Never quite finished?!
The good news is I now have the "proper" PCBs for my door controller and NFC reader... I have to say they look good - proper board...
My latest project is to make something battery powered, based on an ESP32 processor. The ESP32 data sheet claims it can go down to under 1uA...
NFC reader works, what next
It has been a month since I came up with this crazy idea, but the NFC reader board is working really well now. To be fair, every version I h...
Solder paste stencil
My soldering is not bad, but there are limits, and I am reaching them with the smaller and smaller components I am trying to use. Not only a...
Almost a real RF engineer!
As you will have read, I decided to trying and tackle making an NFC reader. It is my first project in any sort of RF, so a massive learning ...
Solder paste, and reflow oven
I got a cheap reflow oven off Amazon. Seems to work, but I am no expert, and there is some advice on the internet about some tweaks and impr...
Well, I made one
As per my earlier blog post, I wondered if I could make a NFC card reader... Well, I have! Tinkering I am in a lucky position in many ways -...
I am sure we have all had tooth ache. I rarely have to see a dentist and rarely have tooth ache, but, well, I do now, and the delay in getti...
Home automation for geeks
This is mainly about bridging some of the "trendy apply shit" and "command line forever" types of working for home autom...
Why Three Words
In case you did not know, What Three Words is a system that assigns three words to a location in the world within a few metres. What is the ...
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