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Date registered: November 30, 2010

Latest posts

  1. GE G-35 LED Lights with EQ Quick Build — December 12, 2011
  2. EQ Pixels — September 17, 2011
  3. Joe Knows Resistor Kits — July 27, 2011
  4. AlarmingTweet Entered in Make it Tweet Contest — June 28, 2011
  5. Waterproof DS18B20 probe at Adafruit — June 19, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. EQ Pixels — 5 comments
  2. Easy Arduino 1-Wire Sensor Network — 3 comments
  3. DS18B20 Temperature Probe — 1 comment

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Jun 06

DS18B20 Temperature Probe

Solder and heat shrink wires

Although the form factor for the DS18B20 1-Wire sensor boxes I built for the Easy Arduino 1-Wire Sensor Network are relatively small my friend thought an even smaller probe type version would be nice to have for using in places where the phone jack box would be too obtrusive. It would also be nice to …

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Apr 25

ThingSpeak Contest Winner!

My project was selected as one of the 20 winners of ThingSpeak’s Internet of Things Contest (aka The Easiest Contest Ever). For my winning entry I received a $50 gift certificate to Sparkfun.You can read more on the Contest Update post over at ThingSpeak.com. Thanks again to ThingSpeak for building such a great service. willnue …

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Apr 21

First SMT solder job


I am working on a new sensor for my 1-Wire network using the Maxim DS2438A, which is only available in the SOIC-8 package. I haven’t done any work with SMT devices up to this point, so this was first for me. I ordered a SOIC to DIP Adapter from Sparkfun to go with the DS2438A …

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Apr 18

Entered ThingSpeak contest

ThingSpeak is running the Internet of Things Contest (aka The Easiest Contest Ever) and I just submitted my entry with Seriot in combination with my Easy 1-Wire Sensor Network. We’ll see how I do… willnue

Apr 18

Seriot Version 1.0 Released

After building the 1-Wire sensor network with my friend, we needed some way to log the data. I searched for several solutions and in the end wound up writing a small application to do it. At the same time I found ThingSpeak and figured I might as well add support for that as well. The …

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