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TP-Link 2.4GHz 8dBi Indoor Omni-directional Antenna TL-ANT2408CL Review

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This is a review of the TP-Link 8dBi Antenna. If you haven’t check out my review of the TP-Link High Power Wireless USB Adapter, please check it out here.┬áBesides lending me the USB adapter, my friend also lend me this antenna. It cost him RM28 to buy and it promises better signal strength compared to the standard antenna. I’ll be …

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TP-Link High Power Wireless USB Adapter TL-WN7200ND Review

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This review is made possible thanks to my friend, Kiang Loon who’s kind enough to lend this to me. Let’s jump right into it shall we. In the box, you will find the USB Adapter itself, a 5dBi antenna, a USB cable and some documentation. Actually earlier on my friend wanted a high power wireless USB adapter because his laptop …

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LCD Smartie through Arduino

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I’ve talked about LCD Smartie a few posts ago but that was connected through the Parallel port. If you’ve not read it, please do so here. As parallel ports are getting more rare each day, computers start losing parallel ports and electronics will have to move on to a new interface. LCD Smartie is a relatively old project but because …

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Arduino Oscilloscope

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Can’t afford an oscilloscope? Now you can have your own for much less (albeit a mini one). Watch the video to see how it works. First and foremost, I should mention that I did not come up with the idea, nor the programming of this code. I’m using the program and code from an open source project called xoscillo. Please …

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Arduino : Basic Serial Communication

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Besides uploading sketches to an Arduino, the computer can also receive data or send commands through the Serial Monitor in the Arduino IDE. Usually my demo video will be at the end of the post but this time I think I’ll do it differently, so here it goes. The sketches that were used in the video are as follows. Thanks …

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LCD Smartie

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LCD Smartie is a software that helps the computer to interface with a character or graphical LCD. It can show any stats about the computer on the LCD and it is very popular among PC enthusiasts because it allows them to keep track of their computer when they’re watching a movie or playing a game. It’s not convenient to switch …

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