Projects & Features
28 Implementing a Data Logger with
the 16-bit Micro Experimenter
As we build on our Experimenter board, this time
we’ll add a stand-alone data logging application.
■ By Thomas Kibalo
33 Shake, Rattle, and Roll
There’s a whole lotta shaking goin’ on, and now you
can keep track of it.
■ By Ron Newton
10 TechKnowledgey 2010
Events, Advances, and News
Return of the memristor, home for Mac
orphans, new Class-D audio amps, plus some
other stuff you’ll find interesting.
14 Open Communication
The Latest in Networking and
Experimenting with Commercial Wireless Modules.
40 The Projects of Prototype This!
Joe Grand takes a closer look at the electronic aspects
of his different builds from the popular Discovery
Channel show Prototype This! This month, get behind
■ With Joe Grand
46 Experiments with
Learn the fundamentals of renewable energy
through this educational series.
This month: Fuel Cell Polarization States
■ By John Gavlik
Reader Questions Answered Here
Low voltage warning, alternator regulator,
magnetic questions, Geiger counter,
52 PICAXE Primer
Sharpening Your Tools of Creativity
Using the AxMate Power and
58 The Design Cycle
Advanced Techniques for Design Engineers
ZeroG Goes USB.
67 Smiley’s Workshop
Programming • Hardware • Projects
AVR Memory — Part 1: Introduction.
FUNdamentals For Beginners
Just getting started in electronics? Try these
simple demos to illustrate electronics principles
and how components function in actual circuits!
26 NEW PRODUCTS
72 NV WEBSTORE
78 TECH FORUM
81 AD INDEX
65 How a Speaker Works
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