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Arduino: The Documentary (2010)

Arduino: The Documentary (2010)

The World Famous Index of Arduino & Freeduino Knowledge Arduino The Documentary now online Arduino The Documentary now online dcuartielles — January 7th, 2011 Arduino The Documentary is finally out. We have been waiting for long, but now you can see it at Vimeo (EN, ES) and download it from (EN, ES). The file is licensed under CC-SA 3.0 and can be redistributed. The makers are working in making a batch of DVDs that will include the full interviews as well as footage of the different locations where the documentary was made (ITP, Parsons, Adafruit, Rockwellgroup, and Makerbot New York; Medialab Prado and IES Miguel Hernandez, Madrid; Laboral Centro de Arte, Gijon). And here in Spanish (there are subtitles in other languages at The music is from People Like Us and Ergo Phizmiz, the theme chosen is Ghosts Before Breakfast, feel free to check it out. PS. this was the best xmas present I could get for 2010, thanks guys!

HomePage What Arduino can do Arduino can sense the environment by receiving input from a variety of sensors and can affect its surroundings by controlling lights, motors, and other actuators. The microcontroller on the board is programmed using the Arduino programming language (based on Wiring) and the Arduino development environment (based on Processing). Arduino projects can be stand-alone or they can communicate with software running on a computer (e.g. The boards can be built by hand or purchased preassembled; the software can be downloaded for free. Arduino received an Honorary Mention in the Digital Communities section of the 2006 Ars Electronica Prix. Buy an Arduino Board Buy an Arduino Board from the official Arduino store or from one of the authorized Arduino distributors world wide. Download the Arduino Software The Arduino Software is free, open source, and available for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. Getting Started Pictures Support Contact us to get answers to your comments and questions.

chimbalab Arduino GCode Interpreter This page describes something which is no longer the most recent version. For the replacement version see: G-code This page has been flagged as containing duplicate material that Darwin/Arduino GCode Interpreter also attempts to cover.These pages should be merged such that both pages do not attempt to cover the duplicate topics. This page has now been superseded. Introduction G-Code is a commonly use language to control CNC machines. Several software packages can generate G-Code, so using this firmware allows you a degree of flexibility. Files The G-Code firmware source is available from SourceForge as part of the RepRap Arduino firmware package. Installation Once you download the proper files, there are a couple steps you need to do: Copy the folders in reprap-arduino-firmware-x.y/library to arduino-00xx/hardware/libraries Open the GCode_Interpreter sketch in reprap-arduino-firmware-x.y/gcode/GCode_Interpreter/GCode_Interpreter.pde with the Arduino software. Usage Firmware Configuration Bugs

make homemade science toys and projects - Online | Arduino Meditation strikes a special chord with me as a maker because it is said to foster creativity, intuition, imagination, and fantasy. I can't think of traits better suited to making. I've tried meditation in the past, but it didn't seem to stick. When I saw that NeuroSky's Mindwave headsets had dropped to $100, I couldn't resist trying meditation again, this time with feedback. My Brainwave-Controlled Zen Garden is similar to a standard desktop zen garden in that you rake sand to calm yourself. If you are at peace, though, relaxed and meditative, the rake slowly draws neat spirals. To keep from messing up the sand while focusing on operating the still camera, I had to meditate, quickly switch off the garden, then take the picture. The garden is spun at a constant rate when turned on. You can find the code for the Arduino on GitHub. Have fun making your own zen garden, and be sure to report back. See the entire series here.

Open Hardware Summit Micro Maestro 6-Channel USB Servo Controller (Assembled) The six-channel Micro Maestro raises the performance bar for serial servo controllers with features such as a native USB interface and internal scripting control. Whether you want high-performance servo control (0.25μs resolution with built-in speed and acceleration control) or a general I/O controller (e.g. to interface with a sensor or ESC via your USB port), this tiny, versatile device will deliver. The fully assembled version ships with header pins installed. Getting started with the Maestro Servo Controller Overview The Micro Maestro is the smallest of Pololu’s second-generation USB servo controllers. The Mini Maestros offer higher channel counts and some additional features (see the Maestro comparison table below for details). The Micro Maestro is a highly versatile servo controller and general-purpose I/O board in a highly compact (0.85"×1.20") package. Main Features Maestro Comparison Table Application Examples and Videos People often buy this product together with:

DLFP: Fabriquer son scanner 3D La création de modèles en 3D est un travail long et ardu, il nécessite de bonnes compétences ; en d'autres termes, il faut d'excellents artistes/graphistes. Pour faciliter cette tâche, on peut avoir recours aux scanners 3D, mais c'est onéreux et pas très facile à utiliser. Pourtant, la technologie de la barrière laser n'est pas très compliquée. Le site suivant vous propose de fabriquer un scanner 3D simple à partir d'une webcam, d'un pointeur laser, d'un moteur et de quelques engrenages. Pour utiliser le tout, j'ai écrit un programme en C avec l'interface en GTK, COPOS (sous GPL). capture d'une séquence d'image avec la webcam ;sélection du laser sur la première image ;définition des paramètres du système (distance focale, distance entre le laser et la webcam, etc.) Ce logiciel nécessite une webcam compatible Video4Linux (testée : Philips740K), ainsi que l'extension OpenGL pour Gtk (GtkGLExt).

Make 25: Arduino Revolution Setup a DIY Network ‘DropBox’ (aka PirateBox) PirateBox allows you to quickly setup a mobile wireless file sharing network. Basically, it’s a P2P file-sharing device that can turn any space into a temporary, but secure wireless file sharing network. Multiple users within range of the device can connect to the network without any log-in and immediately start downloading or uploading files via their computers or mobile devices. As it is not connected to the internet, the system is secure from outside attacks. The PirateBox is made up of a wireless router and light-weight Linux server connected to a USB hard drive. Popular File Server Projects: Comments are closed.

Microcontroller circuit with copper tape Making a circuit with a microcontroller, battery, and LEDs connected by copper tape. Components (for more, see our electronic components page): Tools: Hot glue gun Soldering iron Programming the Microcontroller Note that you’ll need to program the microcontroller before using it. Download: (the Arduino program to load onto the microcontroller) Understanding the Components Each of the components has multiple legs and it’s important to connect them correctly. The battery holder has + and – terminals (which are also marked on the holder itself). The microcontroller has multiple pins. Example Circuit Here’s an example circuit showing the connections between the components. Hot-Gluing the Components to the Wood Hot glue the battery holder and the microcontroller to the wood (or other material). Preparing the Copper Tape You’ll want to cut the tape in half to make thinner strips. Making Connections with Copper Tape Lay down strips of copper tape to make your circuit’s connections.

Présentation de RepRap Le projet RepRap (Replicating Rapid prototyping initié par Adrian Bowyer (University of Bath) a pour but de rendre accessible la technologie de "l’imprimante 3d" ou prototypage rapide en proposant la fabrication d’une machine pour un investissement maximum de 500€. Cette machine, actuellement dans sa version "Mendel" utilise le procédé du fil de plastique fondu pour tracer dans l’espace des objets en plastique.L’objet obtenu peut avoir comme dimensions 200 mm (W) x 200 mm (D) x 140 mm (H) avec une précision d’environs 0.1mm. La particularité de ce projet par rapport à d’autres projets "DIY" est dans l’engagement politique de son fondateur Adrian Bowyer.Il est en effet question de réapropriation des moyens de productions par le peuple, de rendre l’usage de cette technologie abordable financièrement et techniquement alors qu’elle est encore aujourd’hui réservée à des usages industriels. Les déchets en plastique nous submergent. C’est une matière première toute trouvée !