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by qartis
Sun May 30, 2004 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USB Pen Drive - Schematics?
Replies: 2
Views: 672

USB Pen Drive - Schematics?

Has anyone attempted to make their own USB "pen" drive? You know, tiny little memory sticks that can be read by any modern computer as a "USB Mass Storage" device. Obtaining a reasonably large amount of flash memory would be hard enough, but would it be possible to use a microcontroller to emulate t...
by qartis
Sat Dec 14, 2002 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hollywood tracker beacon?
Replies: 9
Views: 1838

Re: Hollywood tracker beacon?

I was imagining something a bit less complicated than tracking something using radar. The object I was hoping to track was, well, here's an example: finding your luggage at the airport. Beacon would be inside the luggage, and you could just walk straight towards it. I don't think you could track it ...
by qartis
Fri Dec 13, 2002 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hollywood tracker beacon?
Replies: 9
Views: 1838

Re: Hollywood tracker beacon?

But would that work if both transmitter and reciever were standing still? Sorry, Gr. 10 in Gr. 11 Math here, no physics yet.<p>By the way, surprisingly fast reply!
by qartis
Fri Dec 13, 2002 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hollywood tracker beacon?
Replies: 9
Views: 1838

Hollywood tracker beacon?

Would it be plausable, as seen in movies, to have a mobile transmitter and reciever combo, where when the distance between the two is increased, the pitch deepens on the reciever's speaker, and maybe even a few calculations and a distance displayed on a few 7 segment LEDs? Hopefully this system woul...