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Entries Tagged as 'EM-406A'

Physical design, first iteration

December 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Project Wiggum

Choosing an enclosure My main requirement for choosing an enclosure was to find the smallest unit able to contain the GPS module and the user interface. Something barely bigger than the internal parts gathered together. After searching the internet, I found very few choices that pleased me. A model I found interesting was the 1593K [...]

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Testing the serial interface and the GPS

November 3rd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Project Wiggum

In this post I will connect my EM-406A GPS module to the prototype and write some code to test the sending and reception of serial data. Connecting the GPS I already wrote about the connection of the EM-406A GPS module to an ATMEGA168 and Teensy AT90USB162 in this post and this post. I will use [...]

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EM-406A Sketchup component

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Inspired by this post and this post, I have gain some interest in how to turn an idea into a product. One of the step is the physical design of the product and as SolidWorks seems to be a little overkill for my needs I have begun to play with Google Sketchup trying to model [...]

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Testing the LUFA USB Serial with GPS data

May 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In this post I will present my experimentations with the LUFA USB-Serial demo. My target is a Teensy board. I will first check that the serial link is correctly working with a loopback test. Then I will plug my EM-406A GPS module to get NMEA data from the serial input to the host. The USBtoSerial [...]

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