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by zmemw16
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: New users MUST post here first, and let us know a bit about you and your projects
Topic: Greetings from overly sunny brisbane.
Replies: 12
Views: 137

Re: Greetings from overly sunny brisbane.

i've seen a 10mm thick lump of aluminium used in the same way. i suppose anything flat and really conductive would do the same. you'd probably need to clamp to stop bend, not a problem with sand.
rapidly cooling down either would be interesting.
stephen
by zmemw16
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: New users MUST post here first, and let us know a bit about you and your projects
Topic: Greetings from overly sunny brisbane.
Replies: 12
Views: 137

Re: Greetings from overly sunny brisbane.

i'll say google 'andy brown stm32 reflow' as it puts the results in a nice list :D IMHO really well worth browsing from top as there is truly a lot there somewhere recently on this site i saw a halogen oven based reflow system, there is one out there, note some overcooking was mentioned, also look t...
by zmemw16
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: problem with gps :( only 0.0000 instead of real data:(
Replies: 25
Views: 206

Re: problem with gps :( only 0.0000 instead of real data:(

ivstr led flashing means still trying to get signal lock, steady when it is locked. usually when i took it outside and enough sky to see i think 3 sats at a minimum. what i should do is ask what your actual hardware is ? from ebay/aliexpress etc and can you post the link or maybe you've built your o...
by zmemw16
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: New users MUST post here first, and let us know a bit about you and your projects
Topic: Curious in Colorado
Replies: 17
Views: 128

Re: Curious in Colorado

how much of these signals could be gathered or communicated optically ?
almost certain to increase cost though, pick or choose carefully as well.
srp
by zmemw16
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: New users MUST post here first, and let us know a bit about you and your projects
Topic: Greetings from overly sunny brisbane.
Replies: 12
Views: 137

Re: Greetings from overly sunny brisbane.

@Ray
as usual blue sky, but why haven't you got a page or wiki with all that you've posted / guided with ?

srp
by zmemw16
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: New users MUST post here first, and let us know a bit about you and your projects
Topic: Curious in Colorado
Replies: 17
Views: 128

Re: Curious in Colorado

maybe the first few of google with 'controlling emc for older cars' might suggest some other avenues ?
srp
by zmemw16
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: problem with gps :( only 0.0000 instead of real data:(
Replies: 25
Views: 206

Re: problem with gps :( only 0.0000 instead of real data:(

try printing in hex line for each 'c', they might be non-printable ascii ?
stephen
by zmemw16
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: nrf24 / esp8266 /xbee section ?
Replies: 9
Views: 150

Re: nrf24 / esp8266 /xbee section ?

@Ray hive it seems uses a 2nd generation xbee, documentation on hive protocols is whisper thin on the ground and overall rather vague. i've seen most of the links from my searching, but will go over your suggestions with a fine toothcomb. having used aliexpress etc, i have this aversion to spending,...
by zmemw16
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: nrf24 / esp8266 /xbee section ?
Replies: 9
Views: 150

Re: nrf24 / esp8266 /xbee section ?

i would say anyone want/got a use for well worn but fixable ch boiler; somehow i suspect it wouldn't be allowed and probably illegal :D
stephen