JST Battery Connectors

I’ve been playing with lithium polymer (LiPo) battery powered projects lately (more to come about that) but I’ve been frustrated trying to decode all the “standard” connectors people use for these.  Of particular annoyance are the JST connectors, which may refer to many different connectors. At first I thought there was only one JST connector […]

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AVR Studio 6.0

Edit (8/9/2014): I’ve added links to atmel studio version 6.2 UPDATE (10/23/2013): The newest installer as of  is here: AVR studio v6.1 build 2730 One thing I really hate is when you have to go through a registration process just to get “free” software.  As it turns out, Atmel doesn’t change its download locations.  So as of […]

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Fixing the up! 3d printer

A few weeks ago our UP! pp3dp (personal portable 3D printer) broke.  It would usually print one object while cold but fail on the first couple of layers of the second consecutive object.  Eventually it started making a bad smell so I opened it up to see this. Two of the jumpers that shunt power […]

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