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February 19, 2016 AT 3:00 pm

Community Corner – February 19, 2016: The Featured Projects from this Week


Featured Adafruit Google+ Community Project

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Paw Pedersen shared his finished DIY Camera Slider Project this week in our Community! Looks great.

My slider is finally done. (read more)


Featured Community Project from the Adafruit Blog

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This week on the blog, we featured forums user HarpDude’s impressive “String Car Racer” project.

Back in the 1980s, my college-aged brother designed a simple motor+battery car that raced along a string between the birch tree and the street-side power pole. For years now, we’ve been improving on the design, keeping it really simple: 1 battery-driven motor, flashing lights, and repurposed materials whenever possible. The primary goal was speed and stability. The car ran at full speed until it found the end of the string — then you either had to be there to catch it or be prepared to repair it before the next time trial. (read more)


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