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DIY HACK – How to make your own open source motor controller!

Check out this cool little hack, it’s an open-source motor controller for an electric bike. There’s no pictures of a finished version but can’t wait to see this circuit in action!

n brief the PicOx is a PicAxe 08M based digital Controller that performs an ADC of a Hall-effect throttle and an ADC of a Hall-based current sensor. These two parameters determine the “Mark” value of a 15Khz PWM signal that does the switching to the Outp

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Download Windows Movie Maker for your illegal Windows XP, Vista, whatever!

When your computer dies and you don’t have a backup disk of your official Windows that came with your computer, you do have to resort to other ways such as installing an illegal copy of Windows XP. Well, that’s what I had to do since I do have an official license but no disks that came with my computer.

Well, I use Windows Movie Maker to make most of my videos and it’s a great video software that doesn’t break down.

I try to download it from my illegal version of Windows but I have to do a “Windows Update”

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Chumby Open Source Wi-Fi Touch Screen Device

Wow, check out these chumbies, wifi enabled touch screen. Hmmm. If they came out with a Chumby phone, I’d get one.

“chumby is a small, wifi enabled, touch screen information device. When you take it out of the box and plug it in it is essentially a glorified alarm clock. But when you take a moment and register your particular Chumby at their website, it can become just about anything you like. A number of widgets are available now and can be enabled on Chumby with a click. And Since Chumby is completely open source and has made a HDK and

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