Category Archives: Circuits and Electronics
Axial SCX24 LED light pinout
It seems a popular thing to put additional lights onto SCX24’s of all flavors (C10, Deadbolt, Wrangler, Gladiator, and now the Bronco). Interestingly though, no one seems to want to share information for how to add functioning brake lights and … Continue reading
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My first Kickstarter is live!
I have been building electronics for over 15 years and designing for almost as long. For the first time though I am hoping to start selling my project as a kit – under the brand SSGuitar.com. Enter the “Honey” amp, … Continue reading
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Load Arduino / avr bootloader using Raspberry Pi
This is more notes for me than anything else, but maybe someone else interested in using a Pi to program their Arduino would be interested. It can be done: https://learn.adafruit.com/ftdi-friend/programming-the-arduino-bootloader https://learn.adafruit.com/program-an-avr-or-arduino-using-raspberry-pi-gpio-pins/programming https://oxygene.sk/2015/02/using-raspberry-pi-as-an-arduino-avr-programmer/ https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/raspberry-gpio/gpio-pinout https://learn.adafruit.com/introducing-pro-trinket/pinouts https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_ProTrinket_Bootloader sudo avrdude -p atmega328p -C … Continue reading
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Editor’s note: This post has been over a year in the making (I just kept procrastinating). It’s finally here, time to share some Arduino fun. After creating my last metronome, based on a 555 IC, I decided I wanted to … Continue reading
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True bypass with DPDT and LED indicator
Typically to get true bypass with an indicator LED, you need a 3PDT. Sometimes these are hard to source, and even when found, quality can be less than perfect. To get around this you can use relays to control switching … Continue reading
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