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Script for google-patents search

1 year ago

For my colleagues at FH Technikum, a python-3 script to search for patents.

Searches for the words you pass it in the abstract.

Command line: python laser distance sensor

It works by opening each year in the browser and then waiting until you press enter in the command line....


ESP8266 Hygrometer

1 year ago

To help colleagues at my FH course, here is an example-code for measuring soil humidity.

The basic concept is that an analog reading of the hygrometer sensor is taken and sent via MQTT to a central server. From there, Node Red is used to collect data and send notifications if the level dips down...


Emisar D4 / Nichia Optisolis driver

1 year ago

Step one for my new project: 18650 High-CRI eSwitch

Host: White Emisar D4 with a 10623 optic

LEDs: Quad Nichia Optisolis 5000K

Driver: Custom M+1+2+5 driver, based on designs by Del and Texas Ace with a programming key by Lexel


Skilhunt H03 DIY Anduril firmware

2 years ago

The Skilhunt H03 gets a new driver, and of course: a new firmware

Hex with stock Anduril


  • Stock Anduril
  • Ramping config from FW3A
  • Aux-LED is disabled as there was not enough space with the 3rd PWM channel

Hex with slightly modified Anduril