Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hacking an old Gamepad for Joysticks

My friend had a broken gamepad that had lots of buttons and of course two joysticks on it, and i had a feeling that the problem must lie somewhere in the PCB or loose solders or the wire might have … Continue reading

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A better Chat program

In the previous post a predefined node could initiate the chat and also that a node could not send more than one message one after the other, after sending a message it has to receive a message and then only … Continue reading

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A simple chat program

Let’s develop a simple chat program so that we can chat without the internet ! :p The algorithm that i m going to use is as follows…… ON THE TX NODE – The program waits for a serial input. As … Continue reading

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Exploring the Auto-ack feature of the transceiver

Please go to the post whose link is provided after this paragraph and do not try to implement the codes provided here. The link will take you to my latest post where this feature has been explored properly. Although there … Continue reading

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Writing your own code

We will transmit integers and strings here to get some experience and fluency in writing our own codes. The trick to write any code with minimum or no errors is to first draw a detailed flowchart or algorithm that you … Continue reading

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Understanding the codes in the library

Now we will try to understand the coding techniques of maniacbug and how the same code runs one transceiver in TX mode and the other in RX mode. Lets start with the Getting started code. First of all you write … Continue reading

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Getting started with the transceivers

nRf24L01+ transceivers are really great wireless solutions owing to their ease of use and cost(I bought a pair for 380 rupees from e-bay). In this and the following posts i tell you how i proceeded with them ,the problems that … Continue reading

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