• Poseidon: Open Source Syringe Pump and Microscope System

    Developed by students at the California Institute of Technology, Poseidon is an open source alternative to commercial syringe pump and microscope system. The Poseidon microscope consists of a Raspberry Pi, touch screen module, and commercially available digital...

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  • Affordable Watch Winder Takes Care of Your Self-Winding Watch

    If you wear a self-winding watch, I’m sure you’re aware that watch winders are generally very expensive, or cheap and noisy. So Kristopher Marciniak decided to hack an inexpensive winder replacing the stock motor with a stepper,...

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  • Stepper Motor + Driver

      Set consisting of a stepper motor driver based on the ULN2003 chip and a 4-phase stepper motor. Equipped with 4 status LEDs for each phase of the motor, the driver is controlled via the 4 input...

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  • DIY Arduino Powered Single Pixel Scanning Camera

    Created by Tucker Shannon, the single pixel scanning camera uses a pair of stepper motors which directs the RGB color sensor (Adafruit TCS3472) in a square spiral for image acquisition: all powered by an Arduino Uno SBC. If you...

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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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  • How to Make a Raspberry Pi Powered Etch-a-Sketch System

    The Etch-A-Sketch was released by The Ohio Art Company in 1960. The popularity of the device is sort of interesting because it has lots of annoying problems: knobs only move the cursor up/down/left/right. Diagonals and curves require...

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  • DIY an Interactive Kinetic Light Sculpture

      The Shy Machine is a motion activated, sound reactive, environmentally adaptive and arduino-powered kinetic light sculpture. When it detects motion via a PIR sensor, the shell-like robot takes a reading of the ambient sound level using an...

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  • uStepper S Line: New generation of uStepper with huge performance upgrades

    But what is uStepper? In short, uStepper is a product, improving performance of a motor type called “stepper motors”. Stepper motors are used in a wide range of applications where you have to move something, a certain...

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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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  • Raspberry Pi + Celestron127SLT = Hands-Free Telescope Focus System

    Cosmos enthusiast Jason Bowling’s come up with a very straightforward way of focusing his Celestron 127SLT with a Raspberry Pi Zero SBC.  “One of the tradeoffs with the mid-price Celestron 127SLT is that it shakes rather badly...

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  • DIY Your Antenna Rotator/Satellite Tracking Device

    After finding that purchasing a tracking device for his satellite dish would be quite expensive, YouTuber “Tysonpower” decided to simply build one himself. He made it with 3D-printed parts and extruded aluminum that uses a pair of...

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  • DIY Arduino Self-Balancing Robot

    The robot, which will cost about $80 in parts, uses two stepper motors for greater movement precision than could be had with normal DC models. Regular DC motors can have mechanical friction and electric resistance differences. This...

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  • A DC Motor Controller with Control Leds

      It can be controlled through logic levels to set the speed and the direction of the rotation of CC brushed motors and stepper motors; outputs have LEDs indicating the rotation direction.   The circuit board we...

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  • An Interesting Tamper-Proof Arduino System for Your Garage

    Using an Arduino Micro for control, the instructables user Joebarteam came up with a way to biometrically secure his garage. What could be better than using your fingerprint to unlock your garage? To this end, Joe’ came up with...

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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...

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  • Time is linear, so you need an Arduino linear clock!

    Assuming that time is linear, Jonathan Odom has decided to create a clock illustrating time’s linearity. He built a beautifully crafted clock that uses two rack and pinion assemblies to move a line of numbers for hours...

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  • Build Your Own SLA/DLP 3D Printer with 3D Printed Parts

    A maker named Aldric Négrier has designed and built several 3D printers, many of which he has shared on Instructables.  Their latest is the RooBee One, an aluminum-frame SLA-DLP printer named for its bright red color. The design...

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