Projects & Features
28 Build the VEX Two-Digit
Follow the construction of this unique scoreboard
that you can add to any of your own projects.
■ By Ben Graham
32 Using a 128x64 Graphics Display
with Your 16-Bit Micro Experimenter
In the Feb ’ 10 issue, we introduced you to the new
Experimenter Module. This time, we’ll show you
how to add an LCD display that allows you to
have graphics and text at the same time.
■ By Thomas Kibalo
38 Experiments with
Learn the fundamentals of renewable
energy through this educational series.
This month: Experimenting with the
WindPitch Wind Turbine.
■ By John Gavlik
46 Program Small Devices
With Big Abilities
Learn how to use the .NET Micro Framework
in your projects.
■ By Jan Axelson
12 TechKnowledgey 2010
Events, Advances, and News
Topics covered include
the fastest graphene
your HDTV into a
videophone, a flytrap
that eats cesium,
plus some other stuff
you’ll find interesting.
16 PICAXE Primer
Sharpening Your Tools of Creativity
Programming the MAX7219 LED display driver.
Reader Questions Answered Here
A cheap strobe, thermometer repair, re-using
old transformers, solar light, plus more.
52 Smiley’s Workshop
Programming • Hardware • Projects
58 Open Communication
The Latest in
What it is, how to
do it, and what
68 The Design Cycle
Advanced Techniques for Design Engineers
Become a wiz with wireless Ethernet devices.
11 READER FEEDBACK
31 NEW PRODUCTS
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