posts in topic: hardware

i love the smell of solder in the morning!

i love the smell of solder in the morning!

it’s been years since i’ve soldered anything beyond medium gauge wire splices, but with a new project, it was time this week to dust off the trusty 12 watt Weller pencil.

the first thing i did was solder nine 26 AWG stranded leads from a hacked up serial cable to the tiny ass pads on this …

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Death Burro, an embedded programming & hardware interface experiment

Death Burro, an embedded programming & hardware interface experiment

“make the donkey light-up when someone breaks the build” – that’s how it all started….

so my GF Aimee is a Software QA – at her work they have an internal application named Death Burrito which has a donkey logo (that’s it’s own story). so i guess this actually started when someone bought one of those …

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