Category Archives: Arduino

I want one of these sorting machines

Its fun to watch the video. Basically a light from the bottom lights up the parts for a camera to take a pic of and figure out what is what in shapes, then it picks them up and puts each … Continue reading

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Make your own carbon fiber tubes

I never realized how much these things cost. but apparently the ribbon for carbon fiber is pretty cheap, so the author took and arduino, some steppers, and made his own tube maker. Clever build overall. https://hackadaycom.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/carbon_feat.jpg?w=800

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Print your own Linear servo actuator

I like this build/print.  Basically you can 3D print out the actuator to fit on standard hobby servos. Save a Few Steps on Your Next Build with These Easy Linear Actuators

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3D print and build your own spider bot

Nice build, involves ALOT of servo motors thought. https://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WIFI-AP-Controlled-Quadruped-Robot/

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One interesting wire bender

If you are making custom antenna’s, here is a build for you. DIY Wire Bender Gets Wires All Bent Into Shape

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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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