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unlocks when knock in the correct way
So basically it's just a box that unlocks when you knock the secret knock, the locks when you get it wrong If anyone else wants to make one here’s the … Read more
Mechanical gyroscope balanced two wheeler with steering - will try to slow down with the updates.
Updated with Version 5: Steering Got up at 4:00am, couldn't sleep so knocked out a simple steering mechanism using a butterfly hinge. Read more
lights up and distracts people
Final update 4/14: Read more
Ossipee was nice enough to send me a big box-O-goodies and he included some very tiny stepper motors. From what we can gather, these can be found in blue-ray … Read more
Fades between wedding colors and gets collected by kids
The wedding(s) actually took place last year (3/1 and 9/7 respectively, the first being the official "on paper" rushed ceremony to get me on my wife's insurance and … Read more
Blinks and helps you pick up chicks \o/
Pretty simple project. Just a printed part, a couple of LED's, An ATTiny 85, coin cell and button. Wear it to the club and RAVE LIKE A MADMAN \o/ You'll be amazed … Read more
So shortly after I "finished" the Mini Track robot, or rather I couldn't think of anything else to do to it... yet. :) I got to thinking it would be nice to make … Read more
makes sounds!
Chris the Carpenter turned me on to these little stereo amplifier boards: … Read more
I have some Atmega QFN and TQFP chips lying around for quite a long time. I was pretty eager to use them,but there should be some type of QFP to DIP converter for … Read more
Automatically starts newton's cradle clackers
Here is my automated Newton's Cradle (note: I posted this on instructables.com under JimRD). I used some fiberglass fishing pole tubes to suspend the balls and also … Read more
Since i've been planning to build this printer i've been collecting Lots of info about building it, and alternate ways to build it. i have a rather large bookmarks … Read more
Monitors the weight of a pet, Logs data and provides visual feedback
So our (My girlfriends) cat has a hyperactive thyroid. The over abundance of thyroxin means she cant regulate her weight and without keeping it in check she will … Read more
Complete micro-robot controller with ATtiny 85
                            Awhile back Sparkfun posted a new product, their MiniMoto breakout board.  It breaks out the DRV8830 IC, which is a … Read more
splashes water
electronically ignited water splash. But please don't try this. ANY DAMAGE IF YOU TRY, I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE 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
General use, very useful for bench testing, power battery chargers and testing of prototype robots.
This project involves adaptation an ATX power supply for computer, often found in junk or very cheap cost, but offering an excellent power supply with standard … Read more
I'm back guys. This here was intended to draw graphs of equations, but for the sake of ease i made it to just draw, Or may be write(Provided you can control it). If … Read more
Breathes Light into 3-D Printed Gifts from Cevinius
It's no secret that we have several "Doctor Who" fans on LMR, and for good reason-he's a great hero.  Here's a space man who comes to us not with a laser gun, but … Read more
Generates Electricity ... max around 10v 200ma to ?
At the moment its a hand cranked generator using two of the 4 wires from steppermotor  getting up to 10v and 200+ ma (multimeter died so not sure exact amounts) Read more
Nothing just moves around
Hi, @All: Meet Triton 0.1 ... Triton meet @All  Image above is what it looks like currently, and a view of my messy desk.  BIG FAT NOTE: Design might completely … Read more