Blog Archives

New 3D printer

After getting my pick and place robot working, it was a real pain converting it over to 3D printer operation.  Switching back from 3D printer mode back to pick and place robot was an even bigger chore since I would

Posted in Uncategorized

Store Now Open

I have made a few of my battery boards for the original Raspberry Pi (models A and B) available for sale in my new web store here.  If sales are good I will continue to produce the boards and possibly

Posted in Uncategorized

Automatic Nozzle Exchange on PNP

Finally have nozzle exhange working on my PNP robot.  Here’s a video of the nozzle exchange in test:

Posted in Uncategorized

Store Opening Soon

For anyone waiting to buy a Raspberry Pi Battery board, the site store will be opening soon.  I had planned on opening in January but it looks like the opening will be sometime in early to mid February.  I have

Posted in Uncategorized

Battery board production

The YouTube video of the battery powered Adafruit PiTFT display had more visits than any other topic that I have posted on this site.  There were even a few comments from people asking if I would be selling the battery

Posted in Uncategorized

My CNC Projects

I haven’t posted anything new to my web site in a while so I thought I would try and get things rolling again by adding some entries into the CNC section.  So there should be some new posts in that

Posted in Uncategorized

Arduino Micro USB IR Remote Adapter Board

I was shopping on the Adafruit site for a ATmega32u4 based Arduino board and found the page for the Arduino Micro.  From what I read, the Micro is the result of a joint development between Adafruit and the people at Arduino.cc.

Posted in Uncategorized

Estimating Battery Life

To get some  battery life estimates for my battery board V2 project, I decided to use my arduino battery tester to measure the 5V current draw on the model A and model B Raspberry Pi.  You can see my test

Posted in Uncategorized

Automatic Fish Feeder

While looking around the aquarium section of one of those big pet supply stores, I came upon a display of female Bettas (Siamese Fighting Fish).  Long story short – after plunking down $4, I have a new occupant on my

Posted in Uncategorized

USB Ethernet Adapters

Digging through a box of old computer hardware today, I came across an  old USB 2.0 to ethernet adapter I had purchased for use on my Nintendo Wii.  I had done some testing with some ebay sourced USB ethernet adapters

Posted in Uncategorized

Hit Counter provided by orange county property management