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Maker vs Maker

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

David Cuartielles from the Arduino crew takes a picture of the Thermal Tweeter. We were so excited we snapped this picture.

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Thermal Tweeter laser-cut acrylic stand

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

A few weeks ago Tayken designed a laser-cut acrylic case for the Thermal Tweeter. We had it cut at Pololu for $25. It took about 24 hours to cut and ship the case. You can check out the Thermal Tweeter, in its spiffy laser-cut case, at the Open Hardware Summit...

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Week in (p)review: July 15, 2011

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Facebook free PCB Friday is on the way. Don't forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: USB Infrared Toy v2 and Web Platform v1.1 are back in stock at Seeed Studio Bus Pirate introduction tutorial...

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Thermal Tweeter laser cut stand design

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Tayken designed a stand for the Thermal Tweeter. We're getting it cut now, stay tuned for pictures of the final build. Thanks Tayken! You can get  Web Platform for $40, including worldwide shipping.

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Thermal Tweeter final paper pile

Friday, July 8th, 2011

At least 15 rolls of thermal paper. Who knows how many tweets. One sad, broken, thermal printer.

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Week in (p)review: July 08, 2011

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Facebook free PCB Friday is on the way. Don't forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: Thermal Tweeter Fail Whale Bus Pirate Zeno zit zapper hack update Bus Pirate and CPLD breakout free PCB build...

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Thermal Tweeter Fail Whale

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Earlier today the Thermal Tweeter printer stopped working. Probably due to rough continuous abuse. A few replacements are on the way. We dressed it up for a proper send off. There's an eerie still in the lab now that it's gone. According to USTREAM there were 26,037 total views and...

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Thermal Tweeter fail, that’s all folks @dangerousproto

Friday, July 8th, 2011

It looks like Thermal Tweeter has come to an end. After 15 rolls of paper the printing is light and the paper isn't feeding properly. We tried adding some extra delays in the software, but even at 4 seconds delay per line the problems still happen. It's supposed to have...

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Thermal Tweeter wins Adafruit/Instructables challenge!

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Thank you for sending tweets and voting the Thermal Tweeter to first place in the Adafruit/Instructables Make It Tweet Challenge! There were so many great entries, congratulations to everyone who entered for making a great project! A special thanks to Sjaak for the original idea, and for allowing his printer...

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Posted in web platforms | 6 Comments »

Thermal Tweeter on roll #10 @dangerousproto

Monday, July 4th, 2011

The Thermal Tweeter started its 10th 11th roll of paper.  It's averaging a roll a day. The Czechs took over this morning though, and we'll probably use 3 or more rolls today.  Keep it coming. For more Thermal Tweeter facts see the this post.

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Thermal Tweeter facts and figures FAQ @dangerousproto

Monday, June 27th, 2011

A lot of questions are coming through the Thermal Tweeter. Here's some answers: How many rolls? About 1/day on Thursday, Friday, Saturday. 2.5 on Sunday, and it ran out twice for a few hours. Also, about 2/day of this variety. The printer uses thermal paper in rolls. It doesn't use...

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Week in (p)review: June 24, 2011

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Facebook free PCB Friday is on the way. Don't forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: Thermal Tweeter, networked Twitter printer @dangerousproto Bus Pirate v3.5 is now shipping A box of new PCBs just arrived...

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Thermal Tweeter update: Bug fixes

Friday, June 24th, 2011

After a few late night mods the Thermal Tweeter is super responsive. We swapped it over to the authenticated feed instead of the public search. Send us a tweet @dangerousproto and you should see it on the live stream within 60 seconds. Here's some tasty development morsels: There's a 36...

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