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PIC KICK TWEET

PIC KICK TWEET !

This is an Instructable showing you how to integrate Twitter in your embedded application. Watch this Instructable in Action http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-KICK-TWEET-1/ Working: A desktop application is created with ease for grabbing the latest tweet from your twitter account. The application then forwards the tweet to the serial port to which the embedded device is connected. A firmware […]

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Trippy RGB Color Mixing NightLight

Trippy RGB Color Mixing NightLight

Project is based on A Trippy Crystal Nightlight by Charles Platt in Make magazine volume 25, see URL below for additional details. A fun and simple project to get started with PICAXE microcontrollers. http://www. makezine.com/25/electronics In this version an inexpensive (> $2.50) AC USB charger provides a traditional plug-in-the-wall nightlight form factor.  I removed download

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The perfect Remote Programmable Controller for interactive LED strips

The perfect Remote, Programmable, Controller for interactive LED strips

Since when white light emitting high brightness LED are available, the handover from traditional lighting bulbs to the solid-state lighting has become irreversible: LEDs have an efficiency (expressed in lumens/watt) higher than that of almost all the traditional lamps (except, at the moment, the large sodium vapor lamps used for street lighting, unusable in closed

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