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#213465 - 05/12/14 01:36 PM Alduino as a poor man's PLC  
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I've just come across this Italian proto breadboard kit via YouTuber postings.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCxzA9_kg6s

This is PLC style breadboarding -- which is new to me.

Does anyone here at ECN have any knowledge of this PC ready smart card/ proto-board?



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#213469 - 05/12/14 08:41 PM Re: Alduino as a poor man's PLC [Re: Tesla]  
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I've wanted to start playing with them but haven't had the time. MPJA & MCM Electronics sell both Arduino and Raspberry Pi. I guess the Basic Stamp boards came along many years earlier. For some reason, they like to call the boards, "shields". I would check out those three families and you will probably find a few more out there. Right now, I'm using Microchip's PIC10F202 to switch nav and landing lights for R/C planes. An 8-bit Flash uC in a 6 or 8 pin package. Amazing stuff! Have fun!
Joe


#213697 - 06/28/14 12:17 AM Re: Alduino as a poor man's PLC [Re: Tesla]  
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http://issuu.com/eeweb/docs/pulse_06-2014_draft_pages/11?e=7607911/8395324

Now they have an even more powerful "Banana Pi".
Joe



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