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Electrons: Adding header pins to the Trinket

Making connections easier

Electrons:  Adding header pins to the Trinket

So far I have powered and programmed my Trinket by plugging in a usb cable to the onboard socket. The idea of this board though is that you program in then power it by other means. As supplied the board is flat with holes to connect things to as shown above. Also a set of header pins were supplied in the package.

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18-Nov-2014 Permanent Link

 

Electrons:  The Adafruit Trinket first experiments

So my journey starts with a trinket

Electrons:  The Adafruit Trinket first experiments

I’m going straight into the deep end here - no maths, not circuit theory, just a  relatively cheap little board with a usb socket, some holes to connect things and some LEDs.  The idea is that you program the on board micro controller to do things with the some of its pins, either use them to turn thing on and off - or to listen to things connected to them, and make decisions based on that.

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15-Nov-2014 Permanent Link

 

Fix your Samsung Galaxy S5 Charging cover yourself

Port cover fell off?

Fix your Samsung Galaxy S5 Charging cover yourself

I’ve been a happy S5 owner for a year now. But one of the annoying features of it is the way that every time you take it off charge you get a cover up the charging cover message on the phone.

This is a silly floppy flappy thing that doesn’t feel like it should be on a quality phone, but I have obediently replaced it whenever I remove the plug.

But OH the HORRORS! it fell off last week, and although I was annoyed by it - I miss it now its gone - and do worry about water ingress to the charging ports. But its a really easy fix you can do yourself for a couple of pounds.

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12-Nov-2014 Permanent Link

 

It's all about me...

I'm a 46 year old married father who works with websites for a living. Doing that for work means I dont often update this site, unless I can think of something useful to say. I mostly like taking photos - and most of my internet presence now will be related to that.

Something else?

Dont you find it ironic that people invest so much in bringing you to a website only to give you a list of links to take you elsewhere? So I'm not going to give you a list of my favourite haunts to send you away from this site.

(c) somewhere in space and time: M.Norman