• The Arduino based machine that cuts the cables

    If you need to strip a cable or two, that’s easy enough. However, if you have to strip and cut several dozen cables all to the same length it becomes a boring thing. This is why Mr...

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  • 3D Printed Mini CNC Machine

    In this project we will see how to create a 3D printed CNC machine. It’s just a prototype, but once it’s built you will surely be able to build a larger, more accurate one. The principle will...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Control Stepper Motor with A4988 Driver Module & Arduino

    If you are planning on building your own 3D printer or a CNC machine, you will need to control a bunch of stepper motors. And having one Arduino control all of them can take up a lot...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Mesmerizing Magnetic Wall Clock

      Mechanical clocks have always fascinated me. The way all of the internal gears, springs, and escapements work together to result in a constant reliable timepiece has always seemed out of reach for my limited skill set....

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Adafruit DC & Stepper Motor Bonnet for Your Pi Now Available

    A new Raspberry Pi stepper motor and DC bonnet has being designed by Adafruit and is now available to purchase from their online store priced at $22.50. The Raspberry Pi bonnet can drive up to 4 DC...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Snapmaker 2.0: Modular and Affordable All-In-One 3D Printers

    The new Snapmaker 2.0 is a modular 3-in-1 3D printer that doesn’t appear to have any downsides. It’s a well-made and capable 3D printer that also works as a laser cutter/engraver and CNC mill. Additionally, the kit...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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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,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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