• Tutorial for making an ARM dev board in KiCAD

      KiCAD has a rightfully earned image problem regarding beginners. The shiny new version 5 has improved things (and we’re very excited for v6!) but the tool is a bit obtuse even when coming from a electronics...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • DIY Air Data Computer Asgard

    The air data computer Asgard is out. It is a unit designed for DIYers, size and weight are compatible (fixation tabs have the same dimensions of standards servo tabs) with low-cost RC applications.  Some aspects will be changed...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • DIY Star Wars Life-Size Phone Controlled BB8 Droid

    For all the Star Wars lovers, especially those that liked the Episode VII, a must DIY project from DFRobot blog: the home made BB8 Droid! Today, I’m going to teach you how to build a working, life-sized,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Raspberry Pi and the Camera Pi module: face recognition tutorial

    An area of application of Computer Vision, one that has always fascinated people, concerns the capability of robots and computers in general to determine, recognize and interact with human counterparts. In this article we will take advantage...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Computer Vision with Raspberry Pi and the Camera Pi module

    Let’s see how to use the Camera Pi module, a quality photo video camera, purposely designed for Raspberry PI, to acquire the  first knowledge concerning Computer Vision, to recognize colors and shapes. Camera Pi is an excellent...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Camera Pi – How Raspberry Pi can see

    Robots provided with autonomous operation capabilities and, particularly,  those sporting sense organs similar to the human ones, have always tickled the fancy of science fiction writers and screenwriters. As always happens, from a certain point in history,...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Interact and remotely control Arduino YUN with Ajax

    Once experimented with REST technology and with the “Bridge” communication mode, we can introduce a project that achieves something difficult so far with an Arduino board: writing a web page, to be run by Linino’s internal web...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • How to Transform your 3Drag 3D Printer in a CNC milling machine

    After a fair amount of work we can finally presents you a tutorial on how to modify our 3Drag printer or K8200 printer to transform it in a perfect CNC milling machine, to be used for the...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Press a button and Send a Tweet thanks to Arduino YÚN

    After the Yun presentation post, we are going to present a simple hacking project that is cool to get familiar with the Yun features. In this post, as first taste of using Arduino Yun, we propose an...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Focus on Arduino YÚN: a board for all, that makes life easier

    This post introduces in details one of the latest boards from the Arduino Team: a board that we still didn’t cover that much on the blog. YÚN’s DNA is that of the Arduino family lately open to...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • How to design and 3D print a Case for an electronic board

    As you probably know if you have one, the overall printing quality of the 3Drag printer is very well suited for the creation of useful items: this time we have created a container for the autonomous printing...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • How to use GPS functions with GSM/GPRS & GPS shield

    Once again we have prepared some examples related to the GSM/GPRS & GPS shield. In previous posts we have seen how to handle SMS, make calls and use the GPRS connection to send email  or download data...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Five More incredible Prints For Your 3D Printer

    This post follows a first one in which we presented some tips about how to tune printing (with 3Drag but also in general). Here you’ll find 5 more cool 3D prints to experiment with!   Porcupine  Vase...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • A Bunch of Cool Prints To Experiment With Your 3DPrinter

    After countless hours of playing with 3Drag (now with a lower price!!) we finally selected 10 prints that you can use to explain what you can really make with your 3D printer. 3D printing is every day more...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • The GSM/GPRS & GPS Shield: some Http connections examples

    After having shown several examples regarding the use the  GSM/GPRS & GPS shield with calls and text messages we are now going to present some applications that involve GPRS data. Thanks to the inet.h class the shield...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • How to send and receive SMS with GSM/GPRS & GPS shield

      This post is one in a series showing you the main features of the GSM /GPRS/GPS shield and of its related library. The examples are great to have inspiration and reuse the material to create your...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Using the GSM/GPRS & GPS Shield: call examples

    A few months ago, we presented a powerful shield that can enable devices from the Arduino family (Uno and Mega) to interface with the SIMCOM modules SIM900 and SIM908. Such modules provide integration with the world of...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Meet the founders! An interview with

    With this post we are kicking off an official “Meet the Founders” column to let you get in touch with the best innovators, leaders and startup founders in the field of open and collaborative electronics and hardware....

    • Posted 6 years ago
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