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Hello from where I’m sitting at home in London. It’s Sunday night, I’m Matt, my personal homepage is over here. Till recently I was CEO at Berg, now I’m the last employee and trying to wrap things up nicely. To do that I’ve got about a day a week cos I also now have other commitments. I’d like to try something… My aim is to leave all the Little Printer owners out there (myself included) with a website that keeps the thing running and - for hard-core coders - that they can add new features to.

But because I’m the last one left, it has to be way way simpler than the code we currently have running on the servers. An experiment So here’s what I’m trying out: I’ve spent some time making a new website backend to run Little Printer. It’s as simple as I can possibly make it: You can send messages to your printer, and anyone you follow on Twitter can send you messages too. Berg Blog.

Making your own printer · exciting-io/printer Wiki. So, you want to make your own printer? Great stuff. There are plenty of ways of putting one together with various different Arduinos (or indeed other controller boards), but this guide will use the simplest configuration. If you have more Arduino experience, feel free to adapt this to your own components. At the moment, we're not offering kits for sale or loan; if you're interested in buying a kit, or borrowing one of the Exciting.io printers, then please join the mailing list or email us.

Components We've prepared a reasonably detailed list of components, but generally here's what you need: You can probably substitute a bunch of this stuff if you don't have quite the right resistors, LEDs or wires. Get the Arduino ready First, make sure your MicroSD card is FAT formatted and has at least 150k of spare space on it. Insert the card into the ethernet shield, until it clicks in. Then mount the ethernet shield on top of the main Arduino board, making sure that all the pins are nicely seated. Berg Blog. Several months ago we decided it was time to pick a date to host a Hack Day for Little Printer.

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We’d been kicking around the Hack Day idea since about December and for me personally it was something that made a lot of sense: James and I started building the Publications API and developer tools in January, slowly growing it to fulfil our needs. As with all projects that grow with you, most of the choices we made were well reasoned and borne out of discussion, but some were snap choices that we thought were of little consequence at the time.

All of our systems made sense to us, but when they’re introduced to a new person, or twenty-five new people, how do those decisions hold up? Saturday was our test for that. At 10am on Saturday morning twenty-five friends came along to have a first run at using our API. I think it’s safe to say that we’ll be planning another Hack Day once the dust has settled from this one. Adrian McEwen made Printernet Fridge, an actual Arduino hack! Little Printer: A portrait in the nude. This article was originally published in Domus 965 / January 2013 Little Printer is a product of now.

Little Printer: A portrait in the nude

It is a product, a tangible thing, but is also a product, in the sense of a consequence, of contemporary culture. It humbly and accessibly exemplifies how physical and digital have merged to become one, to become hybrid objects, to demonstrate how objects might become networked, and how domestic objects might behave. It also speaks of a contemporary design process, and that's what we'll focus on here. Little Printer itself, perhaps due to that innate ability to make clear the promise of digital/physical objects in such an everyday kind of way, has been covered in depth elsewhere, even for a product that only a handful of people have touched at time of writing. But Little Printer, whilst a product of now, is also the product of over five years of applied research and development, a wobbly line etched from sketchbook to workshop, from college to startup, from Hackney to Shenzhen.

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Description Le but de ce petit projet est de commander une sortie d'Arduino en fonction d'un ordre reçu via SMS sur le GSM/GPRS Shield. Ce projet utilise un interpréteur de commande rudimentaire pour dialoguer avec le SIM900 et dont le fonctionnement est décrit dans la page [SerialCommand]. Vous vous n'avez pas encore lu l'article SerialCommand, je vous invite vivement à le faire, cela éliminera d'emblée une partie de la complexité du code ci-dessous.

Ce programme de démonstration fait également un usage intensif de messages de déboggages qui sont envoyés sur le port série. Vous devez configurer le Moniteur Serie d'Arduino IDE sur 19200 baud et Carriage Return. Le montage Un LED est raccordée sur la PIN 13 par l'intermédiaire d'une résistance de 330 Ohm. Dev Center home (Berg Dev Center)