Home scientists and others who could use an accurate syringe pump will know that a commercial unit can be quite expensive, and thus out of reach. However with some time and effort you can make your own version based around Arduino and compatible circuitry and a 3D printer.
Instructables member isotope32 has demonstrated how this can be possible, and the results are quite successful. An Arduino can easily control a stepper motor, and with this in mind the controls can be customised to suit your own purposes – including your own user interface.
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