Category Archives: Arduino

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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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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