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Mini USB receptacle versus proper PCB layout
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I've noticed the same problem when routing boards with the FTDI FT232 chips. Here's what the CY7C68013A datasheet says about routing those signals: DPLUS and DMINUS trace lengths should be kept ...

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Building an AA battery replacement
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What you want to do is create a "dummy battery" that will fit inside the camera in place of the AA batteries and make contact with the battery contacts in that compartment. Here's an example of ...

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Need for a VGA output
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Apparently, VGA is pretty easy to render with an AVR microcontroller. Some examples: Simple VGA/Video adapter - Creating VGA/Video signals using the 8-bit AVR MCU Lucid Science: AVR Video Generator ...

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How to dissipate a static charge from a 3D Printer?
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Ed Nisley wrote a blog post about controlling static on the Thing-O-Matic printer. He ended up connecting drain wires to various pieces that made contact with the moving filament: Filament Drive ...

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How to break out Board to FPC connector
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These type of connectors are usually called fine pitch board-to-board connectors. I doubt that you'll really find a way to connect to them without having to solder small wire leads. With the right ...

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Connector Choice for Arduino/MIDI Bridging Interface
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I don't see how there could be any difference between the two plugs, other than size. There is some discussion of this issue on Reddit. To summarize that discussion, the consensus is that the 1/4" ...

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Circuit for testing LiPo batteries?
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While there are some ICs that are designed for monitoring batteries, all of your requirements could be accomplished with single resistor (or potentiometer) and an ADC input on the Arduino. The only ...

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