Programming the spark core

Some of the following material is basic operating information for the Spark Core - for example, see the Spark Core documentation page on Getting Started. Nonetheless, there's other material here which can be a little harder to find. And it's definitely useful for using / programming / doing whatever with the Spark Core. Prerequisites [...]

By | 2017-02-04T18:43:54+00:00 Wednesday, 13 May 2015|Tech Note|0 Comments

Eclipse IDE set-up for Spark Core

The development system which the spark team have created is interesting, and certainly works for quick testing of the Spark Core one has just purchased. However it's really not a true / professional development environment... Therefore the question of: if a more serious environment is requried, how should one proceed? It's definitely possible! With a little [...]

By | 2017-02-04T18:43:35+00:00 Saturday, 9 May 2015|Tech Note|0 Comments

Transformers and IEC 61558

Upon starting to consider designing an isolation transformer, for potential listing as a product on this site, or at the very least for powering my latest project, I decided to review the standard IEC 61558 Safety of power transformers, power supplies, reactors and similar products. This is the relevant standard for transformers of all types [...]

By | 2017-02-04T18:39:28+00:00 Saturday, 9 May 2015|Tech Note|0 Comments