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Dave Ives

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Other... | A B Open

I look after production at AB Open. In my spare time I do a bit of DJing. I like tinkering and making things.

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Member since March 2018
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18 Articles published
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Dave Ives

Arduino

1 week ago

A First Look at the Grove Starter Kit for Arduino

What the kit contains, trying out some of the modules and building basic projects.

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Dave Ives

Arduino

1 month ago

First Impressions of the Arduino MKR WAN 1300

A first look at the compact LoRaWAN-enabled Arduino and running the example sketches.

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Dave Ives

Raspberry Pi

1 month ago

Aerial Photography with a Raspbery Pi and Kite Part 1: Configuring the Pi

Looking at an alternative to a drone for aerial photography - configuring a Raspberry Pi and Camera to be lifted by a kite.

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Dave Ives

LED Lighting

1 month ago

Fun Lighting Effects with a Neopixel Matrix FadeCandy controller

Adding lighting effects to the Red Tin with a Neopixel Matrix and FadeCandy controller.

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Dave Ives

Electronica 2018

1 month ago

Electronica 2018 Pidentifier and Automatic Selfie Camera Build

Design, mechanical build and components for the AI-powered Pidentifier and computer vision enabled selfie camera.

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Dave Ives

Electronica 2018

2 months ago

RS IoT Blockchain Demonstrators Part 2: Mechanical Build

The design and build of Internet of Things Blockchain demonstrators for Electronica 2018.

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Dave Ives

Projects

2 months ago

Building a Festival Ready 12 Volt Rechargeable Power System Part 2: Putting It All Together

A weather proof case to house everything, featuring connectors for solar/mains charger plus the Red Tin and PA, ready to provide off-grid power at festivals and outdoor events.

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Dave Ives

Projects

2 months ago

Building a Festival Ready 12V Rechargeable Power System Part 1: Introduction

Planning to take the Red Tin and Outdoor Sound System off-grid and starting by working out what batteries and solar charging panels would fit the bill.

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Dave Ives

Projects

3 months ago

Building a Portable 12V Sound System

In a series of Designspark articles, I have outlined my creation of a stylish, great sounding, portable 12 Volt sound system. In this Project post, I give a more detailed break down of how the system was put together.

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Dave Ives

Projects

4 months ago

Summer Sounds - Building a 12 Volt Sound System for Outdoor Use Part 3: Amplification and the Finishing Touches.

Audio path and DC wiring, adding a voltage regulator, and testing.

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Dave Ives

Projects

5 months ago

Summer Sounds - Building a 12 Volt Sound System for Outdoor Use Part 2: Assembling the Cabinets

Gluing, painting and fitting components In the first part of this series of blogs I set out my

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Dave Ives

Projects

5 months ago

Summer Sounds - Building a 12 Volt Sound System for Outdoor Use Part 1: Introduction

A highly portable and efficient PA system for use with the Red Tin DJ system at music festivals.

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