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 +====== mBed Project ======
 +**Quick Links**: [[http://​test-site.mbed.co.uk/​tools/​compiler/​|Compiler]],​ [[http://​test-site.mbed.co.uk/​projects/​hello-world/​wiki/​PinOut|PinOut]],​ [[http://​www.seattlerobotics.org/​encoder/​mar97/​basics.html|Basic robotics]]
  
 +mBed is a very nifty embedded controller toy: [[http://​mbed.co.uk]]
 +
 +Sub-projects:​
 +  * [[mbed:​Cycling Computer]] --- Superflous cycling computer which performs data logging
 +  * [[mbed:​Wiimote360]] --- Use a Wiimote as an Xbox360 controller (via a PC or similar)
 +  * [[mbed:Code Scrap Book]] --- Dumping ground for code experiments,​ utility functions etc
 +
 +===== Hardware Specs =====
 +A list of my components and their ratings.
 +
 +^ Maplin Code ^ Description ^ Spec ^
 +| N21BY | White LED | 5V, 108mW |
 +| N22BY | Red LED | 5V, **130mW** |
 +| N23BY | Green LED | 5V, 108mW |
 +| N24BY | Blue LED | 5V, 108mW |
 +| N25BY | Yellow LED | 5V, **130mW** |
 +| N26BY | Orange LED |5V, 110mW |
 +| FX88 | Reed Relay |
 +| N06AR | Blue Illuminated Push Switch (stateful) |
 +| YU83 | Pieze Transducer 41mm / 2.0kHz resonant frequency (suitable for voice) |
 +|       | 7-segment display |
 +
 +===== Tempting Toys =====
 +  * [[http://​uk.rs-online.com/​web/​search/​searchBrowseAction.html?​method=getProduct&​R=0414169#​header|Infrared distance switch with range of 30-60cm]]
 +  * [[http://​uk.rs-online.com/​web/​search/​searchBrowseAction.html?​method=getProduct&​R=4509062#​header|RJ45 connector socket - metal audio-type]]
 +
 +===== Shopping List =====
 +  * Zero-Insertion-Force socket for creating bike-mountable module
 +    * ...and sockets in general: http://​adapt-plus.com/​
 +  * IO expanders (see mBed mailing wiki, sure this was mentioned)
 +  * [[http://​uk.farnell.com/​jsp/​search/​results.jsp?​N=500005+1000161&​No=25&​Ns=PRICE_PLS_006_PRICE1%7c0&​Ntk=gensearch_001&​Ntt=ADAPTOR%2C+SMD&​Ntx=|SMD -> DIL adaptor for accelerometer]]
 +  * More reed switches? IR LDRs and IR LEDs?
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