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PS/2 to USB Keyboard Arduino Style

From the work of SteveBenz and the others before him, I wanted to play with PS/2 keyboards https://github.com/SteveBenz/PS2KeyboardHost Who designed the Mini-DIN-6? it’s pin out is wacky and a bit of a mind funk Resulting adapter I added pin jumpers for future...

GPS Liapac TF10 Arduino Passthrough

I have an old GPS module from about 2002, the Laipac TF10 12 Channel SiRF module Though I would hook it up via a Arduino SiRF2-LaipacDownload Pulling in the serial0, serial1 of the module and 1PPS then extracting and outputting to another serial with a different BAUD...

Rejuvenating Dry SLA batteries

I had some dead 12v 12Ah batteries from an APC smart ups 1000 that were quite old (md 2009) and very dry. I have replaced them with a set of new 18Ah batteries. I thought I would try my hand at getting these old batteries going again. One battery was showing ~12 volts...

KiCAD Footprints and Symbols

Decided to learn how to build some footprints, symbols and 3D models in Kicad so I used a HC-05 Bluetooth module and it’s chips as a template that was not in the default list using the chips datasheets, the TFBGA96 8x8x0,65mm main chip and TFBGA48 6x8x0.80mm...