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Bike Hack – How to Add a Stepper Motor Powered LED Light!

I’ve seen a ton of bike lights that use the power of pedaling to provide bikers with nice array of lights as they drive down the road.  Well, here’s another awesome bike hack that shows you how to add a stepper motor-powered LED light.  I really like this one as I do actually have a bunch of unused stepper motors laying around. (and I am sure you do too if you hack around a bit…)

Steppers come with different resolutions. Virtually all steppers are either 1.8° or 7.5° per step; (200 steps or

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Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro for Macs!

Logitech launches QuickCam Vision Pro aimed at Mac consumers.  With 2MP video and microphone, it’s looks pretty good.

Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro for Mac Delivers Image-Perfect Detail, Exceptional Video Calling with iChat and Skype

FREMONT, Calif. — June 24, 2008 —  To help you stay close to those who matter most, Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI), the world’s leading manufacturer of webcams, today unveiled its first Mac®-compatible webcam with premium au

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Floppy Drive Disk Plays Horrible Star Wars Music!


Here’s a floppy disk that plays some really horrible Star Wars music.  Why!!!

I assume it’s a hardware hack that manually controls the floppy drive’s stepper motor, but it’d make my day if this was done in software using standard I/O requests. Either way, the 3.5 inch FDD finally serves an important function again.

via hackszine

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Free CNC Stepper Driver Overview Info

Check out PMinMO Electronics, they got some great pdfs on stepper drivers.

Thanks joe!

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More Motor Experiments – 3 Stepper motors with CUBLOC CB280


Here’s an update of controlling 3 stepper motors using a CUBLOC CB280 module. Although you can move the motors simultaneously, there are a lot of applications you can use it for.  Sorry about the video, my video camera needs head cleaning.

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