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    Sensorless BLDC motor control

    Very cool project Tribes!! I was thinking of designing my own BLDC motor controller for an e-bike but I haven't had the time to get around to it. Your project is close enough where one could adapt it to work for an e-bike too with a few potentially minor changes. Thanks for the post! Also, are you heatsinking your MOSFETS? they might run a little warmer than you'd like that close together when running 20A.
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    Tractor Engine Control

    This is awesome! I've always wanted to make my own electronic ignition and EFI for vintage motorcycles but I have no time to actually do it. Thanks for the post nimblemotors! Do you have any good resources you can share that helped you with the project?
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    Is it just me or tonight TI doubled LaunchPad price?

    The msp430 was my first micro. At $4.30 and free shipping any newbie is willing to "take the risk" into the world of microcontrollers. I don't think $10 is outrageous but I can guarantee I would look around on the internet more to see what else I could get for $10 first before i picked up an msp430.
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    Another RGB LED Board

    TheDirty you are correct! I did not realize I had done that until I got my board back from Advanced Circuits. I should have seen it sooner but I am still learning how to do this. Fortunately, the circuit has no known issues as of right now.
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    Another RGB LED Board

    Hello all, This is my project for my design class at the university I am currently attending. It is the first circuit/PCB I have made that is not just a simple circuit on a breadboard. I'm happy to say it worked on the first try and thanks to Username and his reflow oven I was able to solder all of the surface mount components. I'm sure I'll be saying this again in the future, but thank you RobG for the inspiration for this project! :thumbup: Parts: MSP430G2553 TLC5971 Piranha RGB LEDs
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    Another RGB LED Board

    I used Altium Designer. We begged for over a year to get the program installed on the computers in our lab. It's expensive, but I like the program a lot.
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    Another RGB LED Board

    I do from time to time. Username is a few classes ahead of me in the EE major but we have a class or two together now and then.
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    Hello From North Dakota!

    Hello! I am an electrical engineering student from North Dakota. I love tinkering and building things and spend most of my time in the garage working on something. A few friends of mine (one of them is a member here) got me started on MSP430s and introduced me to this site. I just finished my first pcb with an msp this week and I got the inspiration for the project from a similar project another user had posted.
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    RGB Globe

    Sweet project Rob! I look forward to seeing how this one turns out!
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