Category Archives: Analog

Anything and everything related to analog electronics (which on this blog won’t be much, trust me.)

Gone fishin’

Automating Minecraft fishing with an Arduino Leonardo and a microphone sensor. Continue reading

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Component Tester

The microcontroller revolution has accelerated the development of tools available to the electronics industry. Multimeters (recently, DMMs) and oscilloscopes (recently, DSOs) have been a staple of electronics workbenches for decades, along with signal generators, frequency counters, and other specialized tools. … Continue reading

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Homemade Capacitors

Making a working homemade capacitor with mica, aluminum foil, and a 3D printer. Continue reading

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Investigating VOR signals, Part 1

A field trip is made to the Bangor (BGR) VOR beacon, in order to capture a clean signal from ground level. Continue reading

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