Category Archives: Electronics

Plane Spotting: ADS-B Plane Director Script

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Phew! Been a while since I have posted something on my blog. Well, that does not mean that I have been too busy or idling around. Just that my work-life balance was heavily tilted towards the work side. Excuses aside, for … Continue reading

Posted in Default, DIY, GNU C, Programming, Projects | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fun with IR Transmitter: Transmitting Sony SIRC protocol remote commands using TI Launchpad MSP-EXP430G2

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Simple code to transmit SONY remote control commands using Launchpad. The code can used to make your own IR Blaster. The code is not elegant but is certainly functional. This code would not have been possible without the lucid explanation … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, MSP430, Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fun with Crossplexing – Adventure with AS1130 (Ideating)

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Current Status:  Ideating, visualising and day dreaming while the samples arrive. 27 Jul 2012: Today while browsing the net in search of LED driver, I came across an interesting IC from austriamicrosystems AS1130. The chip is a 132-LED Cross-Plexing Driver with scrolling … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Electronics, Projects | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

16×8 LED Word Clock – (Almost Complete)

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Nothing novel, another project.. 16X8 LED Word Clock… The LED panel is composed of 8 individual panels of 4×4 LEDs. Each group of 4 such panels will be controlled by a MAX7219. Here are the schematics and board layouts of … Continue reading

Posted in Arduino, Arduino, DIY, Electronics, Programming, Projects | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Non Contact Wireless Liquid Level Gauge

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

This current project of mine which I am documenting here was selected for the TI MCU Contest -2012 but did not make the final cut. What I am documenting by way of this post is for archival purpose and  posterity.The … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Electronics, MSP-GCC, MSP430, Programming, Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments