TOOLS FOR THE ELECTRONICS HOBBYIST PART 1- GRAPHICAL COMPONENTS TESTER

When I started to deal with Chinese electronics suppliers from websites like Alibaba, Aliexpressand Taobao, I discovered that there are huge amount of undiscovered tools from the Chinese market. They are not easily discovered, maybe due to the Chinese language barrier, especially when we deal with a Chinese website like Taobao or maybe because most of us are used to deal with known electronics distributors ...

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Driving multiple Sparkfun 7-segment displays with an Arduino

I'm currently helping a couple of engineering students finish a senior project that didn't get finished last year. Long story... Anyway, it's a bicycle brake tester being built for Paul Components. The mechanical design is great, but they had trouble with the electronics. Part of those electronics involved writing numbers to a pair of Sparkfun 7-segment displays. There's a lot of discussion on the Sparkfun ...

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