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cfastie "It is likely that the library that you do not want to use will provide the functionality that you are seeking. Adding these lines (and installing ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
cfastie "I have not heard of anyone using a microcontroller (Arduino or ESP board) to read data from an SD card. But maybe it is possible. A more common str..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "I haven't tried that Feather combination. I have also never seen a list of Feather-Featherwing combinations that are incompatible. So I assume it w..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "It looks like the PIC12LF will do what you need. There is also a low power 555 timer (TLC555) but it is not as low power as the PIC12LF. " | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "The TPL5110 depends on getting a signal to the DONE pin, so I am not sure it can just send a pulse every eight seconds. The TPL5111 sets an enable ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "Low power operation: To run your data logger for a long time on small batteries, you can put the Arduino and other components to sleep between log..." | Read more » about 5 years ago
cfastie " The link was finally fixed on May 16, 2019 when the view count was 1005. " | Read more » about 5 years ago
cfastie "The specs for the TPL-5110 timer IC say it can time intervals up to 7200 seconds (2 hours). It seems unlikely that it could be extended beyond that..." | Read more » about 5 years ago
cfastie "Thanks, I have pinged the editor. The views on this research note have doubled since December. I wonder what they would be if the link had been co..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
cfastie " I just noticed that Limor Fried wrote an article for Make Magazine in January citing this research note and using one of the images. An editor ask..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
cfastie "What do you guys think, is it okay to use the mean instead of the median? @pdhixenbaugh, @MadTinker, @Shanlter, @rockets " | Read more » about 6 years ago
cfastie "Fig. 6 was created using Fritzing (http://fritzing.org/home/). The annotations and some editing were then done in PhotoShop. " | Read more » about 6 years ago
cfastie "The first two times I tried the Rev. P wind sensor, I also tried the Rev. C sensor. The Rev. C sensor did not work as well as the Rev. P, so I focu..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "It’s fairly straightforward to use the Modern Device Wind Sensors with either a Mini Pearl Logger or a Nano Data Logger. I had great success with t..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "Yes, I agree that this is a different approach to an issue that has had a lot of effort directed at software solutions. This is a purely hardware s..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "That's a really good point that the En pin on the Feather can disable the regulator and reduce power consumption. We need a table of all the featur..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
cfastie "Leslie, it's really good you got this working. Thanks for troubleshooting the RTC library. It looks like the library I have been using is the MrAlv..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "The Mini Pearl Logger in the compost pile stopped logging today when the battery voltage dropped too low. Four AAA eneloops ran the logger for 13.5..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
cfastie "I checked on the Mini Pearl logger in the compost pile today and swapped SD cards. It was still logging after 7.5 days, so that's a new record. I n..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
cfastie "Thanks Ed, I disabled the LEDs and deployed the Mini Pearl Logger in the compost pile again. The batteries lasted 6.5 days instead of 2.3 days. So..." | Read more » about 7 years ago