I really enjoy building mechanical movements, and I am terrible at it. It is really difficult to build things that move without relying on expensive pre-built mechanisms. Thus I am always looking for cheap ways to design and build cogs, gears, and sprockets.
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Sparkfun Autonomous Vehicle Challenge
I just got back from the Sparkfun AVC. It was a blast! I shot a lot of video, but that will take a while to get processed edited and uploaded. In the meantime here are the things I thought were cool on the ‘factory tour’ with a few AVC shots thrown in. This pond instill …
CD robot V 2.0! Adding serial control to an old scsi cd duplicator.
My newest project involves reincarnating a very old (1998) cd duplicating robot. It is a DTP-1000 that was originally SCSI only. Due to the fates smiling down upon me I was able to pick it up on ebay for $11. I bought it intending to put an arduino in the place of the control board …
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“Arduino Powered” CD Changing Robot
This is an arduino powered cd changing robot. It uses vacuum to pick up and move cds from stack to computer and back again. This was set up to automate some cd ripping I have been putting off for a while.