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ESP-01 BoardEsp-001 Board

A small board designed in Autotrax DEX (now DEXPCB) for building and testing some 12v and 5v IoT devices based on the cheap ESP8266 modules.

A Murano sensor app is tested here.



SDR view of a low power transmission

Capturing the transmission of Anaren LR09A modules with a RTL-SDR. The exceptionally low power mode is easy to spot.

Anaren LR09A article



Wireless Charging  РWE coil choice

Wireless Charging COTS article


The QiLiCape

Project Status = alpha, not released

Electronics: QiLiCape-v3.51


It’s all about a Wireless Charging (Qi compliant) Li-X Battery Cape for the BeagleBone. Started as a Element14 ¬†competition request, the QiLiCape may be released as a part of an embedded electronics product. PCB built in Eagle.



RSS EETimes Semiconductor News
  • 10 Predictions for Robotics Tech in the Next 5 Years November 17, 2017
    We asked John Santagate, research director, Service Robotics, at market research firm IDC for his thoughts on the biggest trends that the robotics industry will see.
  • iPhone X's TrueDepth Module Dissected November 17, 2017
    Although imaging experts are aware of a complex "TrueDepth" module that Apple has devised for its iPhone X, most other details inside the device's 3D system - chips, components, and all the way down to substrates - remain a deep, dark secret.
  • STMicro Augments Low-power MCU Family November 17, 2017
    STM32L4+ devices, part of STMicro's STM32 family, boast significantly higher performance at ultra-low power consumption.