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A Tiny Mistery: The Odd Leds

October 18th, 2018 5 min read

After the previous breakthrough which allows me to program the ATTiny10 and a small delay caused by a wonderful sunny Ibiza holiday, it’s time to get the WS2812 2020 leds working on this wonderful small microcontroller.

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The Recursive LedControl Counter

March 14th, 2017 7 min read

2 weeks ago I posted a small clip on my Instagram which showed a MAX7219 counter demo. Using this 8 digit, 7 segment display is pretty straight forward, but some people asked me how I printed the incremetal counter, since the MAX7219 LedControl library only allows you to print one digit at a time …

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Robotic Arm:

Give me some feedback!

February 26th, 2017 3 min read

To improve my robot arm’s accuracy, I wanted to add an absolute position feedback mechanism. Aside from it’s accuracy, it would also prevent the need for end stops. But most importantly, it would give me a reason to play with a AS5600 12-bit on-axis magnetic rotary position sensor.

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Quiz Time:

Quiz Time. Again!

January 2nd, 2017 3 min read

A few years ago I introduced a new Christmas Dinner tradition: we play a quiz to test the attendees knowledge of the news facts of the past year. How many gold medals did we win during the Olypics? On what day did Trump win the election? And who won the Eurovision Song Contest? This year I improved the Quiz experience with the help of some maker magic …

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Behind my computer ...

August 1st, 2016 7 min read

Most of my blogs are about my physical projects, my tools like my 3d printer, my Rigol power supply and scope and my beloved soldering iron. But, truth to be told, most of my time is spent behind my computer. Today I’m going to give you a rundown of tools and ingredients I use the most when working on my Mac.

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The Toon MagicMirror Module

July 5th, 2016 4 min read

A few weeks ago I got in touch with Eneco, one of the biggest energy suppliers of Holland and makers of the Toon smart thermostat. They were pretty excited about my Magic Mirror project and had a nice challenge for me.

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MagicMirror², a huge announcement.

April 11th, 2016 3 min read

When I built my MagicMirror 2 year ago, I could have never predict the popularity of the project. With over 2,5 million pageviews on my blog, 1250 stars and almost 500 forks of the GitHub repository and a growing list of MagicMirror builders, the MagicMirror project deserves some extra love. Time to announce something awesome!

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Power Suit:

The Code Magic

October 5th, 2014 4 min read

Let’s start off with a warning. If you’re here for the pictures, you’ll be disappointed. This week we’ll dive into the Arduino code that will run on the on board computer of the Power Suit.

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