29 Dec '13, 3pm

Fubarino Contest: Hackaday On An RC Heli

Fubarino Contest: Hackaday On An RC Heli

[SF Tester] (his real name, honestly, with a brother who does QA for Blizzard) recently picked up a Blade SR remote control helicopter. Compared to the cheap coaxial helicopters you can pick up from eBay or Amazon for $30, this heli is a huge step up, but it does have one weakness – it comes with its own transmitter, and binding it to [Tester]‘s shiny new DX9 transmitter is a pain. The initial attempt at getting the proper values from the stock transmitter into his big-boy transmitter originally consisted of taking the stock transmitter, some servos, attaching them to homebrew protractors, and reading out the values of each axis manually. That’s a brute-force method of improving his new toy, so [Tester] sought out a better method. The solution came via Arduino’s pulseIn() command . By connecting the stock receiver to an Arduino, [Tester] was able to precisely read the valu...

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Fubarino Contest: Serial Data Transmission

Fubarino Contest: Serial Data Transmission

hackaday.com 28 Dec '13, 9am

Yeah, okay, I gotta say, this crap is making me lose respect for this website. First off, this isn’t an easter egg since t...

Fubarino Contest: Micro Voltmeter

Fubarino Contest: Micro Voltmeter

hackaday.com 29 Dec '13, 3am

This collection of hardware is a diy voltmeter . It can measure up to 17V with 1 microvolt resolution while taking seven s...

Fubarino Contest: NTP Clock

Fubarino Contest: NTP Clock

hackaday.com 29 Dec '13, 9am

A few weeks ago I’ve built my own alarm clock. For that purpose I used an Arduino Ethernet and an Adafruit LCD Shield. I d...

Fubarino Contest: Splash Screen On System Reset

Fubarino Contest: Splash Screen On System Reset

hackaday.com 30 Dec '13, 3am

Here’s a Fubarino contest entry for all those homebrew computer nuts out there. [Danjovic] modified a serial NTSC/PAL disp...

Fubarino Contest Winners

hackaday.com 31 Dec '13, 9pm

It is with great pleasure that I announce the winners of the Fubarino Contest (alphabetical order): Brian, Daniel, Dave, D...

Fubarino Contest: Hackaday In Your Soldering Iron

hackaday.com 26 Dec '13, 12pm

Besides a coffee pot, the most important tool on the electronic tinkerer’s workbench is the soldering iron. Surprisingly, ...

Fubarino Contest: Oscilloscope Clock

Fubarino Contest: Oscilloscope Clock

hackaday.com 27 Dec '13, 9pm

Before hearing about the Fubarino Contest [Joseph] never considered adding an Easter Egg to one of his own projects. But a...

Fubarino Contest: FPGA Pong

Fubarino Contest: FPGA Pong

hackaday.com 26 Dec '13, 9pm

For [Eric]‘s entry for our Fubarino Contest, he went down to very low-level hardware and created Pong on an FPGA. [Eric] u...

Fubarino Contest: Custom Mech Warrior Online Co...

hackaday.com 28 Dec '13, 3pm

Twenty-two keys, a push button, three flip-switches, and a touch screen all let [Dominic] take his Mech Warrior Online gam...

Hackaday Links: December 29, 2013

hackaday.com 30 Dec '13, 12am

Hackaday Links: December 29, 2013 December 29, 2013 by Mike Szczys Leave a Comment There are a ton of cheap RF transceiver...

Fubarino Contest: Minecraft, Zelda, Arduinos, A...

hackaday.com 22 Dec '13, 12pm

In a clever bit of pandering to the gamer crowd for the Fubarino Contest, [Laurens] has combined The Legend of Zelda, Mine...

Fubarino Contest: Home Automation and Candle Flicker

Fubarino Contest: Home Automation and Candle Fl...

hackaday.com 27 Dec '13, 3pm

With a home automation system already in place, and considering the time of year, [Thom] chose to use his Christmas tree l...

Fubarino Contest: A Sculpted Room With LEDs

Fubarino Contest: A Sculpted Room With LEDs

hackaday.com 24 Dec '13, 9pm

[Sisam] and [Mclien] are a father and son team that built this sculptural room with an organic looking built-in seating ar...

Fubarino Contest: Hackaday Tells You You’re A T...

hackaday.com 21 Dec '13, 9am

[Mikko] is in to flying F3B racers – remote control airplanes with a three meter wingspan. These races require the pilot t...

Domain Contest: Defense Technology Services

namestation.com 29 Dec '13, 3am

employee focused company providing direct support to the government, primarily Army hiring engineers, scientists and IT pr...