Michał posted his DIY USB Infrared Toy: I’ve redesigned IR Toy’s v2 board a bit and managed to build it on my own and it works perfectly! I have decoded my Medion’s radio remote control codes via the WinLIRC Via … Read more
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EverLost shared his color wordclock in the project log forum: Display: It is now 2:45pm (Simulated, the RTC part is still WIP…) I am always fascinated with exotic clocks. You may have came across a DIY word clock before (if not, google … Read more
Lucy Matchett, Nicole Yi Messier, and Joselyn McDonald (Snax_and_Macs) made a remote flower-watering device so you can water your loved ones’ plants when you water your own. We used Arduinos, a photoresistor, a servo, Arduino and Processing sketches, Spacebrew, and … Read more
In this video Johnny Klaus demonstrates using a car door lock motor and an Arduino to mist his plants: A little project I’m working on. Using a car door lock motor and arduino with relay because it will be misting the plant … Read more
In this video Trandi demonstrates his little self-balancing robot project: It’s really been a very long time since I added this on my todo list, and in the past couple of week-ends I finally found the time to do it. And for once, … Read more
Markus Gritsch writes: Inspired by this and this wrist watch, I decided to build yet another iteration of my bedside table alarm clock, this time using an OLED. As a first step I made a handy breakout board for an 1.3″ … Read more
jeanmarc78 posted his PID based thermostat built using the Flash Destroyer module in the forum: After trying a few commercial thermostats for my central heating (hot water), i was not really satisfied. They don’t provide a smooth regulation. Then i decided to … Read more
Ian Johnston wrote a post on his blog detailing his bench power supply build: My workshop has a couple of bench power supply’s, one is an old Farnell TOPS 3D 3-rail tracking job, and the other is a 3-rail CSI CSI3005XIII with Constant … Read more
This video by Ben Krasnow discusses how to make your own custom LCD.
Brian Dorey has written an article detailing the build of his DIY Pick and Place v2 project: The DIY pick and place machine project is now finally running and is able to place the components for our Raspberry Pi expansion boards. This … Read more
Here’s a project log covering the build of an Arduino Astronomical clock for automatic light control by Paulo Oliveira: My objective with this project was to build a system that, given my latitude and longitude coordinates and the current time/day of the … Read more
Oscar writes: The compact FPV system I have built is only about 20g, now even my mini quadcopter and micro hexacopter can carry this FPV camera and video transmitter. In this post I will share with you what are the … Read more
In this video Julian Ilett demonstrates his Arduino solar charge controller: High efficiency values (96% – 97%) are achievable when the buck converter is stepping down from 18v to 12v. With a 72-cell panel and the converter stepping 35v down … Read more
Viktor wrote a post on his blog detailing his DIY test leads: The result is that now I have proper test leads with resistance of less than 0.1 ohm per meter. This is a measurement of one of my new test leads Also, … Read more
Systemstech designed this case for his Atmel AVR Dragon. Via the forum.
Nick Carter blogged about his DIY bench power supply with the ATX breakout board: There are tons of such projects out there on the internet but most involve hacking open the power supply and I didn’t think that was the … Read more
Arduino quadcopter iPhone control: This Arduino Quadcopter by Kyle Fieldus has iPhone Control, similar to the AR Drone you can tilt the phone to control the quadcopter. Touch OSC is being used to design the phone interface, there is also … Read more
hms made a simple recycled Bus Pirate case from a mint candy container: Bus pirate v3.6 “sweet case”. Just have to drill some holes for the connectors. Via Twitter.
Montspy was inspired by Mats’ DaTajm wristwatch so he made his own, the LED wristwatch: It has 12 red LEDs to display hours and slices of 5 minutes. And 4 orange LEDs to obtain a minute-precision display. Check out the … Read more
Here’s the world’s first Laser-cut records made from wood by Amanda Ghassaei: You can now turn your favourite music downloads into playable records made from materials you have lying around the house. Amanda Ghassaei, 24, from San Francisco has created … Read more