Misc. Electronics

Domino.io Module Tips and Tricks

Some basic instructions/ramblings to get started (as the documentation for the Domino module isn't currently complete)

To connect your Domino to a WiFi network using a GUI:

Raspberry Pi Header Tap

Here is a tap I created for the Raspberry Pi to allow access to the header pins even though it may be blocked by a "Pi Plate" / Shield that is using the header without pass-through pinheaders.

Fun with (Laser) Printers

Conversing with your Laser Printer:(See disclaimer below)

To extract information from your printer in PJL telnet to its IP address, port 9100 (or by serial, see below), and send it these commands:

<Control+[>%-12345X@PJL <Enter>

Then copy and paste the following commands:

Kenwood KDC-MP528 Internals

The Kenwood KDC-MP528 has the following goodies inside:

Acer Aspire 3000 Battery Internals

Acer Aspire 3000 Battery Internals

This is a 4-cell battery; before opening it up, I was under the impression that it was a 3-cell.

The charge controller circuit board has "LIP8198" and "1-867-277-11" markings in the silkscreen, along with a strip of Kapton tape over the top of the PCB.

Flambeau Brake Control Demo Kit

Flambeau Brake Control Demo Kit

This is a nice item that I found today at Princess Auto... A grey box hiding on the bottom of a grey shelf. The phrase "Demo Kit" caught my eye, and I had to take a peek inside. I was blown away by the beautiful innards, and I just had to have it.

Wii Off-brand Nunchuck Internals

Nyko "Kämä" Wired Remote:
MCU: Atmel ATMega 48 TQFP (The PCB also has pads for MLF package, based on availability?)
Accelerometer: Freescale A7260

Seiko/Epson RG9013F-NZ LCD Screen

I got this LCD screen free with one of my computer-related eBay purchases.

The label on the bubblewrap says:

POM PPM Parking Meter

I found this parking meter at Princess Auto yesterday. Made by POM Inc., this meter is called the PPM.

I got it to work by adding a rubber band with just enough tension to depress the turn-detect lever when the lever is turned. The meter has knobs where a tensioned spring was attached. I'll have to find a decent spring somewhere.

Anadigi GPS-R02 DIY GPS Kit

Anadigi GPS-R02 DIY GPS Kit

I got this little "Anadigi GPS-R02 DIY" car gps kit from eBay seller anadigi-hk, and it was mailed direct from Hong Kong.

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