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RobbieDunion

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I am a 30-year-old tech lover, self-confessed geek and football fanatic! When I am not playing with the latest gadget you will often find me watching my favourite TV shows including Game of Thrones, Young Sheldon and The Big Bang Theory. Feel free to follow me on Instagram @robbiedunion or Twitter @robbiedunion

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Member since September 2015
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BrightSparks 2018 Earned 08/05/2018
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63 Articles published
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RobbieDunion

Articles

1 month ago

3 DIY Valentines Electronics Projects

Some cool electronics projects for that special person in your life on Valentines Day.

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Automotive

1 month ago

ON Semiconductor and Mercedes EQ Formula E Team to create cutting-edge power solutions for vehicle electrification

Find out how ON Semiconductor and Mercedes plan to build on their winning partnership in Formula One, when the new Mercedes EQ Formula E Team takes to the track competitively in Season 6.

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RobbieDunion

Motion Control

2 months ago

Building and Testing a 3D Printed Brushless Motor (until it explodes!)

Christoph Laimer builds a 3D-printed brushless motor and tests the maximum rotation speed. The destruction of the motor is intended, to work out the safe operating range.

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A Student's DIY Enigma Machine

Find out how Beth Cotterell and Tomos Evans from the University of Bristol were inspired to build their own version of the Enigma Machine following a visit to Bletchley Park.

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Innovation

2 months ago

Kids Invent Stuff - the Rube Goldberg Challenge

See how the creators of popular YouTube channel Kids Invent Stuff, Ruth Amos and Shawn Brown, took on the Rube Goldberg Challenge with the help of hundreds of their viewers' ideas.

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Competitions

2 months ago

DesignSpark New Year Giveaway

To celebrate the New Year we are offering you the chance to win an exclusive engineers bundle worth over £750, including an RS Pro soldering station, an RS Pro de-soldering station and an igus D1 dryve motor control system.

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Innovation

3 months ago

Oishi Deb awarded £25,000 to develop Machine Learning Programme

EW BrightSparks 2018 winner Oishi Deb has been awarded a £25,000 grant by Sky to work on her machine learning project.

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Electronics Design

3 months ago

Your guide to discrete semiconductors

Many types of semiconductors are sold as part of circuits, oftentimes on an IC. These circuits are usually capable of carrying out any of a number of different functions in a device, which differentiates them from discrete semiconductors.

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Electronics Design

3 months ago

The Teen Prodigy Aiming to Revolutionise Aerospace Electronics

Michael Gucluer may be just two months into his Electronics Engineering degree at the University of Warwick, but he already has a clear ambition to play a key role in the embedded electronics revolution within the aerospace industry.

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3D Printing and Design

6 months ago

The Mayku FormBox - Just add a vacuum cleaner!

The Mayku FormBox is a desktop vacuum former that brings your ideas to life, using any vacuum cleaner to make molds in minutes with no additional software or digital model manipulation required.

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Combining a love of Dogs and Technology

This is sure to make you smile on a Monday morning. Disco Dog is a smartphone-controlled LED dog vest. It is a fun way to keep your dog visible and safe.

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The Engineers Who Are Changing Children's Lives

A look at Cerebra, a charity creating solutions in response to direct requests from parents and carers of children with neurological conditions who are struggling to find the piece of equipment to make their life easier, more inclusive and fun.

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