futz f&ts v.i. To tinker experimentally; to change something just to see what it does

I'm posting some code here for Drizza on YouTube. Much of the original page text was lost, but I have the images and some text. So here's what I have.

I built the circuit on a dipmicro electronics PB1 proto board. Excellent little boards for building small one-off projects.

In these images I'm...

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To decode Sony SIRC codes output by my Harmony 880 remote control, I connected a Panasonic PNA4602M infrared sensor to P0.4 (CAP0.1). It's a 38kHz type sensor, so it works great with standard remote controls. Rather than work blind, I connected a 16x2 character LCD in 4-bit mode with busy flag check...

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I got tired of building the Myke Predko 2-Wire LCD circuit over and over and/or having one breadboard always used up so I'd have one handy. So I designed a PC board with the circuit on it. And, since I had tons of extra space under the LCD I added a Maxim DS3234 RTC and a battery holder under ther...

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I designed a keypad board for the Freescale MPR121 Capacitive Touch Sensor Controller chip and received it in my latest batch of boards from dorkbotpdx.org. I'm really happy with this one. The MPR121 is really easy to use and, though it has tons of internal adjustments and controls to suit almost an...

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