2015-05-21 (Th) Wind Generator Test Base

A program could not be loaded into the controller since an oversight on my part lead me to purchase a controller which wouldn't work for this project. The Arduino Nano uses a USB↔TTL converter like many Arduinos I've used in this blog. This was a mistake since the project requires keyboard emulation which is not convenient or possible with many Arduinos. One board capable of this function was the Leonardo and its breadboard friendly counterpart the Micro. Anecdotally, searching for "Arduino Micro" was difficult since the term "micro" appears very often when searching for microcontrollers.

Importing serial data to a spreadsheet has been done in the past but requires a third party program. One program which may be tested is GoBetwino. If a suitable replacement board cannot be found locally options for converting serial port data will be researched. Another option is to use a second Arduino which can emulate a keyboard and use it to convert serial port data from the programmed Nano.

Files for Wind Generator Test Base:
The OpenSCAD file below is not necessary unless you want to change something
 To do:
  • Connect electrical to stations
  • Buy Arduino or Teensy
  • Test each station
  • Debug program
  • Go to next phase and test turbine designs

The rest of the posts for this project have been arranged by date.

First time here?

Completed projects from year 1.
Completed projects from year 2

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2015-05-21 (Th)