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Iron Man Arc Reactor

The Arc Reactor is (in my opinion) one of the coolest pieces of Sifi tech to come out of the comics / movies ever. Not only is it a useful device for powering things like armed suits, it also just … Continue reading

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My Adafruit FRAM I2C Plus Library

Not long ago, Adafruit released there I2C FRAM breakout board. This board offers 32 kbytes (256 Kbits) of storage space and the ability to be read/written to ten trillion times. That is a lot of cycles and much more then … Continue reading

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I Bought a 3D Printer

I need to start this off by saying that 3D printers are some of the coolest things ever thought up. I have been a huge fan of desktop printers and have watched them grow since around the time the first … Continue reading

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Tilt Maze Game

Intro: This past week I was asked by my grammar school science teacher if I would stop by his class and show off a cool project that would inspire his students, just like I had last year. Though it was … Continue reading

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NeoPixel Ring Goggles Build

This past weekend was the New York Comic Con 2014. For people who don’t know, Comic Con is a fan convention for things like Anime, Toys, Video Games and the like. One thing people do when going to Comic Con … Continue reading

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WiiChuck Mouse

While browsing one of my favorite online electronic stores, adafruit.com, I came across something cool. This something was a¬†Wii Nunchuck controller, and upon seeing it I was hit with a flash of inspiration. I didn’t just see a Wiichuck, I … Continue reading

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Arduino Mega to Repair Trinket Bootloader

While working on one of my projects, which used a Trinket, I managed do damage the bootloader. In fact I did this to two of my three 5V Trinkets. Luckily for me, Adafruit has a great writeup on repairing the … Continue reading

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Adafruit NeoPixel Snake Game

Snake, a fun and addictive game that has been around since the late 70’s. Its a game with few and simple rules and I think its the perfect thing to play on a NeoPixel Display. Background: I was asked to … Continue reading

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Adafruit Trinket PS/2 to USB Hacked Converter

First I want to start by saying this. The harder the challenge, the greater the reward. I also want to take this time to apologize to Ladyada, the staff at Adafruit and the creators of the PS/2 Arduino library. I … Continue reading

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NeoPixel Shield Fun and a Robot Sim!

Back at Maker Faire, I picked up a few cool things to play with. One of these things was a Adafruit NeoPixel Shield for the Arduino. For those who don’t know, the NeoPixel is an addressable LED that Adafruit Industries … Continue reading

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