Arduino Revives Junkyard Laser Cutter

Arduino Revives Junkyard Laser Cutter

Some individuals have all of the luck. [MakerMan] writes in to gloat inform us a few latest journey to the junkyard the place he scored a rather serious looking laser cutter. This is not any desktop-sized Ok40 we’re speaking about right here; it weighs in at slightly below 800 kilos (350 Kg), and took a […]

PID Control with Arduino

PID Control with Arduino

Experience — or at the very least schooling — typically makes an enormous distinction to having a profitable challenge. For instance, in case you didn’t give it some thought a lot, you may assume it’s easy to manage the temperature of one thing that’s heating. Just activate the heater whether it is chilly and switch […]

Need a Thousand Extra PWM Pins?

Need a Thousand Extra PWM Pins?

If your Arduino runs out of I/O strains, you’ll be able to all the time add one of many a number of I/O expander chips that takes a serial interface to set its a number of pins. Or maybe you may purchase one thing like an Arduino Mega, with its additional sockets to fulfil your […]

Art Deco Radio Gets FM Reception

Art Deco Radio Gets FM Reception

Taking a classic radio and cramming it full of recent, Internet-connected, guts has lengthy been a staple of the hacking and making scene. While some may see it as against the law to take what’s arguably a official piece of historical past and switch it into nothing greater than a slipshod case for the Raspberry […]

Handheld Arduino Light Painter

Handheld Arduino Light Painter

Light portray is a way which lets you “draw” on by shifting a lightweight previous the digital camera throughout a protracted publicity shot. While it may be troublesome to grasp, gentle portray permits for some unbelievable results equivalent to textual content and pictures that seem like hovering in mid-air. Think of it like a really […]

A True 3D Printed Weather Station

A True 3D Printed Weather Station

If the time period “3D printed weather station” makes you consider a printed enclosure for off-the-shelf sensors, don’t really feel unhealthy. We thought the identical factor after we first learn the message [Rob Ward] despatched in about his newest undertaking. Surely he couldn’t imply that he really printed all of the principal elements of a critical […]

The Internet of Three-Pointers

The Internet of Three-Pointers

When tossing one thing into the garbage bin, do you ever concoct that momentary psychological situation the place you’re on a basketball courtroom charging the online — the sport’s last seconds ticking down on the clock — making a determined stretch and flicking some crumpled paper completely into the basket just for nobody to note […]

HairIO: An Interactive Extension of the Self

HairIO: An Interactive Extension of the Self

Most of what we see on the wearable tech entrance is constructed round conventional textiles, like including flip alerts to a jacket for safer bike using, or wiring up a shawl with RGB LEDs and a shade sensor to make it match any outfit. Although we’ve seen the odd light-up hair accent right here and […]

An LED Effect for Every Occasion

An LED Effect for Every Occasion

Quality software program growth examples might be exhausting to return by. Sure, it’s straightforward to pop over to Google and discover a <code> block with all the proper key phrases, however having every little thing appropriately defined might be hit and miss. And the extra area of interest the topic, the thinner the discussion board […]

A Bar Graph for Beer Fridge Vitals

A Bar Graph for Beer Fridge Vitals

[ChrisN219] has an vintage Coke machine that used to carry glass bottles. Now it holds round 30 tall boy cans of his favourite post-work suds. The solely downside is that [Chris] has no thought what number of cans are in it with out opening up the door or conserving tally on a close-by slate board. […]