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BitScope & Catalina = No Bueno

Posted on December 19, 2019

I just updated the Macbook I use for running my BitScope USB oscilloscope to macOS 10.15.2 Catalina. Such a BIG mistake for such a small USB device, which is now useless. BitScope appears to have stopped meaningful support a few years ago, and doesn’t have a 64-bit build ready. Lesson: If you have a BitScope […]

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Bluetooth + ELM327 + Honda

Posted on November 3, 2018

Some quick notes on a recent project that ended up going nowhere. Mostly for my reference later, when I ask: “Why the heck did I do it that way…?” Using an HC-05 with and ELM327 Bluetooth module works. For testing this is what I did: I used an old Arduino Leonardo; USB to a notebook […]

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Warning on the ESP32 + Bluetooth

Posted on October 25, 2018

Does the ESP32 work? Yes. It loads micropython just fine. It also has an Arduino IDE boards.txt update, so it works great that way too. The one I bought from eBay, waited two months for, has finally arrived. It even has a small OLED, too (look closely – it’s crooked!): Back to the warning – […]

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