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Maker Solar

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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Drones Raspberry Pi

Making a 4G LTE Raspberry Pi Drone with Limitless Range

With standard drones your range to control it is bound by the range of the radio controller. This only gets you a couple miles. But what if your drone were connected to a mobile network? Well, then the power of limitless range of drone control is unleashed. Or at least as long as the battery held […]

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Video Production

How to Make Animated Cartoon of Yourself in PowerPoint

In this step-by-step tutorial, learn how to make an animated cartoon of yourself in Microsoft PowerPoint. Start by using a free add-in called Pixton Cartoon Characters to create an avatar of yourself. You can choose the body type, color, hair, outfit, and the pose. Pixton remembers what characters you’ve created so you can quickly insert […]

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atomic14 / diy-alexa
Maker Speech and Voice

Build Your Own Alexa Speaker

Sure, Prime day is happening now, but where’s the DIY fun in that? Here’s a GitHub tutorial on how to build your own Alexa powered speaker. DIY Alexa with the ESP32 Want to build your own Alexa? All you will need is an ESP32 and Microphone board. Demo video and code walkthrough is available here […]

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Covid Pandemic Maker

Building a TRUE 4k Home Cinema Projector

DIY Perks shows you how to build a 4K home projector to bring that movie theater experience home, as it could be a while before regular cinemas open. As a bonus, there’s a great description of the science behind projection.

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Interesting

What is a Centrifugal Switch?

Jeremy Fielding explores the Centrifugal Switch. What is it? Why is it important?

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IoT Maker

Why Build an Entire Computer on Breadboards?

Ben Eater explains why he likes to build entire computers on breadboard. 

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Drones Maker

Active Noise Cancellation

Tech Ingredients demonstrates an active noise reduction technique. He reviews passive noise management and go on to demonstrate phase-related active noise reduction and goes on to demonstrate phase-related active noise reduction.

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Computer Vision Maker Robotics

JetBot: Jetson Nano Vision-Controlled AI Robot

ExplainingComputers takes a closer look at the “JetBot,” a computer vision powered robots built on top a Jetson Nano.

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Autonomous Vehicles Maker Robotics

Is LIDAR Easy to Use for Makers?

In this video, take a closer look at a commercial LIDAR sensor for hobbyists. Find out how the sensor manages to measure the distance to objects placed all around it and how we can use this data with a computer and an Arduino. At the end watch a small robot which uses the LIDAR system […]

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