Adding production serial numbers in Microchip’s 8-bit PIC

One of the Devil’s little details in designing hardware for the internet of things is the requirement that your “things” be unique.  This broadly translates into making sure that your hardware has some sort of serial number (akin to a…

First Impressions of the Saleae Logic 16

I decided about a month ago to purchase the Saleae Logic 16 (https://www.saleae.com/logic16) and jump into the world of using my PC as an instrument for electrical engineering.  A few reasons I chose the Saleae Logic 16: Mac support out…

Murphy’s Law for EE’s

For those of you unfamiliar with Linear Technology’s data sheets and application notes, they are undoubtedly the best and quite often humorous.  This selection can be found at the end of their paper on high speed amplifier design, and is…

Crowd Funding The Shutterbug Remote

Shutterbug Remote just launched a crowd funding campaign to manufacture a bulk run.  Show your support and get a Shutterbug Remote for only $69!  

DIY Shutterbug Remotes

DIY Shutterbug Remotes

Shutterbug Remotes are now available in kit form with public access to the app source code, firmware, and hardware configuration.  If you want to build one yourself, or develop your own app for iOS / Android, visit the new DIY…