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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A little venture with electronics – LCD diagnostics and software

A little venture with electronics - LCD diagnostics and software

So wiring up the LCD and getting it to display some text should have been simple, I had all the bits, the wiring was very straight forward and the libraries for programming were all written. But the screen was just

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A little venture with electronics – Wiring in the LCD

A little venture with electronics - Wiring in the LCD

Since my prototyping on the Arduino there’s been an update to the Arduino development software. A couple of the items mentioned in the fixes are strings and the wire library, both of which are likely to be useful in the

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