Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 22

Debug adapter for eZ430

For those of you who do prototyping with the eZ430 or eZ430-RF boards, this may be of interest.  It’s a debug adapter that you can put inline to make use of  a logic analyzer or other test equipment easier.  It expands out to 0.1″ spacing posts from the 0.05″ spacing used in the eZ430 connectors. …

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Oct 01

Faux-Powerpoles

Tyco/AMP contact with wings still attached

I’ll admit it, I’ve drank the Anderson Powerpole kool-aid.  I like them.  I like the detent.  I really like the fact that they are genderless.  I like the fact that lots of other ham radio people use them.  I’m not that crazy about having only one supplier of them.  However, it looks like their is …

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Oct 01

ATX Power Supply Breakout Board

How many of you have or know of someone who has an old computer just sitting in the closet gathering dust. How many of you would like to have a multiple output bench power supply? Do you need an extra +12V DC power supply for your CB, ham shack or office? What we have here …

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