Kickstarter and LPLC PIC18 development board

It looks like this is a good time of year for Kickstarter projects to turn up. Not only did I receive my MoPi board yesterday, but today I got three of Mike Hibbett’s LPLC PIC18 development board in the post. I must admit that I am a complete newbie when it comes to PIC development. …

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First steps with Beagleboard Black

I have had a few weeks off from electronic tinkering and from posting here, but I’m hoping to ramp up my post schedule again. Today I picked up my new Beaglebone Black. On “paper”, both this and the Cubieboard seem to be serious competitors of the Raspberry Pi. They are around the same price, and …

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A few new goodies

It seems like ages ago that I was complaining about not being able to access the UART pins when an add on board is attached to the GPIO header of my Raspberry Pi. I even drew a picture of what I was looking for. I still haven’t found anything exactly like that, but I have …

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