This Is Your Last Chance To Design The Greatest In Open Hardware

This Is Your Last Chance To Design The Greatest In Open Hardware

This is the final weekend to get in on the Open Hardware Design Challenge, the primary problem of the 2018 Hackaday Prize. We’re searching for the boldest thought you’ll be able to give you. We wish to see the beginnings of the following nice little bit of Open Hardware, and that is your probability to […]

Bent PETG Fills A Nixie Gap

Bent PETG Fills A Nixie Gap

Have you ever thought that Nixie tubes are cool however too arduous to manage with fashionable electronics? And that they’re simply too costly? [david.reid] apparently thought so and decided to create his own version of a Nixie tube, and it doesn’t get less expensive than this. PETG Nixie Tube While engaged on a 3D printed […]

Tesselated Worklights Are Nifty, Modular

Tesselated Worklights Are Nifty, Modular

Electric lighting – is there something it may possibly’t do? Coming in all method of types and flavours, you may get the whole lot from a compact studying lamp to a blindingly highly effective worklight to your storage. Generally, totally different lights are constructed in numerous methods to swimsuit their objective, however it’s not the […]

Automating The Design Of Word Clocks

Automating The Design Of Word Clocks

Word clocks, or a matrix of light-up letters that spell out the time, are a normal construct for all enterprising electronics fanatics. The hassle is discovering the fitting solution to drive a matrix of LEDs and the numerous quantity of brainpower that goes into making a matrix of letters that may spell out the time […]

Medium Machine Mediates Microcontroller Messages

Medium Machine Mediates Microcontroller Messages

Connecting computer systems to human brains is presently restricted to the scope of science fiction and some cutting-edge laboratories. Tapping into some nerves farther from our central wetware is feasible and [Peter Buczkowski] exhibits us his fashionable machine for implanting a pattern into our brains with out actively having to memorize something. His Medium Machine […]

Rotary Encoders Become I2C Devices

Rotary Encoders Become I2C Devices

Rotary encoders are the bee’s knees. Not solely do you get absolute positioning, you may also use a rotary encoder (with a elaborate tact button beneath) for a simple UI for any electronics venture. There’s an issue with rotary encoders, although: it’s going to make use of Gray code or one thing bizarre, and getting […]

Resuming Failed 3D Prints Automatically

Resuming Failed 3D Prints Automatically

What occurs to your 3D printer if the ability goes out? What occurs if there’s a jam within the nozzle? What occurs in case your filament breaks, runs out, or turns right into a plate of spaghetti? For all these conditions, the print fails, losing plastic and time. For his Hackaday Prize entry, [robert] has […]

Up, Up, Up: $2,000 More Seed Funding for Hackaday Prize Entries

Up, Up, Up: $2,000 More Seed Funding for Hackaday Prize Entries

Getting a venture off the bottom typically means an up-front funding in elements. Hackaday is upping our efforts to easy out that impediment for individuals who need to Build Something That Matters. Seed funding for the 2018 Hackaday Prize is straightforward, enter your Open Hardware design, share it far and broad in order that lots of people will […]

Recharging Drones On The Go With A Supercharger

Recharging Drones On The Go With A Supercharger

If Techcrunch is to be believed, our skies will quickly be stuffed with supply robots, ferrying tacos and Chinese meals and Amazon purchases from neighborhood-area dispatch stations to your entrance door. All of that is predicated on the flexibility of quadcopters to quickly recharge their batteries, or on the very least swap out batteries robotically. […]