Version 2 of my YouTube Subscriber counter is here and it goes to eleve– I mean 99999999! Full tutorial on Instructables.
I made this guitar pedal following my friend Randy Sarafan’s design. It is a gift for my brother’s 40th birthday, and since I don’t have an electric guitar to test it with, I had to use our pocket piano. =D
Learn a simple technique for changing the connector on a solar panel, battery pack, headphone cable, and more. Full tutorial on Instructables
In my decade of experience building with and teaching Arduino, I see three mistakes more often than any others. Beginners typically:
- bite off more than they can chew by attempting to build a project with too many elements at once,
- make incorrect assumptions during prototyping,
- and underutilize the resources available to them online.
My latest project is a vintage Brownie camera fitted with a Raspberry Pi that captures three photos and uploads a resulting GIF to my Tumblr page.
In my desire to capture more GIFs (and b-roll of using it) and discover the remaining bugs before publishing the tutorial, I took it to Maker Faire NY today, published the Instructable soon after. The project is based on Python code from Lara’s free Raspberry Pi Class on Instructables.
If I hadn’t gone to Maker Faire, all the GIFs for the project would be like this one:
more GIFs after the jump.
In this week’s project, I’m upgrading a vintage lamp with voice control using an Amazon Echo and ESP8266 microcontroller. Full tutorial with wiring diagram and code on Instructables.