Category Archives: Projects

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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Connecting sensors to the internet using an arduino and a raspberry pi

As part of the PlantBot project, I wanted a way to look at sensor data over the internet. These sensors are moisture, light and pressure. The main one is moisture, the other two were just added in because I had … Continue reading

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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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PlantBot – The Plant Watering Robot

PlantBot – because watering plants is boring. Laser Cutter Plans: Here is a preview of what the plans look like: For laser cutting, click here to download an SVG file of the plans Code:

The calc_shoulder_angle function is dodgy … Continue reading

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