HNV-07SS61 VFD in an effortless and efficient manner the following software driver has been implemented. The functionality is encapsulated in HT16512.cpp and HT16512.h files and designed for AVR processors. To drive communication interface the logic uses PinMode and DigitalWrite functions provided by Arduino low level library. Also new HT16512 class […]

Speccy2010 – Assembling, Testing, Having Fun

There are not so many people on Earth who haven’t heard anything about sir Clive Sinclair and his legendary ZX-Spectrum. His compact and affordable personal computer was just perfect not only for gaming but for educational activities, it found its place as a favorite gadget for millions boys and girls. This computer has shaped the […]

Compact DefendLineII Replica in DVD box

Here is a replica of DefendLineII main unit and GSM/GPS Module fitted in ordinary box for 10 DVDs.

DefendLineII & GSM Module in action

Here is a demonstration of DefendLineII project working together with GSM/GPS Module.

LED Matrix Display in action

Here is a demonstration of LED Matrix Display project working together with DefendLine. It is worth noticing that a digital video camera makes the display visibly flickering due to slightly different LED display and camera sensor refresh rates.

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DefendLine system in action

Needless to say that words are redundant in this particular case. ๐Ÿ™‚ This video speaks to you itself by showing DefendLine system in action.