This video by Ben Krasnow discusses how to make your own custom LCD.
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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
IPushKarov posted his DIY Nikon DSLR IR remote with MSP430: Three years back in time, I bought Nikon D3000 DSLR. I started shooting, but the moment I needed remote, came one day (more over night), during on night photography session. I … Read more
Want to build a robot arm yourself? This video by Jacobk42 shows you how to easily make a DIY robot arm: Using some assorted pieces of wood, springs, string and some odds and ends will allow you to make a cool looking … Read more
Mats posted his homemade wristwatch – DaTajm in the project log forum: DaTajm is a wristwatch based on a PIC16F1824 powered by a single CR1216 lithium coin cell. I’m using a sandwich of three PCBs. The topmost pcb (0.8mm thick) … Read more
Mike writes informing us of his DIY IR Toy: Finally got around to taking some pics of a DIY IRToy I finished last week. All the parts are 0805, since I don’t have an 0603 kit (yet). I have it … Read more
Can’t sleep because of a noisy hamster wheel? Felipe shows you how to easily make a very silent homemade hamster wheel using an old hard disk drive: Felipe La Rotta from Cocodrilabs had a noisy hamster wheel. Hamster wheels like most … Read more
Herpderp posted this picture of his sunrise alarm clock in the project log forum.
Sleemanj posted pictures of his simple DIY case from a corflute: So I wanted to put one of my handy dandy LM2577 DC-DC SEPIC’s in a box with some binding posts. Being of an incredibly cheap-ass nature genetically there is … Read more
Ryandiver shared his minecraft cube project in the forum: After my flowers went down a treat on Valentines Day I decided that I needed another project. A friends birthday is in April, so I figured that would be enough time to … Read more