P10 WiFi IoT Display
I have ad this display for years have always wanted to get it out and play with it but I had no idea what to do with it. Then I thought I could make a variable digital display that can display …
This is a library to allow any pins to be connected to a P10 LED display.
P10_BitBang(uint16_t _w, uint16_t _h,int8_t _clk, int8_t _sclk, int8_t _data, int8_t _en, int8_t _a, …
This project was to program and test the ESP8266 to investigate the capabilities of this module/chip.
It is a simple designed PCB to power, program and controls the …
Man in the Middle Serial
This is a very simple device that can be used as a man in the middle serial interface. The purpose of this is to inject serial data into a serial stream.
I have some CB radios that require …
Christmas Lights Controller
This project was more of a test to see if I can get some Christmas lights working with full PWM control. whiles designing the circuit/PCB, I added some extra components to allow this project to …
Programable Reflow Oven
After making the reflow oven, I wanted to make the oven more universal. An oven can e a help tool for heating, curing and drying.
The first setup just had one program that could be adjusted …
For a long time, we had a set of Garden lights near the outdoor sitting area that needed to be replaced. I had plans to take the old lights, sandblast them back and repaint them with a new …
Bed Side Lamp
I have been wanting new lights beside the bed for a while now and had an idea of making my own. I wanted a light that can be turned on/off from any light connected to the power supply.
For this …
For years, I have been making PCBs. Have been through etching homemade PCBs to using a manufacturer and through-hole to SMT. the next step is from hand soldering to reflowing. I have been using …
This is version 5 of the torch module with power-down switch. The power-down switch allows the module to power down and not use any power from the battery. This makes the battery last longer.
CNC Plasma Cutter
I have wanted a plasma cutter for a while and instead of buying one I decided to make one. The 2D plotter machine did not take too long to make and has been sitting around for about a year while …
Nerf Turret Shooter
I wanted to make something that could shoot nerf darts or disk when triggered. I have been looking around for a nerf blaster that I could modify but I have not been able to find one. I could have …
ESP8266 Accelerometer Logger
This is an Accelerometer logger which send the data directly to a server after completion. I wanted to see if I could make a device that could be attached to something to show its accelerations, …
This is a replacement development PCB to replace a breadboard. The PCB uses 2mm banana plugs to connect components, power and Arduino microcontroller ATMEGA328P IO pins. Breadboard are great but …
PCB Rover Robot
This robot was made as a tester for a different project because I did not want to be carrying around a bigger heavier robot while I was developing and testing. This robot works similarly to the …
AKAI APC40 MIDI Controller Repair
AKAI APC40 MIDI Controller has a great look and feel but has one problem that most audio/MIDI controllers have. The problem is where the user presses the USB type-B plug too hard into the …
For years I have been looking into DMX controllers, DMX lights and MIDI controllers to see how they work and how I could make some lights/controllers my self. I have made a number of DMX …
Vibrating Machine Test
This machine is proof of concept design. It is a very simple machine to make an object vibrate a set frequency/speed. the machine uses an offset axle to convert a rotational movement to a linear …
Novation Launchpad Mini 2
I got an email from AppleManYT in Victoria Australia asking for help with his broken launchpad mini. He sent it up to me and I had a closer look to see what problem and damage was.
The problem …
Cyclone PCB Factory Dual Z-axis
Cyclone PCB Factory Dual Z-axis allows the Cyclone PCB Factory to have 2 attachment on the Z-axis. This allows for different accessories to be used as a pick and place head and solder paste …
I wanted to make PCB V-Cutter/Groover to save some money on PCB manufacturing. This machine will cut v-scores in a PCB. The PCB V-Cutter/Groover uses a 30-degree v-cutting blade.
There are still …
This is a version of the torch module is a module that can be placed anywhere. The module does not have a LED or switch on the PCB but instead has 2 input pins and 2 output pins. These pins are …
This is a version of the torch module to test the shape and the power of the LED. This module is a similar shape to a star LED. Star LED is used in lots of different torches and I wanted to see …