Monthly Archives: October 2011

Shaping Prototypes

Shapeways is a 3D printing webshop. They offer prints in non-plastic materials such as metals, ceramics, glass, coloured sandstone – but also plastic, of course. The shop is run using professional grade 3D printers, so the results can be expected … Continue reading

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eMaker Huxley Build – part 1

So, the EMaker Huxley arrived the other day. This Sunday, my brother and I started putting it together. Building the frame, we encountered some minor issues with the instructions (pieces not listed in the parts list of a step) but … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Tutorial

The nice people over at voltaicsystems has published a three part tutorial on solar cells and charging the power (1, 2, 3). Solar powered, wireless systems can really be the future in monitoring and automation systems. Via make.

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eMAKER Huxley

The Huxley from eMAKER is an improved RepRap design sold as a kit. The company behind the kit, eMAKER, are based in the United Kingdom, and have already got orders for 300 machines after a spectacular launch on the indiegogo … Continue reading

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Dishwasher Monitoring Magic

The dish-o-tron 6000 is a thing of beauty by the hacker Blondihacks. It is an automatic dishwasher monitor built to detect if a dishwasher contains clean or dirty dishes. The beauty lays in the fact that it does that by … Continue reading

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