3D print you own replica Astro Pi flight case

Reading Time: 5 minutes We’ve put together a new how-to guide for 3D printing and assembling your own Astro Pi unit replica, based on the upgraded units we sent to the International Space Station in December. The new, upgraded Astro Pi units. The Astro Pi case connects young people to the Astro Pi Challenge It wasn’t long after the…… 3D print you own replica Astro Pi flight case weiterlesen

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…… This overengineered robotic clock will not be underappreciated weiterlesen

Holo Clock is a novel 3D-printed clock that tells time using a pair of rings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — August 10th, 2021 Simply looking at a traditional analog clock sitting on a wall somewhere got pretty boring for one Instructables user who goes by saulemmetquinn, which is partially why they wanted to create a novel design instead. Their device uses almost entirely 3D-printed components that come together to form the “Holo…… Holo Clock is a novel 3D-printed clock that tells time using a pair of rings weiterlesen

James Bruton’s robot uses three ball-shaped wheels to move in any direction

Reading Time: 2 minutes James Bruton’s robot uses three ball-shaped wheels to move in any direction Arduino Team — June 5th, 2021 Wheeled robots normally have wheels that move in a single axis and steer by using either differential speeds or by pivoting some kind of guide wheel. However, this leads to some drawbacks, the most obvious being an…… James Bruton’s robot uses three ball-shaped wheels to move in any direction weiterlesen

This 3D-printed tourbillon was modeled after Jacob & Co’s Twin Turbo Furious watch

Reading Time: 2 minutes This 3D-printed tourbillon was modeled after Jacob & Co’s Twin Turbo Furious watch Arduino Team — June 1st, 2021 It seems like everyone who has a substantial net worth carries around a few luxury watches, but none are perhaps as mechanically enthralling as the Twin Turbo Furious watch from Jacob & Co., which houses a…… This 3D-printed tourbillon was modeled after Jacob & Co’s Twin Turbo Furious watch weiterlesen

Channel your inner Wolverine with these 3D-printed, muscle-controlled bionic claws

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Arduino Team — May 1st, 2021 In the fictional Marvel Universe, Wolverine has sets of claws that pop out of his hands as if they were natural parts of his body. While a seemingly fantastic concept, myoelectric sensors are able to pick up on muscle movements in order to illicit a response. YouTuber MERT Arduino…… Channel your inner Wolverine with these 3D-printed, muscle-controlled bionic claws weiterlesen

This digital clock uses 24 Arduino-controlled analog faces

Reading Time: < 1 minutes This digital clock uses 24 Arduino-controlled analog faces Arduino Team — March 5th, 2021 After being inspired by a beautiful, if rather expensive timepiece, Ira Hart decided to make a 3D-printed clock with 24 analog faces that combine to form a single digital display. The overall device is controlled by a single Arduino Nano, which keeps…… This digital clock uses 24 Arduino-controlled analog faces weiterlesen

Create a Nano 33 IoT-based filtration and flame detection system for your 3D printer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Create a Nano 33 IoT-based filtration and flame detection system for your 3D printer Arduino Team — January 8th, 2021 After welcoming a new child into the world, Mike Buss decided that his 3D printer needed a few safety enhancements. To address this issue, he added a clear chamber on top of his Ultimaker S3 with…… Create a Nano 33 IoT-based filtration and flame detection system for your 3D printer weiterlesen

Making a mini 360° LiDAR for $40

Reading Time: 2 minutes Making a mini 360° LiDAR for $40 Arduino Team — December 21st, 2020 LiDAR (or “light detection and ranging”) sensors are all the rage these days, from their potential uses in autonomous vehicles, to their implementation on the iPhone 12. As cool as they are, these (traditionally) spinning sensors tend to be quite expensive, well…… Making a mini 360° LiDAR for $40 weiterlesen

The Stargate | The MagPi 101

Reading Time: 4 minutes Fans of the Stargate SG-1 series, prepare to be inspired: a fellow aficionado has fashioned his own model of the show’s iconic portal. Nicola King takes an interstellar trip in the latest issue of The MagPi Magazine. When Kristian Tysse began making some projects on his new 3D printer, he soon became aware that the…… The Stargate | The MagPi 101 weiterlesen

A fully-animated, Arduino-powered launchpad for the LEGO Saturn V model rocket

Reading Time: 2 minutes A fully-animated, Arduino-powered launchpad for the LEGO Saturn V model rocket Arduino Team — December 16th, 2020 Approximately 18 months ago, Mark Howe embarked on a journey to build an animatronic launchpad and gantry for a LEGO Saturn V model rocket. After approximately 1,000 hours of CAD work, hundreds of hours of 3D printing, and…… A fully-animated, Arduino-powered launchpad for the LEGO Saturn V model rocket weiterlesen

