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4: Bicycle Light Using ANT+ Protocol: Tail Light Control via Garmin Navigator, By Carlo Tauraso

REFERENCES
[1] Carlos Tauraso, “Sports Wearable Uses ANT+ Protocol” Circuit Cellar 377, December 2021.
[2] ANT+ configuration parameters: https://www.thisisant.com/developer/ant/ant-basics/
[3] ANT+ Device Profiles: https://www.thisisant.com/developer/ant-plus/device-profiles/

RESOURCES
Nordic Semiconductor | www.nordicsemi.com
Sketchup | www.sketchup.com

SOURCES
Garmin GPSMAP 64st: https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/140024
Garmin VIRB Action CAM Remote Control:  https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/146077

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12: Autonomous Beach Cleaning Robot: A High-Level Overview, By Angela Loh

RESOURCES
Cornell Nexus | cornellnexus.com
Raspberry Pi | www.raspberrypi.org


18: The Compass Bot: Or: How to Give Your Robot a Sense of Direction, By Chris Cantrell

REFERENCES
[1] Amazon link for Emo Smart Robot Car Chassis: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LXY7CM3
[2] Amazon link for HiLetgo GY-511 compass module: https://www.amazon.com/HiLetgo-LSM303DLHC-Compass-Accelerometer-Magnetometer/dp/B07X3GFKYD
[3] Cytron Technologies Maker Pi RP2040 robot controller: https://www.cytron.io/p-maker-pi-rp2040-simplifying-robotics-with-raspberry-pi-rp2040
[4] Install the Mu Code Editor: https://learn.adafruit.com/welcome-to-circuitpython/installing-mu-editor
[5] Adafruit guide for compass module: https://learn.adafruit.com/lsm303-accelerometer-slash-compass-breakout/overview
[6] Github repo for this project: https://github.com/topherCantrell/robots-topherBot
[7] Magnetometer Errors and Calibration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MinV5V1ioWg
[8] Fierce Electronics—Compensating for Tilt, Hard-Iron, and Soft-Iron Effects: https://www.fierceelectronics.com/components/compensating-for-tilt-hard-iron-and-soft-iron-effects
[9] How to Calibrate a Magnetometer: https://www.appelsiini.net/2018/calibrate-magnetometer/
[10] Wheel encoders for the robot chassis: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00EERJDY4

RESOURCES
HiLetgo | www.hiletgo.com
Raspberry Pi | www.raspberrypi.com

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24: Smart Home Without the Cloud: Ultimate Control Using Raspberry Pi, By Dev Gualtieri

REFERENCES
[1] GitHub page for python-kasa, https://github.com/python-kasa/python-kasa.
[2] Raspberry Pi OS web page, https://www.raspberrypi.com/software.

RESOURCES
Kasa Smart | www.kasasmart.com

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32: TECHNOLOGY FEATURE: PCB Design and Prototyping, By Michael Lynes

REFERENCES
[1] Adafruit: https://www.adafruit.com/category/82
[2] Vero Boards (strip/perf boards): http://verotl.com/
[3] Voltera V-1: https://info.voltera.io/v-one/3?utm_feeditemid=&utm_device=c&utm_term=pcb%20printer&utm_source=google&utm_medium=ppc&utm_campaign=PCB+Printer+Search+2.0&hsa_cam=16383463609&hsa_grp=132506681254&hsa_mt=p&hsa_src=g&hsa_ad=584079577352&hsa_acc=2007742875&hsa_net=adwords&hsa_kw=pcb%20printer&hsa_tgt=aud-356462472434:kwd-302059188402&hsa_ver=3&gclid=Cj0KCQiAtvSdBhD0ARIsAPf8oNlLzknUUDBJVMVF4vD-yTVlKOh3kUwMf13Tr7ai9Q5qoEVpA4Ay6N0aApccEALw_wcB\
[4] Nano Dimension: Dragonfly https://www.nano-di.com/dragonfly-iv
[5] BotFactory: Squink https://www.botfactory.co/page/product & SV2 https://www.botfactory.co/page/products
[6] Millenium Circuits Limited: https://www.mclpcb.com/blog/benefits-of-prototyping-pcbs/
[7] Screaming Circuits: https://www.screamingcircuits.com
[8] SlingShot: https://slingshotassembly.com/prototype-assembly/board-fabrication/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAtvSdBhD0ARIsAPf8oNmQXBLdv-hgFbCvS5Q8Ojt2kSjO5oxHLnl1_aY5t-huJspAYF3Bp4oaAo0mEALw_wcB
[9] RayMing PCB: https://www.raypcb.com/
[10] Voltera Store: https://www.voltera.io/store


