Silicon Chip - July 2013
by Silicon Chip
Available now the July issue of Silicon Chip, this month's issue is stacked with great projects.
Build the new high-performance DC Model Train Controller, This unit offers exceptional performance
for conventional DC controlled model trains, the unit features pulse power for smooth running, excellent
low speed performance, inertia and braking simulation, over-current and short circuit alarm. The unit is
housed in an attractive case and can be build easily by the hobbyist, with only through-hole components used.
Also this month a very useful UHF extender for your remote controlled devices. This unit adds UHF to
your universal remote control, so you can extend the range dramatically for use inside and outside your house.
A small receiver box is placed close to your appliances for converting the UHF signal to IR for controlling the
appliance. This month also includes an excellent feature on adding Wireless Audio Streaming to the CLASSiC DAC,
easily listen to music stored on a SD Card or your computer anywhere in the house and even through a Hi-Fi system
located in another room.
This month's features include a look back in history to the founding and growth of AWA, with a look at some of
the bestselling products and inside the old assembly shops. Also this month, a look at the different SD cards available,
their capacity, size and file systems used for storage.
This month's issue also includes all the regular columns, including the Circuit Notebook,
Serviceman's Log and Vintage Radio, stacks of great reading.
Part Code: SILCHIPJUL2013
- 100 Years of AWA
- Cheap & Cheerful Smart TV Conversion
- Review: EDS-88A In Circuit Capacitor Tester
- Secure Digital Cards: Clearing Up The Confusion
- DIY Wireless Audio Streaming
- Li'l Pulser Model Train Controller, Version 2
- Add a UHF Link to a Universal Remote Control
- Demonstration Circuits for Human Colour Vision
- Build a USB Port Voltage Checker