Archive for September 2013

3D Printing (Part 6)

Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 I can still hear my father saying “The right worker is the one who owns the right tools”. Time, experience and my own thoughts lead me to slightly change this declaration into “The right worker is the one who is capable of making his fit for purpose tools”. This sentence not only applies to […]

Incremental rotary encoders (Part 8)

Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Recent works on human interfaces lead me to improve PlainENC library which is dedicated to the drive of rotary encoders. PlainENC features three particular new aspects: Rotary encoder switches trigger interrupts The sensing pattern is changed in order to improve the reliability of count up and down Any type of encoder […]