Let's Make Robots!
remote-control surveillance with a mobile webcam
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When I first got myself a Raspberry Pi, I thought I was being very original trying to put together a remote-controlled surveillance bot, and over a few months I got … Read more

Analog/digital signal output from laptop?

Apologies if this has been covered here before, but so far my searches haven't pulled much up.  I'm thinking of a few uses for an old and somewhat defunct laptop I have lying around, and most of them would involve sending information from the laptop to control components like motors directly.  (The idea is appealing since it'd be using the proessing power of the computer for most things, and also because I have more experience in that realm... not to mention potentially being cheap, since I already have the computer!)

I first saw Frits’ Yellow Drum Machine featured in Make magazine a while back, and felt compelled to make one myself, starting with the how-to. So, here it is! … Read more