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Etch-a-sketch clock is indeed a good idea
posted May 19 2011 19:41.38 by Giorgos Lazaridis




I received today a notification from herctrap about an Arduino (what else) project. He sent me the link and bellow he marked "good idea". Youtube user fusionintech made this project...

[Link: fusionintech]
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Tags: etch-a-sketch   electronic project   clock   microcontroller   arduino   mechanical   games and fun   step motor   geek   



This is how you can reveal the WiFi in your town
posted May 17 2011 20:43.13 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This is an excellent idea! Three Scandinavian guys, Timo Arnall, Jørn Knutsen and Einar Sneve Martinussen managed to "reveal" the immaterial landscape of the WiFi networks around...

[Link: YOUrban]
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Tags: electronic project   microcontroller   wlan   wireless   games and fun   artistic   arduino   long exposure   crazy photo/video   creative   








Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) protocol explained
posted May 12 2011 19:46.34 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Two days ago, Raj from embedded-lab informed me about his latest article that he uploaded in his website. He wrote the theory regarding the I2C (spelled Ai squared C) protocol. If...

[Link: embedded-lab]
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Tags: theory/tutorial   electronic project   communication protocols   software   how it works   microcontroller   



The most awesome useless machine ever built
posted May 10 2011 19:27.54 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Herctrap sent me yesterday this video, and told me "watch it all, to the end". At first, it looked like a simple useless machine, like the ones i have post in older blog entries. But...

[Link: henchan00d]
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Tags: useless   electronic project   games and fun   mechanical   prank   creative   annoying   



How to design a transistor switching circuit
posted May 9 2011 20:20.42 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Almost daily, i get notifications for new theory video uploads from different youtube users. I really like seeing videos with good theoretic explanation of any kind, as it shows...

[Link: bkraz333]
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Tags: theory/tutorial   geometry/mathematics   electronic project   how to   








The simplest DIY Geiger radiation detector ever
posted May 9 2011 19:59.55 by Giorgos Lazaridis




A battery, an empty metallic can, a resistor and a darlington pair transistor is more or less all that you need to make a radiation detector! Youtube user bionerd23 explains how...

[Link: bionerd23]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   diy   radiation   tools   sensors   experiments   science   nuclear   how it works   how to   



Lego workers to quickly sort your pile of resistors
posted May 5 2011 20:17.18 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Petros, a friend of mine, sent me this interesting project that he stumbled upon. David from robotroom made an ohm-meter, which is connected with a PC and sends data to a .Net application...

[Link: robotroom]
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Tags: electronic project   diy   microcontroller   lego   crazy designs   



FPGA VGA Resistor DAC
posted May 5 2011 20:06.17 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Chris from pyroelectro sent us his latest tutorial, which is really quite interesting and advanced. In his pages he shows how can someone create a VGA controller that uses a resistor...

[Link: pyroelectro]
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Tags: electronic project   diy   vga   monitor   tv   








Making a homopolar motor is simple and fun
posted May 2 2011 20:14.07 by Giorgos Lazaridis




A homopolar motor is a -not so common- kind of motor that has a magnetic along the rotor axis, which usually acts as a single-wound coil, which limits them in very low operation...

[Link: Stevespanglerscience]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   diy   magnetism   crazy photo/video   experiments   theory/tutorial   how to   motor   

















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