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MakeCation 2014 — hardware 2.0

With stable MPR121-PB and capacitive touch pads, I started work on the code for the Arduino Uno.  The Tutorial from the Adafruit website was easy to follow and the downloads  included example code for the Arduino IDE (Adafruit_MPR121_Library-master.zip).  Code below … Continue reading

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MakeCation 2014

A year ago (Halloween 2014), I attended my first MakeCation at Parachute Factory. I got into a conversation with several others about capacitive touch devices.  These devices are based on capacitive sensing. They are touch (input) devices – similar to … Continue reading

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Testing the Busettii 2014 Triker: break in

This is a continuation of the discussion started in the posts, Off-road Power Wheelchair (OPW), OPW — Clarifications and Design Plans and Testing the Busettii 2014 Triker: Notes. As mentioned in the Notes post: According to Busettii, 5 charge cycles … Continue reading

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Testing the Busettii 2014 Triker: Notes

This is a continuation of the discussion started in the posts, Off-road Power Wheelchair (OPW) and OPW — Clarifications and Design Plans. In our previous post, Track Vehicles, we mention the limited the options of manufacturers of track wheelchairs at … Continue reading

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