HD44780 and Attiny13 multimeter

Simple meter on a HD44780 and Attiny13. This project has born from a pure curiosity – what we can made on this small uC? We can, and a lot. In this case this tiny will measure voltage, current, and temperature, recalculate, and in a nice way show on a 16*1 lcd. Despite on unusual solutions and few defects, it still can be used as a power supply meter. PCB dimension – only 35mm x 16mm

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Interactive mug coaster

Interactive mug coaster, thanks to analog temperature sensor LM35 and uC builded-in analog-digital converter, device can read temperature from standing on it glass. Device calculates temperature and smoothly light-up our drink with slowly changed RGB colours. When temperature is under 20*C then displayed colors are cold, and when temperature is above 28*C then colors are hot. When nothing stands on device (temperatures from 20*C to 28*C) then it automatically swich off. Fusebits are: 4,8Hz internal clock, not divided by 8. Supply voltage is stabilized by 1117 type stabilizer to 3.6V. The red LED requires lower voltage, and current on that…

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