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by epoch19
Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ATMEGA324 troubleshooting & firmware loading
Replies: 2
Views: 4956

Re: ATMEGA324 troubleshooting & firmware loading

I have some experience working with PIC micro-controllers. What kind of issue are you having? Are you trying to replicate the device from the link you provided? Can you elaborate on what you are trying to accomplish? Some basics that might get you started with the PIC18F2550: 1) you will most likely...
by epoch19
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Tesla Coil Madness
Replies: 6
Views: 11631

Re: Tesla Coil Madness

It's been about a year since I last ran my tesla coil so I decided to bring it to the space again and give it another go. I've made several improvements since the the last time i ran and subsequently broke the coil. First, I made that emergency switch I was talking about in my last post. Second, I h...
by epoch19
Tue Sep 09, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bluetooth N64 Controller
Replies: 0
Views: 7668

Bluetooth N64 Controller

I thought I should finally post about my Bluetooth N64 Controller. I have gotten spoiled because of wireless controllers for next gen consoles that I decided I wanted on to play N64 emulator on my computer. I started with a cheap USB version of the controller (less than $15). I promptly played Mario...
by epoch19
Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Digikey Order
Replies: 0
Views: 7576

Digikey Order

Hey all,

I'm going to be making a Digikey order soon so if you were looking to order something let me know.
Digikey part number is easiest so that you get what you want.

I will probably be ordering on Monday so let me know.
by epoch19
Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another Arcade Project
Replies: 1
Views: 4254

Another Arcade Project

Just got a howler controller and am pretty excited. started by laser cutting a single player layout to check if I like it. some pics http://i1165.photobucket.com/albums/q581/epoch19/Projects/Arcade%20Machine/photo5.jpg http://i1165.photobucket.com/albums/q581/epoch19/Projects/Arcade%20Machine/photo3...
by epoch19
Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Robot group build / workshop
Replies: 17
Views: 19311

Re: Robot group build / workshop

I'm in.
by epoch19
Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Tesla Coil Madness
Replies: 6
Views: 11631

Re: Tesla Coil Madness

Yes it can be used as a display for open houses and such. As to how safe is it? I think it may be more accurately put as, how safe can we make it. Make it safer by putting up barriers, Faraday cages, separate room, announcements etc. Probably should make an emergency switch as well in case barriers ...
by epoch19
Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Tesla Coil Madness
Replies: 6
Views: 11631

Tesla Coil Madness

It's always been a dream of mine to to build a tesla coil. Well, around Christmas time last year I backed a Kickstarter called OneTesla: DIY Musical Tesla Coil. A build your own kit that came with all parts needed including a stamped toroid to make your very own. OneTesla kickstarter This seemed lik...
by epoch19
Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: 9X R/C Radio Regulator Repair (Polarity Reversed)
Replies: 0
Views: 7527

9X R/C Radio Regulator Repair (Polarity Reversed)

I'll preface this post with the fact that it was my fault that the regulators in my 9X radio fried and there is a long story involved for the reasons it happened and the fixes. OK so a few weeks ago I wanted to get my quads in flying order. So one of the things I wanted to do was have a fresh charge...
by epoch19
Tue May 21, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Visit to Protospace
Replies: 0
Views: 8314

Visit to Protospace

Last week I was in Calgary for business, and since i was there, I should go to Protospace ( Calgary's hackerspace ). I went on tuesday night which is their hack night and was treated to a friendly reception and tour of the space. More people showed up than we have membership. They have an upper leve...