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Hacking the Bury CC9060 / VW Touch Phone Kit - Part 1

Whilst looking for an LCD to use as a display for Megasquirt I found a display from a Volkswagen Touch Phone kit, these are a VW themed and branded …

Innovate MTS to Megasquirt CAN Bus converter part 1

After quiting my job last month I’ve finally had some time to put my collection of STM32 boards to work. With the addition of the STM32 cpus to the …

Burg on Linux Mint 17.3

Santa dropped off an SSD for my dev laptop which duel boots windows xp and Linux mint. I’ve always wanted something a bit more polished for a boot …

Open source TI Hercules LAUNCHXL2-TMS57012 based ECU

Well I’ve finally found some free time to open my LaunchXL2 – TMS570 dev kit from TI. Its always been a dream to have made my own ECU from scratch and …

Pushbullet Notification Mirroring on Xbmc

Pushbullet is an epic messaging service that allows Android notifications to be mirrored via their chrome plugin or pc app. Their api has just has an …

Converting Cheap HDMI switch to usb. with added php magic

Finally got round to adding some usb goodness to a cheapy hdmi switch I got off ebay.it has 3 inputs and is controlled by a button in the center to …

It lives!!!

So after assembling the first 1 1/2 boards with a mixture of hot air and soldering iron (I love how the surface tension of the solder paste auto …

My purple ser kit boreds have arrived!!!

Yee ha my boards came today, after battling with upverter to design the schematic and pcb (which actually is a pretty good design tool once you work …

Designing projects with Circuits.io and Upverter

I’ve been wanting to get into designing my own boards for projects and decided to give a cloud based system a go. The idea is great but both systens …

Making the WR702n run openwrt part 1

After blindly buying a blue tplink router off eBay at 3am, it turns out I bought the WR702n instead of the openwrt friendly WR703n. The wr702n runs …

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