Let's Make Robots!
Blinks and beeps. Tryes to scare people :)
It was 27th of October when things started to slow down a bit, so I decided to finally build a Halloween ornament :) I barely made it :) It was finished and hanging … Read more
This is the Smart Saltwater tank controller. It turns on and off different color lights at different times of the day. The pumps can alternate to simulate ocean currents and even test the water for me.
This is the Saltwater tank controller I made and I will make a smaller one soon.   There are systems that exists called reef keeper systems but they are 2000 + … Read more
Holds your parts in place with a quick clamp while saving you about $25.
I noticed that whenever I look at the soldering instructions on sites like Adafruit or Sparkfun, they put their boards in something like this:   It's the kind of … Read more
Blinks when getting dark
Last Friday my little one brought back an empty Yakult bottle from the Kindergarten. The teacher said the kids should build something with it. Since we once already … Read more
Walks down slopes using gravity, makes his owner smile.
Wobbly is a 3D-printed, gravity-powered, walking automaton. He basically walks down slopes. Read more
A Python Module that Tracks and Controls a Robot using OpenCV
I've been working on this one in silence for a bit.   Awhile back it hit me, before I started growing my Overlord project in complexity I wanted to refine it for … Read more
As usual my design has to do with water and something that my brother asked me to have a look at. What he needed was a way to launch a probe with a controlled … Read more
Recreates some nostalgia before you play that GTA5 thingie
Update 1: I had refrained myself for almost a fortnight now - not to post this video. In exchange for a better quality video in daylight but simply don't seem to … Read more
Scrolls a message in an 8x8 LED matrix
This may not look like 12 hours of work, but I reckon I spent appx 4 hours writing a little program to design the font, about 2 hours making the font, probably … Read more
Seems i have collected a few ....apparently dead electric tooth brushes ...... or are they.... I have converted one as a contact-less charger to give me 5 & 3.3 … Read more
Scares trick or treaters
My kids and I like to build all sorts of stuff and we like Halloween. So we decided to build some Halloween decorations. A trip to the dollar store got us a … Read more
Says "banana" alot, and even some other things!
Well a long time ago I was thinking to myself "the Shout Box is a bit narrow, it could be a bit more IRC-like" and then I searched LMR and found this interesting … Read more
Puts the Arduino pins in more useful positions such that devices can be plugged in directly.
Having made a very basic shild for this project using a stripboard, I realised the potential for manufacturing a proper shield. I hope that this one will for the … Read more
Measuring temperatures for a temperature profile
As usual this is a project for my brother, but this time it was actually me that came up with the idea. My plan was to have an array of temperature sensors hanging … Read more
Flashes when a set speed is measured
I our neighbourhood there is a place run by volunteers where kids can ride around on skelters, tricylces and bicycles. The city donated some traffic signs and … Read more
simulates a robot
This Processing application is ment to simulate a differential wheeled robot, very used nowadays.     Read more
charges all the devices via USB (phones-mp3s-iphones) where there is no power
Let us suppose that you want to charge your phone outside the house where there is no power the I Super USB charger is the device you need.It remplaces the PC's or … Read more
Reads back content from the Shout Box
UPDATE: Added files and blog about the project. It has been a dream of mine to have the Shout Box read to me so I can feel like there are people of my ilk hanging … Read more
An iteresting light show
A modified USB flash drive. I added 2 multicolored IC controlled LEDs from a Thermaltake 120mm PC Fan. The LEDs are linked in parallel and are in series with a … Read more