Keybon: DIY a Functional (but Elegant) Macro Keyboard
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Keybon: DIY a Functional (but Elegant) Macro Keyboard

So, we have all been there. Looking at our keyboard, adding bindings with our extra keys, but then to go "what did I put in that key?". It happens to the best of us, no matter how used you are with your apps, games, or workflow. A solution for this, which we have seen used a lot for...

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uChip VGA 2.0 is an Open hardware DIY retro-gaming console
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uChip VGA 2.0 is an Open hardware DIY retro-gaming console

Itaca Innovation has launched a campaign on Crowdsupply for a DIY open hardware retro-gaming console called uSVC. The uSVC is a simple, DIY game console that enables you to create and play retro-style 8-bit games with standard USB controllers and keyboards. It comes as a kit, so you...

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Teracube 2e: Next Evolution of Sustainable Phones
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Teracube 2e: Next Evolution of Sustainable Phones

A mobile phone nowadays is an essential, probably the one thing we can't live without, with 7.2 mobile devices being in use worldwide. But did you ever take a moment to realize where all the old phones are? Electronic waste is a big concern, with 50 million tons being generated this...

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CodemanHB Posts His DIY NAS Device on Reddit
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CodemanHB Posts His DIY NAS Device on Reddit

A NAS unit is a computer connected to a network that provides only file-based data storage services to other devices on the network. Although it may technically be possible to run other software on a NAS unit, it is usually not designed to be a general-purpose server. For example, NAS...

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A Touchscreen Reflow Oven Controller Using an Arduino Pro Mini
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A Touchscreen Reflow Oven Controller Using an Arduino Pro Mini

We have seen people make many simple reflow ovens, comprising of an old toaster oven, a Solid State Relay (SSR), a thermocouple, and a microcontroller to get it functioning. Hobbyists and makers have been converting old toaster ovens into PCB reflow machines in other to save money,...

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A DIY UV Sanitizer for your smartphone
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A DIY UV Sanitizer for your smartphone

BotFactory Inc writes: “Pandemic,” it’s a scary word to hear. Especially when it’s accompanied by panic-buying of canned goods, pasta, and the disappearance of most disinfecting products from stores. As soon as various media outlets started filling up their news cycles with...

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A DIY Electronic load for DC-DC converter characterization
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A DIY Electronic load for DC-DC converter characterization

A project by reivax-boucoi: The heart of the system is an Atmel ATmega328P AVR microcontroller with 32kB of Flash and 2k of RAM running at a whopping 16MHz. It interfaces an I2C 12bit DAC (the MCP47FEB21A1) and the LTC2992 dual power monitor chip. The USB serial interface uses the...

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DIY Silicon Photodiode Particle Detector directly from CERN
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DIY Silicon Photodiode Particle Detector directly from CERN

Silicon detectors are widely used in particle and nuclear physics for measuring ionizing radiation. This Do-It-Yourself project allows making a low-cost particle detector from scratch using silicon photodiodes. It can distinguish different particle types (alpha particles and electrons)...

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