August 30, 2019
High Speed PCB Design Guidelines 2019 - Autodesk EAGLE

Learn about the essential guidelines for High Speed PCB Designing with this recent class from the Autodesk EAGLE team! You’ll get a better understanding of what constitutes a high speed signal, how to avoid noise, grounding and more. Please check out the index at the bottom for reference! ►GET STARTED https://autode.sk/2DWUHgC FREE TRIAL | https://autode.sk/2T1920C […]

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August 30, 2019
Live: Building the MPCNC! (4 - Gantry, squaring and motors)

It's time - the MPCNC (Burly edition) is getting built! 💝 Live tips/donations here! http://toms3d.org/live-tips In the daily livestreams, together we build the MPCNC step-by-step In the end, it will be a fully functional CNC multitool, but mostly a light-duty CNC router suitable for plastic, wood or even aluminum. Parts list http://go.toms3d.org/mpcnc V1 Engineering assembly […]

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August 30, 2019
The Flashforge Adventurer 3 Review

The Flashforge Adventurer 3 is a good looking, compact 3D Printer from a well established company - but is it the right machine for you? Watch to find out! Purchase Links: Amazon - https://amzn.to/2MEWM5P Australia - https://3dprintersuperstore.com.au/products/adventurer-3 Other great Flashforge Adventurer 3 Reviews and videos! 3D Printing Nerd - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thf_hQzHCSY 3DGuys - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPMdOK24C0M The 3D […]

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August 30, 2019
Steampunk radio and clock display with dual Arduino Mega control

If you want to create your own steampunk/mad scientist entertainment center, it would be hard to top this radio/clock setup by Christine Thompson. Her device displays the time and date on eight VFD tubes, arranged on top of another eight that show the radio frequency and volume, along with the ambient temperature and pressure read […]

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August 30, 2019
Build your own Arduino-based delta robot with Delta X

If you’ve ever seen a delta 3D printer work, you’ve certainly been amazed at the careful coordination of three motors to accurate position a carriage. While impressive in this role, delta robots can be used for much more, from laser engraving, to pick-and-place operations, to automated phone testing, or even playing the piano. To make […]

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August 30, 2019
d.i.d. is a scalable 3D-printed pen plotter

While computer printers are readily available, if you’d like a plotting device that drags a pen, marker, or whatever you need across paper to create images, your options are more limited. To fill this gap, studioprogettiperduti has come up with the d.i.d, or Deep Ink Diver. This scalable pen plotter uses a frame made out […]

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August 27, 2019
Here’s a low-cost air hockey table you can make yourself

If you’d like to bring the air hockey arcade experience home with you, then look no further than this project by Kousheek Chakraborty and Satya Schiavina, or ‘Technovation.’ Cleverly, the scaled-down game table uses a household vacuum cleaner blower attachment to provide air pressure, sending little jets of air through a grid of laser-cut holes […]

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August 27, 2019
1980s plotting device turned into a handheld whiteboard tool

Writing on a whiteboard isn’t an easy task for many people, including instructor ‘Kenyer,’ whose lettering can be on display for a semester or more. Rather than accept his imperfect penmanship, he modified a 1980s-era Rotring NC-Scriber—originally meant for mechanical drawing use—to do this for him. His project runs on an Arduino Uno and motor […]

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August 27, 2019
Vintage LED display prototype revived with Arduino

Patrick Hickey has been collecting retro LED indicators and displays for decades, and his rarest item is an HP 5082-7002—a 5×7 dot matrix LED display in a beautiful gold and (possibly) sapphire enclosure. This device is so rare, in fact, that he believes it to be a prototype, somehow relegated to eBay for gold salvage. […]

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August 27, 2019
A 3D Printer for Crafters? Silhouette Alta Review

The Silhouette Alta is a 3D Printer aimed at crafters with easy to use design software and out of the box functionality, but is it the right 3D Printer for you? Purchase Link - https://amzn.to/2ZrxZEs Support Maker's Muse on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/makersmuse?ty=h 50 3D Printing Tips and Tricks - https://gumroad.com/l/QWAh 3D Printing Essentials - https://www.amazon.com/shop/makersmuse Powered […]

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August 27, 2019
Building the MPCNC (1): Parts and component choices!

