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10 Aug: Getting Started with Mifare RC522 RFID Kit (RFID-RC522)

Last Updated on 5 August 2017 This article is written by internship student Khairul Baihaqi Bin Mohd Jafry RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) is commonly used nowadays in security systems such as door locks. RFID sets/modules can be very affordable, such as the Mifare MFRC522 chip we will be using in this tutorial. The MFRC522 RFID readers comes with a RFID’s tag card. The MFRC522 communicates with cards or tags up to 1cm using a 13.56MHz electromagnetic…

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27 Jul: Getting Started with Tilt Sensor (SN-TILT)

Last Updated on 30 June 2017 This article is written by internship student Tan Khim Huang INTRODUCTION The AT407 tilt switch can easily be used as a tilt sensor to detect orientation. Inside the can is a ball that makes a connections between the pins when the case is upright. Tilt the case and the ball does not touch the pins, thus not making a connection. These kinds of tilt sensors can be found in…