Drone Racing 5.8GHz Diversity Receiver

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Shea Ivey created this receiver for FPV (First Person View) Drone Racing:

DIY project to create your own 5.8ghz FPV diversity basestation – based off the rx5808 receiver module.

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Project includes basic Arduino Nano implementation to advanced custom PCB board and introduction to digital switches 4066 chip.

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sheaivey has shared the board on OSH Park:

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Drone Racing 5.8GHz Diversity Receiver

Hackaday Prize Entry: A Charlieplexed Wristwatch

If there’s one thing we like, it’s blinky stuff, and you’re not going to get anything cooler than a display made of tiny SMD LEDs. That’s the idea behind this wristwatch and Hackaday Prize entry. It’s a tiny board, loaded up with an ATmega, a few buttons, and a bunch of LEDs in a big…

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Hackaday Prize Entry: A Charlieplexed Wristwatch

Pre-Summit #BringAHack at OSH Park

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Please join us on Open Hardware Summit eve for a delightful mix of #BringAHack and open house!

When: Thursday, October 6th. 6 PM to Midnight.

Where: 311 B Ave, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Refreshments will be served. No problem if you won’t be able to bring a “hack”. There will still be plenty of interesting things to experience!

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Uber From Crystal Ballroom (Downtown Portland):

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Public Transit From Crystal Ballroom (Downtown Portland):

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Pre-Summit #BringAHack at OSH Park

Teensy Mitutoyo Interface

The design files and source code are available on GitHub:

githubCatherineH/teensy-mitutoyo-interface

 

CatherineH shared the board on OSH Park:

Teensy Mitutoyo Interface

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Teensy Mitutoyo Interface

Creating A PCB In Everything: Eagle, Part 2 — Hackaday

In the last (and first) post in this series, we took a look at Eagle. Specifically, we learned how to create a custom part in Eagle. Our goal isn’t just to make our own parts in Eagle, we want to make schematics, boards, and eventually solder a few PCBs. The board we’ll be making, like…

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Creating A PCB In Everything: Eagle, Part 2 — Hackaday

Making A PCB in Everything: Eagle, Part 1 — Hackaday

For the first in a series of posts describing how to make a PCB, we’re going with Eagle. Eagle CAD has been around since the days of DOS, and has received numerous updates over the years. Until KiCad started getting good a few years ago, Eagle CAD was the de facto standard PCB design software…

via Making A PCB in Everything: Eagle, Part 1 — Hackaday

Making A PCB in Everything: Eagle, Part 1 — Hackaday