Category Archives: Arduino

digital Tape Recorder for the KIM-1 (and clones)

[ ]In October 2017 I wrote a post with the title “Solid State Tape Device for the (micro)KIM“. Recently one of the makers (Dirk Dral) wanted to adapt the device for use with a genuine KIM-1 and ran into some … Continue reading

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A 32kb Memory Expansion Board for the microKIM

[ ] As you may know, I own a microKIM (KIM-1 clone) Single Board Computer (SBC).  It is a trip down memory lane to work with the incredible simplicity of what was once “top of the bill” technology. The original … Continue reading

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Extending GPIO pins on your Micro Processor

[ ]Somehow, no matter what micro processor I choose, I end up with too few GPIO pins for the projects needs or for what I want to do. For a recent project I switched from the ESP8266 to the ESP32 … Continue reading

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DSMR-logger schrijft nu rechtstreeks in InfluxDB / Grafana

[ ] Door de jaren heen had ik mijn Slimme Meter uitgelezen met een USB P1 kabel en een Raspberry PI, echter een Raspberry PI moet regelmatige geupdate worden, SD kaartjes gaan kapot, Home Automation software moet regelmatig bijgewerkt worden … Continue reading

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An ESP8266 Ticker

[ ] INTRODUCTION From the moment I saw the MAX7219 Dot matrix modules I wanted to build a news ticker. I wanted the option to enter my own messages without having to install special Apps on my phone or tablet. … Continue reading

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Controlling Lots of Relays with only 2 GPIO pins

Piggyback board for 8- or 16-relays boards to control with I2C Continue reading

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restAPI’s zijn hip! (nieuwe firmware voor de DSMR-logger)

Nieuwe, op restAPI’s gebaseerde firmware voor de DSMR-logger
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