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Broadcom WICED Sense – Bluetooth Smart Sensor Tag

Yet another Sensor Tag – Bluetooth Smart Sensor Tag! Here is another Sensor packed Bluetooth Smart Sensor Tag evaluation/development kit from Broadcom ! Sensor Tag Technical Specifications: Includes multiple low-power MEMS sensors ( gyroscope – L3GD20 , Documentation
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Silicon Labs Sensor Puck

When puck is much smarter then you may think… Sensor Puck ! Lets look at development module featuring environmental and biometric sensors with Bluetooth 4 LE from Silicon Labs. Silicon Labs released their Development module to feature biometric sensor SI1147, it
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Fluke DMM 8600A repair photos

Old school still looks good ! Set of High Resolution photos of Fluke 8600A, this was taken during tear down and repair. Fluke was successfully repaired, main problem was detached input, broken tab and contacts clean-up on ganged switches.   This is how I repaired broken case
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Particle Photon and Spark Core

Photon – a particle representing a quantum of light or other electromagnetic radiation. A photon carries energy proportional to the radiation frequency but has zero rest mass. Particle Photon is new dev kit from Particle, I just got it recently and want to compare it with
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Water cooling 3W Blue Laser

Lets make sure out blue laser doesn’t burn itself This is build log for the water cooling module for 3W 445 nm Blue Laser ( NDB 7875  ), to allow laser run at 2.4A for extended amount of time. Practically you can use any kind of laser diode in the standard AIXIS styl
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Temperature Logger with Particle Photon

Lets make something useful with Particle Photon I think temperature logger is a project that can find many application around house. For exaple I want to have temperature logger which will provide temperature measurements in my garage 🙂 Also I will be using it to control
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Bluetooth controlled Bescor MP-101 Pan Tilt Head modification

Bescor MP-101 Pan and Tilt head was very useful addition to my photography equipment which allow me to photograph things remotely, but it had one big limitation, well 20ft limitation – extension cord, yes exactly it was remotely controlled with 20ft or upgradable to
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3D Printable enclosure for SensorTag2 WatchDev pack.

Want to build smart watch? I will show you how. Created 3D Printable enclosure for SensorTag2 WatchDev pack, original silicone pocket was kinda looking lame 🙂 3D Files available here – http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:951915 You tube video with details about enclosure /
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3 New DevPacks for CC2650 SensorTag 2 from TI

There are more exiting things you can do now with CC2650 SensorTag 2 Recently TI have introduced 3 new DevPacks you can purchase to make more interesting projects with SensorTag 2 SensorTag 2 is CC2650 based DevPack boasting 10 sensors, low power MCU and 3 Different connectivity
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TI SensorTag 2 Power consumption analysys

How long you think SensorTag 2 will last on single 3V coin battery? During my first SensorTag2 review  video I had issue with that no all sensors were working properly, I was wondering if I got defective unit, turned out that battery which SensorTag 2 was shipped with was pretty
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New SensorTag 2 from TI, description and close up photos.

New SensorTag 2 from TI is really great Bluetooth 4LE Devkit boasting  10 Sensors and low power MCU Today I got new toy from TI, it is CC2650STK SensorTag2 DevKit from Texas Instrument. I was looking long for a device whcih is BLE4 powered and has sensors on it, I was playing
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Mean Well power supply mod for RigidBot Big 3dPrinter

Project: Mean Well power supply mod for RigidBot Big 3dPrinter, 24V / 18A capable In this project I decided to replace original RigidBit Bot power subbly, AKA “RigidBrick” with Mean Well SE-450-24 power supply. RigidBrick is notorious for failing in very wrong moment,
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Truth about Using Aluminum Body for Thermistor

There is truth about Using Aluminum body for Thermistor, after a week of successful run with my newly made Hex Thermistor for my RigidBot 3D Printer (Here is the article how to make one – http://mobilemodding.info/2014/12/diy-hex-thermistor-3d-printers/), I faced the
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Crucial M500 SSD Benchmark via USB3

  This is benchmark of Crucial M500 SSD Benchmark via USB3 isntalled in StarTech external enclosure connected to USB3 Port of Crucial M500 SSD Specs: Brand Crucial Form Factor 2.5-inch internal SSD Module Size 240GB Warranty Limited 3-year Specs Crucial M500 240GB SATA 6Gbps
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DIY cheap PTFE hotend tube for 3D printer

This DIY PTFE hotend tube will be most of all useful for RigidBot / RigidBotBig extruders, but also will be useful for J-head hotend, Delta Rostock extruder and may be some others but this all I know. The idea is to use 2 PTFE tubes one inside another, first is ID 2mm and OD 4mm,
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DIY Hex Thermistor for 3D printers

For this DIY how to make hex thermistor for 3D printers you need: Hex spacer, any you can find (Do not use aluminum it might get fused with hot end, yes I my older version of this article I use to say aluminum but got problem with it recently) Thermo-resistor NTC type 100K
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