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A Solar Generator the Will Run Fridge and Deep Freeze For Two Days

I’ve built a solar generator a few years ago and I’m thinking it’s time for an upgrade. This video is a little tour of my new solar generator with its features and capacity ratings. I will update with another video when I add the extra battery module and connect it to solar panels for charging […]

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Interesting Maker

Creating a Homemade PCB with the Voltera V-One PCB Printer

It’s amazing the sorts of things that can be printed these days: tools, artificial limbs, homes, and now even printed circuit boards. I wonder if this will help with the global chip shortage. In this video I will be testing out the Voltera V-One PCB printer and create a homemade PCB version of one of […]

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Maker Solar

Storing Solar Power on a Roof

Battery technology has a long way to go if renewables are going to be successful. Here’s an interesting and low tech way to store energy.

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Maker Raspberry Pi

Mini Raspberry Pi Server With Built In UPS & Display

In this video, Michael Klements puts together a mini Raspberry Pi server with a built-in UPS. A Raspberry Pi makes a great server for a NAS or for media streaming, home automation or even a home security hub for your cameras. All of these projects can benefit from having a built-in UPS to ensure that […]

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IoT Maker

Getting Started with LIDAR

Learn to use some basic LIDAR devices, with an Arduino and a PC. This video introduces two inexpensive LIDAR devices that you can start experimenting with. These devices were provided courtesy of DFRobot, they are VERY inexpensive considering their capabilities. Time stamps: 00:00 – Introduction 03:30 – Two LIDAR Devices 06:08 – How LIDAR works […]

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IoT Maker

Review of the Banana Pi M5: ARM SBC with eMMC

ExplainingComputers reviews the Banana Pi M5 single board computer, including demos running Android and Ubuntu MATE 20.10.

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Build Your own Stream Deck For Under $20

StreamDecks are great pieces of equipment to add some pizazz to your livestreams, but they are a bit pricey. Nero 3dp shows us how to DIY one for less than $20.

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IoT Maker

Next Level Christmas Tree Lights with a Raspberry Pi Zero

Stand-up Maths demonstrates how he amped up his Christmas tree decoration game with some math and a Raspberry Pi Zero.

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Maker Solar

How to Build a 5kWh DIY Portable Power Cart Hand Truck

LithiumSolar  latest project is a rather fun portable power station built ontop a standard hand truck. This power cart packs a powerful punch with a 2.4kW inverter and a 5.0kWh battery bank. The MPPSolar inverter is an all-in-one device that also includes an MPPT solar charge controller and an AC charger. The BigBattery batteries each […]

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