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- Subject: Re: Free hardware
- From: Daurnimator <quae@...>
- Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:43:18 +1000
On 21 June 2011 23:55, Andrew Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I like to interface various hardware to Lua somewhat similar to:
> I have a number of early revision boards in stock that I would love to get
> rid of and free up some stores space, unfortunately these do not come
> equipped with a USB interface on them, but USB to serial cables are easy to
> come by.
> These will be pre-programmed with a basic interface to allow you to operate
> IO directly on the unit via serial, or from Lua - also down the serial. I
> have source code that lets my web-servers talk to the hardware etc.. The
> more proficient users can also reprogram these at a low level if they want
> to fancier things, like ADCs, signal processing etc. I have even managed to
> get one to talk to an SD card to store data.
> I recently created a rig using one that drives a stepper motor and operate a
> camera to take 360degree pictures of objects etc.
> If you are interested in said boards, please feel free to email me. As I
> said, these are free, but with one caveat, if you create something cool I
> would love to hear about it or see it. I will soon be blogging my own
> Best Regards,
> Andrew Armstrong
Looks like a bit of fun; how much would you be willing to let go of them for?