The world’s biggest open source hardware 3-D printer festival is this weekend in Goshen, Indiana (USA):
Friday, March 23, 2018 at 3:00 PM – Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
What is MRRF? It’s the worlds largest celebration of open source 3D printing with over 1,000 people from around the globe attending in 2017. If you are a hobbyists, enthusiast or any level of user of 3D printing then come on out and enjoy the weekend with others. Not sure what 3D printing is or want to learn more about it? Perfect! Come out and see what it’s all about.
Hackaday has a great recap of MRRF last year:
Check out the MRRF newsletter for the latest details and follow MRRF on Twitter. And look for our Drew Fustini this weekend who will, of coruse, be wearing purple and carrying lots of OSH Park coupons to share!
Playing with some animations of the single LEDs strip of my NeoPixel board was nice but the thoughts soon come to mind: “It would look better if there were more strips”, “…if there were more strips, how could they be coordinated”, to “Could I still use the ATiny1614?”.
via Expanding the NeoPixel Project — Rebooting Electronics
On Saturday we saw a flood of interesting hacks come to life as more than 100 community organized meetups were held for World Create Day. Thank you to all of the organizers who made these events possible, and for everyone who decided to get together and hack. Students Learning Hardware Design in Islamabad, Pakistan The…
via Water Level Sensors, Alexa in a Fish, and Modular Synths During World Create Day — Hackaday
2018.03.18 : BML project for using a $2 FTDI FT260Q for adding 14 bits of GPIO to any PC via USB with no device drivers required. Ever miss the simple days of using a PC’s LPT1 parallel port to bit-bang GPIO over 8 output pins and 4 input pins of the DB-25 connector? I sure […]
via BML GPIO-14 USB Board for PCs — Black Mesa Labs
tl;dr So when I was into using just a atmega328 dip chip I make a programmer header for it that also had a crystal and the capacitors need to make it function. I wanted to do the same for the attiny85. As you know you have to use a ISP programmer to flash the […]
via Attiny85 backpack programmer header — Facelesstech
The Hackaday writing crew goes to great lengths to cover all that is interesting to engineers and engineering enthusiasts. We find ourselves stretched a bit thin and it’s time to ask for help. 161 more words
via We’re Hiring: Come Join Us! — Hackaday
For my current project I searched for a good boost power converter which is able to deliver continuous 400mA power for various sensors. There are an endless number of good boost converters around, but not many can be hand soldered to a board. I would really like to see some with SO packages. It seems […]
via Testing the TPS61092 Boost Converter — Lucky Resistor