1. Lissajous Figure Generator

    Tue 28 February 2012

    One of the more difficult concepts for my ECE207 students to understand is that of using the oscilloscope in XY mode to view Lissajous figures. When thinking of a way to demonstrate this idea, I thought of hooking the audio output from a laptop to the scope's channels to play …

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  2. Paper Clock

    Sat 25 February 2012

    I always need something to keep me busy during the long dark winter evenings after my brain shuts down from a full day of reading technical papers and writing thesis snippets. This year it was building a clock out of paper. It's all in this book, just cut out the …

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  3. Python interface to x10 firecracker CM17A

    Sun 12 December 2010

    Here's a Python module that will allow you to turn on and off, and brighten/dim lamps or other devices that are plugged into X10-compatible modules, using the CM17A "Firecracker" serial interface. I set up my Christmas lights on them, so now they can be turned on and off via …

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