Archive for June 2011


I am getting confused about the thin line which separates the open world from the commercial world… I personally crossed this border while working on Arduino projects and building something new, which does not exist and for which I recently submitted a patent. Quite obviously, these research works have not been released on Arduinoos. However […]

Tips and Tricks (11)

Previous T&T This tip deals with the upload of firmware from a VB.NET application. Take the time to read the avrdude instructions manual and copy paste the following code in your application. It is presented in its minmalist form in order to be self explanatory: Private Sub UploadFirmware( _ ByVal HexFile As String, _ Optional […]

Fast Signal Sampling (Part 7)

Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 11, 12 Erratum. This one is a really stupid bug which took me quite some time to understand and find. Once in a while, I recieved an uploaded data value of 1023, so as to say a full scale value, preferably while […]

Local supplier

For some reasons, few French geek fellows registered this blog, or sent requests for code access or sent me mail. It is quite difficult to understand this situation. French have the reputation of having a lot of ideas but little success in making their projects happen, … before some body else steels them! An other […]

RIGOL 1052E DSO (Part 2)

Part 1, 2, 3 The original intention of this post is to study how to attenuate the noise generated by the internal fan from the RIGOL 1052E DSO. Many posts report complaints from users with who I globaly agree. When I am concentrated on a tricky/puzzling/bl..dy problem, this noise is really boring me. And it is sad, because […]