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Original Apple II+ Sells for $1,414.87 on ebay

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With all the outrageous PS3s and Wiis being sold on ebay, here’s a little apple II that sells at an outrageous price.

Talking about some Apple computers that can be programmed in BASIC, check out Comfile CUBLOC embedded computers, which can run at 20Mhz, run 320×240 LCDs, and at 30 times smaller size of an Apple computer.

Well, it’s not the best comparison, but we did not expect a

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Choice of On-board camera for embedded apps : CMU Cam

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You gotta check out CMUcam if you haven’t yet. It can be controlled via a serial communications to processors such as PIC, CUBLOC,

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Touch control chip for your next “touch” buttons

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You can now easily make a touch application similar to the touch interface on the LG Chocolate. Check out touch-sensor chip you can use for your next embedded application or even maybe wii hacking or ps3 hacking…

QT113 family QTouchT ICs create sense fields through dielectric surfaces such as plastic or glass up to 100mm (4″) thick, and can even turn small objects into sensors. These sense fields can work easily through gloved hands.

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DIY HOWTO – Linux Temperature Monitoring using the DS1820

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Here’s how you can make your own Linux Temperature Monitoring system coupled with a DS1820 chip using the 1-wire communication protocol. Note that you could easily do this with a Basic Stamp, which supports 1-wire protocol and just simply add a

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Robot Kit – Parallax Boe-bot

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Here’s our new boe-bot kit we got yesterday, it looks really cool. You can do some neat stuff like make a infrared sensors so the boe-bot detects objects and uses couple servos to run the wheels.

We are going to start hacking it a little…hopefully we can get one of those RC car motors in it and make it go kinda faster…

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PLC – Consider Programmable Logic Controllers for your next DIY project

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PLCs are basically industrial-grade computers that can be programmed to do tasks, sorta like microcontrollers but most PLCs have built-in encoders for motor control, support for modbus, and more…

Basically, if you are not familiar with BASIC, C, Java, or assembly language, PLC Ladder Logic language might be the way to go as it has been proven in the industrial field for factory automation and more.

Ladder Logic is a way of programmi

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