Tag Archive: video

Circle of lights

I wanted my own LED strip that I could shape however I wanted, so I had to create my own. It would have been a lot easier to just purchase the ready-made light strip, but this one can be altered for the LEDs to point in any direction and stay that way.

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3D Printer Part 4: Adapting Y-axis

I had some time last Sunday to start adapting the Y-axis on the 3D printer project.

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3D Printer Part 3: Attaching stepper motors

In this post I attempt to describe how I attach the stepper motors on the X and Y axis, and how I’ve started mounting the lead screw for the X-axis.

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Animated Halloween Mask

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Building the BrontoBot

I’ve started building a four legged walking robot, imitating the movements of a turtle. I named it the TortoBot (Tortoise Bot), but as it developed it started to look more like a dinosaur baby. Now, I call it the BrontoBot. This post describes the building of the robot body, using 9g servos, melting plastics and …

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Electronic Sheep

The electronic sheep is a plastic sheep fitted with a rgb-led inside. It can show colors in various patterns, and the electronics also supports adding a servo motor for moving the head. I will describe the works and making of the electronics and code. This is a good beginners project for using an Atmel microcontroller.

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8×8 LED Matrix

This article describes a project using an AVR microcontroller to control an 8×8 LED Matrix. The matrix is programmed to display text, either by scrolling or by blinking one letter at the time.

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