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Running an experiment with 5 temp sensors and a Raspberry Pi. I have two coolers, one filled with regular ice, and one with dry ice. Monitoring the cooling characteristics of both. (read more)
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This week on Show and Tell Orlando shared this Pokemon Go Team Valor Badge! Check out the Instructable for the project here.
Since Pokemon GO came out, I’ve wanted to make something to related to the game. I wanted something I could make in an afternoon that I could use right away, so I thought of a blinking Team Valor badge to represent the best team in Pokemon GO. The circuit is simple, I am using a square wave oscillator that is driving an NPN transistor which lights the LEDs. The real challenge comes in the enclosure. I laser cut a cut-out of the Team Valor Emblem and glued it to one side of a piece of non-glare acrylic. When the LEDs turn on, the emblem is displayed in all its glory. (read more)
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