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Suit of Powered Armour (reversed engineered version)
27 October 2016
The Suit of Powered Armour, featured in the 2008 version of Iron Man, was originally made in a cave by Tony and was reversed engineered to be bigger and stronger by Stane, also the CEO of Stark Enterprises.
Using the UART interface
5 June 2018
UART (universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter) is a communication interface used between two microcontrollers. Data signals are transferred using two lines, one for transmitting signals (Tx) and one for receiving signals (Rx).
Getting started with breadboard power supplies
15 October 2018
Breadboard power supplies are easy-to-use, companion modules which provide regulated voltage to the power rails of solderless breadboards. They are both easy to use and extremely useful for fast, efficient breadboard prototyping of micro-electronic projects.
433MHz RF communication to a Raspberry Pi
27 March 2016 | Updated 1 July 2017
This post will explain how to get up and running with the 433MHz RF Transmitter Receiver modules to send radio frequency (RF) signal-codes from a transmitter device to a Raspberry Pi.
Online South African stores that accept PayPal
29 January 2019 | Updated 27 March 2020
There are a couple of good reasons why someone in South Africa would want to use their PayPal account to pay for online goods. Whether you have it linked to your South African credit card, or you have some spare bucks hanging around in it, here are some online South African stores that will be happy to take your hard-earned money.