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October 3, 2014 AT 3:00 pm

Community Corner – October 3, 2014: The Featured Projects from this Week


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Fresnel lens from old projection tv Initial build Turns and tilts Focus to

Evan Riddle shared a DIY optics project:

Fresnel lens from old projection tv. Initial build. Turns and tilts. Focus to be dealt with next build session. Fresnel lenses of this sort can turn concrete in to slag. Should be able to weld aluminum and braze. Clean heat for thermal processes. Much potential. About 1kw. (read more)


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JennaSys shared an easy Pi Camera Mount Pan-Tilt Kit Adapter in the Adafruit Forums:

If anyone is interested, I just posted 3D files for an adapter on Thingiverse for attaching the Pi Camera Mount (1434) to a Pan-Tilt Kit (1967 and 1968). (read more)


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