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Enhance Your Debugging Tool Suite

Combining logic analyzer decoders with an embedded software Manchester encoder creates yet another tool to enhance your debugging and diagnostic skills.

Review: Zeppelin Design Labs — Altura MIDI Theremin

Play a theremin with a little help from a kit.

The Arduino Graphics Interface — Part 2

Finish our project to turn an Arduino Due and a leftover analog oscilloscope into a high resolution computer graphics display.


Build an Analog-Style LED Clock — Part 1

A fun take on an old favorite- Build this Entertaining and Educational “Charlieplexing” Digital LED clock.


by Kristen McIntyre
Reader Questions Answered Here (03.2018)
Questions about targeted dunking, sensor inversion, and training a train.

The Ham’s Wireless Workbench
by H. Ward Silver
Working with High Voltages
Avoid the “gotchas” when working with high voltage.

The Design Cycle
by Fred Eady
ARMing a Postage Stamp-Sized LCD
ARM a Crystalfontz CFAL9664B-F-B1 graphic OLED display module.

by Jeff Eckert
Events, Advances, and News (03.2018)
Information on current events, advances, and news in various technology fields.


Degrees of Automation
by Bryan Bergeron
What’s your preference when it comes to electronic projects: handmade or produced by a machine?