Make: Sensors

Errata for Make: Sensors

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page xiv
2nd para.

?: a) ... there IS a staggering amount of ... b) ... there IS a limited number of ...

Anonymous  May 22, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page i
Copyright page or preface

Jason Tavares should get a credit as a tech reviewer.

Brian Jepson  Jun 11, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page copyright page
Editor list

Emma Dvorak should be added as one of the editors. My apologies for this omission.

Brian Jepson  Aug 06, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page 14
top of page

Figure 1-7 does not match Table 1-1

Note from the Author or Editor:
The table should be changed to match the image, GND 6. Any of the GND pins 6, 14 or 20 will work the same way, though.

Anonymous  Jun 05, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
Printed
Page 42
3rd paragraph

…. 330 meters/second * 3 seconds = 990 meters (not meters/second).

Note from the Author or Editor:
Yes. Correct result is 990 meters and not 990 meters/second.

Michael  Sep 15, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page 288
Callout item #2

Please replace: 500 / (3.3/5) with: 500 * (3.3/5)

Note from the Author or Editor:
This change is right. It should be multiplicated not divided.

Brian Jepson  Sep 06, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page 290
1st paragraph after bullet list

Please replace: change runningMode = 0 with: change runningMode = 0 to runningMode = 1

Note from the Author or Editor:
Changing from runningMode = 0 to runningMode = 1 is correct and should be changed

Brian Jepson  Sep 06, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page 299
Callout item #25

Please change: Setting calibrationMode to 0 To: Setting calibrationMode to true

Note from the Author or Editor:
calibrationMode True is right here.

Brian Jepson  Sep 06, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page 299
Heading: LSM330 Protocol

Please change: LSM330 Protocol to: LSM303 Protocol

Note from the Author or Editor:
Yes. Small typo on heading. It should be LSM303 Protocol

bjepson@gmail.com  Sep 06, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page 331
Callout item #3

Please replace: 5 V with: 3.3 V

Note from the Author or Editor:
3.3V is right change here as MCP 3002 is operating on 3.3V.

bjepson@gmail.com  Sep 06, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
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Page 369
Table A-1, sudoedit entry

Please change: nano sudo to: sudo nano

Note from the Author or Editor:
Yes here commands are in wrong order. Correction is to change it to sudo nano.

bjepson@gmail.com  Sep 06, 2014  Jan 23, 2015
PDF
Page 411
under figure 12-20

Text reads: "on the backside of the box we made a pattern of small holes. Without those, air would be able to get to the sensor." I assume the last part should read: Without those, air would NOT be able to get to the sensor.

Lou Gallo  Apr 28, 2014  May 05, 2014