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Saving Money on Arduino Basic Starter Kit

Several sites are selling Arduino “basic starter kits” for around $55. That’s not a bad deal, but they tack on around ten dollars in shipping! These kits generally include: Arduino UNO board “Getting Started with Arduino” book Breadboard Jumpers USB … Continue reading

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Entertainment Center Power Consumption

I used my Kill A Watt to measure the power consumption of various items in my entertainment center. PVR Antec case, Biotstar TF-7050M2 motherboard, Hauppauge tuners, 2.5″ Hitachi drive. 80 watts peak at bootup 65 watts nominal Dell 2001FP 20.1″ … Continue reading

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