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Arduino based ‘Etch A Sketch’ laser cutter

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huxarKnxWU4#t=11[/embed] Martin Raynsford writes about his latest Arduino based project: We switched out the standard controller with an Arduino (just in time for Arduino day) and connected two rotary dials to directly manipulate the X and Y axis. As long as the laser only cuts while the axis are moving...

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Etch a Sketch temperature logger

Friday, December 21st, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=TJ19ENIbT3E[/embed] Hack an Etch a Sketch toy to act as a display for your projects. In this example it's used as a temperature logger. The project uses two stepper motors driving the knobs, which are controlled via a PICAXE 18M2 microcontroller. Via Hacked Gadgets.

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  • KH: TPS62200 will get him to under 15uA, a bit better than the 20-30uA he mentioned. I would try the same thing. Switch some resistors in...
  • KH: Yeah, it's an end-user thing. Very few people would spend hundreds of hours on this kind of project and sustain it. It's more or less...
  • Max: Not quite a dinosaur if you've seen Big Hero 6 though... wait. You've watched it with your kids, didn't you? That's cheating...! ;) One of...
  • Edward Mallon: A visiting researcher dropped by our humble basement workshop with questions about the physical skill level students would need if they added one of our...
  • KH: And that looks really expensive... Only browsed the vid though, I'm an dinosaur so I had the sound off too. Nice of him to open-source...