Reviews

Reviewing software and hardware tools like IDE software toolchains (AVR studio 5, Code Composer Studio, ST Visual Studio, ST Visual Develop). Low cost cheap modules for ultrasonic distance measurements, bluetooth communications and GPS modules.

Bluetooth controlled DC motor, BT module review

Bluetooth controlled DC motor, BT module review

This post will explain in detail how I control the speed and direction of the DC motor in the video below by bluetooth. First, here is the list of items used in the experiment L298 Double DC motor bidirectional speed…

Help me win a Nissan Micra @ micrablogger.eu!

Update! I’m sorry to not include all of you, it’s really hard to keep track of everyone helping me! Please give me a note and I’ll put you on my list. Here is the list so far: Thanks to Hanna…

Setup and installation PITA, STM8S Discovery tool chain

As I am writing this, I am no where near finished with the registration and installation part of the software development tools to start using my STM8S Discovery board. In frustration, and while waiting for license approvals, I decided to…

DYP-ME007 with an AtMega8 AVR microcontroller

I wanted to be able to read the distance captured from the ultrasonic range finder device on a microcontroller, to know how to implement this device in a possibly bigger and more complex circuit later on. Starting simple, this code…

Testbench for DYP-ME007 Ultrasonic Range Finder

This is how I set up the test bench for configuring and also just figuring out the DYP-ME007 Ultrasonic Range Finder, bought at GoodLuckBuy.com. http://www.goodluckbuy.com/ultrasonic-wave-detector-ranging-module-distance-sensor.html The usage is the same as for the popular SRF0004 equivalent; The Vcc should be…