Category Archives: Ideas

┬ÁBOT v3 – An experiment in making a small robot (part 1)

This idea of making a small robot has been knocking around my head for the past few years. Here is the original design (v1) from a few years ago: I made a mistake when programming the “fuses” on the AVR … Continue reading

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Spooky Alexa mask documentation

This is the animatronic mask made by Keith Colton for the 2019 Dublin Maker Faire. This post will document the assembly and the current electronics being used. All images can be clicked on to view the full resolution image. Mechanical … Continue reading

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Scara Arm forward kinematic equation simulator

Source code : App made using processing version 3 for windows. Look at this diagram to get an idea of what the S and E angles are: Forward Kinematic Equations: Diagram and equations source : https://roboted.wordpress.com/fundamentals/

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Making a USB Powered LED Bird Lamp

Drawings: Download svg file here Download code here Extra Info: LED strip used is ws2812b. Adafruit neopixel library ‘buttoncycler’ program lightly modified to work with a potentiometer. The peacock image was found via google images. link to the pinterest page … Continue reading

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