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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Blimpy BT Board

Remove Board from Car

Flip board

Remove motor wires

Get a 4 pin socket and cut them in half


Cut IC pins

Install IC Pins Sideways

Get a 4 pin socket and cut them in half


Cut IC pins

Install Ground pin Sideways

Hot Glue Battery and charge plug

Hot Glue Wires

Install Red stranded wire


Install Black stranded wire

Have Mr J Install grey Wire

Monday, January 26, 2015

Bimpy VER 2


Place Glass Insulators (2) on Crystal Leads

Install 16 Mhz Crystal

Install 28 Pin IC Socket

Install 4 Pin IC Socket 1

Install 4 Pin IC Socket 2

Install 4 Pin IC Socket 3

Install PB Switch

Install Buzzer + Side Down

Install 1000uF Cap + Side Towards Top

Install 22pF Cap

Install 22pF Cap

Install 6 Pin Program Header

Install Jumper above 100uF Cap

Install 160 Ohm Resistor 1

Install 160 Ohm Resistor 2

Install 160 Ohm Resistor 3

Install 160 Ohm Resistor 4

Install 10K Resistor (near pin 1 of IC)

Install .1uF Cap (near pin 1 of IC)

Install Photo Cell

Install 2.2k Ohm Resistor

Install Atmega328

Friday, January 9, 2015

N1IR TV-B-GONE Assembly

Orientate you board so N1IR is spelled backwards on top of board

 Install 8 pin IC socket U notch facing right
 Install 8 mhz resonator (no polarity)
 Install Push Button Switch
 Install .1uF Cap (no polarity)
 Install 220uF Cap negative facing up toward switch
 Install 1K Resistor facing to pin 7
 Install 1K resistor
 Install Yellow LED flat side toward IC socket
 Install 2N3906 PNP Flat side facing Left
 Install Jumper 1
  Install Jumper2
  Install Jumper3
 Install 2N3904 NPN Flat side facing Left
  Install 2N3904 NPN Flat side facing Left
  Install 2N3904 NPN Flat side facing Left
  Install 2N3904 NPN Flat side facing Left
 Install IR Blue LED Flat Side facing down
  Install IR Clear LED Flat Side facing down
  Install IR Blue LED Flat Side facing down
   Install IR Clear LED Flat Side facing down
 Install Battery Clip