Category Archives: Electronics

Emulating RC6-6-20 IR Remote: Part 1 – Understanding the protocol

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In this series of How To I shall emulate a IR remote control using a Texas Instruments Launchpad MSP-430G2 and few discreet components. The exercise was undertaken by me purely as a self learning exercise. Before I proceed to the … Continue reading

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Plane Spotting: ADS-B Plane Director Script

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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

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

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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

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Fun with Crossplexing – Adventure with AS1130 (Ideating)

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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

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16×8 LED Word Clock – (Almost Complete)

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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

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