It's time - the MPCNC (Burly edition) is getting built! In part 1, we check out what component choices I made for the the build, including which spindle, mainboard, frame material and size I'll be live-building over the next few days. First livestream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOnOV2YnLCA Parts list http://go.toms3d.org/mpcnc V1 Engineering assembly instructions https://www.v1engineering.com/assembly/ 💙 Enjoying the […]

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August 27, 2019
Maker's Muse 500K Livestream

Let's hang out! Bring your questions. Support Maker's Muse with a tip! https://streamlabs.com/makersmuselive CRYPTO - https://1upcoin.com/donate/makersmuse Support Maker's Muse on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/makersmuse?ty=h Powered by WPeMatico

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August 27, 2019
Live: Building the MPCNC! (2 - Z-axis)

It's time - the MPCNC (Burly edition) is getting built! 💝 Live tips/donations here! http://toms3d.org/live-tips In the daily livestreams, together we build the MPCNC step-by-step In the end, it will be a fully functional CNC multitool, but mostly a light-duty CNC router suitable for plastic, wood or even aluminum. Parts list http://go.toms3d.org/mpcnc V1 Engineering assembly […]

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August 27, 2019
Live: Building the MPCNC! (1)

It's time - the MPCNC (Burly edition) is getting built! 💝 Live tips/donations here! http://toms3d.org/live-tips In the daily livestreams, together we build the MPCNC step-by-step In the end, it will be a fully functional CNC multitool, but mostly a light-duty CNC router suitable for plastic, wood or even aluminum. Parts list http://go.toms3d.org/mpcnc V1 Engineering assembly […]

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August 22, 2019
YouTube Mistakes Combat Robots as Animal Cruelty?! Not Impressed.

Recently, hundreds of videos showing robot combat fights were taken down by YouTube falsely identifying them as "Animal Cruelty". This has affected many creators, and is a serious stuff up. YouTube, please fix this quickly and restore the videos. Support Maker's Muse on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/makersmuse?ty=h 50 3D Printing Tips and Tricks - https://gumroad.com/l/QWAh 3D Printing […]

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August 20, 2019
This thermochromic 7-segment display colorfully shows the temp and humidity

Instead of controlling his temperature and humidity display directly, maker mosivers Zaphunk did things a bit differently, driving the temperature of each segment with a Peltier element, or thermoelectric cooler (TEC), to change its color. Each segment is made out of a thermochromic material, cycling from a black off state to a greenish hue when […]

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August 20, 2019
Horizontal laser harp is like none you’ve ever seen before

Apparently not content with a traditional laser harp, Jonathan Bumstead set out to take things in a different direction. What he came up with is a device whose laser strings are arranged horizontally, and loop though its boxy structure for an amazing audiovisual effect. The aptly named Upright Laser Harp is divided up into six […]

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August 20, 2019
Formbot Raptor 2.0 - the new CR-10? (Live unboxing & first print)

The Formbot Raptor 2.0 seems to be a really nice version of the larger CR-10 variants - if you can trust the specsheet. Watch the live unboxing to get my first impressions of the machine! Standard & Extended version on Aliexpress http://go.toms3d.org/RaptorAli Not sponsored by Proto-Pasta, their shirt just feels nice http://go.toms3d.org/ProtoTom/ 💝 Live tips/donations […]

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August 19, 2019
This Strange Lock can be opened with a Carrot? 3D Printed "Rack Lock"

This is my recreation of a "Rack Lock", an unusual lock design which seems to originate from Russia. In this video I'll show you how it works and how I reverse engineered and 3D Printed a working model! Get the models here: Simple version - https://makersmuse.podia.com/simple-rack-lock-3d-printing-files Two bolt version with source file - https://makersmuse.podia.com/double-rack-lock Oldest […]

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August 19, 2019
Does 3D Printing Filament EXPIRE? Cheap Food Dehydrator Tested

