• Christmas is coming: it’s time to work on home’s lights

    Josiah Davenport, a 14 years old teenager, for this Christmas decided to animate 3,500 Christmas lights on his family’s home with the help of an Arduino Mega. On Monday, the 14-year-old will activate a synchronized display at his family’s home...

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  • miniNodes Raspberry Pi CoM Hardware Platform is able to Accomodate up to 5 Raspberry pi 3 Boards

    MiniNodes has launched $259 pre-orders for a carrier board that supports up to 5x Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 modules. The 5 Node Raspberry Pi 3 CoM Carrier Board provides a switched Gigabit Ethernet port to provide networking availability...

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  • 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 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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  • SparkFun Pro nRF52840 Mini: a Powerful Combination of Cortex-M4 CPU and 2.4GHz Bluetooth

    The SparkFun Pro nRF52840 Mini Bluetooth development board is now available priced at $30 and features a ARM Cortex-M4 CPU supported by 1MB internal Flash and 256kB internal RAM. The board comes pre-programmed with a USB bootloader....

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  • I²CDriver: the Open Source Tool for Controlling I²C Devices

    I²CDriver is an easy-to-use, open-source tool for controlling I²C devices. It works with Windows, Mac, and Linux and has a built-in color screen that shows a live “dashboard” of all the I²C activity. The 61 x 49mm...

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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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  • Raspberry Pi 3 Based Neural Network Music box

    Raspberry Pi enthusiast Aleksey Tikhonov has published details of his new Raspberry Pi project to create a Neural Network RaspberryPi Music box. All the experience gained in Aleksey’s past projects, a Raspberry pi 3 and Leadsound’s speaker have...

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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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  • Origibot2 is an Advanced Telepresent Robot Platform with Arduino

    Made by Origin Robotics, the open-source Arduino-based robot is a successor to the company’s previously-released Origibot. Like that model, it’s equipped with an included Android tablet, and can be remotely-controlled via an iOS/Android/Windows/Mac web app from anywhere...

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  • Allo DigiOne Signature Digital Audio HAT for Your Pi

    The Allo DigiOne Signature is a networked S/PDIF converter built on top of Raspberry Pi single board computer. The DigiOne HAT add-on directly connects to the Pi’s 40-Pin socket to pull digital audio upwards to output via...

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  • Kontron’s Passepartout: Raspberry Pi Based Industrial Development Kit

    Kontron announced its first Raspberry Pi based product, the Passepartout dev kit, built upon the Linux-driven Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 Light. The CM3L is similar to the standard module, with features including a quad-core, 1.2GHz Broadcom BCM2837 and...

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  • Teach Your Kids the Basics of Programming With the Grove Junior Kit

    You can play Grove Junior out-of-box without any software programming. If you connect different inputs and outputs in the circuit, you can make a gadget quickly and easily, like a line following car or motor controller using...

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  • How to Use the Raspberry Pi TV HAT to Create a Vintage TV

    Last month we spoke about the new Raspberry PI TV Hat announcement. Now we can see an example about how to use it for your next project! Just to briefly recap, the Raspberry Pi TV HAT allows...

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  • LET’S BUILD A SPECTROMETER

      Make use of an ad hoc module by AMS in order to make a precious Arduino based tool. It will allow analysis of materials, including food and drink, through the spectrum obtained with a light stimulus...

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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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  • Diskio Pi: the DIY Tablet Kit for Raspberry Pi Once Again on Kickstarter

    Last year we wrote about a DIY tablet kit for Raspberry Pi, ODROID-C2/XU4 and other compatible boards launched via Kickstarter: it was the modular and fully hackable hardware Diskio Pi project. But unfortunately it failed likely due to the high...

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