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Fake a panasonic battery to revive camera to copy photos from internal memory
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Allright, finally we done it! @KalleMP had the eye opener, however this was a slightly different battery (DMW-BLG10E instead of the DMW-BCG10E and it is fore sure another "valid and safe battery ...

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Reverse polarity protection idea
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See also afrotechmods channel video for an explanation. Quick explanation/characteristics: Less power loss/dissipation in comparison to a diode; Voltage drop of about 1V at the output. Keep in mind ...

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Where can I find a datasheet/info of/on this "music speakers" 35 segment LED display with 7 legs?
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Sorry for the late reply but there isn't any answer posted. Yup, it is charlieplexed for sure because I figure it out by placing one display unit on a breadboard and test all individual pins one by ...

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Isolated Power Supply Modules
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Take a look at the MORNSUN isolated DC/DC converters, have used many and works great. Take a look at their product page for example: https://www.mornsun-power.com/html/products/4/dc-dc-converter.html ...

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Digitally controlled audio fader circuit?
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Updated answer 01/23/2017: Maybe this is an answer: Digital Optical Volume Control with LED and photoresistor (light to seperate circuits, optical pot) Using light to control the 'fades'/volume of ...

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How to trigger a physical button on an external device with a Raspberry Pi's GPIO by shorting the circuit
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Use a VACTROL. Easy to use and also easy to make if you don't want to buy one. Commercial variant: Home made with LED, LDR and schrink tubing: Example Benefits: No need to mix circuits (does not ...

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-30V power supply for HTS6520
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Okay, got it. It was pretty simple. Swap the main PSU with another more powerful one, 3A 12V (maybe other was not powerful enough for some reason). Made a mistake in the pinout schematic, there is no +...

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WAVGAT Pro Mini, no serial output
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Okay, that was pretty fast. Something wrong with the board definitions/library? dunno. There are several implementations of the board definitions/library available and some are old or incomplete (?)....

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Arduino based digital to AC conversion schematic
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It will help to explain what you want to drive with it because maybe it is not required the way you want it, maybe you don't need it. The 555-timer is also vague because you are using a MCU that can ...

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How to verify a VHDL I2C master?
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I think you searching for this (old question of mine): Is there a general I2C command to see if a device is still present on the bus? The solution at this answer shows you how to check the device ...

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Component identification 8Y
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It's a audio transformer/isolator, compare this picture: Link to the component: https://nl.aliexpress.com/item/5PCS-1-1869FH-60UH-1-1-SMD-digital-audio-isolation-transformers/32432427615.html No ...

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Digital Optical Volume Control with LED and photoresistor (light to seperate circuits, optical pot)
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After some months: Thanks go to EM Fields, which points me into the right direction. Vactrols are not cheap components and only available at some stores. So I decide to build my own vectrols and this ...

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Can 2 boost converters outputs be put in parallel at the same voltage?
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Made and test this yesterday with two of these very excellent boards: https://nl.aliexpress.com/item/wholesale-2-pcs-lot-DC-DC-2A-Adjustable-Step-Up-Boost-Power-Supply-Converter-Module-2/32266587114....

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Is it possible to use just a capacitor to debounce a button?
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"so I don't want to do a full-blown debounce circuit which would complicate the design". I really don't understand why you made it that complicated or think that complicated. You don't ...

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Need a LED Display
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Old question, I know, however think this might be a good and easy start. Take a look at the KEY&LED modules, very nice, integrates buttons, simple to use and only requires 3 wires. Can also used ...

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Replace/refresh 7 segment display of vintage 80's clock radio
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This is not a real solution however it is some better now by shorting the pins of the ABC-LDR (Auto Brightness Control) at the front. Especially at night (dark room) it is an improvement. Don't want ...

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SMBus with AVR?
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Now (2019), take a look at PackProbe: https://powercartel.com/projects/PackProbe/ A lot of info there and a nice Arduino util (available on GitHub). @DaveTweed: This is not a goody or service, read ...

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Trying to remove distortion of speakers seems impossible
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That isn't distortion, that is noise caused by a ground-loop. Like others mentioned, a 9V is not capable to deliver a huge amount of current. Use an USB powerbank or such to provide power. Besides 9V ...

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SSD1306 I2C: Draw only changes works however on wrong position, how to set position (command)?
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Finally got it, this site/article gave me some insights to do it right: https://www.ccsinfo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=54453 It is at the gotoxy feature. I think the calculation at this function is not ...

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Ground Loop? Noise from 12v to 5v converter manifest in bluetooth audio source
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This is definitely a ground loop caused by the bluetooth module. In this video (see link below) on YouTube, a guy shows you the solution. You need an isolated DC/DC converter between the powersource ...

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Supply power to USB with external power supply
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The ground need to be shared between both power supplies (USB and external). Have done a several experiments with an USB soundcard. I want to seperate/isolate it (with an isolated DC/DC converter) ...

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