Acroban is a lightweight compliant humanoïd robot. It is capable of semi-passive dynamic movement, including semi-passive dynamic walking. Watch video above!
The Acroban Humanoid Project - [Link]
How to use an N channel MOSFET to turn anything on and off – [Link]
In this series of tutorials learn the basics of oscilloscopes. In the first part: What is an oscilloscope, why do you need one, which scopes are a good deal and where do I get one? In the second part: Oscilloscope probe settings, how to use a probe, vertical/horizontal scaling, DC and AC coupling. In third part: auto and one-shot trigger settings, 2 channel measurement, math functions.
Oscilloscope Tutorial Part 1 – Choosing an oscilloscope - [Link]
Oscilloscope Tutorial Part 2 – Basic usage - [Link]
Oscilloscope Tutorial Part 3 – Advanced functions - [Link]
In the youtube video and article below learn how to use an oscilloscope and function generator
How to use an oscilloscope and function generator - [Link]
Folowing up the last Protostack board update there is a new one.
Today is released version 1.5 of AVR 28 pin development board. As with previous versions there are many improvements including support for both IGO (Input/Ground/Output) and GOI (Ground/Output/Input) style of voltage regulators. (e.g. L7805 and LD1117). The full article is available on the link below.
New version of Protostack AVR 28 pin board - [Link]
Instructables user duesentrieb shows us how to build a multicolor flashlight including infrared and ultraviolet. He used a cheap torch found on ebay and some inexpensive parts.
How to build a multicolor flashlight - [Link]
In this instructable learn how to make your own breakout boards for surface mount components.
Fast and Easy Soldering of Surface Mount Components - [Link]
User Alexdlp @ instructables.com build a wireless 2×16 character display on Altoids box. To achieve wireless connectivity he used an Xbee module and a suitable antenna. Check construction details on the link below. There are two unit one connected to PC and a remote one.
Wireless Altoids Display - [Link]