ThrAxis DIY CNC mill

Eric has posted details on his build of a CNC mill from scratch. The ThrAxis (Three-Axis) is a vertical milling machine made mostly from materials from hardware stores. The spindle is a Harbor Freight rotary tool and the motors and controllers are surplus and eBay finds. We made it during lots of late evenings using […]

BlueFlyVario with the Sick of Beige DP5031 case

Alistair Dickie shows off his BlueFlyVario in a Sick of Beige DP5031 translucent blue custom case: The BlueFlyVario is a flight instrument for measuring vertical speed and altitude based on atmospheric pressure. It consists of a simple hardware device that measures the atmospheric pressure 50 times every second, with a resolution that enables the measurement […]

E-Paper clock in a Sick of Beige case

Kevin Rye built this E-Paper clock and wrote a detailed explanation on his blog describing the build: I still have to put the finishing touches on the code. Instead of having the display constantly update, I’d like to set an alarm on the DS3231 RTC to go off once a minute, and only update the […]

STM32F4 debug board v1.0 Rev2

TitanMKD posted an update to his STM32F4 based debug board we covered previously:  This board is intended to be used as a portable multi-purpose debug/hack tool with very fast peripherals and MCU and use standard Dangerous Prototypes Sick Of Beige DP6037 case format A full open source firmware is planned using chibios and like Bus Pirate […]

PICShift programmable monostable multivibrator

Have a race car that needs a monostable multivibrator (one shot pulse) to control the pneumatic gear change actuators? Use a 555 timer, you say? Unfortunately, due to vibrations accompanying race cars a 555 controlled through a potentiometer is out of the question. A solution proposed by the Ohio State University’s formula team is to […]

ATX Breakout Board v1.1 Sick of Beige case is available at Seeed

ATX Breakout Board v1.1 Sick of Beige case is available for $4 at Seeed Studio. This case is designed to be simple, cheap, and easy to assemble. The ATX Breakout Board is  sandwiched between two laser-cut acrylic sheets, and the whole assembly is held together with aluminum screws and standoffs. Check out our tutorial on […]

STM32F4 Debug Board in a Sick of Beige case

TitanMKD is designing an STM32F4 based debug board using a DP6037 standard PCB size and a Sick of Beige case.  The board features a Bus Pirate-like serial terminal interface. This board is intended to be used as a portable multi-purpose debug/hack tool with very fast peripherals and MCU and use standard Dangerous Prototypes Sick Of […]

Sick of Beige v1 DP5031 case available at Seeed

A clear laser-cut acrylic project case kit that fits Sick of Beige DP5031 PCBs (50mmx31mm) is now available at Seeed for $3. We’re adding case sizes as you ask for them, so if you’d like a specific one please give us a shout. Protect your project from electrical shorts and fingers, but keep it accessible […]

3D model: Sick of Beige v1 template design

Sick of Beige v1 DP5031 cases are done, so we needed a generic image for the sales page. Today’s rendering is an image of a DP9056 standard size to use at Seeed. The basic case is simple, cheap, easy to assemble, and fits our Sick of Beige standard PCB sizes. Check out our tutorial on how […]

Intervalometer turns on the air conditioning at night automatically

Matseng designed an IR remote control intervalometer. He got tired of waking up and turning on his air conditioner during the night, so he built a project to do it for him. The device sends on/off IR codes to the air conditioner, controlling it at set intervals. He designed it on our DP7043 standard PCB template, […]