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Andrew Back

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April 24, 2017 08:17

Building a Custom Keyboard

Assembling a high quality custom keyboard with Cherry MX switches

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stu.law222

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April 18, 2017 08:15

How to build an Arduino Robocar Part 2

In this issue, we look at the first prototype for the chassis and talk about pull-up resistors.

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stu.law222

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April 7, 2017 10:21

How to build a Arduino Robocar Part 1

I recently caught the Arduino bug after resisting for a while on the grounds that I wanted to learn "proper" C. I've given up on that now. I'm attempting to build a semi-autonomous car... Wish me luck!

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stuartChilds

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December 12, 2016 11:42

Designing and building a coffee table

With DesignSpark Mechanical and Bosch Rexroth aluminium extrusion

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Lilian1331

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November 25, 2016 11:38

PaPiRus E-paper rating Machine

The main idea of the E-paper project was to make it suitable for the exhibition. This included making the project fit for purpose so that visitors were allowed to interact and comment.

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DrLucyRogers

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November 21, 2016 12:06

#WhereIsMyBus

Fed up of waiting in the rain for your bus? Get distracted by emails and social media when you check the bus times app on your phone? #WhereIsMyBus is designed for you!

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MatrixTSL

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September 26, 2016 11:20

Developing your own Flowcode 7 controlled weather station

This project shows a Flowcode and E-blocks based weather station capable of reading local temperature and humidity with 2 remote thermo-hygrometer sensors. The local board also incorporates a real time clock.

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Pete Wood

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August 11, 2016 09:50

Raspberry Pi Controlling a Motor via GPIO

The aim of this exercise is to show students how to the Raspberry Pi may be used in conjunction with a L293D chip to control the direction of rotation a DC motor, and how the speed of a DC motor may be controlled using Pulse Width Modulation (PWM).

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Pete Wood

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August 10, 2016 16:53

Raspberry Pi GPIO Analogue Exercises

The aim of this exercise is to show students how to program the Raspberry Pi to “measure” the state of one of its GPIO pins as a digital input, how the Raspberry Pi may be used in conjunction with an Analogue to Digital Converter (ADC) to measure an analogue voltage.

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Pete Wood

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August 10, 2016 16:51

Raspberry Pi Controlling LED's Via GPIO

The aim of this exercise is to instruct students how to program the GPIO pins on the Raspberry Pi as digital outputs. The GPIO pins will be used to control some LEDs and a seven segment LED display.

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Pete Wood

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August 10, 2016 16:08

Raspberry Pi GPIO Digital I/O Exercises

In this exercise you will use a digital “1-wire” sensor connected directly to the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO port to measure temperature, and investigate how the measured temperature can be used to control a digital output to simulate a central heating thermostat.

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cpswan

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August 5, 2016 10:47

Raspberry Pi joystick

After getting MAME going on my Raspberry Pi so that I could play old arcade games. I wanted to hook up a proper joystick.

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