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On YouTube: 15 Minute Arduino Project: OLED Ammeter INA219

April 4th, 2017 No comments

On YouTube: 15 Minute Arduino Project: OLED Ammeter INA219

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Another Arduino sandwich – this time the INA219 current sensor module, an Arduino Pro Mini and a 128×32 OLED. Part of my 18650 current monitoring project.


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On YouTube: Best 3D Printer Under $200 – Tevo Tarantula Full Review

March 31st, 2017 No comments

On YouTube: Best 3D Printer Under $200 - Tevo Tarantula Full Review

It arrived very well packaged with thick protective foam, even the box was unscratched! The building process was enjoyable and is something I highly recommend to anyone as it is a great way to learn more about electronics!

It’s not perfect, it does need a couple of minor modifications. All of which is described in the video. You need a cooling nozzle, spool holder and a reinforced Z-motor mount. Obviously the settings inside your slicer impacts the result as well.

I was happy when I realised the bed could reach high enough temperature in order to print ABS filament. This was great news, as my Anet A8 is not capable of reaching higher than 70°C and ABS requires at least 95°C.

In conclusion the printer is amazing! Not only is the bed remarkable, but it’s way more quiet than my other 3D printers. The quality of the prints was absolutely stunning as well. Because of the bowden extruder it might have a hard time printing with flexible filament, but you will be able to print at very high speeds without compromising quality.

Watch YouTube: Best 3D Printer Under $200 – Tevo Tarantula Full Review

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On YouTube: No-etch circuit boards with your laser printer

March 28th, 2017 No comments

On YouTube: Now, Everyone Can Afford 3D Printing (Monoprice Select Mini Review)

March 22nd, 2017 Comments off

The cheapest price is now around $320 on Amazon, but there might be sales that lower it closer to the $200 mentioned in this video. — Douglas

On YouTube: Now, Everyone Can Afford 3D Printing (Monoprice Select Mini Review)

Watch YouTube: Now, Everyone Can Afford 3D Printing (Monoprice Select Mini Review) 

I’m a little late to the 3D printing game, but I finally get it. For $200 , the Monoprice Mini Select is a no brainier for anyone who’s curious about 3D printing. It’s an extremely capable machine with a small footprint. Best of all it comes pre-assembled ready to print, right out of the box.  No this video was not sponsored in any way. I just really like this printer 🙂

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On YouTube: Arduino Control Flow

March 13th, 2017 Comments off

Get started with Arduino programming in this quick and clear video on how programs work — Douglas

On YouTube: Arduino Control Flow

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Noted: Bert Simon’s Icoled is a 3D Printed Arduino Powered Lamp #3DPrinting #ArduinoMonday

March 12th, 2017 Comments off

On YouTube: Intro to 3D Printing – A Series

March 9th, 2017 Comments off

On YouTube: Intro to 3D Printing - A Series

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This is the first video in a series of 3D Printing video’s i plan on doing. Since 3D printing and 3D Printing Technology is relatively new i am going to start as though you’ve never printed anything before and work my way through everything you need to know. I will go over what to look for in a printer, how much does a printer cost, tips and tools, settings, enclosures, modifications, filament explanations, prints you need, adding a glass bed, fixing clogs, insulation, and the best 3D design software.

Hopefully you can watch these video’s and save yourself the hassle of making the typical mistakes that most people do who are just starting out.


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On YouTube: PromptSmart – Intelligent Teleprompter for your iPhone and iPad

March 7th, 2017 Comments off

An interesting bit of software for those of us who produce our own videos without the benefits of a a large crew and a lot of money. Adding the voice recognition piece to the standard teleprompter could be a winning combination for this software. — Douglas

On YouTube: PromptSmart - Intelligent Teleprompter for your iPhone and iPad

Watch YouTube: PromptSmart – Intelligent Teleprompter for your iPhone and iPad

Teleprompters help you stay on script and produce great, value-packed content. Try PrompSmart, the smart prompt app you can use from your phone or tablet. It works on any mobile device and integrates with Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox and Box. Make better, value-packed video with a little help from PromptSmart.

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On YouTube: Create is a Verb from Barb Makes Things

March 7th, 2017 Comments off

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