57944Re: Another Noob-ish question, Smartcap nocturnal SE.
- Jun 9, 2008Thanks for the suggestion! :) Do you know of any good, free
schematic/simulation programs? I've had the parts for the Smartcap for
a few weeks now, and I'd like to try to render that and the QLF,
hopefully in a program that has some test equipment.
--- In email@example.com, "wilf_nv" <wrigter@...> wrote:
> For an analog solution do a search for QLF. Especially look at the
> QLF11 circuit which includes a voltage regulating, dark turn-on SE.
> Four LEDs flash independently while the brightness of each LED
> varies with a linear fade in and fade out effect.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "kmcderm133" <kmcderm133@> wrote:
> > Wilf,
> > I'm actually using a 4.7F cap. I did a little research and it
> > seems like caps would be the better way to go. They have a longer
> > life, deal with temperatures better, and the batteries might take
> > long to charge. What do you mean by solar power management via the
> > Picaxe? I'm building a project I found on instructables.com, it's a
> > Firefly Jar. The one on the site is powered by a button battery and
> > switched on manually. I wanted it to be more BEAM-ish. :) I would
> > gone analog with the cricuit, but it seems like it would be too many
> > parts to fit under the cap of a mason jar. :D Here's a link:
> > http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-of-Fireflies/ Again, it's not my
> > design, (don't want to take credit for it) I just want to make it
> > solar. :)
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