The Straight Dope - Fighting Ignorance Since 1973. CRANE GAME. This shows you how to build an arcade style crane game out of scrap parts.
The basic parts are: a motorized assembly that raises and lowers a claw, a track for the assembly to move around on, and a ctontroller with some electronics. October 2013 Actual claw on tindie.com fundraiser *** *** September 2013 ** I have a project running on tindie.com for a real claw machine kit. **** Here is a video of the machine in action. Video - Emma after some practice- Controls - Pick up and drop - Overview - I like to document my work as I go along, so this instructable contains multiple versions with varying components. Here is a rough outline: - Get each motor working by itself, I used a joystick with potentiameters to control the motors, one POT per motor - Get all the motors working at once - by wiring all the motor drivers to the Arduino at once and combing the control codes, we are able to run everything at once. Parts - Most of the project is built with salvaged computer parts. Make conveyor belt. Radio_HEAD soundbox multi-purpose hub. DEADCOMPUTER CONTEST.
The list of materials is listed on the image notes of the second JPEG of this page. so when I got the e-mail that most of us get from instructables.com, I just happened to be listening to some music late night and with itunes on shuffle, radiohead happened to come on and so the idea of the project came to me right there and then.
I keep every device that i break probably because i refuse to let go of as proud stubborn owner of these once-upon-a-time functioning machines. From digital cameras to old speaker systems, old monitors, alarm clocks, tvs... well you name it and i've got it. Anyway, in this instructable, I will show you step by step how to turn a broken computer monitor [and all the useful zombie hardware you have in burried in your homes] into a multi-use hub. Check further to see what the final product looks like. A subtle yet over-kill Wifi Antenna Hack. Project MAME & WeeCade - Building a MAME Cabinet - Bartop or fullsize. Free Energy At Last Step By Step Must See. Quote: That is the battery being charged.
It is reverse polarity of the supply battery shown to the right. The charge battery negative terminal is to the top and shown connected to the positive from the coil and the positive from the supply battery. Imhotep for this thread. Very interesting. I have a bunch of "stuff" lying around, so I thought I'd put one of these together. On an interesting side note... Currently, it has been running for maybe 1 1/2 hours (give or take) and the supply battery voltage is now at 12.73V and the charging ("dead") battery voltage is reading 6.99V. A few things I've noticed: 1) The charging battery voltage seems to vary from reading to reading over the course of a few minutes, and the readings aren't always going up. 2) Varying the potentiometer value only changes the fan a minor bit. 3) When I picked up the supply battery, I also picked up the neon bulb. ) so, that's what I got.
Thanks again... ) to build at least 5-6 more of these... Bedini Motor test. Bedini Simple Science Fair motor - 03/08/00 Thanks to John Bedini for sharing this information,more info will be added as he can provide it.
A 10 year old girl builds a science fair project that appears to be unusually efficient. Subject: Real Motor built by 10 year old Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2000 23:27:30 -0800 From: john1 To: Jerry Decker Jerry, Here is a little girl that I talked to about a motor and she built it with a little help on the phone, it generates power and runs at 4000 rpm.
Here is the MPG of all the since fair awards she took with one of My Motors. Still plugging away through schools now with the kids. John Subject: Re: Real Motor built by 10 year old Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 18:26:38 -0800 From: john1 To: Jerry W. 674kb Motor Video. The Fuelless Engine Plans. The engine runs very smooth and quiet, and the best part is, it does not pollute the air!
The rpm's are adjustable or can be built to run at one speed. This engine does not run on any type of gasoline, oil or any other combustible fuel. The free electrical energy produced by the motor is replaced back into the motor and reused by the motor. Our plans are simple to follow, and provide a complete parts list, as well as several supplier contacts. Supplies are shipped right to your front door. A tremendous amount of time and effort went into making these plans as well as the device itself! Plans include color digital photos as well as many drawings and illustrations. Pollution Free Technology! Many magazine articles have been written about these type of motors and generators! Appropriate Technology Library.