1960s stereo console modernized with an Arduino

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — February 23rd, 2022 The aphorism that “they don’t build them like they used to” is especially true of the consumer electronics industry. Most manufacturers today design their product to last only a few years — or with outright planned obsolescence. But mid-century stereo consoles were a different story and resembled high-end furniture…… Continue reading 1960s stereo console modernized with an Arduino

This overengineered robotic clock will not be underappreciated

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Arduino Team — August 17th, 2021 Normally when an inexpensive wall clock stops ticking, you simply buy a new one. However, ‘Developer Hendrik’ decided to bring his broken clock back to life, or some semblance thereof, using a 3D-printed four-axis robot arm dubbed “Serworm Michael.” Under the control of a MKR 1010 WiFi and DYNAMIXEL MKR…… Continue reading This overengineered robotic clock will not be underappreciated

Retrofit a vintage camera flash with a Raspberry Pi Camera Module

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Wanting to break from the standard practice of updating old analogue cameras with digital technology, Alan Wang decided to retrofit a broken vintage camera flash with a Raspberry Pi Zero W to produce a video-capturing action cam. Raspberry Pi Zero Flash Cam Video Test Full story of this project: https://www.hackster.io/alankrantas/raspberry-pi-zero-flash-cam-359875 By hacking a somewhat gnarly…… Continue reading Retrofit a vintage camera flash with a Raspberry Pi Camera Module

Upcycle an old coffee pot into an IoT ramen maker

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Upcycle an old coffee pot into an IoT ramen maker Arduino Team — July 22nd, 2019 Ramen noodles can be a quick snack or meal, but per this IoT ramen maker by Clem Mayer, you don’t even have to run to the microwave to prepare them.  His project used a vintage electric filter coffee machine…… Continue reading Upcycle an old coffee pot into an IoT ramen maker

Washing machine becomes ‘universal’ rotary tool

Reading Time: 2 minutes Washing machine becomes ‘universal’ rotary tool Arduino Team — May 14th, 2019 If you have a broken washing machine, you may want to think twice before disposing of it. As Stephen John Saville shows in this multi-use rotary table project, they can provide a wealth of parts, from the actual physical structure/table of the build,…… Continue reading Washing machine becomes ‘universal’ rotary tool

MagPi 70: Home automation with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hey folks, Rob here! It’s the last Thursday of the month, and that means it’s time for a brand-new The MagPi. Issue 70 is all about home automation using your favourite microcomputer, the Raspberry Pi. Home automation in this month’s The MagPi! Raspberry Pi home automation We think home automation is an excellent use of…… Continue reading MagPi 70: Home automation with Raspberry Pi

I Upcycle Old Louis Vuitton Bags Into Star Wars Sculptures

Reading Time: 3 minutes My name is Gabriel Dishaw, my passion for working with metal and mechanical objects has been essential in the evolution of my art. It provides me an avenue to express myself in a way that brings new life to materials such as typewriters, adding machines and old computers – technology that would normally end up…… Continue reading I Upcycle Old Louis Vuitton Bags Into Star Wars Sculptures

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