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Building a RichRap 3DR - Part 1

My first journey into 3D printers

Building a RichRap 3DR - Part 1

I've recently got my hands on a 3DR 3D printer kit so I wanted to use a couple of posts documenting its build. I plumped for the 3DR as I had been after a 3D printer for a while but was concerned about having space to use it. When I saw the design of the 3DR, which is within a tall cylinder as opposed to the more traditional cube shape of the MakerBot I knew that this was the one that I had room for in the man cave.

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23-Mar-2015 Permanent Link

 

Shake stick - Persistence of vision wand kit

Flash Stick AT89S52 DIY Kit Magic Wand

Shake stick - Persistence of vision wand kit

Ebay listing: Shake Stick Suite Flash Stick AT89S52 DIY Kit Magic Wand New

So when I saw this kit for £2.51 I was intrigued.  I imagined that due to the layout of the LEDs when you shook the stick back and forth that it would show some form of pattern or words.  I ordered one and when it arrived the package didn’t contain (and never had done) the circuit board.  A simple complaint via eBay resulted in a second much bigger package arriving which then had the board in it as well as all the parts again - so I got some spares as well.

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14-Mar-2015 Permanent Link

 

Program a Duino with your RPI and then debug it

Back the RasPio Duino and Pi Debug Clip Kickstarters

Program a Duino with your RPI and then debug it

I’m watching (and backing) a couple of Kickstarter projects at the moment the RasPio Duino and the Pi Debug Clip– and they are both funded.  As they are both in the last day of their campaigns I thought I would briefly mention them here as they are both relevant to what I have been writing about of late.

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2-Mar-2015 Permanent Link

 

It's all about me...

I'm a 46 year old married father who works with websites for a living. Doing that for work means I dont often update this site, unless I can think of something useful to say. I mostly like taking photos - and most of my internet presence now will be related to that.

Something else?

Dont you find it ironic that people invest so much in bringing you to a website only to give you a list of links to take you elsewhere? So I'm not going to give you a list of my favourite haunts to send you away from this site.

(c) somewhere in space and time: M.Norman