• Solderdoodle Plus: Open Source Rechargeable Hot Multi Tool

    Mechanical engineer Isaac Porras has launched the new Solderdoodle Plus, an open source USB rechargeable soldering iron, more powerful than its predecessor Solderdoodle. It’s a cordless hot multi-tool that can be used as a soldering iron, 3D print finishing tool,...

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  • Pixy2: Robot Vision Made Easier

    The Pixy announced in 2013 as a Kickstarter campaign, was a computer vision package meant for makers that can learn and detect objects via the press of a button. The new Pixy2 is smaller, faster, and smarter than the...

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  • RoomSense Board offers multiple sensors including PIR motion detection

    The Gumstix RoomSense is a USB dongle board that can detect room occupancy using passive infrared (PIR) technology and report on temperature, humidity, and barometric conditions. The board can be customized in the Gumstix Geppetto online development...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Engraving PCBs by means of a CNC

      Let’s prepare the G-code, starting from the Gerber file, so to finally print our PCB. In the previous installment, we left you after having analyzed the hardware that enables us to manage our CNC by means...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Controlling our simple CNC Miling Machine via USB

      Let’s print the PCBs by means of our CNC machine, that this time has been fitted with a controller that connects to a PC via USB, that draws the control signals and that regenerates timed pulses,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • OneRNG is an open source entropy generator for cryptography

    OneRNG is a random number generator that you can use for cryptography – it’s completely open source, secure but hackable: The board is designed to be physically inspected – there’s no traditional cover, instead we have a metal...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 updates design and looks for funding on Kickstarter

    Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 is a portable, cordless, improved ergonomic design based in the original Solderdoodle USB rechargeable soldering iron. Again, the project is looking for funding on Kickstarter and is still long way from the objective Solderdoodle Pro...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • USB2Go – Android Devices Everywhere, Arduino Extendable

    We received a submission on our Submit channel regarding this cool tool for USB enabled Smartphone accessories development: USB2Go will be open source, and it will have its own forums and community center, where we will answer...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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