Archive for June, 2007

1-Wire Adapter

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

I ran across this schematic for a simple 1-wire serial adapter.

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25-pin 9-pin


I built one of these adapters and am using it to monitor 3 DS18S20 temperature sensors in my home using cacti.


555 Timer Calculator

Monday, June 18th, 2007

There are a lot of these out there but in true DIY spirit I wrote my own. You may need to download the .NET runtime libraries to run it.


Fishing on the mighty Mississippi

Monday, June 18th, 2007

This was my second excursion out on the mighty Mississippi in search of a big catfish. I really had a lot of trouble reeling this baby in…



Monday, June 18th, 2007


Bootloader burn using STK500