Category Archives: Engineering

Laptop Monitor Circuit on the Macbook Pro

Played some more with the circuit and I connected the output to the Macbook Pro panel today. Surprisingly the Macbook Pro panel (made by LG) is a lot brighter and uses less power than the Dell (made by Samsung). Although … Continue reading

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Laptop Monitor Driver Working

I have finally come around to finishing the laptop monitor driver that converts HDMI signals into LVDS. I’ve included some pictures of the circuit functioning. Below is an laptop screen of an old Dell D830 that I took apart. There … Continue reading

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Re-purposing Dell Laptop Monitors

Recently I received an old Dell laptop. It’s so old that I wouldn’t want to use it in any shape or form. However, the monitor is still usable. I’m thinking about making a circuit that will take an HDMI/DVI input … Continue reading

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More PCB Fab Section

Just posted another section for the PCB fabrication tutorial. This one deals with multi layered boards, as well as some tips and tricks. Enjoy. -J

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Completing The PandoraBar Radio

After more than three months of updates, I am posting the last PandoraBar Radio tutorial section. The last section ties up the Linux portion of the radio to the microcontroller. The complete MPLAB X project is included as well as … Continue reading

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