Many of you will remember [Mikey Sklar] from the multitude of times he’s been on hackaday. What you may not have noticed is that he is an ubergeek, living off the grid.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2012.05.19 at 11:18
Building a robot requires many things but movement is something that is common in all robots. There are many motor options when building a robot but no matter what type of motor you select they can’t be powered directly from microcontroller pins since most pins can only provide 20 or 25mA of current.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2012.05.19 at 08:42
If you are into modded consoles have a look at this WiiCube that Hugo Dorison build and sent in. “It is a heavily modded gamecube, trimmed to fit in a much smaller case than the original, with controls and a screen.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2012.05.19 at 08:18
Here is a great looking Open Hardware High Resolution 3D Printer. I think we will see a lot more 3D printers this year! The more the merrier since I would love one but I currently can’t justify the cost.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2012.05.19 at 07:26
Humberto from Nerd Kits has built a DIY Sous-Vide Cooker. They are not touching any high voltage with their design, instead they are using a dimmer switch to power a crock pot and simply turn the dimmer switch with a small motor that is controlled using a microcontroller.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2012.05.19 at 07:18