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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  – WE 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
  • AEB: From a Glorified Checkbox to Serious Testing  October 28, 2020
    Driver Monitoring System today is a glorified checkbox. DMS isn’t alone, though.The same judgment applies to Automatic emergency braking (AEB). The post AEB: From a Glorified Checkbox to Serious Testing  appeared first on EETimes.
  • Europe Focuses on 6GHz Regulation, While Wi-Fi 7 Looms Beyond October 28, 2020
    European regulators are being pressured to open up the 6-GHz band for Wi-Fi and its successor, Wi-Fi 6E. The post Europe Focuses on 6GHz Regulation, While Wi-Fi 7 Looms Beyond appeared first on EETimes.
  • Robotaxis: Next Steps October 27, 2020
    Following the column on key players in robotaxis that I wrote last week, I am offering the second column, this time focused on the evolution and growth of the robotaxi market. The post Robotaxis: Next Steps appeared first on EETimes.