Category Archives: Arduino

Cool LED helmet build

And alot of work, not just the helmet, but soldering all those LED’s in. Gaze Upon This Daft Punk Helmet’s Rows of Utterly Perfect Hand-Soldered LEDs

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Turn your digispark into a rubber ducky

The hacking tool.  Looks like someone ported the tools to the ATiny, in this case the DigiSpark system, which runs from $1.5 to $8.   Its not as fancy as the original, but it will do the job. DIY Rubber Ducky … Continue reading

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I want one, Badge based CNC

The author basically made a portable CNC badge.  The source/CNC bits have not been posted yet, suppose to be in October and the author figures it will cost 10-12 dollars in materials to make.  This is something I will try … Continue reading

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cool foam cutting CNC build

The author calls it a 4 axis CNC, which is kindof right..more 3.5.  Either way its a nice build. https://www.instructables.com/id/4-Axis-CNC-Hot-wire-Foam-Cutter-ArduinoRamps14/

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Good ideas on power saving with Arduino

Nice write-up on how to use some libraries for the arduino to save on power. 5 Arduino Power Saving Tips That’ll Keep Yours Running for Days

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Convert a windshield wiper motor into a servo

Servos are expensive for a motor, so if you need a big one, this is a nice alternative to buying one.  The author uses a windshield motor, pot, an arduino, to build one. Supersize DIY R/C Servos From Windscreen Wipers

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GRBL ported to ESP32

Never really thought about it, the ESP does have more process/capacity than the Arduino UNO, and its wireless, so it makes sense to use.  I will have to look more into this in the future. Grbl Ported to the ESP32 … Continue reading

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Nice arduino robot build

This is a water boat build, it would be a great project to do with kids. https://www.instructables.com/id/Waterbot-Arduino-Robot-Boat/

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Make a paper strip cutter

The author made an automated paper strip cutter.  Neat idea if you have alot of strips to make (craft project for large group of kids maybe). 3D Printer Tech Cuts Paper

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Make a Braille Printer

In addition you can use google text to speech with it.  Pretty neat build overall using parts thought the author bought all the parts (from the looks of it you would think it was scrap material). http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Braille-Writer-Speech-to-Braille/

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