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Raspberry Pi Foundation merges with CoderDojo Foundation

#RaspberryPi Foundation merges with #CoderDojo Foundation

(Raspberry Pi Foundation)[https://www.raspberrypi.org/] has announced a merger with Irish computing charity The CoderDojo Foundation in order to bring easy access low-cost computing skills to as many people as bloody need them. Read the official anoucment

How to Build a High Speed Photographic System with Arduino

#Howto #Build a High Speed #Photographic System with #Arduino

High speed photgraphy is a techique used to take photo of events that occurs very fast, example like the bullet through the apple or the milk drop crown.

Here are two projects you can try build yourself

via hackaday.com 1 & 2

Project Smart Smoke Detector

#Project #Smart #SmokeDetector The regular smoke detector can only notify the users that smoke has been detected when users are at home. What if the users are not at home and something is burning

With the smart smoke detector, the users will get a text message to their cellphones, and they can turn on the water valve from their cellphones to extinguish the fire even they are far away from home. This project uses #Particle photon connected to anther photon through #IFTTT.

Project Page www.hackster.io

How to Make Threads with Taps and Dies

#Howto Make #Threads with #Taps and #Dies

As you work on your project you often need to tighten two things. Screws and bolts are simple options for fastening two pieces of material together. If you know how to use Taps and Dies you can Fabricate Your Own Threaded Parts.

Checkout this makezine.com on how to make threads yourself.

Project How To Build Your Own Vacuum Chamber

#Project #HowTo Build Your Own Vacuum Chamber

Video http://www.youtube.com/embed/Vv0ECOX0JSM/

Chris Notap shows you how he created a small, tabletop vacuum chamber on the cheap using an old scroll compressor he got from a discarded dehumidifier, some common household items, and a vacuum gauge.

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Project – Simple DIY Mousetrap

#Project – #DIY #Mousetrap

Youtube Video http://www.youtube.com/embed/dpyo2g7tBsQ

Chris used little more than some pieces of PVC piping, misc hardware, paper clips, a ball point pen, and a chunk of wood. In the video’s description, he gives a pretty good summary of the trap and how it works.

via makezine.com

Domoticz an Open Source Home Automation Suite

#Domoticz an #OpenSource Home #Automation Suite

Domoticz is another Open Source a Home Automation System that lets you monitor and configure various devices like: Lights, Switches, various sensors/meters like Temperature, Rain, Wind, UV, Electra, Gas, Water and much more. Notifications/Alerts can be sent to any mobile device. Domoticz is frontend is web based. More info on project website domoticz.com

Calaos an Open Source Home Automation Suite

#Calaos is a #OpenSource project (GPLv3) that lets you control and monitor your home. You can easily install and use it to transform your home into a smart home.

Calaos run on many hardwares, Premoboard, Cubieboard, Raspberry Pi, Intel mahcines (Atom/i3/i5/i7). More info on project website calaos.fr

Project: How to make DIY variable tuning capacitor

#Project on #HowTo make #DIY variable tuning #capacitor

DIY variable tuning capacitor

For those who enjoy building radio projects, you may have noticed that variable capacitors are not as available as they once were. There was a time when all radio receivers contained at least one, but with the arrival of the varicap diode and frequency synthesizer, the traditional tuning capacitor is difficult to find. With a range of 5 pF to 27 pF, this multi-turn capacitor can be constructed using only six items. View the step by step guide

DIY Expo 2017 by Electronics For You

Electronics For You#EFY #ElectronicsForYou is Introducing the 1st edition of #DIYExpo2017

So, if you are from the DIYer/maker, hobbyist, academia, inventor community or you want to explore business opportunities with suppliers to these communities, this platform should be a paradise for you!

Date: 2nd – 4th March 2017

Location: Bengaluru, India, Bangalore International Exhibition Centre

Know more on http://diyexpo.in