Nuts and Volts №11 2013
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28 Quick and Easy USB Keyboard Input
This circuit is perfect for any application where you use a physical trigger
to input data onto a computer. Read how it was implemented for video
TIC-TAC-TOE and a bag toss game.
■ By William Pippin
34 Build the CHROMATICON
Want to be sure you're playing musical chords correctly?This unit will tell
you if you are and display a light show in the process.
■ By Matthew Bates
40 Build a Personal Guitar Microphone Pre-Amp
Fine-tune the sound for your guitar just the way you want it with this handy
device that will also work with Karaoke machines, boom boxes, and
surround sound systems.
■ By Ron Hoffman
46 MakerPlot—The DIY Software Kit Part 2
Besides being a great debugging tool, the real power of this customizable
software is in its ability to become a virtual instrument for your
■ By John Gavlik and Martin Hebel
08 TechKnowledgey 2013
Events, Advances, and News
The first human B2B interface, the world's thinnest keyboard, digital detox,
and some tough little fuses are some of the tittilating tidbits you'll read about.
12 The Spin Zone
Adventures in Propeller Programming
Digging Into Dynamixels.
Learn the inner workings of these drivers, so you can use them to make your
own projects move.
Reader Questions Answered Here
A Jacob's ladder redux, a video monitor alarm, and robot communication issues
are discussed this time.
53 Smiley s Workshop
Programming • Hardware • Projects
Arduino Handheld Prototyper — Part 5.
Data Logging — Take a look at the SRAM and EEPROM on the Arduino,
then graduate to SD cards to learn cheap and easy ways to store LOTS of data.
62 Near Space
Approaching the Final Frontier
A New Airframe Design for Near Spacecraft - Part 1.
After a recent capsule landing that did not go smoothly, it was the opportune
time to come up with a better and stronger design.
71 The Design Cycle
Advanced Techniques for Design Engineers
Discovering a Better and More Powerful Engineering Workstation.
One of the first commercial operational amplifier-based computing
components was the Model K3-A Adding Component. Unfortunately,
you needed a full blown lab to gather the K3's analog results. In contrast,
the Analog Discovery packs an oscilloscope, waveform generator, voltmeter,
and digital I/O into a space smaller than the first vacuum tube operational
06 DEVELOPING PERSPECTIVES
07 READER FEEDBACK
24 NEW PRODUCTS
68 NV WEBSTORE
78 TECH FORUM
80 AD INDEX