Author Archives: Microcontrolled

Propeller Clock: With a Propeller Chip! – “Digital” style POV clock

Everyone loves Propeller clocks! Now there is one powered by a Propeller Chip! If you don’t know what a “Propeller Clock” or a “POV clock” is, look at the images below. Also, FYI, POV stands for “Persistence of Vision”. This … Continue reading

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Playing around with Android Programming

If you are wondering where I’ve been for the last few weeks, in addition to numerous other things, I have been studying the Android OS and native programming language for the sole purpose of one day creating and Android app … Continue reading

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Digital Measuring Tape – AKA poor man’s mini-rangefinder

This is one of those small-but-valuable projects. Simple, but useful. The guts of it is basically a Propeller module cut out of the middle of a Protoboard, (I’ve used this before, Jeff Ledger has an article on it on warrentyvoid.com) … Continue reading

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RFID Employee Time Clock – Version 3

Yes, count them, 3. Over the past year this project has had 3 hardware reversions and 6 software reversions before it finally works the way it is supposed to. It also looks pretty nice, too. I specified this as an … Continue reading

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Lilypad + Propeller Chip

I recently purchased Sparkfun’s Lilypad bobbin because I’ve always been fascinated that you could integrate circuits into clothing. However, Auduino-happy Sparkfun doesn’t make a Propeller board for the Lilypad system, so it looked like I’d have to make my own. … Continue reading

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Microcontrolled Technology blog is now up!

If you are reading this, you must have found it. Welcome to the Microcontrolled blog! If you don’t know me, you can check out my Parallax Forums profile You can also check my YouTube channel I’ll be posting [almost] all … Continue reading

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