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Activity Board:

It's all about the code!

February 11th, 2018 5 min read

With the activity board controller finally in place and tested. It’s time to throw together the actual firmware. Let’s fire up VSCode!

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Activity Board:

Assembling the panel

December 18th, 2017 3 min read

After a succesful intergration of the push buttons it is time to wrap up the front panel. With 9 switches, 3 buttons, 2 displays, 1 slide pot, 1 rotary encoder and a lot of LEDs, this includes a lot of wiring.

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Activity Board:

Push the button!

November 6th, 2017 3 min read

Now that the activity board casing is done. It’s time to start the wiring of all the components. A tedious job which I take way too serious.

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Activity Board:

Adjusting the Switches

April 24th, 2017 3 min read

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the Activity Board I’m building for my son. Since I want this panel to use a 5 volt power supply, i needed to tweak some of the buttons I’ll be using.

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Activity Board:

Enzo's Control Room

April 10th, 2017 4 min read

With all of my projects that include one or more buttons, I know one thing for sure. The buttons will be extensively tested by my 1,5 year old tinkerer Enzo. My Automatic curtains need to open and closed more than a few times a day, and my robot arm’s test buttons are being pressed repeatedly even while it isn’t powered on. I think the message is clear: he wants his own buttons!

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Robotic Arm:

Illuminating the joint.

November 21st, 2016 3 min read

2 weeks ago I wrote about my new project: building my own DUM-E robot. And while I have a lot of idea’s for this project, I mainly spent my time waiting for the nessecery parts to arrive. So to ease the waiting, let’s work on making the passive side of the joint a little more sexy.

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The NeoDisplay

June 20th, 2016 4 min read

As most of the Arduino tinkering makers, I have some NeoPixels LEDs in my drawers. Especially the 8x8 NeoMatrix is a beautiful piece of illumination. But till now, I didn’t have any good use for it yet. Time to make it a bit more useful!

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Building my 3D-printer enclosure.

June 22nd, 2015 3 min read

Ever since I bought my Lulzbot Mini, I’m hooked to the concept of 3D printing. But not only the printing keeps me busy. Creating the perfect printing environment is just as addictive.

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The Easter Egg-F-O

April 5th, 2015 2 min read

Every year during Easter, my family in law organise a serious egg decoration competition. Throwing around some paint won’t do it for you. And since I didn’t win last year, it was time to step up my game …

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