• 3D Printed Open Source Automated Feeding System

    Katrina Nguyen is currently a Biomedical Engineering graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University studying motor neuroscience research. Katrina designed an open source automated feeding system that aims to help researchers better monitor the daily intake of laboratory...

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  • 3D Printed Composite Keyboard Switch Prototype

    Researchers Alec Peery and Dušan Sorma at Ohio University have been exploring a mechanical keyboard concept with a 3D-printed dampener built in, to avoid typing injuries. In fact the average computer user applies two to seven times...

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  • DIY a Fascinating Acoustic Levitator

    Using an array of 72 40kHz ultrasonic transducers to form standing waves of low and high pressure, the maker Julius Kramer has just created a 3d-printed acoustic levitator. 36 each are placed in the top and bottom shells of the...

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  • DIY Your Customized Coffee Cup

    Mug-O-Matic is a 3-axis drawing robot that can customize coffee mugs. It uses markers to draw anything you want on a coffee mug via manual controls, calculated algorithms, or even g-code. The mug can be washed clean with...

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  • DIY Your Arduino Spider Robot

    Instructables user MusaW has recently released a detailed guide to create a four leg (quadruped) robot using SG90 servo with servo driver and all controlled using WIFI Web server via smartphone browser: the total cost of the...

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  • DIY a CNC Machine With a Dremel As a Spindle

    The maker Nikodem Bartnik has just created a 3d printed CNC machine that’s able to cut MDF and acrylic and can engrave aluminum. As for how well this CNC machine works, it’s pretty good. With the Gcode to cut...

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  • DIY Arduino-Powered 3D Wire Bending Machine

    How To Mechatronics has come up with a bender that not only twists wire left and right, but can rotate to create three-dimensional shapes. The 3d wire bending machine is powered by an Arduino Nano, which controls...

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  • PA11 Onyx: the First Powdered Material for SLS 3D Printers

    Desktop SLS 3D printing company Sinterit has introduced a new powdered material for desktop SLS 3D printers: PA11 Onyx. PA11 Onyx is a lightweight bioplastic made from plant-based resources. PA11 provides higher heat and chemical resistance than its...

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  • TrussFormer: Plastic Bottles and 3D Printed Connectors Create Kinetic Structures

    TrussFormer is the outcome of a research performed by Hasso Plattner Institute in Germany and the U.S. which have been working on a way to turn empty bottles into kinetic art. TrussFormer program is an integrated end-to-end software solution...

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  • Twinky: DIY Your Personal Arduino Assitant

    Adrian Lindermann has just created his small yellow companion  taking inspiration from Jibo. Twinky can respond to voice commands via a SpeakUp click module, along with pressure on its face/touchscreen. Control is provided by an Arduino Mega, and Twinky can...

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  • Raspberry Pi RetroPie Hand-Held Gaming Device

    This slick homebrew gaming device was modded into a Wii U Pro controller by Finn Andersen. The layout of the guts inside the controller is really clever and the screen is upcycled from a car-reversing camera screen....

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  • PlutoX DIY Aerial Robotics Kit: Easy-To-Code and Unbreakable Nanodrone

    PlutoX, an open-source, DIY, easy-to-code, crash-resistant nano-drone kit designed by an IIT Bombay based startup Drona Aviation just funded its campaign on Indiegogo. PlutoX comes in the form of two kits, a Tinkerer kit, and a Starter kit. Early-bird...

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  • DIY Your Star Wars Mouse Droid With Hidden Display

    Differently from the small black droids that you have seen in the Star Wars saga, the mouse droid by Potent Printables acts as a sort of physical messaging app. It’s able to travel to the correct location, then pop...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 3D Printed Fluorescence Imaging Box to Discover New Antibiotics

    PFIbox is a 3D printed black box developed by researchers at McMaster University, Ontario, to discover new antibiotics. Costing no more than $200, the PFIBox is part of critical research at McMaster studying ways to overcome superbugs – a...

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  • 8BitRobots is a Raspberry Pi Module for Generic Robotic Brain

    Software engineer Tim Wilkinson has made the process of constructing robots easier with his 8BitRobots module — a standard hardware and software platform that works with basic robot functions. The 8BitRobots Modules are made up of a few components,...

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  • Pipod: Raspberry Pi Zero Portable Music Player

    The PiPod is an open source portable music player based on the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero. It uses this affordable single-board computer to run Linux-based software including VLC (which handles media playback) and a custom user interface...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • 3D-Printable Hanging Mount for Raspberry Pi Camera

    Inspired by the excellent coverage of Octoprint and Octolapse, the maker Jeremy S Cook has recently assembled a 3D-printable mount for a Raspi camera, giving him another aiming axis for observing 3D prints. After installing Octoprint and setting it up with my 3D-printer, I needed a...

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  • Rover V2: 3D Printed Open Source Robotic Rover Platform

    Rover V2 is an open-source, 3D-printable robotic rover platform that has seen a lot of evolution and development from its creator Taylor Alexander. It  is a full mechanical redesign of the previous version and it’s a significantly improved version of...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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