Category Archives: Reuse

Things that are reused.

Third-Hand lighted ring

Jameco, oh how your grab-bags tempt me. I bought a bag of 100 74xx series logic chips from Jameco, and when trying to sort them (usually at night under poor lighting conditions), I realized I could put something together like … Continue reading

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Makerbot Upgrades

Another set of upgrades installed and printed. Cable improvements and lighting Mucking about with the Y-stage, and tiring of having to get into the electronics bay, I snipped the X-stepper cables, and soldered in a DB-9 pair. Now, I can … Continue reading

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Mad Chomp

This is Mad Chomp. Mad Chomp is an ‘Edge Robotic Arm Kit‘, and eventually, I’d like to drop in an ExtraCore (tiny arduino compatible) to be able to intelligently control it, and have something to experiment with kinematics. I built Mad Chomp … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera…

You know what comes next… I’ve got lots of cameras from a prior lifetime when I wrote a webcam application. I’d like to be able to snap pix of the Makerbot doing it’s job, so I don’t have to babysit … Continue reading

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