Evolution of a Blog

This blog has evolved as I have as a maker. It starts at the beginning of my journey where I began to re-tread my tires in the useful lore of micro electronics and the open-source software that can drive them. While building solutions around micro-electronics are still an occasional topic my more recent focus has been on the 3D Printing side of making.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Power Issues = Compass Issues

In a previous post I complained about some compass issues that I have now attributed to, guess what, power!   Having sorted out my other power issues I came back to work on the compass a little and found that it was now reading accurately (e.g. agreed with a regular compass).    It still delivers the occasional errant reading when a train goes by but I have written some code to tune those out.   I now have a compass that is stable within what looks like about a degree.

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