Here’s a simple laser project that makes a bunch of useful things. It uses up some of those small pieces of scrap acrylic that people toss into the drawer. Many people wonder why that’s in there, because most projects require larger pieces. These plant markers are small enough to be unobtrusive, yet still very readable. […]
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I’ve been buying some 3W LEDs from various sources for a project. Each of those sellers makes wildly improbable claims about the brightness and chromaticity of their LEDs, but I didn’t have a good way to verify them and see which are best. I found a light meter in the i3 Detroit eLab, but getting […]
We have a couple of rocket scientists and many members interested in model rockets, so one of the members threw out the idea of launching rockets and having a BBQ in the local park. Aside from the usual power line, roof, and tree issues it went off well. Until it was over. There were leftovers. […]
Our friends over at SparkFun are doing a national tour, and we were the first Michigan location to sign up to host them! We want to help kids in the Detroit metro area learn about technology and especially electronics, so this is a great opportunity. Our class will be held on Saturday, 17 August 2013. […]
We’ve got the rulz and are in full swing to come up with a game by 9 pm on Sunday. There are about 30 members of the ‘space signed up to help at some point throughout the weekend. We started by brainstorming ideas, then broke up into small groups to develop those ideas and try […]