PComp: Final Post

So here is the final circuit. Ideally to get it any small would mean an custom board, which can be revisited next semester with my classes at least. After some feedback, people have insisted perhaps making two sets of design and having the person building or purchasing the design chose what they like. My intention…

Fab Week 7: Motor Mounts

…Or lack thereof. But not intentionally so! So here’s my rad “robot” kit. The Scribbler. Cool, right? I mean if Maker Faire liked it to be Editor’s and Educator’s choice, it’s gotta be good! …But the crux. I purchased a DC/Stepper mount for this guy but the head of the motor wouldn’t fit through the…

So this week’s project was little less technical and more artsy fartsy with a mosaic, working with glass, grout, and wood instead of my usual cardboard prototyping. Started with a basic base to mount the glass, ArtDeco black satin enamel paint (the sort you’d usually use to decorate walls and furniture), and my new favorite…

PComp Final: Debugging!

A short update. The code and circuit work, a setback with the Trinket has led me to switch with the Arduino Pro Mini, which has also led it to its own share of uploading issues, which after much testing and re testing and scouring the internet for fixes, I have the solution! First, the FTDI…