Saturday, 28 March 2015

Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver "Unknown Device" Fix

 The "Unknown Device" problem is, an all too common complaint with the Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver. There are many guides regarding the fuse fix but, you can ever have too many guides and pictures?

Sunday, 1 February 2015

Quick Review: Kingston MobileLite G4 USB3 Card Reader

Today we take a quick look at the Generation 4 MobileLite G4 USB3  SD memory card reader from Kingston Technology.

Priced at around £8, the Mobilite G4 features, USB3, Dual slot design and support for the latest and greatest SD cards

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

ATtiny84 USBtiny AVR ISP Programmer

My through hole, home etch friendly version of the surface mount FabISP, which is based around the USBtinyISP  AVR ISP Programmer. The new USBtinyISP drivers also has support for Windows 8

Monday, 18 August 2014

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Simple Arduino NeoPixel Sketch

I found that the Adafruit  NeoPixel  Arduino examples  were rather over complicated for the beginner . So I wrote a simple sketch, which does nothing more that light  Red, Green and Blue on 3 separate pixels. Hopefully this should make it easier to follow the code, especially if all you want is a single lit pixel  at a certain position around the ring , or if you are using a single standalone WS2812  in one of your own projects.

Friday, 8 August 2014

Hakko FX-888D DIN Connector Pinouts

While making some modifications to my Hakko FX-888D, I found if necessary to note down the pinouts for the FX-8801 soldering iron plug, and the 6 pin DIN socket on the 888D. I could not find much information on Google, so decided to post my findings, as it may be useful to others.

See also Hakko FX-888D Teardown