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ELM327 Bluetooth

I’ve just recently created an ELM327 OBDII Bluetooth module that plugs into post-1996 vehicles.  I’m using it with my droid and the application “Torque” available on Android Market.  I’ve also designed a module using the new STN1110 chip, which has … Continue reading

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Dockstar Scripts

This post is just to document all the scripts that were created/reused to make the Dockstar run pretty much on its own…

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Time Lapse Video Using the Dockstar

One of my more interesting presents this Christmas was a crystal growing kit.  I thought it would be cool to take some time lapse video of the crystals growing, but I don’t have a camera/software that’s capable of such things.  … Continue reading

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Motorola Droid 1 – Cricket Wireless

I finally was able to get my hands on a Motorola Droid 1 a little over a year after it came out.  I’ve wanted one for a while now, but I didn’t want to pay for the monthly $30 data … Continue reading

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Wifi Webcam – Hardware

Now on to the hardware for the wifi webcam.  I wanted to keep the whole “remote webcam” portion of the monitoring system under $75. The heart of the wifi webcam is the Seagate Dockstar, which has been heavily modified. The … Continue reading

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Wifi Webcam – Concept

For a long time now, I’ve been wanting to find a way to monitor the house, or at least the entrances, while we’re away on vacation or visiting family.  I’ve been hoping to find a good deal on a pre-canned … Continue reading

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Projects Blog

So yeah I don’t really do this blogging stuff and I’m probably not the best writer ever, but this is somewhat of an effort to document the projects that I have come up with.  Some are “finished” (aka they meet … Continue reading

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