Single input, multiple output power source for a variety of needs

Sometimes you have a need to power a few devices while using your Arduino. For me, this situation arose when I was building my 8mm film scanner. I have to power the Arduino, a light source, and the Canon IXUS 95 camera I use to shoot the pictures. In theory …

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Assembling a CoLiDo DIY 3D printer, part 1

As most of you know, I am not an engineer, despite my lofty ambitions of tinkering with all sorts of things. So, the other day Jouko Lehtomäki from Suomen 3D-ratkaisut, the partner company of my university Haaga-Helia, brought us a brand new CoLiDo DIY printer in a crate. He said it’d be …

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Fantastic tool for metal printing

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Thrinno, a Belgian company based in Ghent. Thrinno is working on a cloud-based system that enables companies with 3D metal printing needs to assess the print process virtually, find the best orientation for printing, and most importantly, get a quote on the price …

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New, improved 3D Lab at Haaga-Helia

Hello again, and all the best for 2017 to all my readers! Just before Christmas, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and Suomen 3D-ratkaisut Oy (an importer of 3D printers) entered into a partnership. It stipulates that the University will get five printers and an amount of filament every year, and …

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