Day 1 – new plan P90X2 – 30May12

What happened: I followed most of my plan - except that I was not able to eat chicken yesterday.  For dinner, I had a soy burger (that contained some beef).  I did the P90X program.  There were times that I couldn't believe that it was taking so long, but when it was done, it seemed …

NintendoDS Touch Screen to LCD

Tonight's project was not very hard to do, but I wanted to get the NintendoDS to send output to the LCD.  I plugged in the NintendoDS screen and the LCD screen the way I've done before in previous tutorials.  If you want to know how to wire the LCD you can go here (http://arduino.cc/en/uploads/Tutorial/LCD_bb.png).  Plugging …

Project 2 – the Nintendo DS Screen

I said, in the last post, that the second project was actually going to be soldering the breadboard for the distance tracker... I decided to get some help from some EEs to get that done instead of try to figure it all out on my own.  Since the Nintendo DS screen is right here...Parts needed:1) …

First Summer Project — Distance to LCD

The first project for the summer is a quick prototype to plug in an LCD screen and a PING))) from parallax to interface with an Arduino [the second project will be to write the code for the AVR and then solder some connectors to a breadboard, plug in the AVR, LCD, PING, and 9V power …

Windows Explorer Folder issues

I inadvertently made a change to my windows explorer so that I could add the command prompt to my right click that way I didn't have to open cmd and cd into the directory that I wanted to run command line commands from... this broke my explorer so the windows+e key would no longer open …

New electronics

I was warned that once I entered the realm of the Arduino (I have the Arduino Mega 2560) that I would be addicted... They were wrong!  [not really, but I don't want them to think me weak] -- the truth is that they are very addicting.  Once I followed the tutorials by newbiehack.com microcontrollers were …