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NES Emulator

NES Emulator

March 7, 2021 4:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you have a hankering for some old school Mario, Tetris, Ninja Turtles, or Contra, get an NES emulator. We did.


3018 CNC Machine Settings

May 28, 2019 3:08 am Published by Comments Off on 3018 CNC Machine Settings

I pushed the 3018 Desktop CNC machine to the threshold of its capabilities, to discover the best re-usable settings.


3018 Desktop CNC Machine

May 27, 2019 7:22 pm Published by Comments Off on 3018 Desktop CNC Machine

An unbiased overview of a 3018 desktop CNC machine, for those interested in hobby desktop machining.


12v Air Compressor Tear-down. Does it Blow?

May 19, 2019 9:11 pm Published by Comments Off on 12v Air Compressor Tear-down. Does it Blow?

I bought a Pittsburgh Automotive 12v Air Compressor to tear-down. I wanted to see if its a piece of junk, or good value for $9.99.


Stoopid Cheap RC Glider

May 10, 2019 2:47 am Published by Comments Off on Stoopid Cheap RC Glider

I hacked together a decent micro R/C Glider from a 24" Maui brand foam chuck glider with. The glider cost was 6.99, and the electronics I had on hand.


betaflight tinywhoop motor problem

Tiny Whoop Motor Problem

January 24, 2019 1:02 am Published by Comments Off on Tiny Whoop Motor Problem

Uneven throttling up on single Tiny Whoop motor.


Lens Replaced

IR Night Vision Camera

January 6, 2019 4:02 am Published by Comments Off on IR Night Vision Camera

Who doesn't want a night vision camera?! I've been sitting on a lens without an IR filter, and some IR LED boards to build an IR Night Vision Camera for a while now.


Various Development Boards

Power Arduinos, STM32s and Other MCUs

December 29, 2018 12:14 am Published by Comments Off on Power Arduinos, STM32s and Other MCUs

During testing, it may be enough to power the MCU from the onboard voltage regulators, and peripherals from a lab bench supply, but...


ts100

TS100 Soldering Iron

December 28, 2018 12:42 am Published by Comments Off on TS100 Soldering Iron

The TS100 is a must for anybody who's ever soldered anything. Even if you have a nice soldering station already.


Tiny Whoop 65mm Betaflight LOoG

DIY Brushed Tiny Whoop

December 6, 2018 4:53 am Published by Comments Off on DIY Brushed Tiny Whoop

A DIY Brushed Tiny Whoop with performance and affordability in mind. The most affordable platform for an FPV Tiny Whoop is the ...