Author Archives: pacopascal2013

Buggy

I’m very pleased to introduce you  my last present, just arrived. The “Buggy”, one of the last technological “toys” from MikroElektronika. I said “toys”, but we can consider the Buggy a complete development system, useful to study a large number … Continue reading

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Practical use of 3D printer

Finally, a practical use of my 3D printer Prusa I3. Was sunday morning, when a drama happened on my kitchen. My girl was warming a cup of milk, suddendly, the microwawe stopped to function. A gloomy silence filled the kitchen. … Continue reading

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Some parts printed with Prusa I3 & Design Spark Mechanical

Here we can see some parts that I printed with Prusa I3 DIY 3D printer . All these have been designed with Design Spark Mechiancal, a free 3D CAD, based on Space Claim CAD. At the beginning I have some … Continue reading

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Adding a Real Clock Calendar to your Arduino UNO

The Arduino UNO  doesn’t have  a little coin-battery-powered ‘Real Time Clock’  (RTC) module, which keeps time even when the power is off, or the battery removed. So in this project we will show you how to add a RTC Click … Continue reading

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A new adjustable endstop for Z axis

Just finished and tested a new adjustable endstop for Z axis Now it is possible to adjust the endstop with only a screwdriver ( wrenches are not necessary )  Turn the M4 bolt to adjust the zero position. All the … Continue reading

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Prusa i3 rework ready

After about 2 months, using the free time on evening ( and night ) , I can say that my Prusa I3 rework is finished and I’m pretty satisfy of the final result. I made some small changes from the … Continue reading

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Adding a Real Clock Calendar to your Raspberry PI

The Raspberry Pi doesn’t have a little coin-battery-powered ‘Real Time Clock’  (RTC) module, which keeps time even when the power is off, or the battery removed. To keep costs low and the size small, an RTC is not included with … Continue reading

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