• NRF24L01+ Arduino Wireless Transceiver Shield Now on Kickstarter

    Electronics developer Patrick Thomas Mitchell has recently launched on Kickstarter the new NRF24L01+ Arduino wireless transceiver shield which offers a lot of features and is available to back with early bird pledges from just $15 with worldwide...

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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 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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  • Picam360 Surface Walker: the Aquatic Drone With Real-Time Panoramic Video

    The Picam360 is open source Raspberry Pi based camera that takes panoramic pictures in 360 degrees horizontally and 235 degrees vertically, controlled through a web browser and  Surface Walker is an open source aquatic drone built around this...

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  • BLE Micro EVB v2.0 is a Bluetooth 4.0 Development Board for Wearable Projects

    BLEmicro series, made by DFRobot, is Bluetooth 4.0 development kits specifically designed for professional developers. It is equipped with all the Bluetooth features of Bluno (an Arduino uno form factor development board) main controller, which can help...

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  • CasioKeyBot, the Robotized Hand Plays an Old Casio Electronic Keyboard

    I really like the crappy sound of those 80s toy keyboards. Unfortunately, I am a lousy live keyboarder and I only have so many hands. So I thought about adding MIDI capability to my good old Casio...

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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...

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  • Arduino Fingerprint Door Locking System

    Last year I’ve made two door lock projects. One was the keypad project and the second one was an RFID door lock project each with a 3D printed case and a servo to open the door. Today...

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  • Sunflower Shield – 3.5” HMI Display for the Open Source Community

    Bridgetek’s Embedded Video Engine technology is gaining more traction within the global open-source community, as well as with larger OEMs. The latest of  integrated graphics controllers is the Sunflower Shield. Using the FT813 EVE IC, the Sunflower Shield allows makers...

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  • Piranha: a new Arduino like board with a 32bit core, wifi, battery and more

        Just over a year ago we have introduced our first Arduino-like 32-bit board, called Fishino32 which was characterized by the format of the widespread Arduino UNO (but also of the Fishino UNO), although equipped with a...

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  • 3D Printed TaskCam Requests for Pictures!

    Cultural probes aim to elicit unique responses by asking people to respond to a question, many times in the form of a photograph. The most basic type in this series of cameras is known as the TaskCam, which...

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  • DIY an Arduino Powered Automatic Watering System

    If you are planning your holidays, for sure this project will help you to solve a big deal: watering your plants. Also if you aren’t going on holidays, this system can avoid you to waste time in...

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  • Create a perfect paint color with Mesomix

    Artists, painters and makers looking for a way to automatically mix paint to an exact formula may be interested in a new automated paint mixing machine called the Mesomix. This machine, which resembles a very nice 3D...

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  • GPS, Glonass and Advanced Digital Audio Codec for the Sony Spresense

    Sony recently renamed its “old” Sony Spritzer, an Arduino compatible with a Sony hexa-core Arm Cortex-M4F micro-controller, a built-in GNSS receiver, and an audio codec. They made some design modifications and called the “new” board Spresense. Sony...

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  • We all build a yellow submarine, yellow submarine, yellow submarine

    If you’d like to check out your pool or a lake without getting wet, this underwater ROV looks like a great solution. “My goal was to have it not cost a fortune, have it easy to drive,...

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  • How to Bring Back Your Old Rotary Phone

    Maker “bicapitate” has shown on Imgur his new creation: a 1961 Western Electric Model 500 rotary phone converted into a cellphone using an Arduino sbc. The Western Electric Model 500 includes a generous amount of space inside,...

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  • DIY an Arduino-Powered Phonograph MP3 Player

    “The problem with high tech music players is they don’t have any flash! They non conspicuously just produce music from a drab dull lifeless box. In the times of early music the mechanisms to reproduce sound were fantastic....

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  • DIY an Arduino-Powered 3D Printed Weather Station

    In this project, the maker RobWLakes has designed every part of the weather station in OpernSCAD, printed out, and combined with simple reed switches and magnets to turn them into functional pieces of hardware. For example, the...

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