Built with the PC Starter Kit ("LCD Kit 04") from the good folks at 411 Technology Systems, it is mounted in a computer case spacer to be mounted in a computer.
This photo shows you the location of the solder points for the antenna. The "tip", or center of the antenna wire, is a little longer than the braided shield, and is soldered to the point marked "Tip". The shield is just soldered together onto the portion marked "Shield".
This is my new, snazzy Commodore 64 Direct-to-TV 30-in-1-games joystick. I ran it, played some games, now it's time to hack it up!
These instructions are for any GM car with the 3100 engine, with air conditioning. (Engine code: M) These engines are found in the 1994-1996 Chevrolet Corsica, among other cars and years.
These instructions are for a 1991-1996 Chevrolet Corsica, the instructions are similar for a pre-1991 Corsica, with the exception of the removal of the door panel.
Here's my "partially-assembled-and-disassembled-for-the-photo" breadboard power supply. It comes as a kit from SparkFun Electronics
Ok, so not really a project, but just to show off, here's the newest addition to the party going on in my camera bag.
Ok, here I have a Symbol LT-1780 handheld barcode scanner. It has an RJ-45 cable with a 9-pin end (Not RS-232). I took an old RS-232 plug and put that on the end of the cable, and used that to wire it up to the Arduino.
I bought the CodeAlarm CA-145 off eBay for a reasonable price, but since I just installed a better, more expensive alarm system, and since the CA-145 is an "expansion pack", not a system by itself, I figured I could hack around with it a bit :)
This circuit is used to trigger a camera's electronic shutter circuit when a flash of lightning is present. This circuit would also work for photographing fireworks displays or other events involving flashes of light.
It uses a photo-darlington sensor that looks through the viewfinder, and triggers the camera when the light is bright enough.