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NEW!  Train Lap Counter

NEW!  Convert an Old Laptop Display to an HDMI or VGA Monitor

NEW!  Drone Blinker / Beacon / Strobe - PIC Microcontroller

NEW!  Drone Blinker / Beacon / Strobe - Arduino ATTiny85 (DRAFT!!!)

NEW! Using a Laser Cutter to Make Prototype Circuit Boards (A Nice Solar / LED Circuit, too)

NEW! A Laser Cut Trolley

NEW!  An Alexa Controlled Finger (to press buttons!)

NEW!  Remotely Monitoring Pond Temperature with an HC-12 Radio

NEW!  Triggering Events with a Microwave Sensor

A GPS Set Clock (no WiFi needed)

A Basic Wireless Throttle & 3 TrackSide Receivers

WiFi Connected Clock with Chimes & Hands

Simple Alexa Controlled Relay

Simple Alexa Controlled Servo

WiFi Connected Clock with Westminster Chimes

Using an ESP8266 to Control 4 LEDs via Web Page

Using 8x32 LED Matrix Displays on-board trains

ESP8266 OLED Clock

Supplying Power to Rotating Objects - Wirelessly!

An easy-to-use Oscilloscope - the nScope

Arduino BARC (Brilliant Auto Reverse Controller)!!!

Laser Cut Radio Tower & Shed

Thunder & Lightning Animation - Synchronized Using an Arduino & MP3 player (draft)

Using Amazon's Alexa & an ESP8266 to turn on an LED (draft)

Using Amazon's Alexa & an ESP8266-12 to turn on multiple LEDs (draft)

NEW! An On-board or Track-side Receiver that is controlled by the DCC++ Throttle

Some Experiments with the Nextion LCD Touch Screen Display

A Simple Servo Controller

HC-12 Serial Radio

A Wired or Wireless Throttle for DCC++

DCC++ Controller & JMRI - Initial Setup

DCC++ Open Source DCC Project

DCC++ Talking Infrared Throttle & Point-to-Point Controller

High Power DCC Booster

Current Sensors and DCC (for blocks & point-to-point railroads)

Using the DFPlayer with the TTP229 Capacitive Touch Switch

My Experiences with a low cost Laser Cutter / Engraver from eBay

What is inside of the LifeBox Battery Gizmo?

AD9851 DDS Frequency Unit (Arduino) draft

Tests with inexpensive TX / RX pairs

WiFi Serial Connection via ThingSpeak

Wheel Direction of Rotation Detection (Arduino)

GPS Remote Data Collection with Arduino

Arduino GPS Project Notes (under construction)

RF Transceiver Pair (RFM69HW) (under construction)

MP3 Sound Module

MP3 Sound Module - simple Arduino circuit

MP3 Sound Module - without a microcontroller

Talking Temperature Gizmo

Talking Defect Detector

High Power DCC Booster

DCC Decoder operating an 8 Relay Module

DCC Decoder with 3 Servos & 1 Relay

DCC Controller Using an Arduino Uno

DCC Code Receiver Using an Arduino Mini

       3 Amp DCC Booster

Arduino Notes & Projects

XBee - high speed wireless transceiver

Raspberry Pi - single board Linux computer

Raspberry Pi - Temperature Logger / Grapher Notes

UNDER CONSTRUCTION!  Raspberry Pi - Weather Station Data Collection

AC Track Powered Point-to-Point Controller

Bike Blinker +Plus+

Bluetooth to Serial Adapter Notes (draft)

Bridge Flasher

Crossing Signal Sensor Control

Drag Strip Controller

HO Module & Switch Back Controller

Infrared Train Detector - updated (draft)

Infrared Train Identification (draft)

Mini DCC Project

Mr. Rogers Trolley for Children's Hospital

MRC DCC Decoder (AD322) Info

MRC 6200 Repair

Power Supply "Crowbar" Circuit

Radio Control PPM with a PICAXE (a work in progress)

Station Stop Controller for Children's Hospital Layout

Stepper Motor Control

Precise Camera Panning With Stepper Motors (Panoramic Photos)

Train Activity Logger

Volt Ohm Meter Wiring