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EdMallon "Progress with the LED light sensor technique revealed that you can can also measure temperature by timing the reverse-bias charge decay on ANY type..." | Read more » 7 months ago
EdMallon "With the school year beginning we have some new instructors spinning up their own courses around the classroom logger released earlier this year. ..." | Read more » 9 months ago
EdMallon " I've been experimenting with the Input Capture Unit on our pro mini's 329p processor, and with it you can make ‘High-Resolution’ Sensor Readings ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
EdMallon "You can use a Pro Mini (or any other Arduino with an Atmel processor) to measure temperature using only the mcu. I think this is the best "No-Par..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
EdMallon "A high-school teacher friend asked us for faster build that is less dependent on soldering because they don't have the budget for that kit. So we'v..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
EdMallon "Dr. Beddow's instrumentation students have been building our EDU logger for more than three years and, based on that experience, we've redesigned t..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
EdMallon "For some months now I've been unable to upload images to comment posts in this research note. I've tried multiple different browsers. Though the im..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
EdMallon "I finally completed the set of logger build tutorials on Youtube, to go with the screw terminal logger posted in 2017: Pro Mini Logger Build: Bat..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
EdMallon "Posted a new Tutorial: Adding the SSD1306 OLED Screen to an Arduino Logger (without a library) This is the third in our series about using shift-o..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
EdMallon "That's very tempting, but I'm not sure I can add another thing to the plate this year. I still have several important new features to add to the co..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
EdMallon "This is a follow-up to our post about using Nokia 5110 screens on three unused analog lines with shift-out​. That saved me from messing with the h..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
EdMallon "While the logger core is generic, surface deployments tend to use the 4" housing (which is easy to build) while the underwater deployments (~ half ..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
EdMallon "A visiting researcher dropped by our humble basement workshop with questions about the physical skill level students would need if they added one o..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
EdMallon "I had a project that needed some live data display, and looking for the cheapest low-power solution for our loggers lead me to the Nokia 5110 LCD. ..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
EdMallon "Thanks xose! Its been a long road, and we documented the entire process on the blog over time, including the mistakes. Now we are working towards..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
EdMallon "We have finally published: A Flexible Arduino-Based Logging Platform for Long-Term Monitoring in Harsh Environments http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
EdMallon "I try to keep the blog tightly focused on the logger build details. But this year, I felt that I had to say something a bit more pointed about the ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
EdMallon "Like a great Hollywood franchise I finally released the prequel to that "Configuring I2C Sensors" post from a few months ago: Adding Sensors to an..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
EdMallon "I've been working on an overhaul of the code base for our data loggers and in the process I standardized some of that spagetti code into a simple s..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
EdMallon "I really appreciate the encouragement guys. But I need at least a month before I could do anything about it. We've already turning away other offer..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
EdMallon "Aside form the research goals, I've always wanted to create something that everyone could make on their own. And don't worry about the soldering - ..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
EdMallon "Hi Warren, I think that would be a good idea for the screw-terminal logger, as it's a generic, and would provide people with lots of flexibility to..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
EdMallon "While breadboard loggers are quick, the connections tend to be a bit too fragile for serious testing. So I've come up with a configuration based on..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
EdMallon "I know the RIFFLE project has been doing this for a while now, but I saved SD power control to the end of my quest for low power logging, because I..." | Read more » about 3 years ago