Category Archives: Projects

┬ÁBOT v3 – project update

v3 was really really close to working. The PCB arrived and I assembled it: This picture was taken towards the end of the day. There are actually three steppers attached here. The one on the bottom left is different to … 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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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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