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callum.snowden

United Kingdom

Engineer of mechanical and electronic things by day, and a designer of rather amusing, rather terrible electric "vehicles" by night.

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callum.snowden

Robotics

1 week ago

Building an AI Powered Follow Trolley Part 1: Getting Started

Getting set up with an Nvidia Jetson Nano and experimenting with Machine Learning to create a person following robotic trolley.

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Industrial Automation

3 weeks ago

Building a PLCnext Controlled Can Crusher Part 3: Final Assembly & Test

Completing the wiring, implementing the PLC control logic and functional testing.

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Microcontrollers

1 month ago

A Hands-On Look at the Cypress PSoC64 Standard Secure kit

A hardware introduction before setting up the development environment, and an example that provides seamless Amazon Web Services integration.

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Industrial Automation

2 months ago

Building a PLCnext Controlled Can Crusher Part 2: Initial Assembly

In part 2 of this post, we will follow the assembly of the mechanical parts of the system, checking the component fit, making adjustments and planning the wiring.

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Industrial Automation

2 months ago

Building a Rotary Inverter Controller with a Barth lococube mini-PLC Part 2: The Assembly

Assembling the control system and enclosure for a vintage aircraft rotary inverter.

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callum.snowden

Connectors

3 months ago

An Adventure in Identifying Connectors

Finding the correct mil-spec connectors for an ex-military laptop.

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Industrial Automation

3 months ago

Building a Rotary Inverter Controller with a Barth lococube mini-PLC Part 1: The Controls

Building a control system for a vintage aircraft 400Hz rotary inverter.

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Industrial Automation

3 months ago

Building a PLCnext Controlled Can Crusher Part 1: The Design

Designing a pneumatic-powered can crushing machine that uses the PLCnext platform for control and monitoring.

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callum.snowden

Power

3 months ago

Getting started with Maxim EE-Sim® OASIS Part 3: PSU Assembly & Testing

Assembling and testing our Raspberry Pi Industrial PSU PCB

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Test and Measurement

4 months ago

New Tool Day: RS Programmable DC Electronic Load

Taking a look at the sub-£400 RS Pro RS-KEL103 Electronic Load, and seeing what functionality it offers.

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callum.snowden

PLC and HMI

4 months ago

A Practical Introduction to PLCnext Part 2: The Hardware

Exploring the PLCnext hardware and software in more detail and getting hands-on with two simple examples.

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PLC and HMI

5 months ago

A Practical Introduction to PLCnext Part 1: The Ecosystem

Exploring the Phoenix Contact PLCnext ecosystem, and getting hands-on with simple ladder logic and C# programming examples

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