17th Jan 2014

IR R3M0C0N 1v09: Multi-Purpose Arduino Shield with IR

The assembled shield pictured above is a general purpose mixed bag of hardware for rapid prototyping on the Arduino. This shield features a variety of handy hardware as follows: Two...

13th May 2012

M’Day: Low Power Motion Sensor Arduino Night Light…

A few years back I made a motion sensitive night light as a Mother’s day gift and while it worked pretty well it really chewed out the batteries.  And as...

07th May 2012

SuperDuplex: An InfraRed Bootloader for Arduino…

We’ve implemented an optical infrared Arduino bootloader based on the common 38kHz infrared remote modualtion.  Using the Asuro as inspiration, our bootloader goes a step further in that it works...

30th Apr 2012

How to: Bread Board Arduino…

Having a couple of Bread Board Arduinos handy can really make prototyping quick and painless.  And while the Bread Board Arduino has pretty much been flogged to death in every...

23rd Apr 2012

On the Cheap: Supported Linear Rail…

Supported linear rail can be quite expensive, at over $100 per rail per meter, not including shipping.  An alternative support was theorized using 3/8″ threaded rod, drilled, tapped and screwed...

24th Mar 2012

CNC Half Nuts: The Smell of Melting Plastic…

After cutting down the Y axis screw for the CNC gantry router project we had a short piece of 3/4 inch Acme leadscrew remaining that was just long enough to...

02nd Mar 2012

Hackaday: WindPOV project…

My WindPOV project was featured on Hackaday: http://hackaday.com/2012/03/02/wind-powered-pov-weather-station/ It displays the temperature and humidity on the wing tip by way of persistence of vision. The idea of using our Contiki...

22nd Feb 2012

Side Project: CNC Gantry Router

A friend brought over some plastic to CNC mill about a week ago and we got talking about  CNC gantry routers and the currently in development DC Servo Drive.  Eventually...

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