3D-printed Super Mario star twinkles atop the tree

Reading Time: < 1 minutes 3D-printed Super Mario star twinkles atop the tree Arduino Team — December 11th, 2020 Christmas trees normally have a star on top, and Super Mario famously becomes invincible when he grabs the star power-up. Naturally, for retro game enthusiasts, these two are begging to be united.  In this project, Doug Lenz (AKA “Freshanator”) did just…… 3D-printed Super Mario star twinkles atop the tree weiterlesen

This Arduino-controlled soft robot gets around like an earthworm

Reading Time: < 1 minutes This Arduino-controlled soft robot gets around like an earthworm Arduino Team — September 28th, 2020 After studying the way a worm wiggles, Nicholas Lauer decided to create his own soft robotic version. What he came up with uses an Arduino Uno for control, inflating six 3D-printed segments sequentially to order to generate peristaltic motion for…… This Arduino-controlled soft robot gets around like an earthworm weiterlesen

These geodesic RGB LED spheres are absolutely stunning

Reading Time: < 1 minutes These geodesic RGB LED spheres are absolutely stunning Arduino Team — September 21st, 2020 While this project took him over 100 hours to complete, creator Whity claims that his glowing geodesic domes were worth the effort. As seen below, each dome is able to light up its triangular faces, using via WS2812B programmable LEDs embedded…… These geodesic RGB LED spheres are absolutely stunning weiterlesen

Explore the backyard and beyond with this FPV RC vehicle

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Explore the backyard and beyond with this FPV RC vehicle Arduino Team — September 14th, 2020 If you want to build your own first-person view RC rover for some backyard exploration, this design by “MoreMorris” is a great place to start. The tank-esque vehicle features a 3D-printed frame, including print-in-place tracks, and is able to…… Explore the backyard and beyond with this FPV RC vehicle weiterlesen

3D-printable cases for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera

Reading Time: 4 minutes Earlier this year, we released the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera, a brand-new 12.3 megapixel camera that allows you to use C- and CS-mount lenses with Raspberry Pi boards. We love it. You love it. How do we know you love it? Because the internet is now full of really awesome 3D-printable cases and add-ons…… 3D-printable cases for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera weiterlesen

New twist on Raspberry Pi experimental resin 3D printer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Element14’s Clem previously built a giant Raspberry Pi-powered resin-based 3D printer and here, he’s flipped the concept upside down. The new Raspberry Pi 4 8GB reduces slicing times and makes for a more responsive GUI on this experimental 3D printer. Let’s take a look at what Clem changed and how… The previous iteration of his…… New twist on Raspberry Pi experimental resin 3D printer weiterlesen

Arduino X-ray imaging phantom simulates lung movement

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Arduino X-ray imaging phantom simulates lung movement Arduino Team — August 5th, 2020 Imaging phantoms are used to evaluate and test medical devices, such as X-ray machinery, where a human subject would be impractical and/or dangerous. In order to simulate the motion and deformation of a lung, Stefan Grimm created an Arduino-powered phantom at a…… Arduino X-ray imaging phantom simulates lung movement weiterlesen

DIY cable cam made from RC car and 3D-printed parts

Reading Time: < 1 minutes DIY cable cam made from RC car and 3D-printed parts Arduino Team — July 14th, 2020 Cable-mounted cameras can be a lot of fun for capturing moving footage. Although commercial cable cam options can be expensive, this system by Kasper Mortensen of MAKESOME is comprised of 3D-printed components with a receiver and wheel salvaged from an…… DIY cable cam made from RC car and 3D-printed parts weiterlesen

Go sailing with this stop-motion 3D-printed boat

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shot on a Raspberry Pi Camera Module, this stop-motion sequence is made up of 180 photos that took two hours to shoot and another hour to process. The trick lies in the Camera Module enabling you to change the alpha transparency of the overlay image, which is the previous frame. It’s all explained in the official…… Go sailing with this stop-motion 3D-printed boat weiterlesen

Meet MrK_Blockvader, a little mobile robot that’s lots of fun

Reading Time: < 1 minutes One of the simplest ways to make a mobile robot involves differential steering, where two wheels move at different speeds as needed to turn and a ball caster keeps it from tipping over. The MrK_Blockvader is an excellent take on this type of bot — demonstrated in the first clip below — featuring a nice blocky body…… Meet MrK_Blockvader, a little mobile robot that’s lots of fun weiterlesen

OctoPrint: a baby monitor for your 3D printer

Reading Time: 7 minutes In issue 32 of HackSpace magazine, out now, we talk to Gina Häußge, creator of OctoPrint – it sits on a Raspberry pi and monitors your 3D printer. Gina Häußge, creator and maintainer of OctoPrint There’s something enchanting about watching a 3D printer lay down hot plastic. Seeing an object take shape before your eyes…… OctoPrint: a baby monitor for your 3D printer weiterlesen