How I made a giant LED, using a 10W chip module, some wire, a bell jar and some 3D printed parts.
Fillets and bitbanging
This week there’s been some more work on the IOTCompass project. I realised that the GPS and Compass module actually had two connectors. A serial one for the GPS functionality and a separate I2C based compass module. The SDK for
A project I’ve been working on for the last couple of weeks is the IOT Compass. It’s mostly software and electronics so I’ve been writing my build up on the Element14 community and posting the code on Github. The idea
As part of the RoadTest of the CEL Robox 3D Printer I proposed to look at printing some gears. This will check both the printers ability to print detailed shapes and also if there is any warping. The geometry of
As previously mentioned I’m regaining an interest in CAD. A friend has asked me to fabricate some frames for his shed windows and that seemed and excellent opportunity to practice my welding and also some drawing (with welding symbols). Following
What to Look for in a CAD System
When you are just making stuff for yourself it’s fine to just sketch things out on a pad and make them. However, if you are working with others it is good to have proper drawings that you can share and