Continuing the C-BISCUIT series, this article outlines how to populate and test the surface mount PCBs designed in a previous article using a hot air rework station and other various electronics tools.
May 31, 2016 by Patrick Lloyd
In the last installment, we built the hardware to control an AC waveform with a TRIAC as the first step in a DIY solder reflow oven. This tutorial continues the project by showing you how to set up the low-level hardware to measure temperature, read the zero-cross detector, drive the TRIAC, and print to the serial terminal using a USART.
November 17, 2015 by Patrick Lloyd
In this article I will show you how to use the internal EEPROM of an ATMega 328P microcontroller. I will use a USB-to-serial converter, and an LM35 temperature sensor. I will also give you some tips and tricks when designing a PCB.
October 18, 2015 by Jens Christoffersen