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Dave Ives

United Kingdom

Other... | A B Open

I currently look after production at AB Open. I have a background in the arts, environmental conservation and IT support. In my spare time I do a bit of DJing and I like making things.

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Member since March 2018
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59 Articles published
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Dave Ives

Getting to grips with 3D printing basics and contributing to production of PPE for frontline staff fighting COVID-19

Setting up an Ultimaker 2, learning 3D printing basics and printing visor frames.

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Dave Ives

Raspberry Pi

2 days ago

Using the CanaKit Raspberry Pi Zero W Starter Kit with a TV Hat

Setting up the Raspberry Pi Zero W and using it with a DVB TV Hat to stream TV stations around the house.

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Test and Measurement

2 weeks ago

Hands-on with the Thermochron iButton Starter Kit

Getting to know the Thermochron iButton Starter Kit and using the OneWire Viewer to set up and read an iButton.

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Internet of Things

3 weeks ago

An Introduction to the OKdo IoT Air Quality Starter Kit

Setting up the kit to connect to the Okdo IoT Cloud and share air quality data with the world.

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Projects

4 weeks ago

Assembling the Updated UNTZtrument 8x8 LED Button Grid Controller

Arduino compatible Monome-style controller with musical potential.

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Projects

1 month ago

The Red Tin Audio Expander Part 4: Improvements for Reliability and Ease of Maintenance

Replacing the potentiometers, and adding insulation and board-to-cable connectors.

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Projects

1 month ago

The Red Tin Audio Expander Part 3: Stripboard Assembly and Testing

Building the circuit on stripboard, fitting in the enclosure, testing and debugging.

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Motion Control

1 month ago

A DIY Antenna Measurement System Part 3: Aluminium Parts and Getting to Know The Drive System

Assembling the enclosure and turntable, connecting up the ebm-past motor and controller, and testing setting speed and direction using the Drive Studio software.

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Projects

2 months ago

The Red Tin Audio Expander Part 2: Researching Active Matrix Mixers and Building an Op-Amp Circuit

Researching and building an Audio Op Amp to be incorporated into an active matrix mixer.

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Electronics Design

2 months ago

Building a Valve Amplifier Part 5: Final Assembly

Building a brand new valve amplifier using the RH84 design and off-the-shelf components.

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Projects

2 months ago

Building a Modular Synthesiser Part 6: Finishing Touches and Putting It to Use

Adding some refinements to the Eurorack case and using an oscilloscope to explore how the synthesiser modules operate.

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Projects

3 months ago

Building a Modular Synthesiser Part 5: A Multi-Function Module

Assembling and testing the Frequency Central Product all-in-one synth module.

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