Author Archives: Jeremy Chan

HI Capacity – MakerBot Adoption and Quick Start Instructions

Hello everyone!  I’m donating my MakerBot Thing-o-Matic to HI Capacity’s makerspace.  Hopefully it will see a lot more use than what I’ve been putting it through (ahem…. I’ve been putting it in the corner and letting it collect dust..).  To … Continue reading

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HI Capacity Arduino Night IV: Temperature Sensing

Here’s the files for a presentation that I put together for HI Capacity’s fourth Arduino night on October 11th, 2011!  To recap the night’s activities, we went through five popular types of temperature sensors that you can use with an Arduino. … Continue reading

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To Float or Not to Float?

Have you ever wondered how accurate your floating point data types are for your number? You may be alarmed to find that it’s not exactly the number you tried to put in it. The answer isn’t necessarily an obvious calculation. … Continue reading

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GPS NMEA 0183 Checksum Algorithm

NMEA 0183 Message Format Written by Jeremy Chan on May 23rd, 2007 for Team Daedalus Reposted from the Daedalus Archive: While working on one of my first EE projects back in 2007, I encountered a GPS checksum which I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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