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An Awesome Looking V-Tail Multicopter Platform #TindieBlog

If a normal quadcopter looks cool, one with a V-Tail configuration is even better. Or as this quadcopter’s Tindie listing puts it, the “V-Tail design increases yaw authority (and looks awesome).” Yaw, if you’re wondering, is the act of turning about a…

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Get Notifications About Blog Activity via the IoT Wordpress Light #TindieBlog

So you have a website that’s popular enough to receive comments, pingbacks, or other interesting interactions, but you’d rather not check your site (or emails) compulsively. If that sounds like you, then the WPLight is an interesting product to consider.…

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Raspberry Pi Display Cabinet #TindieBlog

According to Raspberry Pi’s description of their official touchscreen, it “gives users the ability to create all-in-one, integrated projects such as tablets, infotainment systems and embedded projects.” Marty Rice, however, wanted a console-style case…

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SIS-2 Universal Remote Receiver #TindieBlog

When you think of a “universal remote,” you generally picture an infrared (IR) emitter that can be setup to control your TV, AV receiver, and any other number of devices that work using IR signals. On the other hand, what’s to keep someone from doing the…

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NeoPix Arcade Kit #TindieBlog

The Circuit Playground from Adafruit is certainly an interesting little board. It comes in the shape of a disk, can be programmed with the Arduino IDE. In addition to other features, it can produce sounds, has programmable LEDs around it, and can detect…

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Beautiful "Frosty" LED Wall Clock #TindieBlog

As a consumer, you have many choices for what to put on your wall. You could go with a poster, painting, or college diploma, but if you want something that shows off your discerning taste to the wold, while providing you with temporal information, there…

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Enhance Rotational Control with the Mocodor #TindieBlog

So you have a robotics application where you need a motor that can continuously rotate. One good option that still allows you some speed control is to modify a conventional servo into what’s commonly known as a continuous rotation servo. This works pretty…

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Shotgun Resistant Drone Frame #TindieBlog

If you fly quadcopters—or what are commonly, but perhaps somewhat incorrectly—referred to as “drones,” there’s an extemely good chance you’ve also crashed quadcopters. Personally, I’ve crashed tiny Hubsan X4 and Proto X quadcopters hundreds, perhaps…

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Indoor Location with Localino #TindieBlog

If you’d like to know where you are in the outside world, then a GPS receiver is probably what you think of, and likely a good choice. On the other hand, these receivers generally don’t work as reliably indoors, so a different methodology needs to be…

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Very Accurate Incubator Controller with Bluetooth App #TindieBlog

For most of us, the only temperature we really care about is how hot the environment is around us. For better or worse, this means spending much of our time inside temperature controlled bubbles known as “houses” or “buildings.” If, however, you have…
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