I have been skeptical about filament drying for some time, so I decided to test several old spools to see if they 3D Print after years of neglect... and if they can be revived with a cheap food dehydrator! Models used: Gayer-Anderson Cat - https://www.myminifactory.com/object/3d-print-gayer-anderson-cat-at-the-british-museum-london-4010 Bucket O' Octopodes (thicker legs) - https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:8896 Food Dehydrator (amazon […]

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August 16, 2019
Shower monitor helps you save water and money

You (hopefully) take regular showers or baths, but how much water do you use each time you step into your facilities? If you don’t know the answer, then this monitor by LiamOSM could be just what you need. The device uses a flow sensor plumbed inline with a shower head, which transmits pulses to an […]

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August 16, 2019
Become a certified member of the Arduino community

As recently announced, the Arduino Certification Program: Arduino Fundamentals is a structured way for you to enhance and validate your Arduino skills. Although the exam has been available in the U.S. since May, we’re excited to roll it out to the EU and rest of the world (except Brazil). Arduino Fundamentals provides you with the opportunity […]

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August 16, 2019
Standbeest-inspired ClearCrawler robot clomps around on 8 legs

When you want to build a walking robot, the normal route is to individually control each leg with a number of servos or other actuators. Maker Jeremy S. Cook, however, took a different approach with his ‘ClearCrawler,’ using only a pair of motors to power eight legs. These legs are divided up into sets of […]

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August 16, 2019
Test your limit switches with this automated rig

When you buy—or even salvage—limit switches for electronics projects, you expect them to work again and again, producing normally open (NO) and normally closed (NC) signals as needed. Generally, they do work quite well, but if you want to test things for a little extra assurance, you might want to check out this project by […]

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August 16, 2019
SONOFF Wireless WiFi Smart Switch

Sonoff is an affordable ESP8266 based device that provides users with smart home control. It is a WiFi based wireless switch that can connect to a wide range of appliances. Sonoff transmits data to a cloud platform through the WiFi router, which enables users to remotely control all the connected appliances, via the mobile application […]

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August 16, 2019
Arduino and industrial distance sensor communicate via RS-485

After obtaining an industrial distance sensor, TUENHIDIY decided to use it as the basis for an interesting visual indicator. The device communicates with an Arduino Uno via an RS-485 module, and outputs distance values in the form of a 9 x 14 pixel display made out of discreet LEDs soldered onto an LoL Shield. As […]

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August 16, 2019
Track made baskets with this Arduino/smartphone setup

Marcelo Ávila de Oliveira likes to practice basketball, and while most of us would be content to shoot and hopefully improve, he actually tracks his workouts. While figuring out the number of made baskets, misses, times, etc. is useful, it’s also quite boring and difficult, so he came up with a real-time scoreboard system to take […]

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August 16, 2019
Edelkrone now let you 3D print their products!

Ad: Click https://skl.sh/tomsanladerer5 to get 2 months of Skillshare for FREE What if manufacturers let you 3D print their products at home? Of course, a filament-based 3D printer isn't capable enough to produce precision parts, but Edelkrone are solving that by selling you just the parts you can't easily print. Does that work? Yes. Almost. […]

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August 16, 2019
Elegoo Mars live unboxing & first print - cheap MSLA 3D Printer!

Unboxing the Elegoo Mars resin 3D Printer and trying to get it to print - let's see if it actually delivers what it's promising! Get it on Amazon http://go.toms3d.org/ElegooMars In stock in Spain (also delivers outside of Spain) http://go.toms3d.org/ElegooMarsButFromSpain Or if you'd rather import yourself http://go.toms3d.org/ElegooMarsButFromChina (not always listed) Isopropyl alcohol for cleaning http://go.toms3d.org/C3H8O PPE […]

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August 16, 2019
Automating a chop saw with Arduino

YouTuber “Absorber Of Light” needed to cut thousands of tiny aluminum pieces with a chop saw, and after paying someone to do this for him, decided to instead automate the process. His system is controlled by an Arduino Uno, and moves strips of aluminum under the saw using stepper motor and threaded rod assembly—a sort […]

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