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Making your own printed circuit boards(PCB) is so easy now. The biggest change is in the resist coating on the boards. Now it is less sensitive to ambient light. … Read more
Hopefully pulls me round the track :)
Lumi requested that I post about this ongoing project of mine.  I am currently about half way through builing a working 3 1/2" gauge live steam locomotive.  This … Read more
Old Sega Rally Arcade transformed into a new Arcade
      @ MEO XL PARTY 2012 Video Link                               The premiere of this installation was at Sapo Cobebits VI, that takes place … 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
makes its predictions based on a linear predictor function
The perceptron is a simple model of a neuron and was invented by Frank Rosenblatt in 1957. It has a number of external inputs, one internal input (called bias) and … Read more
Infrared diodes and detectors make things fun and magical. We are use to touching or flipping a switch to turn on lights. A simple transistor circuit with an … Read more
I was asked to build a low power data logger for the University of Oslo that could measure light levels on two different water depths and the water temperature. … Read more
Give utility to wasted material.
     Hi guys!       I got ten days of holiday lol . So, what to do with this time? Cut the grass! Well, this task is ready... Then, let's make some … Read more
Convert home to an immobile robot. Collecting sensors reading and in the future will take actions
After having read so many interesting posts on the LMR I wanted to make also my contribution. The present project is not a mobile robot but rather an immobile one, … Read more
Behold, the All Seeing Eye. One day, I gazed upon such a thing on the internets, and it intrigued me. I said to myself; Thou shall build thyself such a Thing! And … Read more
Create blocks of pleasing pulsating colors.
Intro: Sept. 23rd, 2012 - My buddy Mat Nix wanted a light display that would respond to people moving about a room. Something like a wall of little frosted windows … Read more
A ball bearing motor is a strange thing - we made one, and.. gave it a little too many amps :D
(Update II: New video, we managed to make it run on a standard racing pack 7.2V (no clue to how many amps - but not enough to kill a large elephant, only enough to … Read more
Patrols my patio in search of the neighbourhood thief.
All important information is in the video, and I don´t want to give anything away. :) The components for this experiment are one of the PICAXE programmers that I … Read more
Hi everyone! This was my first CNC and 3D printing project.  It is a functional ping pong balls launcher designed to be controlled by an arduino (or any other … Read more
Gives Light Where You Want
Whenever there is a shadow, somewhere is light. The Party Lumibot is a remote controllable and autonomous lamp-bot that is somekind of desktop-robot. It consists of … Read more
Program and control motors, servos, sensors
UPDATE Oct 8, 2012: I have made a small PCB adapter to complement the GOduino III to enable 90 degree positioning of directional sensors such as ultrasonic and IR … Read more
Map's a robots enviroment, produces shortest path movement
This is my first Visual C# Program.   After a few attemps of trying to get wavefront mapping working on an Arduino, I decided to try simulate it on a PC. After … Read more
Recently, I bought the Seeed Studio SD Card Shield from Radio Shack for a decent price, around $13.00. It's composed of a shield with an sd card in which you cna … Read more