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Changes voice, lights the "eye" in reaction to sound, looks eerie
I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I … Read more
Although nowadays I mostly use Arduino based controllers, I'm still a big fan of Picaxe 08 chips when it comes to simple projects. But I have never seen a really … Read more
Says "banana" alot, and even some other things!
Well a long time ago I was thinking to myself "the Shout Box is a bit narrow, it could be a bit more IRC-like" and then I searched LMR and found this interesting … Read more
Finds you the perfect Led for your project in a fun way
The Fun Led Checker Tester was something I needed for my workbench for a long time. Whenever you have an idea you start by going through your parts. Leds are in … Read more
I decided to follow in ignoblegnomes footsteps and make me some solar bots! Here are the pictures; A little artsy picture made at night with high iso … Read more
Beeps then the dog's water bowl is empty
For a friend of mine I made this small alarm that goes off then the dog's water bowl is empty. We set the following design goals: cheapbattery poweredmaintenance … Read more
Reprogrammable remote for use with all my Arduino bots
Using a pair of APC220’s from Core Electronics, an Arduino Uno and Nano and a SNES controller I made this nifty retro looking reprogrammable controller for all … Read more
Make sure that trains don't crash into each other and stop at stations
I've built a huge Lego train layout which is fully automated by a few Arduino's. The passenger trains ride around and after a while they stop at the station. The … Read more
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