Archive for November, 2018

Fillets and bitbanging

Fillets and bitbanging

This week there’s been some more work on the IOTCompass project. I realised that the GPS and Compass module actually had two connectors. A serial on for the GPS functioality and a separate I2C based compass module. The SDK for

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IOT Compass

IOT Compass

A project I’ve been working on for the last couple of weeks is the IOT Compass. It’s mostly software and electronics so I’ve been writing my build up on the Element14 community and posting the code on Github.  The idea

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Washing Machine Repair

Washing Machine Repair

Monday last week the washing machine door handle stopped working and we could not get the wet clothes from the machine. The handle was a bit floppy so I suspected something had broken. My wife googled and found and handy

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Machined aluminium shower repair

Machined aluminium shower repair

Our shower door has 4 sets of rollers that hold the sliding door. The top two have screws that you adjust to make the door level. When the door shuts, a magnetic catch seals the side of the door but

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