Yeti SB140 Fox Transfer Post

The Yeti SB140 L comes with an Fox Transfer 31.6/175mm Post. Riding today the seat popped off, not an entirely painless event. The dropper post upper clamp had failed at….

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2021 Rocky Mountain Slayer Alloy 30 Bent Derailleur

Crossing a log and landing on the Derailleur is a neat trick but not so good for the Derailleur or the hanger bracket. The 2021 Slayer Alloy 30 has a….

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Rocky Mountain Slayer 2021 Spring Upgrade

The Rocky Mountain Slayer is an All Mountain bike that includes a rear spring suspension. The spring that comes with the XL version of the bike comes with Marzocchi Bomber….

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John Deere Z355R Sputtering

Start of a new season and time to service the lawn mower. https://www.deere.com/en/parts-and-service/zero-turn-mowers/residential-eztrak/z355r/ The annual service kit comes with Oil, Oil Filter, Fuel Filter and Spark Plugs. Replacing the oil….

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Cozmo Maze

The maze in the picture was a leftover from another project. What better use to put it to than have a coding exercise with Cozmo, have Cozmo escape the maze…..

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Electrical Applications, quiz 0001

Look at the following circuits. What will happen when the switch is turned on: Simple LED, resistor and battery 2. Simple LED, resistor and battery 3. Simple LED, resistor and battery….

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Electrical Applications, Potentiometer

A Potentiometer (pot) is a resistor that can be both fixed and varied, also known as variable resistors. A typical Potentiometer: https://www.adafruit.com/product/356?gclid=Cj0KCQjwu_jYBRD8ARIsAC3EGCJ5JS4kSB1WgJjxSOwnekQ925ZnsxyONZT5ODQkNDcvyr0QBmkxM20aAgm7EALw_wcB    

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NPM Raspberry Pi Zero onoff and Closures

Using a Pi Zero to monitor some input pins, a change on the input will trigger an event. This is using NPM onff (https://www.npmjs.com/package/onoff). The example code with a button….

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Pi Zero W read GPIO with nodejs 10

The Pi Zero W uses the arm6l architecture. For node v10 the zip file can be found in this directory, I would imagine future versions would be follow a similar….

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Makeblock Starter Robot: Temperature Reading

The Makeblock Starter Robot comes with an Arduino derivative called the Orion. This board is similar to the Uno but adds RJ45 connectors to allow simple connection to peripheral devices….

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