Let's Make Robots!
Tool for programing in socket PICAXEs
Some time ago I had an idea of making a PICAXE programming ’clip’ and inspired by the work of TofuRobot http://letsmakerobots.com/node/18926 I built one today. … Read more
After my old trusty analog multimeter's 0Ω adjust pot stopped working I had no reliable way to measure my resistors. Read more
Creates proper <img> tags for the Shout Box with a single click on the URL of a tab holding a valid web hosted picture.
LMR SB <img> Helper Extensions: Chromium/Chrome Extension (version 1.5) Mozilla Firefox Extension (version 1.0)   April, 17th 2013 Changelog: Read more
Tells me when someone is standing in my doorway
One of the drawbacks of working in a University Institute is the noise.  Student researchers have to talk with Primary Investigators and Co-PI's, printers hum and … Read more
For the last couple of years I have had a bird box mounted on the wall outside my room. All the time I have had a USB webcam inside so I (and a lot of other people … Read more
Does your bedside table give light when you open it? In a discussion with a carpenter about his furnitures I asked about the usage of electronics in his creations. … Read more
Just a fun way to test yourself. This will help you know where you are lacking.
The idea is to match the statements with the appropriate drawing above. (Each drawing has a letter,) 1. Two zero pulses will make the LED light twice 2. Entering … Read more
Optoisolator, i2c bridge, connects arduino and pi
I've waited to finish incorporating my Raspberry Pi into my bot for an ample bit.  But since I know so little about electricity, I swore to myself I wouldn't add … Read more
Detects human faces, uses servos to track and point at the face
Using OpenCV to detect and track a human face then converting the coordinates into servo positions so a pan/tilt servos setup will point directly at the face. I … Read more
This is my second Picaxe project . It is a simple servo tester or servo cycler built using an 08M . It has 3 modes of operation . In mode 1 each servo is controlled … Read more
Well this seems to be an opportunity to good to be missed! A friend of mine was throwing out (THROWING OUT!!) the aforementioned CNC router. Well he wasnt, his … Read more
Clones TV remote signal, also works as a jammer for the IR signal.
This is a small IR remote capable of copying any 5 buttons of any Remote using IR. I was studying IR signals and this came into my mind. And guess what,it also has … Read more
Walks down slopes using gravity, makes his owner smile.
Wobbly is a 3D-printed, gravity-powered, walking automaton. He basically walks down slopes. Read more
Carry's on conversation and learns from what you type or say.
This project I have working on for about 3 years not continiously but just here and there when I felt like it. It understands speech and learns from you as you … Read more
Wavecrafter chirps and beeps at you to let you know about things and stuff.
So, a little while back I made a posting about adding a low-cost ADC module to micros for various reasons. At the same time as I was testing this concept out, I … Read more