Week in (p)review: July 15, 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 is now available in Spanish […]

Week in (p)review: July 08, 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 Check out Frank’s RC Quadrotor […]

Thermal Tweeter fail, that’s all folks @dangerousproto

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 a life of 30 miles […]

Thermal Tweeter wins Adafruit/Instructables challenge!

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 to be tortured for a […]

Thermal Tweeter facts and figures FAQ @dangerousproto

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 ink. Rolls were 5 for […]

Week in (p)review: June 24, 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 Bus Pirate is back in […]