Category Archives: Robots

┬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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Laser Cut Mount for PS3 Eye Toy and Laser Line Scanner

A few years ago I made a 2d line scanner using a webcam and a laser. It worked pretty well but two major improvements needed were the addition of a line laser as opposed to a dot and using a … Continue reading

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Matchbox Car v2 (fail)

PCB and schematic: Pictures of the built board: This PCB is pretty rough around the edges, I made it a few weeks ago with the intention of etching it at home but then decided to give OSHpark a go just … Continue reading

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