Month: September 2019

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Hackaday Links: September 1, 2019

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The sun may be spotless, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t doing interesting things. A geomagnetic storm is predicted for this weekend, potentially giving those at …

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Stack Of Plant Saucers, Transformed Into Low Cost Solar Shield

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For serious data collection with weather sensors, a solar shield is crucial. The shield protects temperature and humidity sensors from direct sunlight, as well as rain …

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Ultra Benchy Is A Big Plastic Boat, Alright

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The 3DBenchy, or Benchy for short, is a popular test model for 3D printers. Designed with overhanging curved surfaces, flat planes, holes, and other difficult geometry, …

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Human-Powered Henhouse Keeps Chickens On The Job

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While it’s not exactly in the same vein as other projects around here, like restoring vintage video game systems or tricking an ESP32 to output VGA, …

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Running Doom On A Doomed GPS

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What’s the first thing you think of when you see an old GPS navigation system for sale cheap at a garage sale? Our research indicates that …

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Force Sensitive Resistor Takes The Pain Out Of Bed Leveling

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How do you know if your 3D printer bed is levelled? Oh, don’t worry – you’ll know. Without a level bed, filament won’t stick properly to …

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Double 3: Your Instant Physical Presence Anywhere, No Matter Where You Are

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Telepresence is one of those futuristic buzzwords that’s popped up a few times over the decades; promising the ability to attend a meeting in New York …

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Race RC Cars From Anywhere On Earth

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Racing games have come a long way over the years. From basic 2D sprite-based titles, they’ve evolved to incorporate advanced engines with highly realistic simulated physics …