Category Archives: Computer

DIY – Hypnosis Glasses

Hmmm…I have always been interested in hypnosis, self-hypnosis, hypnotism, golf-hypnosis…

Here’s a cool DIY I think we can take it further to another level…

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Embedded Ethernet – Obi-Wan the “finger” over the Internet by Thomas Edwards

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Hmmm… Thomas is up to something again, making some really cool artistic electronics,

check out this obi-wan the finger over ethernet by Thomas, it’s really cool, I wish there was a DIY…

Here is the most recent version of the “Touch”  which uses CUBLOC CB220, Pololu Micro Servo controller, and Lantronix XPORT. The two black boxes are sending the force-sensitive resistor data to a server about 70 miles away, where the pressure difference is calculated, a new common fi

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PDA Bluetooth controlled Segway Robot ROVIN

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Here’s PDA Bluetooth controlled Segway Robot ROVIN at a Robot Show in Korea, which also can run by itself and play with kids…

This would be a good platform to get started, except $15,000 is kinda pricey…

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Segway Robot ROVIN Update – Line-tracing Video

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Here’s a line-tracing video of the segway robot ROVIN mentioned couple weeks ago that uses a cutouch from comfile.

Kinda cool.

I found some pricing for these segway robots:

I guess the company robo3 is right now working on a humanoid version, which will help you clean your house and do entertain your kids… ROBIN 1500/$15,000 (ROBIN RMP 800+ABS body + Touch screen) ROBIN 2500/$25,000 (ROBIN 1500 + ARM) ROBIN 3500/$35,000 (ROBIN 2500 + Vision system + PDA remote controller) + Charger ROBIN 4500/$45

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Free MODBUS for AVRs

Here’s a cool website that gives you free MODBUS for AVR microcontrollers…

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Obi-Wan the Cursor using Make Controller!

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Here’s an interesting project that could be used for many applications including “airmouse”…

…use four screens, and sometimes lose my cursor. No more! I have Obi-WanQui-Gon to point the way for me. Using the Makezine Controller, a small X program, OSC, and a pair of servo motors, I have a real-life cursor. The X program tracks the cursor, and ten times a second, sends an OSC (Open Sound Co

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HOW TO- Make an IV-18 VFD Vacuum Russian clock

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Cool DIY on how to make a vacuum tube VFD clock…

After my nixie clock, I decided to build a new one based on a old VFD vacuum tube. In fact, the brother of a friend (which live in Ukrainia) give me a bag of tubes. Beside I already have a little set of this kind, I discover the IV-18. This one, is really big, and perfect for a clock.

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DIY Lightning strobe for Halloween projects

Lightning strobe for your Halloween projects or any scary shows!

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Circuit – Voltage Divider Calculator

Here’s a cool site that will calculate resistor values and voltages for you if you ever want to do something like 20V to 10V or 5V to 3.3V…

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Gameboys and robots!

Cool robots using Atmel chips!

Here’s how to build a simple robot for $34 that is expandable to a wide range of projects. From sumo to fire fighting to soccer… Thanks Jose!

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