Events, Advances, and News
Learn how diamonds are a switch’s best
friend, a new solar speed record has been
set, and a third option for color printing
that’s become available, plus some other
stuff you’ll find fascinating.
The Spin Zone
Adventures in Propeller Programming
Wii Will Rock You.
The Design Cycle
Advanced Techniques for Design Engineers
Fly High With the New SPECTRUM ACE
Embedded Control System.
Reader Questions Answered Here
This month’s questions include how to set up
a custom website, a circuit for pulsating
LEDs, a car finder, plus a turn signal
reminder, just to name a few.
This alternative energy project is two-fold.
First, convert a two-cycle engine to run on pressure
(air/steam). Then, create a control system to optimize
■ By John Molnar
Create Indoor Lightning With This
Miniature Van de Graaff Generator
Amaze your family and friends with this unique
project that teaches electrostatic concepts.
■ By David Williams
Introducing CHIPINO — the Bridge
Between PICs and Arduinos
Combine the favorite features of these two
microcontrollers through a new morphed module.
■ By The CHIPAXE Team
Programming · Hardware · Projects
avrtoolbox — Organizing an
Open Source Project.
FUNdamentals For Beginners
Just getting started in electronics? Try these
simple demos to illustrate electronics principles and
how components function in actual circuits
Build a Two-Transistor Oscillator