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October 2014 - Circuit Crush

Month: October 2014

The Raspberry Pi Laptop, more than just a laptop!

More than just a cool laptop, it’s a learning tool you build and expand yourself! Pi-Top provides a platform to expand your knowledge in hardware creation. The kit takes you through each of its components and their functionality, so that you can use Pi-Top as a tool for your own projects in the future. Pi-Top …

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A Calibrated Solid State Radiation Detector

I’ve been playing with radiation detectors. The common solution is a Geiger – Müller tube, but those solutions tend to be expensive, and contain high voltage connections. PIN Diodes can be used, and are very inexpensive, but are uncalibrated. A nice in between is a calibrated (3.4 cpm/µSv/h) solid state sensor from Teviso, the RD2007. …

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Does the Windows FTDI Update “Brick” your Arduino?

The story going around is Microsoft has destroyed FTDI USB to Serial Interface chips in the marketplace with the recent update. Many people are up in arms over this “clearly illegal act”. But is it illegal, and how much harm has it done? Microsoft obtains the FTDI Drivers from FTDI. The FTDI drivers provided by …

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