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In This Issue:

Projects

Part 1: Mega Digits

This system can create huge numerical displays. Suitable for use as a scoreboard, stopwatch, or just a really, really, REALLY...

Mike Hansell

Issue 5, November 2017

The Classroom

Doing Things With Diodes

The one-way roads of electonics, diodes are powerful and useful devices. In the Classroom this month, we take a look at our...

Daniel Koch

Issue 5, November 2017

Projects

Google Assistant In Practice

Making practical use of the Voice Control technology. I was impressed how a bundle of wires connected to a Raspberry Pi could...

Tim Blythman

Issue 5, November 2017

Feature

Mega OX

CNC machines take much of the human error out of machining, which is great for anyone who is more handy with a computer than a...

Martin Lecher

Issue 5, November 2017

Feature

Dry Humour

Partly for the sake of his marriage, partly for his own sanity, Kevin came up with a plan to hack his clothes dryer for smarter...

Kevin Sidwar

Issue 5, November 2017

Projects

Part 3: Alarmduino

We take the alarm system that we developed earlier, and put it to practical use. In Issues 2 and 3 we developed a basic alarm...

Oliver Higgins

Issue 5, November 2017

What The Tech

The 74HC595 Shift Register

This versatile chip simplifies display driving for LEDs and 7-segment displays, for just about any application. So what’s a...

Mike Hansell

Issue 5, November 2017

Feature

Panduino

Using breadboards with Arduino? Check this out! Panduino gives you the power of an UNO, with breadboard-connecting headers to...

Roberto Caruso

Issue 5, November 2017

Fundamentals

Robust Relays

Providing a powerful interface, enabling high-current switching with lower current sources. In this month’s FUNdamentals,...

Daniel Koch

Issue 5, November 2017

Going Pro

No More Bull

Darren and his team at Smart Paddock are revolutionising cattle health with their innovative Bluebell technology. With...

Darren Wolchyn

Issue 5, November 2017

Circuit Modd

The Adventures of Circuit Modd - 005

DIYODE Magazine

Issue 5, November 2017

Bitesize

What is "Real" Arduino?

A "duino" became something of a thing, when Arduino open sourced their Arduino hardware. Arduino and its respective logos are...

Rob Bell

Issue 5, November 2017

Projects

Heartrate Interface For Arduino

Need to check you're still alive? This project will help (unless you're a robot). The Arduino, and all other microprocessors,...

Bob Harper, code by Mike Hansell

Issue 5, November 2017

Projects

Part 3: SAM v1.2

DIYODE’s resident Semi-Autonomous Machine (SAM) takes the time look left, then right, then left. We can overcome some simple...

Oliver Higgins

Issue 5, November 2017