BlueDuino Rev2: Arduino Compatibility Plus BLE

For the past few months I’ve been working on a Strandbeest project (featured on Hackaday here) that I plan to get to walk under motor control. I also plan to have a head and tail assembly that can pan and tilt, as well as quite a bit of lighting. Though this isn’t my first foray […]

Digirule: An Interactive PCB Ruler

PCB rulers — literally rulers made out of printed circuit boards — are an ingeniously nerdy idea. They are thick and stiff enough to make them useful as a straight edge, and the silk screen of the PCB isĀ used to bringĀ charts and tables to the party. You could design your own, or find them for […]

Drum Lights!

If you’re both interested in music/musical performance, and are reading Tindie’s blog, then the idea of combining lights or other electronics with this art form has probably crossed your mind on occasion. There are, of course, great examples of this already, such as this ESP8266-based saxophone lighting system, or the GRIDI music sequencer. Taking things […]

Tindie Product Idea: Maker-Friendly Terminal Blocks

If you’ve been following my writing for any time, you may have noted my general disdain for soldering. Perhaps it’s that I never really learned how to do it well, or the fact that when I worked in industry I took a lot of pride in my ability to design and build a very neat […]

Tindie Product Idea: Maker-Friendly Terminal Blocks

If you’ve been following my writing for any time, you may have noted my general disdain for soldering. Perhaps it’s that I never really learned how to do it well, or the fact that when I worked in industry I took a lot of pride in my ability to design and build a very neat […]

Tindie Product Idea: Maker-Friendly Terminal Blocks

If you’ve been following my writing for any time, you may have noted my general disdain for soldering. Perhaps it’s that I never really learned how to do it well, or the fact that when I worked in industry I took a lot of pride in my ability to design and build a very neat […]

Tindie Product Idea: Maker-Friendly Terminal Blocks

If you’ve been following my writing for any time, you may have noted my general disdain for soldering. Perhaps it’s that I never really learned how to do it well, or the fact that when I worked in industry I took a lot of pride in my ability to design and build a very neat […]