“What is the question when the answer is extinction?”
Here is the Nemesis Star, an exotic machine gun from Bungie’s hit game Destiny. This prop prints at over 3 feet long and sports a removable ammunition drum, printable ammunition belt, and an opening shroud with hollow scope and full interior details. The model includes channels for reinforcement, making the machine gun sturdy enough to carry around and cosplay with. If you want to make a big impression, this gun will do it.
Thanks to Gerry Alden who was kind enough to print and assemble the prototype shown above, making sure everything works properly and letting me know about the tweaks and changes that needed to be made. You can check out more of his work on Facebook in his group 3d Printed Prop Geekfest: https://www.facebook.com/group…
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.