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  • Functional block diagram

  • A block diagram of the system setup is shown below. The base.exe program runs on the communication device and monitors the USB port that the receiver microbit is connected to. When a trigger is received from the receiver microbit, a software keystroke...
  • Testing opportunity with UCPLA

  • I am sending a hand shake kit to Aragna Ker at UCPLA for trial. This is a great opportunity to get some real-world feedback. This gave me the kick to test out a couple of off-the-shelf wrist holder solutions for the microbit. Much as I like my own home-made...
  • Design

  • This log answers the Design requirement for the Hackaday 2020 prize entry rules:Design-Is there a depth of design detail available (like a system design, CAD models, project test methods, etc.)? Is there base-level planning for the functionality (e.g.,functional...
  • Production

  • This log answers the Production requirement for the Hackaday 2020 prize entry rules: Production-Is the project realistically reproducible (taking into consideration necessarymaterials, skills, and production processes)? Are the manufacturing processes...
  • Been Doing Iot, but not sharing it, Sorry Folks!

  • Ouch, I really didn't think it was so long since my last project log entry. I have been Just IoTing, Just not sharing with people what is happening. So to say sorry, and catch up:First, the world has changed a bit. The BBC Micro:Bit is now available...
  • HandShake, a history

  • I set up a hackaday project page in '16 for the competition that year, but didn't make enough progress to get anywhere. But I'm back! This year I started to use the BBC Micro:bit. The microbit is a single board aimed at 11-12 year old school students....
  • Programming

  • Once I had the mechanics done, I started to work on the programming. Setting the speed of the servos was easy enough:import microbit microbit.pin0.set_analog_period(20) microbit.pin0.write_analog(int(25 + 100 * degrees / 180))But then making it turn...
  • Week 30: July 29, 2017

  • Taking a nice long summer vacation and I have had the opportunity to visit Micro Center in Philadelphia a couple days ago and I was able to pick up a couple of great things including a new budget laptop I am typing this post up now.  If you live...
  • Display

  • The LED matrices I'm using in all the other PewPew are great for several reasons: they have large pixels and small resolution, perfect for the kind of games I want to teach, where you don't have to worry about graphics. They are made of plastic, so are...
  • Micro:Tote

  • I almost had the Raspberry Pi thing working last time, and I promised to get it to work, but not just yet. The last two weeks I had a different project on my mind. I was participating in the Micro World Tour, a program that gets a couple of the micro:bit...
  • Basic Display

  • So here's basic code for the Micro:bit for handling a SH1106 display, just in case anybody needs it: import microbit class SH1106: move = bytearray(b'\x00\xb0\x02\x10') def __init__(self): self.buffer = bytearray(1024) microbit.i2c.init(freq=400000,...