Category Archives: DIY

Non Contact Wireless Liquid Level Gauge

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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

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Illustrated guide to interfacing Maxim OneWire (1-Wire) devices DS18B20 on TI Launchpad MSP-EXP430G2

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Maxims proprietary one wire devices have been popular with hobbyist for a long time.  The small and incredibly accurate (for hobbist) DS18B20 and DS18S20 series of temperature sensors from this family of devices have been used on many platforms. I too have … Continue reading

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Fun with Launchpad: Read Pulse Widths Using Interrupts

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Small code to read pulse widths of square waves using interrupts.Uses hardware UART module for serial communication and interrupt on P2.0. Connect incoming signal on P2.0  Serial functions are borrowed from Nathan Zimmerman hardware UART example. Hardware :TI MSP430G2 Launchpad … Continue reading

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Fun with Timers : Decoding an Sony SIRC protocol on TI Launchpad MSP-EXP430G2

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This post is one of those which have resulted out of my self learning . Over the time I have become fairly conversant with Arduino (ATMega type)  and PIC  and hence  I decided to take the plunge into the world … Continue reading

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Getting started with Cygwin.

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Recently I was inundated with queries, asking me how to run shell scripts using Cygwin. This illustrated guide is primarily meant to address the issue of running shell scripts posted on this site on a WindoZe machine. I assume that … Continue reading

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