Arduino Uno & Motor Shield Solar Tracker

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Nice DIY solar tracker project using arduino uno, motor shield, 2 servo motors and 4 photocells. Looks like creator will email you the programming if you ask nicely.

DIY Soup Can Rocket Stove

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Here is a easy way to make a rocket stove for emergency cooking or heating. The rocket stove is made with a few different sized cans and a little sand.

$3 Super Simple DIY Egg Timer Panning Mount

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DIY 360 Pan

I’d be more inclined to add a 1/4 screw to the top of the egg timer instead of the blu tack but either way here is a really easy way to make a 360 panning mount for you camera.

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Cheap Autonomous Robot Drift Car

Cheap Autonomous Robot Drift Car

The fine folks over at Make put together a cheap ultrasonic controlled robot drift car

DIY Motorized Camera Slider Tutorial

DIY Motorized Camera Slider Tutorial

Cheap and easy camera slider to help you improve your Youtube videos.

DIY Arduino Digital Speedo

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When Martyn’s thirty one year old Honda speedometer went out, he decided to replace it with a home built digital Arduino based led based unit. The unit senses wheel rotation using a hall effects sensor. Processes it with the Arduino then sends it to a LED driver (Maxim 7221 IC) which runs …

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The House That C++ Built – Loren Amelang

The House That C++ Built – Loren Amelang

C++ programing pioneer Loren Amelang shows off his solar smart house in Mendocino County. The fully off-grid cabin uses computer monitoring to control and regulate solar electric, water and air.

The home is fully wired with 120v AC and 24v DC.

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Tutorial: Salvaging and Rebuilding Microwave Transformers

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Great step by step tutorial for salvaging then rebuilding a microwave oven transformer (MOT). Working on high wattage projects can be expensive, especially if you have to buy the transformer. This cost can be drastically cut down by salvaging a core off an old microwave oven and rebuilding it to your specifications. …

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Modern Disco: Making Of The Laser Ball

Modern Disco: Making Of The Laser Ball

Modern day disco: Lighting geeks like me can appreciate this amazing project by Leone Labs dubbed “Laser Ball”. The premise, take a regular tennis ball, a few lasers, battery and a micro-controller put it all together — you get an amazing visual showcase that is sure to …

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Laser Guided DIY Wrist Crossbow [WristBow]

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The WristBow brings geeks comic book dreams to reality. For more information check out the projects website. Now only if their was a rotten apple to try it on.

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