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by lindula
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alternative to Eagle PCB
Replies: 2
Views: 1056

Alternative to Eagle PCB

Hello, the PCB design software Eagle has now gone to a Subscription Model where you must pay either $100/year. So, I'm looking for an alternative. I'm considering ExpressPCB, KiCad or DesignSpark. Could anyone suggest other PCB Cad tools?

Thanks,
Joe
by lindula
Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a Rotary Servo
Replies: 1
Views: 762

Looking for a Rotary Servo

Hello, I found this really interesting Ball and Beam experiment on the web:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l-_Ryso4O8

I would like to find a rotary servo like the one in the video.

Can anyone recommend suggest a rotary servo that is similar to the one in the video?

Thanks,
Joe
by lindula
Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Raspberry Starter Kit with Projects
Replies: 3
Views: 1407

Raspberry Starter Kit with Projects

Hello, I'm looking for a Raspberry Starter Kits that include a list of projects with instructions. If anyone can recommend such a kit please let me know. Also, if you could recommend and good books please let me know.

Thank you very much.

Joe
California
by lindula
Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help Finding a Rotary Encoder for Simple Arduino project?
Replies: 2
Views: 1210

Help Finding a Rotary Encoder for Simple Arduino project?

Hello, I saw this really cool and simple project using an Arduino and a photo sensor to detect motor rotation. Here is the web link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPBKTZw_xi4 I would like to do the same project but I don't know what part number for the rotary encode he used. Please check out this ...
by lindula
Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electronics Kit to help learn Control Systems?
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

Re: Electronics Kit to help learn Control Systems?

haklesup,

Hi, thank you very much for your post and the suggestions. I am going to purchase you suggestion. Quick question, I have never used/programmed Arduino devices, will there be some instruction on how to run the software and do I need to purchase the development software?

Thanks,
Joe
by lindula
Fri Dec 02, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electronics Kit to help learn Control Systems?
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

Electronics Kit to help learn Control Systems?

Hello, I am looking to teach my daughter Control Systems. I found a great kit on Amazon that includes a motor, an Arduino, and a book with tutorials and instructions: Control System Design: Getting Started with Arduino and MATLAB (kit+book set). I thought this would be perfect to learn by build the...
by lindula
Fri Sep 23, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a PIC Kits with Lesson book
Replies: 1
Views: 905

Looking for a PIC Kits with Lesson book

Hello, I am looking for a trainer kit that will help my daughter learn PIC programming. I would like the kit to have a lesson book that includes instructions on how to program the PIC to do something like motor control or other interesting tasks. I would like her to program the PIC using C language....