It’s common when you unplug and plugin a usb device on linux for the device name to change. i.e. from /dev/ttyUSB1 to /dev/USB2. This poses a problem when you want to programmatically access these devices. You can however use udev rules to ensure the device always has a familiar name as a link to the […]
Announcing the release of v2.0 of the GetSurreal Lidar Controller What’s Different from v1.2 to v2.0? The new Lidar Controller v2.0 now supports both the Neato Botvac series 65, 70e, 75, D75, 80, D80, 85, D85 and XV Series Lidars. We brought back the breakout pins to allow for powering and communicating to the Teensy without […]
By customer request we’ve added a mount for the Arduino Mega to our collection of 3D printed mounts. Let us know if there’s something you’d like added as well.
Announcing the release of v1.2 of the XV Lidar Controller We were happy with the success and feedback of our initial release of the XV Lidar Controller and pleased to release the next iteration of the board. What’s Different from v1.1 to v1.2? The XV Lidar Controller v1.2 is meant to be a single […]
Introducing an interface board to connect directly to the Neato XV Lidar and control the rotation speed through Pulse Width Modulation (PWM). The data from the XV Lidar is then re-transmitted upstream to a USB host device such as a PC, BeagleBone, or Raspberry Pi to process the distance information. This controller is designed around […]
If you have Enterprise Plus licensing then you have Storage DRS available to you which offers a Datastore Maintenance Mode feature. When I tested this feature I did not like the fact that it kicked off a migration for all VMs on that datastore at the same time. This script if for someone that doesn’t […]
This PowerShell script is designed for situations where new files are written daily and the type of files might be reports or backups where you don’t need to keep them all, but you want to retain some for a period of time. The files are moved to subdirectories for daily, weekly and monthly. You specify […]
PartKeepr is an electronic parts inventory management software. It helps you to keep track of your available parts and assist you with re-ordering parts.
There are a couple of options for ZFS on Linux. The user space option, ZFS-fuse, and the kernel mode option, ZFS on Linux. Here we will describe installing the kernel mode ZFS on Linux.
This is not a fancy project to demonstrate what can be done with the Pololu Servo Controller. This is the bare minimum to get your Arduino working with the Pololu Servo Controller. The rest is up to you.