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May 2011

Nuts and Volts Magazine

Scratch Building A Radio Controlled Submarine

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Features

How I Scratch-Built a Five Foot Long Radio-Controlled Submarine — Part 1

Here's a great project that will give you some good ideas and many techniques to learn. If you have a robotics project or an all-terrain vehicle or boat, follow along and learn some great building secrets. Part 1


Creating a Chipino Shield

Get a quick introduction on how to create a shield that fits the needs of your Chipino/Arduino style modules.



Projects

Build Your Next Project With a Little Jewelry

Microcontroller/PIC

Give your projects a different kind of bling with this unique method for making more reliable interconnections between chip pins and discrete components.



Columns

TechKnowledgey
by Jeff Eckert
TechKnowledgey 2011
This month, read about the dawn of the age of millimeter computing, automated electronics recycling, an enhanced Bluetooth headset, plus some other interesting stuff.

The Design Cycle
by Fred Eady
The Design Cycle
Riding an RF Energy Harvester.

Q&A
by Russell Kincaid
Q & A
A comb filter design, video amp, and a hysteresis circuit are some of the things you’ll learn about this time.

Smiley’s Workshop
by Joe Pardue
Smiley’s Workshop 34: USB to UART for Electronic Prototyping — Part 2
USB to UART for Electronic Prototyping — Part 2-34

The Spin Zone
by Jon Williams
The Spin Zone
Wrangling the 1-Wire Buss.

Near Space
by L. Paul Verhage
Near Space
Programming the Nearspace Ultralight.

Fundamentals For Beginners
How a 555 Timer Works
Just getting started in electronics? Try these simple demos to illustrate electronics principles and how components function in actual circuits!