Arduino

FM Radio with Arduino, LCD and Si4703

By Lili on 14 December 2016, 540 views<p>Introduction<p>A couple of years ago, I found a modern jukebox (with iPod connectivity, AM/FM radio, CD player and …

Gear & Gadgets

ESP32 Monster and Getting Started Quickly

Prolific hacker [kodera2t] is working on his own “ESP32 monster board” dev board for the still-newish ESP32 WiFi module. His board has everything: …

Gear & Gadgets

MakerNet

One of the biggest trends in whatever market ‘Maker’ stuff belongs to is the Legofication of electronics. Building electronics is <i>hard</i>, if you haven’t …

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A ‘little helper’ for your square tubing cutter

YouTuber “HomoFaciens” had quite a bit of square tubing to cut for his latest CNC router. As he’s known for combining simple tools with creative uses …

Gear & Gadgets

Use the Force to Turn On This Lamp

Holocrons are holographic data storage devices used in the <i>Star Wars</i> universe by both Jedi and Sith as teaching devices or for storing valuable …

3D Printing

A Tube AM Transmitter In A Soup Can

A standard early electronics project or kit has for many years been the construction of a small broadcast transmitter with enough power to reach the …

LED eyelashes are the future of making your eyes literally light up

We see your glitter tears and barbed wire eyebrows, but if you really want to take beauty into the future, you'll at least consider these LED eyelashes.<p>Dubbed F.Lashes, the illuminated eyelashes appear to change display animations depending on how you tilt your head or move your body.<p>The LED …

Lifestyle

LED Fake Eyelashes Are The Wearable You Didn’t Know You Needed

Drop your glow sticks, it’s 2017.<p>We’ve seen glowing gala gowns, conductive light-up textiles, and sports bras inspired by bioluminescence. We’ve seen programmable clothing and accessories interwoven with LEDs, conductors, and microcircuits. So we thought that perhaps, when it came to superfluous …

Maker Faire

3D Printable OpenRC Tractor Lifter by makit

A new OpenRC Tractor tool is out! Makit presents…THE LIFTER<p>Be prepared to have lots of fun with this new OpenRC Tractor tool. You can use it in …

Gear & Gadgets

Embed With Elliot: LIN is for Hackers

A car is a rolling pile of hundreds of microcontrollers these days — just ask any greybeard mechanic and he’ll start his “carburetor” rant. All of …

Gear & Gadgets

Arduino Blog » Build your own Arduino balancing robot

If you’re familiar with the Segway or other vehicles that balance in what is known as an “inverted pendulum” configuration, you may think that while …

Gear & Gadgets

Ohm? Don’t Forget Kirchhoff!

It is hard to get very far into electronics without knowing Ohm’s law. Named after [Georg Ohm] it describes current and voltage relationships in …

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Arduino Blog » Log your hamster’s runs with Arduino

We’ve all seen hamsters in a cage, furiously running nowhere. Perhaps you’ve thought about the pointlessness of this activity, before going to the …

Gear & Gadgets

Storm Glass - the Weather Forecasting Lamp That Simulates Real Weather Conditions!

Now you can take a little piece of the outdoors and place it on your nightstand. The Storm Glass actually recreates the weather conditions outside to …

Gear & Gadgets

Music Reading for Machines

“Dammit Jim, I’m a hacker, not a musician!”, to paraphrase Scotty from the original Star Trek series. Well, some of us are also musicians, some, like …

Gear & Gadgets

MicroPython Pyboard Lite Arrives At Adafruit For $30

Adafruit has this week announced the arrival of a new product to their ever-growing range of electronic components with the addition of the …

Gear & Gadgets

Makerball is a pinball machine that you build yourself

Why it matters to you<p>If both DIY and pinball are a passion, you're likely to have some serious fun with the Makerball pinball kit.<p>If you like to …

Gear & Gadgets

LEDog Collar

Welcome to another wearable project by circuito.io, this time for your doggy!<p>We have quite a few dogs running around here. you've met Luna, our …

Gear & Gadgets

The iBoardbot Brings X-Y Plotters Into the Cloud Age

<b>X-Y plotters were</b> once a common sight in places that needed high-quality hardcopies of computer-generated line drawings. Blueprints and charts of all …

Gear & Gadgets

Converting a Fridge into a Curing Chamber - Part 1 - Controlling Temperature

Although it's a common topic of discussion on the sausage making forum, I've never got around to writing about converting my fridge into an …

Home Automation

Ever hear of the Ford Cylon?

OK, we haven’t heard of a Ford Cylon either. However, there is now a Mustang Cobra out there that has been given a famous Cylon characteristic. …

Ford Mustang

Hack Your Hot Air Station

It used to be hot air soldering gear was exotic, but not anymore. There are plenty of relatively inexpensive choices. Many of these appear to be the …

Gear & Gadgets

First Look at ABC: Basic Connections

[Alberto Piganti], aka [pighixxx] has been making circuit diagram art for a few years now, and has just come out with a book that’s available on …

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Lightweight Arduino GSM Mobile Phone

Hello Friends.<p>Welcome. In this post, I will introduce you my Lightweight Arduino GSM Mobile phone. The lightweight mobile is capable of the following …

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MCP1664 click – Light up the dark

Did you know that the inventor of LEDs was actually trying to invent a laser? Way back in 1962, Nick Holonyak made the first LED, or light emitting …

ESP8266

The objective of this post is to give a brief description of the WiFi Bee, a ESP8266 based board from DFRobot.<p>Introduction<p>The WiFi Bee is a WiFi to …

Gear & Gadgets

Connect, Command, Control: Introducing a New Range of CORSAIR LINK Fan and Lighting Controllers

Corsair have announced several new products today; the Commander PRO, Lighting Node PRO and HD140 RGB fans. The Commander PRO is Corsair Link …

Home Automation

High-Performing, Intelligent Wireless Transceiver Module

The RF Solutions high-performance ZETA module was recently updated to include a simple SPI and UART interface. The ZETAPLUS module doesn’t require …

Gear & Gadgets

Allegro MicroSystems Europe announces a new family of low-voltage, precision, Hall-effect latch ICs

Allegro MicroSystems Europe has announced a low-voltage family of AEC-Q100 qualified three-wire Hall-effect latches. The APS12205, APS12215, and …

Electronics

EE May 23, 2017 newsletter: 2020 PCB design roadmap, SHDSL, smart factory

Established in 1962, EE is the only print journal dedicated to engineers in electronics test, measurement, and inspection...worldwide<p><b>Altium presents</b> …

Engineering