38: DATASHEET: DSPs & DSCs: High-Performance Chips for Digital Signal Processing and Control, By Sam Wallace

Analog Devices ADSP-SC592: www.analog.com/media/en/technical-documentation/data-sheets/adsp-21591-593-594-adsp-sc591-sc592-sc594.pdf
Analog Devices ADSP-21562: www.analog.com/media/en/technical-documentation/data-sheets/adsp-21562-21563-21565-21566-21567-21569.pdf
Knowles IA8201: www.knowles.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/knowles-ia8201-product-brief-final9d761b731dff6ddbb37cff0000940c19.pdf?sfvrsn=4
Microchip dsPIC33CH128MP508: ww1.microchip.com/downloads/aemDocuments/documents/MCU16/ProductDocuments/DataSheets/dsPIC33CH128MP508-Family-Data-Sheet-DS70005319D.pdf
NXP Semiconductors MC56F80xxx: www.nxp.com/docs/en/data-sheet/MC56F80XXX.pdf
NXP Semiconductors MSC8256: www.nxp.com/docs/en/fact-sheet/MSC8256FS.pdf
Texas Instruments TDA4VM: www.ti.com/lit/ds/symlink/tda4vm.pdf?ts=1675331041174&ref_url=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.ti.com%252Fproduct%252FTDA4VM
Texas Instruments DRA78x: www.ti.com/lit/ds/symlink/dra785.pdf?ts=1675271521165&ref_url=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.google.com%252F
XMOS VocalFusion XVF3610: www.xmos.ai/download/XVF3610-Datasheet(7).pdf


42: PICKING UP MIXED SIGNALS: A Power Consumption Monitor for IoT Boards: Using a Teensy 4.1 MCU, High-Side Current Monitors, and ADCs, By Brian Millier

SOURCES
ZXCT1009 High-Side Current Monitor (Diodes Incorporated)
https://www.diodes.com/assets/Datasheets/ZXCT1009.pdf
STMPS2151 High-Side Switch (ST Microelectronics)
https://www.st.com/content/ccc/resource/technical/document/datasheet/e8/d7/48/25/eb/87/45/b3/CD00167470.pdf/files/CD00167470.pdf/jcr:content/translations/en.CD00167470.pdf
Teensy 4.1 ARM MCU board (PJRC)
https://www.pjrc.com/store/teensy41.html
ADS1115 Analog-to-digital converter (Universal-Solder)
universal-solder.ca/product/ads1115-4-channel-a-d-converter-i2c-16bit-for-arduino-etc/

RESOURCES
Analog Devices | www.analog.com
Diodes Incorporated | www.diodes.com
Espressif | www.espressif.com
RECOM Power | www.recom-power.com

Code and Supporting Files


52: FROM THE BENCH: Seeing Through the Fog: Using BLE Advertisement to Determine Location, By Jeff Bachiochi

REFERENCES
[1] Bluetooth Core Specification 4.0:
https://www.bluetooth.org/docman/handlers/downloaddoc.ashx?doc_id=456433
[2] “Everything you need to know about Bluetooth LE Advertising”: https://webinars.nordicsemi.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-4
[3] The standard BLE advertising packet:
www.rfwireless-world.com/Articles/Bluetooth-Physical-Layer.html
[4] Assigned Numbers: https://btprodspecificationrefs.blob.core.windows.net/assigned-numbers/Assigned%20Number%20Types/Assigned%20Numbers.pdf

RESOURCES
Espressif | www.espressif.com

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63: TECH THE FUTURE: The Future of Supply Chain Management: Weathering High Jet Fuel Prices: Three Questions to Ask Your Supply Chain Partner, By Doug Adams & Peggy Carrieres

REFERENCES
[1] Updated information related to average jet fuel prices can be found here: https://www.iata.org/en/publications/economics/fuel-monitor/

RESOURCES
Avnet | www.avnet.com

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March (issue #392) Circuit Cellar

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