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I gathered up some toys and thought which one of you can be tech upped (is that a word?) and be useful to this contest.   The spikey fish and duck shouted pick me. Oh it will be another day for you. I had to go with the LED duck we brought at some Dollar Store a long time ago for $3:00. Can the LED lights work with the Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Board and see in the dark. I have  one but really never put it to the test. I am using the Raspberry Pi 3 but really any Pi or LED Duck shoul ...
This entry in the Project14 Techno Toys competition is mainly to boost participation without setting the bar too high. I don't have a lot of toys around the house that I own, but I did find one that nobody laid a claim on. I call her Sparky. In this project I am taking a little wind-up hopping toy (Sparky) and retrofitting an LED powered by a power-scavenging circuit. The power-scavenging transducer is a piezo disk mounted under Sparky's feet, so when she hops, the disk gets flexed and gener ...
Molham

DollaS Dancer

Posted by Molham Apr 30, 2017
DollaS Dancer   Introduction: My girlfriend came up with this crazy idea! Turning a barbie into a dancer on a stage, The stage is coin bank, so you have to put money into it to make it dance for you.   Figure (0): Barbie Toy   Description:   BOM: 0. Barbie with swimming suit. 1. Right Angle Gear Motor: voltage is 4.5-6V with a no load current of 190mA, output shaft is 9mm long and the gearbox ratio is 48:1 with a wheel speed of 140 RPM (unloaded)2. Dual Ball Bearing H ...