• How to Build EduExo, the Arduino-Powered Robotic Exoskeleton

    EduExo, now available on Kickstarter, is an attempt by robotics researcher Volker Bartenbach to bring this technology to the masses. “Our goal is to make exoskeleton technology accessible. To achieve this, we are developing the EduExo robotic...

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  • DIY a Tiny Single-PCB Synthesizer

    If you’re thinking of getting into DIY synths, the mini-TS could be your ticket in. Built by Janostman, the mini-TS pushes the limits of completely stripped back sound synthesis. The adorable synth shares the same basic sound-generation firmware...

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  • DIY a Zero-powered smartphone

    One of the first applications of the original Raspberry Pi was building a homebrew smartphone, but the launch of the smaller Raspberry Pi Zero, followed by the Raspberry Pi Zero W, has allowed makers to build even...

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  • ABC: Basic Connections – The Essential Reference Book for Makers

    ABC: Basic Connections is the essential reference book that every maker should have in their toolkit. A collection of neat, easy to read, high quality circuit diagrams and pinouts that will show you how to properly connect...

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  • Helios4 the 1st DIY ARM board computer designed for NAS

    The Helios4 team is launching a Kickstarter campaign for the 1st Open Source and Open Hardware NAS (Network Attached Storage).  Along the lines of Raspberry PI success, Helios4 is driving the way in open source collaborative approach...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • DIY Open Source Submarine Drone

    Trident is a multipurpose open source submarine drone. It’s ideal for: Boating and fishing –  Deploy in seconds to see what’s underwater; inspect props, rudders, hulls, and anchors; find fish better than a fish finder Diving  –...

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  • DIY an Arduino Scanning Thermometer

    Using an Arduino Nano and two rotary stages, this Maker hacked together a panoramic thermal imaging camera. After ordering and finally receiving an infrared thermometer in the mail, the author of this project set to work to...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • New Arduino IoT development board unveiled: MKRFOX1200

    This new IoT development board, which measures just 67 x 25mm in size, provides Makers with a low-cost solution for adding Sigfox connectivity to their DIY projects. The MKRFOX1200 takes the functionality of the Zero, throws in Sigfox’s global...

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  • An interesting way for microswitch testing

    Pete Prodoehl needed a way to test microswitches that he’d be using for an exhibit, so he decided to build his own setup with a counter, 3D-printed “pusher” and an Arduino Uno. When you’re testing the life...

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  • DIY Zen Garden Table

    “I wanted the end product to represent peacefulness, I wanted to bring some zen to my living-room. I think that I did.” This is what instructables user MakrToolbox said to explain his project purpose. The table consists...

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  • Let’s put all in order by color with M&Ms and Skittles sorting machine!

    We would like to introduce a nice project makes with different components, put together to sort M&Ms and Skittles! It makes with Arduino controller, stepper motors, an RGB color sensor and 3D-printed parts to sort several types...

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  • Arduino Hot Wheels drag strip: the challenge is on!

    If you want to eliminate arguments about which Hot Wheels toy car is fastest, we’ve got just the project for you! Phil Tucker instead decided to build something unique for his two-year-old, an automated Hot Wheels drag...

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  • Kitnic.it: A new open hardware project sharing site. Send your project and win a free PCB manufacturing!

    Kitnic is a registry of open hardware electronics projects that are ready for you to order and build. Click on any project to get further info, download the Gerbers and see the bill of materials! You can...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • 3D printed Rasberry Pi Walkie-Talkie: perfect for your kids!

    A recent projectable tutorial on how to 3D print a custom walkie talkie proves that modern technology can very closely resemble the popular generations old comm pieces. Starting out as a project for Daniel Chote’s kids, his walkie talkie...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • The First Desktop Waterjet Cutter by WAZER, 500% funded in 2 days on Kickstarter

    Amazing product and 500% funded in only two days, here is Wazer, the first desktop waterjet cutter, that will be also open sourced (the hardware part at least): WAZER is the first waterjet cutter that can fit...

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  • Maker culture: junk robots, DIY tablets, 3D-printed dice, and more

    In a world where $5 computers and custom 3D-printed hardware are commonplace, it’s no surprise that maker culture has bloomed. Regular people all over the globe are developing exciting new projects on the daily, and sharing their...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Christmas DIY project for children 3/3: Empire State Blinking Led

    Blinky Buildings v1 Blinky Buildings is a simple kit to teach people how to make derivatives of open source hardware. You are welcome to create a derivative of this kit as long as it abides by the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Christmas DIY project for children 2/3: Traffic Light Soldering Kit

    Stop and Go Kit v1 This is a soldering kit that you build yourself! The holes on the base of the stop-and-go light are LEGO compatible so you can build this kit into your various brick projects. You are welcome...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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