servo_fpga

Controlling an RC Servo with an FPGA

This time, we will look at how to control a regular RC hobby servo. They come in many different sizes and gearings, but for the basic control, they all use a simple PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) signal, to indicate the desired position. The width of the pulse should be between…

avnet_spartan3a_evl

Learning to program FPGA’s

About two months ago a couple of guys from Labitat (including myself) decided to meet up every other week for an FPGA playpen. I have worked a little with FPGA’s back when I was studying at the university, but have since forgotten most of it, so I will be starting…

ArcAttack with their Musical Tesla Coils

Photos from Bay Area Maker Faire 2010

Below is a set of images from this years Maker Faire in the Bay Area. This was my first time at Maker Faire and I spend more or less two full days there. There was a lot of interesting projects, both in electronics and computers, but not least in mechanical…

workspace

It’s time for some tinkering

Documenting my endeavors in electronics…